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Posts from ‘July, 2012’

Phelps Praises Lochte and His Medal

By Charles Parachute
Sports Editor
LONDON - Two days after U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte won gold in the 400 IM, Olympic legend Michael Phelps, who finished fourth in the same race, praised his teammate.
“It’s a fantastic accomplishment to win a gold medal,” Phelps said. “It takes hard work, talent and dedication to win a single gold [...]

Romney Criticizes Penguins

By Cynthia Stallion
Staff Writer
NEW YORK CITY - Only a day after criticizing London’s preparation for the Olympic Games, presidential candidate Mitt Romney garnered more attention by disparaging penguins.
During a visit to Central Park Zoo, home to more than 60 penguins, Romney called penguins “flabby and slow.”
“If they’re birds, they should be able to fly,” Romney [...]