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WDB7 News DirectorThe Girl Scouts of America turns 100 Monday and scouts from Georgia to Maine have made big plans to celebrate. In Harpers Ferry, West Virginia on Sunday, Girl Scouts and dignitaries announced the Great Girl Scout Hike on the Appalachian Trail (AT). It...
ReporterThis weekend you may be wondering 'is it a bird? is it a plane?". No, it's not Superman. But these people can fly. On Friday a group of hang gliders and paragliders got in a few flights in Eagle Rock. The wind was blowing just enough for them to soar...
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Emmaus High graduate Curt Bartholomew last week added another skydiving title to resume. Bartholomew, a 27-year-old Zionsville native who lives in Florida, won three medals, including a gold, at the U.S. Parachute Association National Skydiving...
The Social Security Disability Insurance system is supposed to provide a financial safety net for workers and their families in the event that a serious medical impairment prevents them from working ("Judges sue Social Security over 'quotas' on disability...
For Mother's Day four years ago, Santiago Rosell took his wife skydiving in DeLand. It was the first time for both. "It was on my bucket list, and he knew it," said Linda Ivey, 55, of Altamonte Springs. "I enjoyed it. It was kind of a thrill, but not...
ReutersLONDON, May 10 (Reuters) - Everyone likes a bit of excitment on holiday. But for those bold travelers who enjoy testing their limits with exhilarating stunts, rides and thrills, the members and editors of VirtualTourist (www.virtualtourist.com) have...
They told him he was too old to start skydiving but that didn't stop Santiago Rosell from finding a way. The Altamonte Springs man wanted one more thrill to add to what had been an exhilarating life as a former fighter jet pilot, aviator for the...
>> 50 Years Ago — BRAWLEY — More than 200 dune buggies from 110 Southern California cities and Arizona competed in the sand buggy competition at Osborne Memorial Park off Glamis Road Sunday, which was combined with a parachute-jumping...
The two-day Lauderdale Air Show kicked off Saturday, drawing thousands of people who looked on as civilian daredevils twisted, dropped, turned and rolled their aircraft. It left the beach and nearby streets full of people with their eyes toward the sky....
In colonial Virginia in 1654, a black man named John Casor became an answer to this trivia question: Who was the first man in the colonies to be legally declared a slave by the courts? But the more interesting trivia question concerns Anthony Johnson,...
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Skydiver Craig Stapleton, 51, is lucky to be alive after his parachutes failed during a jump on Sunday. Stapleton jumped from 8,000 feet, and then his primary and backup parachutes failed. "I thought, 'God hates me,'" Stapleton told ABCNews.com....
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