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Yesterday | Mirror.co.uk

Woman lost 8 stone after being too huge to fit life jacket on holiday of a lifetime

Sarah Liveing felt so deflated after needing a super-sized life vest on a rafting trip she walked off the pounds And when she, husband Chris and their three children signed up for a white-water rafting trip, she was filled with dread as the rest of them excitedly prepared to get into the rapids for a day of adventure.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

TwinCities

Between history and myth: Modernity barely grazes Ladakh, India

A performance of "Chhams," a traditional Ladakhi dance, during last year's Ladakh Festival in Leh, India.

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Pontefract and Castleford Express

Daredevil June's river trek

June will take on the challenge with Elaine Murthick, Sue Cunniff and Darren Payne.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Q-Notes

Fall adventures await in the hills

We asked Joe Miller to pick his favorite mountain destinations. He is the author of "Adventure Carolinas: Your Go-To Guide for Multi-Sport Outdoor Recreation," to be published in May .

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Vancouver Courier

Travel: Bearing north to Bear Claw Lodge

The ancient village of Gitanmaax is near the meeting of the Skeena and Bulkley Rivers, adjacent to the village of Hazelton.

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Examiner.com

Lucius Robbi found dead: Missing college student victim of fatal car accident

Lucius Robbi, missing Montana college student found dead in his car after accident put him down an embankment out of the sight of passersby on the road.

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Business Journal

Super Women in Business: Teresa Sloyan

Memphis Business Journal is proud to honor 25 of the most accomplished and influential women in the Memphis area business community with the third class of Super Women in Business awards.

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USA Today

Woman overboard! Get swept away rafting Gauley River

The raging Gauley River has just bucked me off my raft and sucked me into its depths, swishing me around like a mouthful of Listerine before spitting me out downstream.

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Times Herald-Record

Great-grandma, 93, celebrates her birthday on a raft trip

As best she can remember, the last time Anne Terry floated down the river, it was in a tire tube on the Delaware as a teenager.

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HeraldNet

Rafting thrills on the wild White Salmon River

The rope swing looked a bit lonely, and more than a little hazardous, hanging over a cliff high above the White Salmon River.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Suria

Dam-hit Sri Lankans to get their own...

A general view of the location, pictured on August 13, 2014, where a dam is due to be constructed across the Kelani River at Kitulgala, some 50kms east of Colombo, where a key scene from the 1957 film, 'Bridge on the River Kwai', was filmed - by Lakruwan Wanniarachchi Now, 57 years after it was blown to smithereens, authorities in Sri Lanka plan to ... (more)

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Scotts Valley Banner

The Mountain Gardener: Traveling with the Mountain Gardener

So far this year, my travels have taken me up the coast of California and parts north.

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Newsday

The Delaware Water Gap, in the Poconos, has

When it comes to access to spectacular fall foliage, New Yorkers are not as blessed as New Englanders.

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People

Lucius Robbi Goes Missing on His Way to College

After finishing his second summer guiding rafting and kayaking tours, Lucius Robbi headed off on a 340-mile road trip Aug. 19 to attend the University of Montana in Missoula.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Men's Journal

Whitewater Rafting Down the Chilko River

In British Columbia's backcountry, the piercing blue Chilko River tosses thrill-seekers through some wildly diverse terrain.

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Nashoba Publishing Online

Troop 1 West Groton travels to the land of the Vikings

"It was a fantastic trip and I had a great time. It definitely brings out the men from the boys."

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Reuters

Dozens search Idaho mountains for missing Montana college student

Dozens of sheriffs deputies and volunteers combed the rugged canyon lands and whitewater rivers of central Idaho on Tuesday searching for a Montana college student who vanished one week ago while driving to Montana from Idaho.

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The WSU Signpost

WSU outdoor program hosts Snake River raft trip

The Weber State University Campus Recreation Outdoor Program is hitting the river for a weekend of whitewater adventure during their Snake River raft trip.

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KUOW-FM Seattle

Rafting The Dam-Free Elwha

For nearly three years, this glacier-fed river on Washington's Olympic Peninsula has been sluicing millions of tons of sediment that were held back for a century by a pair of dams.

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Business Wire

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"Who better to motivate us than one of the most accomplished adventurists in the world?" said Aaron Ollivier, President and CEO of Precision Concrete Cutting.

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