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Old 2020-11-09, 05:48   #1530
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I can't pass up this up: I Lost on Jeapardy
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Old 2020-11-09, 16:47   #1531
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There is no replacement for Trebek. He could only be followed. It would need to be somebody that the viewers over the decades might be familiar with. I don't know much about Ken Jennings beyond having heard his name several times before. I believe he holds the record for the most earnings in the show's history. He might do very well.
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Old 2020-11-09, 16:56   #1532
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There is no replacement for Trebek. He could only be followed. It would need to be somebody that the viewers over the decades might be familiar with. I don't know much about Ken Jennings beyond having heard his name several times before. I believe he holds the record for the most earnings in the show's history. He might do very well.
He holds the record for number of games won, but someone else holds the record for actual winnings, IIRC. He has recently been added to the behind the scenes staff.
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Old 2020-11-09, 18:00   #1533
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He holds the record for number of games won, but someone else holds the record for actual winnings, IIRC. He has recently been added to the behind the scenes staff.
Then he would be a very good candidate to step out onto the stage.
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Old 2020-11-10, 10:42   #1534
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Scooby-Doo co-creator Ken Spears dies aged 82
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Old 2020-11-10, 10:48   #1535
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Saeb Erekat: Key Palestinian negotiator dies of Covid-19
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Old 2020-11-12, 18:17   #1536
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Jerry Rawlings: Ghana's ex-president dies aged 73

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About time too, IMO.
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Old 2020-11-13, 23:53   #1537
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) β€” Paul Hornung, the dazzling "Golden Boy" of the Green Bay Packers whose singular ability to generate points as a runner, receiver, quarterback and kicker helped turn the team into an NFL dynasty, died Friday. He was 84.
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He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1986.
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Several Hall of Famers from Green Bay’s glory days have died this year. Along with Hornung, defensive greats Willie Wood, Herb Adderley and Willie Davis also died. Bart Starr, the quarterback for those title teams, passed away in May 2019.
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Old 2020-11-13, 23:54   #1538
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Paul Hornung. He played in the NFL with The Green Bay Packers and Vince Lombardi. He was a long-time resident of Louisville, Kentucky, and was active in the community.
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Old 2020-11-14, 01:55   #1539
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UK's 'Yorkshire Ripper' serial killer Peter Sutcliffe dies Another in the "And why not sooner?" category.

I hadn't realized how badly the police bungled the investigation.
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Later inquiries also found that officers were overwhelmed with information, and a card system created to track the data was improperly cross-referenced, causing key facts to be misplaced. Details about Sutcliffe's appearance, such as a gap between his teeth and his size 7 feet, weren't flagged.

Police actually interviewed Sutcliffe nine times before his arrest. During one of those interviews, officers showed him a picture of the Ripper's boot print near one of his victims, but they failed to notice that he was wearing the boots in question.

In another blunder, a woman who survived one of Sutcliffe's attacks, Marcella Claxton, helped police produce a drawing of the suspect that later proved to be accurate. But her testimony was discounted by police, who thought she wasn't a Ripper victim because she wasn't a prostitute.
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Old 2020-11-15, 15:53   #1540
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