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Thursday Sep 11 | The Batavian

Former local con man accused of impersonating Navy Seal in Daytona Beach

A Batavia man who once scammed local business owners out of more than $27,000 was allegedly caught this week in Daytona Beach impersonating a Navy Seal. It was only after LaBombard broke his leg while frolicking with his new friends that the scam was uncovered by hotel employees.

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Thursday Sep 11 | Brandon Sun

Canada's completed winter sport institute a training hub for Olympians

If Kaillie Humphries doesn't feel motivated to lift another set of weights, the Olympic bobsled champion just looks around her for inspiration. Among those who came through the doors of Canada's recently completed winter sport institute on this September day were speedskaters Denny Morrison and Gilmore Junio and luger Alex Gough.

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Thursday Sep 11 | The Globe and Mail

Video: Olympic bobsleder Kaillie Humphries finds new motivation at training institute

Olympic bobsled gold medallist Kaillie Humphries says she gets inspiration from fellow elite athletes training at the recently completed winter sport institute in Calgary.

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Thursday Sep 11 | The Jersey Journal

'Dancing with the Stars' 2014: Meet the season 19 cast

In four days, " Dancing with the Stars " will return to ABC with a fresh cast and a fourth judge. Julianne Hough, a two-time mirror ball trophy winner, will join Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba at the judge's table.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The United States Army

World Class Athlete Program Soldier set for Invictus

Sgt. Ryan McIntosh intends to win six medals at the inaugural Invictus Games, scheduled for today through Sunday, in London. "Of course I want to medal in all the events I'm entered in," said McIntosh, a para-track and field competitor in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, who plans to medal in the 100-meter dash, the 400-meter relay, the discus, the javelin, seated volleyball and wheelchair basketball.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

WebProNews

'Dancing With the Stars:' Who Are These Stars?

Dancing With the Stars hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews announced the new season's cast a few days ago, leaving some fans to ask, "Where are the stars?" Of course it was pretty likely from the inception of the show that they would eventually run out of real stars-but Tommy Chong? He and Cheech Marin made up the duo famously known as 'Cheech and Chong.' The two smoked enough pot back in the 1970s to leave them with a life long case of the munchies.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Examiner.com

Oklahoma State, UFC champ Randy Couture to appear on Dancing with the Stars

Randy Couture , former Oklahoma State All-American wrestler, mixed martial arts champ and movie star, will now be able to add " Dancing with the Stars " to his impressive resume, as "The Natural" has been named one of 12 celebrities to be featured on the popular ABC-TV show, Oklahoma State wrestling announced Friday . The long-running dance competition which pairs sports stars, actors and celebrities with professional dancers, will launch its 19th season Monday, September 15 at 8 p.m. Eastern time, according to ABC .

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

RV Business

Olympic Teams Make Stop At Lake Placid's KOA

Two-time Olympic bobsled competitor Nick Cunningham wanted to be a race car driver, but in the sport of bobsled he found the thrill he was seeking. "It's loud, you're getting rocked back and fortha The controlled chaos is what brings us back every day," said Cunningham.

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The Washington Post

Jones takes timeout from track, bobsled to tango

Lolo Jones wrapped up her track season a little early so she could tango and two-step. She's also putting her bobsled career on hold for a winter in order to jitterbug and jive.

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Denver Post

Jones takes timeout from track, bobsled to tango

In this July 17, 2014 file photo, Olympic bobsledder Lolo Jones arrives at the Kids' Choice Sports Awards in Los Angeles. Jones is one of 13 contestants on the new season of "Dancing With the Stars," premiering Sept.

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ABC News

Jones Takes Timeout From Track, Bobsled to Tango

Lolo Jones wrapped up her track season a little early so she could tango and two-step. She's also putting her bobsled career on hold for a winter in order to jitterbug and jive.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Examiner.com

Celebrities and their dance partners announced for 'Dancing With the Stars'

MARCH 29: Tv personalities Sadie and Korie Robertson attend Nickelodeon's 27th Annual Kids' Choice Awards held at USC Galen Center on March 29, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 29: Tv personalities Sadie and Korie Robertson attend Nickelodeon's 27th Annual Kids' Choice Awards held at USC Galen Center on March 29, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

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Access Hollywood

Lolo Jones & Keo Motsepe: Their 'DWTS' Battle Plan

"Dancing with the Stars" pairing, Olympian Lolo Jones and her new pro partner Keo Motsepe, check in with Billy Bush and Kit Hoover on Access Hollywood Live shortly after the announcement of "Dancing's" Season 19 cast. Why does Lolo say she has her work cut out for her? And, how does she say she differs from past Olympic "DWTS" contestants? Plus, who does she think is her biggest competition? "Dancing with the Stars" premieres September 15 at 8/7c on ABC.

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CNN

'Dancing with the Stars': Meet the cast

Tommy Chong can make us laugh, but will he earn viewers' votes as a dancer? The comedian is one of the 13 celebrities announced for season 19 of "Dancing With the Stars.' Chong will be partnered with Peta Murgatroyd, not pictured.

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KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

ABC announces new "Dancing with the Stars" celebrity cast

Jonathan Bennett, an actor one of whose most notable roles was in the cult classic "Mean Girls." He also starred in "Lovewrecked," "The Dukes of Hazard," and "Bachelor Party Vegas."

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The Washington Post

a Dancing With the Starsa cast: Lolo Jones, Tavis Smiley, Alfonso Robeiro, Tommy Chong

ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" announced the cast for its upcoming 19th season Thursday morning on "Good Morning America," and the choices are all familiar. We've got the Reality Star; Nostalgic Sitcom Actor; Polarizing Athlete; Obscure Teenage Celebrity; Dreamy Soap Opera Cast Member; Mandatory Disney Company Cable Channel Actress; and many more.

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Examiner.com

'DWTS' Fall 2014: 'GMA' reveals new 'Dancing with the Stars' cast

On Sept. 3, "Good Morning America" revealed the new "DWTS" cast members and their pro partners for season 19. As in recent seasons, the new cast includes a mix of young and old, famous and not so famous celebrities, who will lace up their dancing shoes, spray on those tans, lace up those uncomfortable shoes, and compete for that charmingly cheesy, yet coveted mirror ball trophy.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Sys-Con Media

The Deepest Man on Earth to Visit Dubai

'The Deepest Man on Earth' is a world record-holding freediver. In this sport, athletes take one breath of air and dive deep below the ocean surface.

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Velonews

Gallery: 2014 Tour of Alberta, prologue

The prologue course was a scenic one, winding up the hill for bobsled and ski jumping in Olympic Park.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Velonews

American neo-pro Haga enjoying ride in Vuelta debut

Chad Haga, shown here at the Criterium du Dauphine, has found himself in the spotlight at the Vuelta.

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