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Issue: "Ten Commandments showdown," Aug. 30, 2003

People come to Williamsport to fulfill their dreams.

The Rev. Gary Weaver at the wedding last week of Shon Muna and Clarice Briggs on the pitcher's mound of the Lamade Stadium in Williamsport, Pa. Mr. Muna is the manager of Central Little League of Agana, Guam, and the bride and groom wore the team's uniform for the wedding.

My name's going to be known now.

Golfer and Duke University senior Virada Nirapathpangporn on winning the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship title this month.

I prayed a lot.

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Bettie Lloyd, 52, on what she did as she was trapped for 19 hours in a Detroit elevator during the Aug. 14-15 blackout.

It was a terrifying experience.

Briton Trevor Johnson on having a 10-ton whale leap onto his family's sailing boat off the coast of Australia last week. The Reuters news service reports that the 30-foot humpback whale leapt out of the water and pulled down the rigging and the mast. The boat was eventually towed to dry land and no one on board was injured.

I told Warren that if he mentions Prop. 13 one more time, he'll have to do 500 sit-ups.

California gubernatorial candidate Arnold Schwarzenegger on his advisor Warren Buffett, who has said the state may need to raise property taxes, which voters capped in the late 1970s with Prop. 13.


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