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  • Unconscious skydiver rescued mid-air

    Unconscious skydiver rescued mid-air
    It played out like a scene from an action movie.  But what James Lee experienced was as real as it gets.  The skydiver was taking part in a jump in Wiltshire in the U.K. when he was hit on the back of the head by another skydiver, just seconds after...
  • Lehigh Valley Air Show

     
    Here's one of many signs that I'm getting old. As we enjoyed Sunday's aerobatics and diplays at the Lehigh Valley Air Show, I told a friend that I had attended a media day a few years before for the last......
  • ... Just dropping in for the IronPigs' game

     
    The skies are expected to be clear over Coca-Cola Park Tuesday evening, but that doesn't nothing will be falling from the skies before the scheduled game with Scranton. Aleth Matrone from the Misty Blues all women’s skydiving team will be jumping...
  • NBC Dateline special to interview skydivers and pilots from Wisconsin plane crash

     
    In an incredible event last weekend, all nine skydivers, and both pilots, aboard two planes that collided in mid-air over Superior, Wisconsin, managed to survive the experience. This Friday, Nov. 8, NBC will air a special hourlong installment of Dateline ...
  • Daniel Sutherland and Renee Shortino

    Daniel Sutherland and Renee Shortino
    Five years ago, Daniel Sutherland and Renee Shortino were living in San Francisco, a city often described as romantic — quite unlike their first date. She was expecting him around 8 p.m. but he was watching a Lakers playoff game, so he didn’...
  • Getting the hang of it — hang gliding, that is

    Getting the hang of it — hang gliding, that is
    With a pneumatic whoooooooosh, I leave Earth again, and I am not even propelled by the sort of happy hour rocket fuel with which I'm sometimes associated. In truth, I do not have many happy hours. I have happy minutes, happy moments. An entire hour?...
  • First-year Stevenson stuns CNU 46-43 in double overtime

    OWINGS MILLS, MD. – Christopher Newport's football program is just 11 years old, but the Captains were the grand old veterans last night when they visited Stevenson, which was playing its first home football game ever. If the fledging Stevenson program...
  • Discovering the open spirit of Rio de Janeiro

    Discovering the open spirit of Rio de Janeiro
    RIO DE JANEIRO — "Should I use violence to restrain you if you want to buy too much?" my Italian roommate asked, seeing my enthusiasm for shopping manifest itself at a Brazilian kitchenware and china shop in Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana neighborhood....
  • Wroten overcomes problem knee to partially climb Mount Rainier

    Wroten overcomes problem knee to partially climb Mount Rainier
    Amanda Wroten used to have handicapped plates on her car. Now, the personalized tag on her 2010 Ford Escape reads, "MY SUMIT." That message serves to remind her how far she's come. Once a 200-pound high schooler with hereditary knee problems severe...
  • Wiped out? Reset your mind-set

    Wiped out? Reset your mind-set
    Does work have you wiped out? Or could you simply use a break from everyday life, but don't have time to spend a week in a spa or fly off to the south of France? Rejuvenation is at hand -- we have some ideas to help you recharge your batteries. Get a...
  • Police: Laguna man's death masked by emails

    Last summer, Laguna Beach resident Christopher Ryan Smith emailed family and friends with exciting news: He was embarking on an African adventure. Over the next few months, his emails recounted the highlights. One day he was paragliding near...