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  • Little Fort Atkinson acts bigger

    Little Fort Atkinson acts bigger
    FORT ATKINSON, Wis. — I've been trying to think of the term for that particular experience of entering a seemingly small space only to discover it's much larger. Until I can remember the right word for that phenomenon — if the word really...
  • 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...
  • Skydiver writes book after surviving deadly crash

    Skydiver writes book after surviving deadly crash
    SAN DIEGO - The pictures from April 25, 1992, come from a moment that Dan Brodsky-Chenfield can't remember, but will never forget. “Everything was just your average day,” Brodsky-Chenfeld said about that day when his skydive team went to...
  • Seeking thrills? Try hang gliding!

    Seeking thrills? Try hang gliding!
    Seeking thrills in Central Florida, or something different than the theme park experience when friends and family visit? Check out Wallaby Ranch in Davenport, and see their daily hang gliding flights. Wallaby Ranch, located near Celebration, is a...
  • South Pole stroke victim recovering at Johns Hopkins

    South Pole stroke victim recovering at Johns Hopkins
    Working late into the night at a research center at the South Pole, Renee-Nicole Douceur thought she was just tired when her vision suddenly became blurred. Sleep did nothing to improve her eyesight, and a doctor at the center at first thought she had...
  • 60 Seconds of Terror: Tandem Skydive Nearly Goes Wrong

    60 Seconds of Terror: Tandem Skydive Nearly Goes Wrong
    A video uploaded to YouTube a week ago, showing an 80-year-old woman nearly slipping out of her parachute during a tandem skydive, has an Acampo business in hot water. The incident happened over a year ago, with the FAA receiving an email of the video...
  • American Flag-Bearing Skydiver to Conclude Memorial Day Service

    American Flag-Bearing Skydiver to Conclude Memorial Day Service
    Mount Vernon Memorial Park and Mortuary will hold a Memorial Day service at 11 a.m. Monday. The service is free and open to the public. It will be held at the park at 8201 Greenback Lane near Fair Oaks Boulevard in Fair Oaks. Boy Scouts and Cub...
  • 81-year-old Skydiver's Instructor Fined

    81-year-old Skydiver's Instructor Fined
    She's the 81-year-old dare devil who decided to take a 13,000 leap in to the sky. But, when it all went wrong, she became the 81-year-old YouTube sensation. And now, the Federal Aviation Administration is talking about fining the instructor a $2,200...
  • Skydiver Breaks Record For Manned Balloon Flight At 23 Miles High

    Skydiver Breaks Record For Manned Balloon Flight At 23 Miles High
    ROSWELL, New Mexico (Reuters) - Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner broke the record for the highest manned balloon flight on Sunday after his craft rose 23 miles above New Mexico, project sponsors said. The 43-year-old daredevil was inside a capsule...
  • Maryland skydivers see boost in interest after Baumgartner's record-breaking feat

    Maryland skydivers see boost in interest after Baumgartner's record-breaking feat
    When a man willingly jumps from 24 miles above the Earth and lives, there is going to be some buzz. On the heels of Austrian Felix Baumgartner's record-setting "supersonic" skydive from the stratosphere last Sunday, the skydiving community in Maryland...
  • Free Friday: Free Tickets to Luna Park at Coney Island

    Free Friday: Free Tickets to Luna Park at Coney Island
    Each week we tell viewers what they can get for free. This week's free list: 1) Free Tickets to Luna Park at Coney Island Luna Park at Coney Island will be hosting its third annual 'Nights of Horror' event throughout the month of October. This weekend,...