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Posted: May 5, 2014 at 3:39 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “I can’t say we’re jealous, but we’re disappointed we don’t have that resolution.” Greg Washington, a friend of a woman who disappeared in 2007, a year after three women were rescued after being held captive in Cleveland Article, this page 9 hurt during hair-hanging act at circus PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A platform collapsed during an aerial hair-hanging stunt at a circus performance Sunday, sending eight acrobats plummeting to the ground. Nine performers were seriously injured in the fall, including a dancer below, while an unknown number of others suffered less serious injuries.

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