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  • Lake Louisa State Park race will cap first women's college triathlon season

    CLERMONT — The top female college triathletes in the nation will make history Sunday as they compete in the first-ever Women's Collegiate Triathlon National Championships at Lake Louisa State Park. Fifteen universities from all parts of the nation...
  • Freebie Friday: $5 off at Target and Publix, $10 off at Kohl's, JCP

    Freebie Friday: $5 off at Target and Publix, $10 off at Kohl's, JCP
    Happy Freebie Friday!  It's time for another fantastic freebie free-for-all! Just in time for Thanksgiving shopping, I have a coupon to save $5 on deli, bakery and produce,  good at Target and Publix. Also, I have another coupon to save $10 at Kohl's...
  • Boy, 4, survives 230-foot fall from cliff in Northern California

    Boy, 4, survives 230-foot fall from cliff in Northern California
    A 4-year-old boy was rescued Monday after falling 230 feet off a seaside cliff in Northern California and landing on a rocky beach below. Incredibly, the boy survived. Using the standard 10 feet between floors, the distance was similar to falling off...
  • Free entry to state, national parks for everyone on Tuesday

    Free entry to state, national parks for everyone on Tuesday
    Everyone can enjoy free entry at national and Florida state parks to celebrate Veterans Day, observed Tuesday, Nov. 11. Florida state parks: Fees are waived on Tuesday for everyone. Find a South Florida state park along with addresses and hours. U.S....
  • On Florida's Amelia Island, a mix of tranquility and history

    On Florida's Amelia Island, a mix of tranquility and history
    A sliver of light peeked between the drapes of my hotel room and woke me. The sun was not yet above the horizon, and I watched a shrimp boat move slowly across the water, the arms holding its trawl nets spread wide. I squinted, looking for the halo of...
  • The Black Rocks Of Watertown

    The Black Rocks Of Watertown
    I scrambled up the side of Black Rock, my hiking boots kicking away small rocks that scattered down the trail. Pulling myself up on narrow rock ledges as pine needles and leaves fell around me, I looked at the large rock that loomed above me. As I...
  • Be there with bells on for stocking full of holiday races

    Be there with bells on for stocking full of holiday races
    Several upcoming races have holiday themes, but two in particular -- the Santa Speedo Run and Cupid's Undie Run -- spice up the usual "wear a turkey costume" or "wear jingle bells and a Santa hat" recommendations. Hunter's Creek Turkey Trot 5K: This...
  • New York City Man Recovering From Injuries After Fall At Enders Falls State Park Saturday

    GRANBY – The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection identified the man who was injured in a fall at Enders Falls State Park Saturday. Michael Happel, 51, of New York City is recovering from non-life threatening injuries at Hartford...
  • Hay fire continues at Fair Hill park in Elkton

    Hay fire continues at Fair Hill park in Elkton
    A fire that has destroyed about half a million dollars worth of hay continued to burn late Saturday night at a state park in Elkton, officials said. Firefighters were called to the blaze at the Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area at 12:40 p.m....
  • Woman says coyote menaced her, daughter, dogs on Crystal Cove trail

    Woman says coyote menaced her, daughter, dogs on Crystal Cove trail
    A Corona del Mar woman and her daughter said a coyote pursued them and their dogs for a quarter-mile on a Crystal Cove State Park trail Tuesday evening. "It was crazy," said Lisa Goon. "It would not leave us alone. It was surreal." The incident...
  • Three places to fall for West Virginia

    Three places to fall for West Virginia
    For much of the year, West Virginia lives up to its "almost heaven" moniker, serving up its beauty on meandering country roads, through rocky rivers and over high mountain peaks. But it's never closer to heaven than in the fall, when its sugar maples...