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  1. High-wire walker to appear at Georgia gorge, but won't walkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | The Wichita Eagle

    In this July 18, 1970 file photo, high wire artist Karl Wallenda nears the end of his walk on a high wire across the gorge, 750-feet high, at Tallulah Falls, Ga. Wallenda's grandson, Nik Wallenda wants to recreate the Georgia walk this summer.

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  2. Wallenda plans to walk on 400-foot Orlando observation wheelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Wichita Eagle

    Daredevil Nik Wallenda says he'll walk untethered on top of a 400-foot observation wheel in Orlando, Florida, next month. Wallenda said Monday at a New York City news conference that the Orlando Eye will be moving when he attempts his feat April 29. In November, Wallenda made two hair-raising Chicago skyscraper crossings on high wires without a safety net or a harness.

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  3. Group on mission to save lives with recycled hotel soapRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Wichita Eagle

    It began about seven years ago as a tiny operation with a few friends and family in a single car garage in Orlando, Florida, where they used meat grinders, potato peelers and cookers to recycle used soap into fresh bars. The non-profit initiative, now called Clean the World, has since grown to include industrial recycling facilities in Las Vegas, Orlando and Hong Kong, cities where hotels are plentiful and used bars of soap can be gathered easily by the thousands.

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  4. JetBlue computer outage causes delays for passengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    A computer outage that caused delays for thousands of JetBlue Airways passengers early Monday morning has been resolved, the company said. JetBlue Airways said it had fixed a systemwide computer problem by 6:15 a.m. Eastern that has caused delays because the airline had to manually check in passengers.

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  5. Congressman: Cancel VA bonuses, use them for Denver hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Congress should cancel all VA employee bonuses and use the money to finish the budget-busting Denver veterans hospital, Colorado Rep. Mike Coffman said Thursday. Coffman and other lawmakers are angry that the Department of Veterans Affairs awarded thousands of dollars in bonuses to its top construction official, Glenn Haggstrom, even though hospitals in Denver, Las Vegas, New Orleans and Orlando, Florida, racked up huge cost overruns and fell far behind schedule.

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  6. Census: Florida city tops list of fastest-growing areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Sure, Florida's got sunshine, beaches and palm trees. But the driving force behind it being home to many of the nation's fastest-growing cities has been the return of hospitality, trade and construction jobs.

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  7. Nick King, Pookie Powell transferring from MemphisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Memphis coach Josh Pastner announced their departures Wednesday in a university release. Pastner said both are in good academic standing and that, "We support both players and wish them all the best."

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  8. Reporter for Nyc TV station dies after brain hemorrhageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    TV says 49-year-old Lisa Colagrossi was stricken while returning to the station from a fire scene Thursday. Colagrossi was taken to a hospital, where she died Friday.

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  9. 10 Things to Know for TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Federal officials have already expressed reservations about how the police department in the Missouri town functions after the killing of Michael Brown. Saddam Hussein's strategic and symbolic hometown lies 80 miles north of Baghdad and was taken over by Islamic State extremists last summer.

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  10. Darden names interim CEO Lee to post permanentlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    The appointment is effective immediately, the operator of Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse and other restaurants said Monday. Lee will also become a board member.

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  11. JetBlue's CEO battles to appease passengers and Wall StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    As he takes control of the New York-based airline Monday, Hayes faces a difficult task: increase profits without destroying the culture that has made JetBlue stand out from other U.S. airlines. JetBlue, after all, was the first carrier to give passengers free live TV at each seat and is still known for its friendly employees.

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  12. Florida had nation's highest foreclosure rate last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    The number of properties that lenders repossessed in foreclosures nationwide last year is at an eight-year low, but Florida continued to have the nation's highest foreclosure rate in 2014. Figures released last week by the research firm RealtyTrac shows Florida had a 2.3 percent foreclosure rate last year, the highest in the nation.

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  13. Hall focus next year turns to Griffey, Hoffman and WagnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Next January the Hall of Fame focus will turn to Ken Griffey Jr., Trevor Hoffman and Billy Wagner after an unprecedented dominance by starting pitchers over a two-year span. When Griffey left the Seattle Mariners in 2010, there was no farewell tour.

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  14. After Miamia s kickoff, gays begin marrying across FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Florida's ban on same-sex marriage ended statewide at the stroke of midnight Monday, and court clerks in some Florida counties didn't waste time issuing marriage licenses overnight to same-sex couples. But they didn't move fast enough for a Miami judge who found no need to wait until the statewide ban expired.

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  15. University students create prosthetic arm from 3-D printerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    University of Central Florida researchers are helping children around the world through their development of a prosthetic arm using a 3-D printer. The Orlando Sentinel reported on Saturday that the researchers have had a massive response from around the world since their work was publicized in newspapers and on television in July.

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  16. Sooners searching for answers after 40-6 bowl lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Championship droughts and multi-loss seasons are not what people have come to expect at Oklahoma under coach Bob Stoops. Following what at times seemed to be a half-hearted effort by the Sooners in their 40-6 loss to No.

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  17. Clemson routs Oklahoma 40-6 in Russell AthleticRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Cole Stoudt threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, and 18th-ranked Clemson routed Oklahoma 40-6 in the Russell Athletic Bowl on Monday. The Tigers reached double-digit victories for the fourth consecutive season.

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  18. Texas cuts G Damarcus CroakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    The 6-foot-2, 190-pound guard from Jones High School in Orlando, Florida, had been averaging just 9.4 minutes and 1.6 points playing in just five of the Longhorns' nine games so far. He was just 3-of-10 shooting from the field, scoring eight points with five rebounds and three assists.

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  19. Illinois team stuns itself, takes Pop Warner crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    While Illinois' pro and most of its college football teams work their way toward the end of decidedly mixed seasons one squad from Chicago's suburbs has claimed a national title. The Hoffman Estates Redhawks became national champs Friday in the Pop Warner Division II Junior Pee Wee Super Bowl with a 16-0 win over the Deer Valley Snakes from Arizona.

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  20. Boeing boss Jim McNerney's turbulent tenureRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Admirers describe Jim McNerney as a numbers guy whose relentless push for efficiency and lower costs has consistently delivered stellar profits in his decade as Boeing chairman and chief executive. Yet McNerney has alienated engineers and machinists - and even some executives - in the Pacific Northwest with what they see as his coldblooded approach to moving work and forcing union concessions.

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