Aug 06 2012

The real meaning of the Olympics

There have been some great stories that have come out of this year's Olympics. Here are just some of the highlights from this weekend:

Double amputee Oscar Pistorius of South Africa reaches qualifying round in the 400m

Swimmer Missy Franklin forgoes prize money and endorsements to remain eligible to compete in college

Olympians that didn't win, but still obtain glory in showing up

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Aug 06 2012

NASCAR Fan Killed By Lightning

Michael McDowell talks about fan killed by lightning.

NASCAR fan killed by lightning identified. USA Today

A 41-year-old man was killed and another fan was in critical condition after multiple lightning strikes occurred after a NASCAR Sprint Cup race was cut short by thunderstorms Sunday at Pocono Raceway.

6 Tips and Myths About Lightning. ABC News 

As the summer's crazy weather brought another weekend of deadly lightning strikes, this time at a Pennsylvania auto racing event, Americans are reminded of the myths surrounding the dramatic and dangerous spectacle of Mother Nature as well as tips to keep safe.

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Aug 06 2012

Fit, Not Fat

Fat? We are fit. Get over it, say women Olympians. TODAY 

"I'm not saying everyone is an athlete but I am saying an athlete can come in any size."

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