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"Quick Takes" Continued...

Issue: "2012 Books Issue," July 14, 2012

Slowed down

If the state police didn't eventually get him, it's likely that road rash would have. Authorities in Upstate New York finally apprehended a motorcyclist who they say had been making a habit of blowing past speed traps at super-high speeds. On May 30, an officer with the state police allegedly clocked Poughkeepsie, N.Y., resident Anthony Anderson going 193 mph on his motorcycle in the midst of a rain shower. Other officers eventually spotted and arrested the 28-year-old in Rosendale, N.Y., and issued him 14 traffic tickets.

Perfect 10

Whatever they're doing at University High School in Irvine, Calif., seems to be working. After receiving back standardized testing grades in June, school officials learned that 10 of their students received a perfect 36 score on the ACT college aptitude exam. According to ACT officials, that's the first time any school has managed to rack up 10 perfect scores in the same year.


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