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  • He hit a 40-foot, half-court, buzzer-beating 3-pointer at the end of the third quarter to put the Knicks up 79-77.

    A Victory With Playoff Implications

  • You can really not worry about Crosby getting behind you and making a 40-foot pass tape-to-tape.

    Capitals Win Winter Classic

  • Five probes have been drilled from various locations into that 40-foot section, with four finding sand and rubble and a fifth finding a void, though its size and exact location hasn't been determined, Hennessey said.

    Rescuers find rubble at end of collapsed tunnel in Idaho

  • When people think of you, they might think of giant mecha; nimble Veritechs that turn into 40-foot supersoldiers, or thundering Destroid weapon platforms, or robot-spaceships with aircraft carriers for arms.

    The four best heads of hair in Robotech

  • Russia's main investigative agency said the 40-foot 12-meter pleasure craft was carrying 16 people, four more than its legally allowed capacity.

    Boat Sinks in Moscow, Killing Nine

  • Harvard-Yenching Library, Harvard University A 40-foot long funeral scroll, above, is on display at the Rubin Museum.

    Mystical Art From a 'Lost' World

  • Perhaps his best shot came right before the half, as Fredette sank a 40-foot buzzer-beater.

    BYU Star Hits 40-Foot Buzzer-Beater, Misses Dunk

  • Also new, an Aflac the Duck "balloonicle," a 40-foot balloon inflated with a vehicle inside that will roll down the parade route.

    On Thanksgiving, She Reigns in This Parade

  • Associated Press contributor KEVIN NOBLET pronounced sections of the aircraft were sparse over the seven-block area, with the 40-foot territory of the fuselage resting atop the broken home.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • JOSEPH PACE, 58, pronounced his mother as well as dual young kids were in their residence when the 40-foot partial of the craft landed atop of it.

    Archive 2009-12-01

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