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Posted: September 25, 2012 at 4:43 a.m.

Bill Nye, a mechanical engineer and star of the popular 1990s TV show Bill Nye The Science Guy, has waded into the evolution debate with an online video that urges parents not to pass their religious based doubts about evolution on to their children. “The Earth is not 6,000 or 10,000 years old,” Nye said in an interview with The Associated Press, citing scientists’ estimates that it is about 4.5 billion years old.

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Front Section, Pages 2 on 09/25/2012