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ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit was in Stillwater, Oklahoma Saturday night covering the Oklahoma State-Kansas State game for ABC.
After the game, he was in the middle of breaking down the Cowboys 52-45 win over Kansas State with Chris Fowler, when the area was struck by a 5.6 magnitude earthquake.
To his credit, Herbstreit remains calm during the live event, which starts at the 10-second mark in this video, but you can see where he begins to react to his surroundings.
Chris, just to let you know, dead serious, as Ive been talking to you, we just had, I think, an earthquake, Herbstreit said.
FRIDAY Admiral Farragut (St. Petersburg) 56, Northside Christian 0 Agape Christian (Orlando) 54, Lake Mary Prep 20 Alonso (Tampa) 31, Tampa Catholic 15 American (Hialeah) 19, North Miami 15 Anclote (Holiday) 13, Wesley Chapel 0 Archbishop McCarthy (Sunshine Ranches) 20, Fort Lauderdale 7 Armwood (Seffner) 21, Plant 0 Arnold (Panama City) 41, West Florida 20 Astronaut (Titusville) 10, Rockledge 0 Auburn, Ala. 28, Niceville 14 Baker County (Glen St.
Computers and other equipment worth more than £10,000 were stolen from schools across Leicestershire during the summer holidays.
Some 18 schools and colleges in the city and county were broken into while buildings lay empty during the break.
Police said six offenders had been arrested in connection with some of the incidents, with some being charged and others reprimanded.
A force spokesman said it was mainly computer equipment, such as laptops and monitors, taken during the raids, which happened between July 15 and September 1.
A school highly praised for its work with special educational needs (Sen) pupils has been told it is facing closure.
Devastated parents whose children attend Knockmore Primary School in Lisburn were told the shock news by officials from the South Eastern Education and Library Board (SEELB) yesterday.
One in three children who attend the mainstream school are catered for in its special unit, which had to expand down the years due to increased demand.
Sybil Skelton from the SEELB told furious parents that if the school closed “the board will relocate the special needs children”.
But she couldn’t tell concerned parents, many of children with autism or speech difficulties, where, or even what type of school, they would be transferred to.
Pediatricians are often the first source of help for children struggling with their weight. Yet kids doctors can unintentionally harm weight-control efforts if they use terminology to describe the weight problem that makes children or their parents feel stigmatized or blamed.
Thats why a new study in Pediatrics examined parents feelings about the terms used to describe childrens excess weight. As the studys introduction describes, the words really do matter:
In 2010, the British public health minister announced that health providers in Britain should call their patients with obesity “fat” to motivate them to lose weight. Som