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What's Trending at 5:30, Tuesday, September 24th / Conversation

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Time for what's trending at 5:30....

one man put a little spin on a recent marathon run.....he "joggled"....meaning he juggled while running backwards.
joe salter is his name and he reportedly "joggled" backwards the whole 26-point-two miles, finishing at five hours, 51 minutes and 25 seconds.
if you think that's good, listen to this...he also completed a triathlon while juggling.

New research finds that being married may help improve chances of surviving cancer.
Here's why.....  married patients were *more* likely to detect the the disease early, receive curative treatments, and live longer.
Scientists say that the social support a patient gets in a marriage, leads to better survival rates.
There was a 20-percent reduction in deaths among patients who were married -- compared with unmarried patients.

A middle school student is facing a one year suspension for shooting an airsoft gun.
But the 13-year-old says he was not using the "zombie hunter" on school property or even at the local bus stop.
Officials say he'll attend an alternative education program.
There will be a follow-up hearing in January and if all goes well, the 7th grader could return to his original school.

Researchers say it is possible to sleep away your fears overnight
The new study found that your memories -- which are prompting the emotion fear -- can be weakened with specific sleep-based tactics.
When participants saw a certain image, they received a shock and smelled a manufactured odor.
After a nap the shock, smell pattern continued.....but once the shock was removed, researchers say the fear associated with the smell and image was also less likely.

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