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Old 08-25-2006, 10:31 AM   #1
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Hello to all;
I'm getting a pretty big back-log of Saturday JEOPARDY sets; how about a JEOPARDY week next week?? You all could keep track of your "Winnings" and post your results for comparison........

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In 1884, five brothers from Wisconsin began a traveling wagon show that evolved into a full-blown circus. The Ringling Brothers acquired Barnum and Bailey's circus 23 years later to form "The Greatest Show on Earth," which still tours to this day.
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4. name the super-model who wore the first "milk mustache" in those U.S. Dairy Association ads in the nineties?
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7. what country is the world's largest producer of energy?
8. the cheetah is the fastest land animal; what's the second fastest?

revolutionary legend Che Guevara was a doctor who came from an upper-middle-class family.

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Che was born to a wealthy construction engineer, Che was practicing medicine in Mexico City when he met Fidel Castro. In 1956, He landed in Cuba aboard Fidel's yacht and fought for three years to overthrow the Batista regime.
In 1967, Che was executed in a Bolivian jungle while trying to spread the "revolution" to that country.
According to de-classified documents, the Bolivian soldiers who shot Guevara do death were trained, equipped, and guided by US Green Berets and the CIA.

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