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'Loser' holds casting call

DULUTH - Line up to lose pounds.

If you and a family member each have at least 100 pounds to lose, "The Biggest Loser" will be looking for you in Duluth on Saturday.

The NBC reality TV weight loss show that challenges contestants to lose weight through comprehensive diet and exercise as they compete for $250,000 will hold open casting calls from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Dave and Buster's, one stop in a 15-city search for contestants. Season nine of the TV series will feature family teams of two, from parents and children and siblings to married couples and cousins.

Those who can't attend Saturday's casting call but still want to audition can submit an application and tape online at www.thebiggestlosercasting.com.

SideBar: If you go

· What: Casting call for "The Biggest Loser"

· When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday

· Where: Dave and Buster's, 4000 Venture Drive, Duluth