News from Off-Center

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Yeah, it's been a while

10/7/2011

A new Guinness World Record was set over the weekend for the largest bikini parade. 357 women helped claim the title on the Gold Coast, in Queensland, Australia on Sunday. The old record was set last year in the Cayman Islands, with 331 bikini-wearers. Yes, there’s video. And yes, single guys will want to immediately move to Queensland.

Demias Jimerson is such a dominant running back that his league has reinstated a "mercy" rule. It bars him from scoring a touchdown if he has already scored three times and his team is ahead by 14 or more points. League officials say they aren't trying to punish Jimerson. They just want to make sure the other 21 players on the field stay involved. Demias is 11 years old.

Pennsylvania State Police are looking for a steel bridge worth an estimated $100,000 that was dismantled and taken from a rural area. Police said they believe a torch was used to cut apart the bridge, which measured 50 feet by 20 feet, near Covert's Crossing in North Beaver Township.

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