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  1. Scanner Reports 2-13-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Edhat

    ... doing other things. The other day, a very old memory popped into my head of when I was a young boy and I was flying kites with my neighbors on River Drive back in Indiana. It wasn't River Drive yet, just a field. River Drive came a few years later. ...

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  2. A colourful treat: Sky painted in vibrant hues during kite festival in GoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | The Times of India

    The ceaseless winds of the Miramar beach and its scenic view yet again served as the ideal location for the third edition of the kite festival in Goa. While cartoon characters, inflatable kites, star kites, delta kites, etc, took flight at the festival, the highlight of this year's edition was the novelty of the stunt kite that drew curious glares from spectators.

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  3. Scot Squad stars Karen Bartke and Darren Connell on treading comedy's thin blue lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    ... the show in its third series, their double act as Officer Karen dealing with Bobby's catalogue of antics - think stunt kites, mobility scooters, dodgy CCTV, a stolen face and heroic banana-eating marathon - has become a favourite. When we meet in ...

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  4. Scot Squad stars Karen Bartke and Darren Connell on their hilarious double actRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Evening Times

    ... in its third series, their double act as Officer Karen dealing with Bobby's catalogue of hapless antics - think stunt kites, mobility scooters, dodgy CCTV, a stolen face and heroic banana-eating marathon - has become a fan favourite. When we meet in ...

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  5. Celebrating Climate Data's Wild Blue YonderRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | Newswise

    In 1749, two students from the University of Glasgow in Scotland conducted the first atmospheric temperature measurements by suspending thermometers from paper kites. Over time, balloons, box kites, and finally planes proved their worth in measuring factors like turbulence and temperature above the Earth.

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  6. Need Some Last-Minute Gift Ideas?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Portland Tribune

    ... materials that ensure this memorable gift will last! And speaking of memorable, Elmer's sells a wide assortment of kites that make exciting Christmas gifts. From single-line delta and sled kites for the beginner to dynamic two-line stunt kites for ...

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  7. Sport Kite Festival returns to Treasure IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... of disciplines. Windworks, from John's Pass in Madeira Beach, will be on hand for all kiting needs including kids' kites, stunt kites and accessories. Windworks also will be holding daily and hourly raffles in the kite tent all weekend. Prism Kites ...

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  8. Five Bright Lighting Ideas from LyteWorks' Joanne BradshawRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2016 | Sarasota Magazine

    ... Hubbardton Forge, with its rectilinear lines in a nod to the Arts and Crafts design style, was inspired by soaring box kites. The textured panes are available as clear glass or aluminum finished in soft gold or vintage platinum. It's from the ...

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  9. Treasure Island kite fest honors America's veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... up for kite-making classes to be held at the Thunderbird. After dark on Saturday, participants can add lights to their kites for a night fly. The festival is sponsored by the Thunderbird Beach Resort, the city of Treasure Island and Windworks, 13009 ...

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  10. Three unknown Australian scientists who changed the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | ABC News

    ... Thus the handset was invented. It is a story even more perplexing than that of Lawrence Hargrave, whose work on box kites inspired the Wright Brothers and the invention of planes - but at least Hargrave made it to our banknotes. Ruby Payne-Scott was ...

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  11. Too windy? Not for kite enthusiastsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    Susan Adams, co-owner of Wings of the Wind Kites and Toys, helps participants in Sunday's city-sponsored event get their kites ready for the sky. Mark Adams, co-owner of Wings of the Wind Kites and Toys, takes a moment on Sunday to discuss kites.

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  12. Up She Goes! 8 of the Wackiest Early Flying MachinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | Live Science

    ... "only the most minor difficulties" would be involved in landing his mechanical dragon if he could get off the ground. Kites large enough to carry a man were first used in China thousands of years ago, mainly for military observation and sometimes as ...

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  13. Bring your kite for Flying 4 Kids eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Daily Herald

    ... 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at Mike Rylko Community Park, 951 McHenry Road. Chicago Kite is going to be out with enormous kites as well as stunt kites. Bring your kites and enjoy this day full of games, face paint, prizes and fun. Guidelines: Keep it ...

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  14. Kites ready to fill the skies over DeKalbRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | De Kalb Midweek

    ... kite-making for kids, a candy drop and games. Spectators are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets to watch the kites take flight. “Many of the kites are more than 100 feet in length, are all shapes and sizes and will fill the skies over ...

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  15. 2016 Kites Over Lake Michigan Preview 53 mins agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | NBC26

    There will be giant show kites, precision stunt kite teams flying dual- and quad-line kites, spectacular and colorful ground displays, running of the bols, and games for kids. On Sunday, there will be free kite making for kids and another day of kite flying and performances.

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  16. New Bedford ministry trying to expand outreach efforts for homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... and more. Barboza, a 51-year-old who runs businesses including Gustomized Signs & Glass Tinting and Gus-T-Winds Stunt Kites, has some big dreams for expanding his ministry's services for the needy and homeless. He's trying to raise $200,000, for a ...

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  17. Want to experience the thrill of flight? Pick the perfect kiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Portland Tribune

    ... such a wide variety to choose from can make selecting the right kite difficult. For the novice flyer, Single Line Kites are the easiest kites to fly, making them perfect for the whole family. Setup is easy, with many kites ready to launch right out ...

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  18. Sun 14Read the original story

    Aug 9, 2016 | Chicago Parent

    ... of Wisconsin & Illinois . The team flies precision and ballet routines with up to six pilots and their dual-line sport kites. Kids can enjoy kite-making workshops with provided materials. A free "Kids' Mad Dash" rewards the first children to get ...

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  19. Sat 13Read the original story

    Aug 8, 2016 | Chicago Parent

    ... of Wisconsin & Illinois . The team flies precision and ballet routines with up to six pilots and their dual-line sport kites. Kids can enjoy kite-making workshops with provided materials. A free "Kids' Mad Dash" rewards the first children to get ...

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  20. Nostalgia: How Samuel Cody put Britain in the air and Farnborough on the world aviation mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | Fleet News and Mail

    ... UK in 1890, with a young American wife, to take part in 'Wild West' shows in Europe. "Samuel Cody had an interest in kites, as a hobby, and he experimented with the addition of wings to basic box kites, finding that they became much more stable in ...

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