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  1. Watch: Semi-Truck Jump World RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Super Street

    ... decide this was a good idea, someone decided they could do it better. And they did. During Evel Knievel Days in Butte, Mont., last week, Gregg Godfrey, a former Baja 1000 winner, broke his own record set back in 2008 for the longest semi-truck jump. ...

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  2. A look at cases where kids are accused of killing kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Police in California are questioning a 15-year-old boy in the death of an 8-year-old neighbor girl who disappeared while riding her new scooter. The case comes shortly after a teenage boy in Utah was charged with luring a girl to her death and forces authorities to consider how best to seek justice when children are accused of killing other children.

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  3. Watch a Semi Truck Set a Record By Jumping 166 FeetRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Automobile Magazine

    Jumping a big rig more than a hundred feet isn't something anyone should try at home, but leave it to the daredevils that hope to follow in Evel Knievel's footsteps to attempt just such a stunt -- and succeed. Last week during Evel Knievel Days, an event celebrating the immortal stuntman held in Butte, Mont., former Baja 1000 winner Gregg Godfrey broke his own record set back in 2008 for the longest semi truck jump.

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  4. Semi-Truck Jump World Record Has Been Set at 166 FeetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Motor Trend

    ... decide this was a good idea, someone decided they could do it better. And they did. During Evel Knievel Days in Butte, Mont., last week, Gregg Godfrey, a former Baja 1000 winner, broke his own record set back in 2008 for the longest semi-truck jump. ...

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  5. Semi Jumps 166 Feet-AfterShow 7/28Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | 98.5 The FOX

    Greg Godfrey loves Evel Knievel. And at the annual Evel Knievel Days celebration in Butte, Montana, Greg decided to jump...a SEMI over 166 feet! Sets a new record for longest jump by a semi...Evel Style! Can a crash into the Snake River Canyon with a semi be far behind? We can only hope.

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  6. Video: Semi truck sets new world record with a crazy 166-foot jumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Boy Genius

    Gregg Godfrey isn't just any semi truck diver: In fact, he can perfectly parallel park right after setting a new world record for the world's longest semi truck jump. Godfrey flew an impressive 166 feet in the air on Friday at the Evel Knievel Days in Butte, Montana before safely landing his rig and completing his parking job.

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  7. Watch this Freightliner semi truck jump a record 166 feetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | AutoWeek

    Gregg Godfrey set the record for the longest semi-truck jump, performing the stunt during Evel Knievel Days in Butte, Mont. The distance flown via Cargo Class on Freightliner Airlines? Exactly 166 feet, with the winner of the 2007 Baja 1000 beating an earlier record of, ahem, 62 feet.

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  8. West Virginia Secondary Comfortable Heading Into SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Smoking Musket

    ... quarter of 2015, and Kevin White is one of only three rookies to appear on the list. At the Evel Knievel Days event in Butte, Montana on Friday, Gregg Godfrey set the record for the longest semi-truck jump ever with 166 feet, shattering the previous ...

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  9. Truck soars 166 feet at Mont. Evel Knievel eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | New York Daily News

    ... close distance, destroying the previous record jump of 62 feet. Gregg Godfrey jumped a semi-truck 166 feet in Butte, Mont., to set a new record as part of "Evel Knievel Days". The stuntman also managed to avoid crashing into a building by slamming ...

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  10. Insane flying semi-trailer sets jump record, nearly takes out buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CNET News.com

    Stunt filmmaker Gregg Godfrey set a new record at Evel Knievel Days and nearly made a mess of Butte, Montana in the process. Each year in the stuntman's home town of Butte, Montana, " Evel Knievel Days " showcases some of the most extreme motorized stunts around and this year's main event was a record-setting jump in a semi-trailer cab by filmmaker, producer and stunt driver Gregg Godfrey.

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  11. Semi truck jumps 166 feet at Evel Knievel DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Big News Network.com

    ... throughout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. BUTTE, Mont. -- A daredevil driver soared through the air for 166 feet in the cab of a semi truck at the Evel Knievel Days stunt festival ...

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  12. World record truck jump during Evel Knievel festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Thousands of people gathered to celebrate the world's most famous stuntman during a three-day festival in the late legend's former home town of Butte, Montana. Daredevils from around the world were drawn to the annual Evel Knievel Days, which saw records set in the centre of the rural town.

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  13. Daredevil sets record for semitruck jump - VIDEORead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Evel Knievel Days, held in Butte, Montana, came to a climax on Saturday with Gregg Godfrey's world record semitruck jump. The below comment section contains thoughts and opinions from users that in no way represent the views of the Las Vegas Review-Journal or GateHouse Media.

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  14. Daredevil smashes record with 166-foot semi-truck jump, then perfectly parallel parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Mashable

    Gregg Godfrey shattered the world record on Friday for the longest semi-truck jump - a whopping 166 feet in the air - at Evel Knievel Days , an extreme sports festival in Butte, Montana. Godfrey set a record in 2008 with a 50-foot jump, which was then broken in 2014 with a jump of 83 feet and 7 inches.

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  15. Semi-truck jumps 166 feet, smashing world recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | NewsOK.com

    Mashable reports Gregg Godfrey shattered the world record on Friday for the longest semi-truck jump - a whopping 166 feet in the air - at Evel Knievel Days, an extreme sports festival in Butte, Montana.

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  16. Watch: Record-Breaking Semi-Truck JumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | TheDailyBeast.com

    Stuntman Gregg Godfrey broke the previous record of 62 feet by jumping a nine-ton semi-truck 166 feet. The stunt, part of Evel Knievel Days in Butte, Montana, was just one of several records broken.

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  17. Semi-Truck Jumps 166 Feet Breaking World RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Laughing Squid

    Last Friday at Evel Knievel Days in Butte, Montana , Gregg Godfrey broke the world record for longest semi-truck jump when his rig traveled 166 feet in the air from ramp to ramp . Scott Beale is the Founder, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Laughing Squid.

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  18. Semi jump doubles recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Fox News

    Gregg Godfrey reset the record for the longest semi-truck jump ever at 166 feet at Evel Knievel Days in Butte, Mont., on Friday. The 2007 Baja 1000 winner had set the record for the longest semi-truck ramp jump at 50 feet in 2008.

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  19. Daredevil Gregg Godfrey jumps semi-truck 166 feet and sets record...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Daily Mail

    ... a new world record and beat the previous record by more than 100 feet during the festivities at Evel Knievel Days in Butte, Montana. In an Instagram post Godfrey wrote after his record-breaking jump, the daring stuntman said he only meant to jump ...

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  20. Historic Harley-Davidson of Topeka builds nationally known restoration companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | The Capital-Journal

    ... museum at the dealership. The announcement July 17 of the Knievel museum had some scratching their heads - after all, Butte, Mont., is the daredevil's hometown. Patterson was equally surprised at how things worked out. Mike's grandfather, Henry, ...

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