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Des Moines Marathon Delayed By Wayward Train

marathon-trainThe annual Des Moines Marathon took place over the weekend, but with a new twist in marathon running. The two men who were leading the race, Simon Sawe and David Tuwei of Kenya, made the final turn, only to find that their path was blocked by a freight train.

Sawe had led Tuwei by ten seconds at that point…

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High School Umpire Ejects Entire Crowd

leslie-nielsen-umpireWe’ve all encountered someone who let a little bit of power get to their heads.

Give someone the ability to eject someone else, and there’s always the possibility they’ll go overboard like Iowa high school baseball umpire Don Briggs.

Briggs was umpiring a game between Winfield-Mount Union and West Burlington when he managed to eject the entire crowd…

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