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NFL making history this Thursday

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(WFLX) - The 2012 season hasn't even started, but the NFL is already on track to create history.

According to "USA Today", Shannon Eastin is set to become the first woman to officiate an NFL game.

Eastin is finally getting a chance to ref at the professional level as a result of the labor dispute.   She'll be on the field this thursday at 8 p.m. when the Green Bay Packers and San Diego Chargers take the field in southern California for the pre-season match-up.

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