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Human Cannonball Soars Over Canterbury Park

Saturday at Canterbury Park, the horseracing had some competition. As part of Saturday’s Memorial Day race festivities, Canterbury welcomed Dave “The Bullet” Smith to the track to fire up the crowd. Smith is the Guinness World Record Holder for human cannonballing, and he’s been on shows like “America’s Got Talent” and the “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. But after all his experience, is it still scary to climb into the cannon?

05/27/2013

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Former Minn. Soldier Cut From ‘America’s Got Talent’

The singing soldier whose claims of being injured in battle were rejected by military officials won’t be advancing on “America’s Got Talent.”

06/26/2012

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Minn. Nat’l Guardsman Apologies For Lies

A Minnesota National Guardsman who appeared on a reality TV show is saying he’s sorry for embellishing some stories that have even helped pay some of his bills.

06/09/2012

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Texas Vet Says He Believed He Was Injured In War

A soldier whose photo was passed off as that of a singer on “America’s Got Talent” says the veteran’s alleged lies are disrespectful.

06/08/2012

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Fiancee: MN Vet Gave TV Show Errant Photo By ‘Mistake’

The fiancée of an “America’s Got Talent” contestant scrutinized for claims he was injured in Afghanistan says he made a “mistake” when he gave the show a photograph of another soldier instead of himself.

06/07/2012

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Source: No Background Check On TV Contestant

An “America’s Got Talent” singer whose Afghanistan War injury claims have been called into question wouldn’t face vetting by producers unless he made it into the final rounds, according to a person familiar with the production.

06/06/2012

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No Record Of Minn. TV Singer’s Claimed Combat Injury

A singer who appeared on the NBC show “America’s Got Talent” and claimed he was injured during a grenade blast in Afghanistan has no military record of his purported combat injuries, the Minnesota National Guard said Tuesday.

06/05/2012

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Flying To Minnesota, Piers Morgan Discovers Winter

TV personality Piers Morgan knows America’s Got Talent. Now he knows Minnesota’s got snow.

03/23/2011

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Curiocity: Does Minneapolis ‘Have Talent’?

Get ready, Minneapolis. Your 15 minutes of fame is approaching.

03/21/2011

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