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$263 WINE TOUR – FINGER LAKES Experience a weekend in Finger Lakes Wine Country, New York, destinations with breathtaking scenery, rich history, and world class wine Nov 2-3. Includes transportation, hotel on Lake Geneva, tour of four wineries...
INDIANA FLOODING-LOANS Feds OK loans for flood-damaged Indiana counties INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal agency has approved Gov. Mike Pence's request for low-interest loans for victims of April flooding that caused heavy damage in three central...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana National Guard is trying to help some soldiers who expected being deployed to Africa starting next month find jobs. The 293rd Infantry Regiment based in Fort Wayne planned a job fair Friday at its armory with...
Reuters* Kenyatta pledges to cut red tape, help industry * Business leaders say this time he must follow through * Kenya yet to return to 2007 growth rate of 7 pct * Peaceful election raises hopes for change By Duncan Miriri NAIROBI, April 23 (Reuters) -...
special to sun-sentinel.comCan't make it to Africa this year? Head for Disney's Animal Kingdom in Orlando, where you can get a taste of the Dark Continent, and then some. Click on pictures for larger images and captions. • • • This theme park where the lion is king, but the...
By the time you read this, I hope to have completed something as absurd as it is ambitious: climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. I have invested considerable time and expense to accomplish this goal, which will involve flying for almost a full day from my nearly...
Zebras are being reintroduced slowly to Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park, where they will be the new finale of the Kilimanjaro Safaris attraction that carries guests through an Africa-inspired savanna. Fifteen Plains zebras have been adjusting to their...
For years people around the country have been climbing mountains for CureDuchenne. As they raise money and awareness, they also get younger. Most recently, 8-year-old Tyler Armstrong climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro and helped raise about $40,000 for the Newport...
KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Tyler Armstrong, an 8-year-old boy from Yorba Linda, has achieved his goal of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. Tyler's family says he reached the top of the mountain at 12:30 a.m. Sunday, which was mid-morning in Africa. He's believed...
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Local 8 Year Old to Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro! Eight-year-old Tyler Armstrong’s goal is to become the second youngest person ever to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro. Tyler, of Yorba Linda, Calif., is climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise awareness and funds to...
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Physics is a natural science involving the study of matter and motion. So here’s a simple equation: with one man and one backpack, how much energy does it take to climb 19,500 feet? Douglas Alexander is solving that equation one step at a time. ...
Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelWhat a great way to bring in the New Year. Rick Copeland, a business professor at Stetson University in DeLand, will fly to Africa this weekend to begin a 19,000-foot climb up Mount Kilimanjaro. The group he's climbing with expects to start their trek...
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