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4 hrs ago | SFGate

Man pauses kayak trip down Mississippi River

In this photo taking on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, John Hatch, front, who is kayaking down the Mississippi to raise awareness and money for breast cancer research, loads his kayak onto the top a car with the help of friend Larry Humphrey along the Mississippi River front in Burlington, Iowa.

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10 hrs ago | Town Topics

Adventurous Princeton Resident Spends Semester in Patagonia

IN PATAGONIA: Of her almost three-month long trip to Patagonia, Princeton resident Lizzie Price said there wasn't much she missed from her life back home.

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11 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

Kayaker's body found in central New York lake

Authorities say a 68-year-old man found dead in a central New York lake had been kayaking by himself while not wearing a floatation device.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

NewsOK.com

Oklahoma City Council awards whitewater park contract

The Oklahoma City Council voted 5-4 Tuesday to award a $33.4 million construction contract for the MAPS 3 whitewater park on the Oklahoma River.

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News Herald

Labor Day weekend: Still time for an island day-tripLabor Day...

Most local schools started classes this week, and Labor Day, the unofficial end to summer, is fast approaching.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Franklin kayaker prepares for 30 day trip for 'Franklin Strong'

This summer, the Franklin community has rallied around the families of five teenagers involved in a deadly river accident.

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The Nation

Bays of beauty

The sundeck of Treasure Junk, a 15-cabin vessel, is a lovely spot from which the watch the tapestry of cliffs and waves.

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Switched

11 Places In NYC That Aren't Totally Chaotic

New York is famously chaotic -- indeed, the labyrinth of taxis, the epically-long food lines and the chaotic subway runaround give you pretty much all the skills you'd need to practically survive the apocalypse .

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Examiner.com

The Peace River Canoe Trail in Southwest Florida

The State of Florida established the Canoe Trail System in the 1970's, which is made up of beautiful primitive rivers and creeks throughout the State.

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North Texas e-News

Cruising Colorado: part 2

In part one of this series, we spent time in Canyon City and Salida, two historic and colorful small cities along the Arkansas River in central Colorado.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

News Democrat

Reminders for Labor Day boating safety

The Labor Day weekend is the last hurrah of the boating season. Boaters, kayakers and canoeists will swarm waters all over Kentucky during the holiday weekend, squeezing the last bit of fun out of what many consider the last weekend of summer.

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Lurgan Today

Charity challenge proves to be a hair-raising adventure

During a charity challenge Lurgan man Mark Uprichard found himself up the proverbial creek, but thankfully he was able to paddle his way out of danger.

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The Code Project

Drainage Ditch Kayaking

I would hate to think what the gravel rash would be like if they rolled over on the way down! Amazing how much speed they picked up.

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Details

Kayak Dodgeball: A New Sport Is Born

The idea of marrying the smarting pain and public humiliation of the grade-school game of dodgeball to kayaking in the Hudson River might not be how some people would craft America's next great sport, but Randall Henricksen has merged the two worlds anyway.

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Advertising Age

Watch the Spot: Blind Adventurer Stars in Nature Valley Ad

Picture yourself kayaking through the Grand Canyon, repeatedly swallowed by the roaring and unpredictable rapids of the Colorado River.

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WSJV-TV South Bend

2nd rescue at C. Indiana bridge in as many days

Someone has been rescued from the same spot on the rain-swollen White River in central Indiana for the second time in as many days.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Detroit Free Press

A long look around Grand Island: A great spot for kayaking

The sun sets through a sandstone arch on the north coast of Grand Island in Lake Superior on Wednesday, August 6, 2014.

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MSNBC

2015 forward drowns in kayaking accident

In 2012, Abdul Razak Shanun immigrated to the United States from Ghana as an exchange student with hopes of receiving an education and earning a college scholarship.

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The Day

Superior Kayaking in Minnesota

Over the years I've heard many sounds while kayaking roaring rapids, crashing waves, rumbling thunder, whistling wind, pelting rain, quacking ducks, barking seals, crying loons, splashing whales, screeching eagles but last week was a first: calling human voices, from high overhead.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

Alaska student journeys home by foot and kayak

If you're boating between Ketchikan and Gustavus in the next few weeks, keep an eye out for Zachary Brown.

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