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AUSTIN (KXAN) — One of the U.S. Olympic swimmers, James Feigen, will now have to pay $10,800 to leave Brasil, according to a lawyer.

Brazilian police said yesterday the swimmers made up a story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro. Two of the swimmer were pulled off their flight leaving Rio, while Ryan Lochte is allegedly watching the events unfold from the U.S.

  1. Council members, community angered over Zimmerman comments: Shortly after he made this comment addressing a group of Spanish-speaking students boos could be hear reverberated throughout the audience.
  2. 6th Street shooting suspect booked into Travis County Jail: Endicott McCray is accused of fatally shooting a woman in the head on East Sixth Street in the early morning hours of July 31.
  3. Oozing sewage found at malfunctioning wastewater plant: “It was a smell so bad you could feel it.”

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T-Rex shaped lightening  (Courtesy: Blue Mesa in Arizona's Petrified Forest National Park)
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