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  • A 48-foot flatbed trailer was stolen from a business.

    Fairfax County crime report

  • Lucas Glover, with a late charge that included a 48-foot birdie on the 17th hole, finished third.

    Tim Clark wins The Players to claim his first PGA Tour title

  • He kept homes in Manhattan — he feuded with developer Donald Trump who successfully built a high rise next to Cronkite's apartment complex — and Edgartown, Mass., where he kept a 48-foot ketch, Wyntje, equipped with a bathtub.

    Iconic journalist Walter Cronkite dies at 92

  • — Hajime Sagawa , a financial adviser at the center of the scandal unfolding at Olympus Corp., played in a bluegrass band, sailed around the world in a 48-foot yacht and reported family assets of $11.4 million when he and his wife filed for divorce last week.

    Olympus's Elusive Financier

  • Around 2002, he competed in a trans-Atlantic sailboat race from the Canary Islands to Port St. Lucie, Fla., aboard his 48-foot yacht, the Feng, which he later sold, Ms. Sagawa said.

    Olympus's Elusive Financier

  • This one is Alex Adler, captain of the 48-foot Kalex, looking down from the bridge.

    The Mid-Life Slam

  • The 48-foot heave sailed swiftly through the net, causing cries of disbelief from the opposition crowd.

    Mo Williams' Half-Court Shot (VIDEO)

  • In April, the French Navy recaptured a 48-foot sailing yacht from pirates, who were holding five hostages, including a toddler.

    U.S. Marines Rescue Ship From Pirates

  • Moored behind the mansion is a 48-foot Sea Ray worth $775,000.

    Captain Repo

  • Meanwhile a separate piracy incident ended tragically to the north in the Gulf of Aden, when the French Navy intervened to recapture a 48-foot sailing yacht from pirates who were holding five people hostage, including a three-year-old boy.

    American Captain Tries to Escape From Sea Pirates

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