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September 30, 1997

A former British fighter pilot became the first man in history to drive a car more than 700 mph, says Steve Voldseth. "This, of course, breaks the old record held by Rodney King."

* The land-speed record was broken in the desert outside Las Vegas. "Is there anything people won't do to get away from Siegfried and Roy?" (Rudolph J. Cecera)

* After Senate hearings, the IRS says it will review complaints and end quotas for audits. "The IRS also agreed to stop playing the theme to 'Jaws' when calling taxpayers." (Cutler Daily Scoop)

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