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  • La Guardia, Fiorello Henry Known as "the Little Flower.” 1882-1947. American politician who was a U.S. representative from New York (1917-1921 and 1923-1933) and mayor of New York City (1934-1945).

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  • Wade, the NBA's leading scorer, hit 12 of his first 18 shots before finishing 16-of-29 for the game, with six assists and seven rebounds.

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  • Dalton completed 16-of-29 for 151 yards and rushed for 52 yards on nine carries.

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  • ` ` It's just a learning experience for all of us, a wake-up call that we do need to step up as an offensive unit and take some responsibility in terms of being productive as a team, '' said Reed, who was 16-of-29 for 105 yards.

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  • Tuitama, who completed 16-of-29 with no interceptions, has long been a Bruins 'nemesis.

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  • '' That's a play that's in the playbook that never gets called, '' said Fitzpatrick, who was 16-of-29 for 209 yards.

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  • He finished 16-of-29 for 185 yards, while Clemens was 24-of-41 for 286 yards, but had two costly interceptions.

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  • Mallett, starting for the injured Chad Henne, was 16-of-29 for 170 yards with an interception and he scored the first TD of the game on a 10-yard run.

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  • The quarterback finished 16-of-29 passing for 146 yards.

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  • Stafford rallied in the second half, finishing 16-of-29 for 171 yards.

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  • Drew Stanton was 16-of-29 for 161 yards, including a 21-yard TD pass to T.J. Williams with just over 14 minutes left to give the Spartans their first lead, 15-14.

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