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  1. Seeking adventure, terminally ill woman goes skydivingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    After battling pancreatic cancer for two years, 53-year-old Pam Santaniello wanted to take on one more adventure - the biggest, most daring one yet. "This is something I always remember she wanted to do.


  2. Is a St. Paul council incumbent's challenger running because of dispute?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | TwinCities

    The political race between St. Paul City Council member Amy Brendmoen and Ward 5 challenger David Glass may be the testiest of the city's election season. Glass, who opened the Como Lake pavilion cafe Black Bear Crossings in April 2000, blames the council member for persuading the city Parks and Recreation Department to end his long-standing lease at the site.


  3. Leominster witnesses 'end of an era' as Second World War Jeeps take...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Hereford Times

    LEOMINSTER witnessed the 'end of an era' when Second World War Jeeps once involved in covert missions took a lap of honour in memory of 93-year-old "Bulldozer Campbell", a war hero who retired to live in Herefordshire. Medals awarded to the much decorated Major John Campbell, the "most daring" member of a Secret Forces' unit known as Popski's Private Army , were worn with pride at Saturday's Thanksgiving service by his son, Piers Campbell.


  4. Be afraid. Very afraid.: Where to find a scream-worthy haunted houseRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    It's the ultimate way to take a stroll through a waking nightmare, and come face to face with those things that go bump in the night. "Adrenaline junkies get a rush out of parachuting and skydiving," said Jody Bossert, producer of Haunted Nightmare at the Nile in Mountlake Terrace, which partners with the Nile Shriners.


  5. CommentsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Times

    Just in time for Halloween, National Face Your Fears Day is recognized on the second Tuesday of each October. This year it falls on the 13th.


  6. Seeking adventure, terminally ill woman goes skydivingRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    After battling pancreatic cancer for two years, 53-year-old Pam Santaniello wanted to take on one more adventure - the biggest, most daring one yet. "This is something I always remember she wanted to do.


  7. One Dead In South Georgia Skydiving IncidentRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WTVC

    ... Road after the fall. He was taken to Dorminy Medical Center , where he later died. He was participating an annual skydiving event in Fitzgerald, police said. Other skydivers had also been taking off from Fitzgerald Airport. WASHINGTON (AP) -- ...


  8. 10 Epic Moments in Selfie HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Details

    This week NASA's Flickr guy uploaded over 8,000 raw, unprocessed photographs from space travel's Apollo mission heyday to the internet, proving mom was wrong: her generation was just as vain as yours is. Well not quite , but people still loved a good selfie.


  9. Skydiver to deliver game ball for LC-Ma s...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... they play tonight against Cleveland. The ball will be flown in by a member of Matt Purghan's Farmers Insurance Skydiving Team during the National Anthem, probably around 7 p.m., according to Sherry Combs, Community Relations Coordinator for Little ...


  10. Magnificent seven's skydiving fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This is Wiltshire

    FUNDRAISERS took a leap of faith when they took part in a skydive to raise money to aid the A 1.2 million appeal for a scanner for the cancer unit at Bath's Royal United Hospital. The seven did the tandem skydives from 10,000 or 15,000ft at Old Sarum Airfield, near Salisbury, in aid of the Trowbridge branch of the Bath Cancer Unit Support Group, raising more than A 5,000 for the cause.


  11. Smithsonian Channel to Present Veterans Day Special Seal Dog, 11/11Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    SEAL DOG, a new one-hour Smithsonian Channel special, tells the story of former Navy SEAL Trevor Maroshek and his amazing war dog, Chopper. For the last eight years, Trevor and Chopper have been inseparable, having trained together, fought together, and even surfed together.


  12. Hill to jump 13,500 feet for ALS awarenessRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 10 | Coastal Point

    ... people do not get that outcome. It's almost always fatal." This Saturday, Hill will continue to defy the odds by skydiving 13,500 feet, falling more than 2.5 miles with five friends after taking off from the Laurel Airport, to raise money and ...


  13. The end of historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 24 | News 88.9 KNPR

    "You have to see this!" gushed my friend Doug, a Harrah's employee who's not the gushing type. He led me out to the roof of the showroom to gaze down at the hotel's original Strip-facing exterior.


  14. Pilots Can't Stop Cockpit Video ForeverRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    It was after 11 p.m. on March 30, 2013, when the Alaska Department of Public Safety helicopter lifted off near Talkeetna, north of Anchorage, after rescuing a stranded snowmobiler. Freezing rain was changing to heavier snow, and visibility was decreasing.


  15. Why a Wales victory against Australia will belong to Warren Gatland after this courageous selectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | IcNetwork

    Rugby editor Delme Parfitt highlights the much-changed Wales XV as yet another example of Gatland having the bottle to shake things up for the biggest games Whether it's dropping Brian O'Driscoll from a Lions team, picking untried rookies like George North, Tom Prydie and Alex Cuthbert, converting Jamie Roberts into a centre, making a young Sam Warburton his captain or publicly axing Ryan Jones as skipper, Gatland has shown that when it comes to choosing those who will do his bidding, he is very much his own man. To that list of previous eyebrow-raisers, add the Wales XV to face Australia on Saturday in the World Cup pool of death decider.


  16. Theatre Nova's Time-Jumping Tale of LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 7 |

    ... not the logical." The play is filled with symbolism of the highs and lows of a relationship, as the characters go skydiving, fly a kite, board a Ferris wheel. The show's experience will be a roller coaster for the audience as well, with the ...


  17. The Best Leap of My Life Could be Yours, TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 7 | Switched

    I recently gave myself a tandem skydiving jump to celebrate my 40th birthday. Jumping out of an airplane is much less expensive than purchasing a flashy new sports car, I reasoned, while tapping the Groupon button on my phone.


  18. Johnny Strange remembered for his love of adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 6 | Daily Trojan

    ... final leg of the Explorers Grand Slam - climbing mountains on all seven continents and visiting both poles - by skydiving from 8,000 feet in the North Pole. Strange came from a family of adventurers. His parents, Brian and Dianette, trekked around ...


  19. 202 skydivers set record for largest sequential formation in leap over Southern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Madison Publishing

    ... when they all linked up thousands of feet above Southern California. The group formed the largest sequential skydiving formation of all time Tuesday afternoon over Perris. (Kurt Miller/The Press-Enterprise via AP) In a Monday, Sept. 28, 2015 photo, ...


  20. Falmouth teacher takes to the skies for two charities Popular...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 6 | Falmouth Packet

    Popular Falmouth teacher Nicky Sutton has so far raised around A 1,000 for charity after literally taking the plunge by launching herself from a plane at 10,000 feet and parachuting to the ground. Describing the tandem skydive as "petrifying" and "exhilarating" Nicky, the MADD teacher at St Francis School has said she would do it all again for the right cause.