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Rick Lord A big bust off the coast of Florida, reunited in California, and putting the pieces together in Iowa on this USA Update

April 15, 2014
Reporter: Rick Lord


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Florida... the U.S. Coast Guard has seized $110,000,000 worth of cocaine from two boats headed for Miami. They were showing off the bust today. On the first boat, officials found 97 bales of drugs floating in the water when they approached. A few days later, a boat coming from Columbia was stopped. On that vessel, almost 2000 pounds of drugs...

California... a baby giraffe is back with his mother after battling a severe bacterial infection. A few weeks after being born in January, the little guy started showing signs of weakness and not eating well. San Diego Zoo officials took him to a vet, who diagnosed his usually deadly infection. Beating the odds, the calf is now better and back at the zoo with the rest of the herd...

Iowa... it took more than six years, but a man has finally completed a gigantic world map puzzle. It looks like a painting of four historical world maps, but it's actually a puzzle with 18,000 pieces. He says he fell in love with large puzzles while recovering from heart problems 20 years ago, and he hasn't looked back ever since. And with that we have solved another USA Update.


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