Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest

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Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
August 15, 2018 - 12:03 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- If you live long enough, and want to recapture your youth or young adulthood through getaways to old haunts, forget it. You can't go back. It's simple. "Back" isn't there anymore. The towns and cities are still where they were, but the places, the sights...
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The competitors eat hot dogs during the women's competition of the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating contest, Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in New York's Coney Island.
AP Photo/Mary Altaffer
July 04, 2018 - 2:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Joey "Jaws" Chestnut extended his reign as champion eater at the Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest Wednesday, downing a record 74 wieners and buns in 10 minutes to take home the coveted Mustard Belt for an 11th time. Miki Sudo held onto her title as the top woman's...
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Ten-time and defending Nathan's Famous Men's Champion Joey Chestnut poses with 72 hot dogs during Nathan's Famous International Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest weigh-in at the Empire State Building on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, in New York.
Evan Agostini/Invision/AP
July 04, 2018 - 8:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — It's frankly amazing. Chowdown champions will face off Wednesday at Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest, where the men's record stands at 72 frankfurters and buns in 10 minutes. Ten-time winner Joey "Jaws" Chestnut will confront 20 other men on New York's Coney Island...
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