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7 hrs ago | Korea Herald

North Korean leader inspects parachuting drill

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has "guided" an intensive paratrooper exercise in person, the country's state media said Thursday, in what is seen as a response to the ongoing South Korea-U.S. joint defense drill.

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11 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

Skydiver's dream was to fall from the heavens

Skydiver's dream was to fall from the heavens Zell knew he was destined for airborne before he ever enlisted.

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14 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

Veterans take to the sky to celebrate flypast

TAKING TO THE SKIES: Military veterans Bill sibthorpe and Norman Horton are to take part in a charity skydive as part of the Mynarski Lancaster visit.

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20 hrs ago | Daily Camera

A call more balance at Vance Brand

I write to express a moderate opinion regarding the current conflict between many county residents and Mile High Skydiving.

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Yesterday | The Daily Gazette

a Ita s a bird. Ita s a plane. Ita s Dorothy!a

Skydive instructor Paul Piccolo goes through pre-jump instructions with Dorothy Morris, 91, of Mount Morris before her jump from a plane 14,000 feet in the air Sunday in Rochelle.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Suria

Fast, not furious in Asia's 'nanny state'

When 13 year-old Singaporean Choo Yixuan wants to take a break from her gruelling daily schedule of schoolwork and swim training, she dons a jumpsuit to go skydiving -- without a parachute.

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South Whidbey Record

Whidbey woman rings in 81st birthday with skydive

Dorothy Bell's recovery from a serious car crash many years ago gave her an adventurous spirit and an appreciation for life.

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Yahoo!

Bachelor names fave date so far

Blake Garvey is usually pretty coy about which Bachelorettes he prefers, but the TV heartthrob has revealed his favourite single date so far has been with Laurina.

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Heraldseries.co.uk

Rain puts a stop to charity skydive by 24 people

A yellow weather warning for rain was in place from 6am to 11.50pm, with up to 40mm of rain forecast in some places.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

FAA says investigation ongoing

The Federal Aviation Administration's investigation into a skydiving mishap that claimed the life of a 54-year-old Wichita man Aug. 9 east of Ottawa remains open, the agency recently confirmed in an email.

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Forbes.com

Nomura Raises India Growth Estimates

I've written about Brazil pre-Lula and post-Lula and spent the last five years covering all aspects of the country for Dow Jones, Wall Street Journal and Barron's.

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Forbes.com

Russia Economy In Trouble, Official Says

I've written about Brazil pre-Lula and post-Lula and spent the last five years covering all aspects of the country for Dow Jones, Wall Street Journal and Barron's.

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Jalopnik

Watch This Paratrooper Become A Flailing Ragdoll Attached To A Plane

This Mexican paratrooper jumped into a mess of used static lines and is seen being towed by the jump aircraft mercilessly.

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The Miami Herald

Man, 50, dies in Zephyrhills skydiving accident

The Restaurant and Cafe at the new Ikea Miami, opening Aug. 27 in Sweetwater. This store will be the Swedish retailer's second largest store in the United States.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

WIFR

91-Year Old Grandma Skydives For First Time

Dorothy Morris, who is 91-years-old, took to the sky this afternoon at the Chicagoland Skydiving Center in Rochelle.

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HeraldNet

Flying dream fulfilled: Powerchutes are fun and safe and you can try one right here

I've always loved the idea of parachuting, but I could never get past that whole jumping-out-of-a-perfectly-good-airplane thing.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Messenger

All eyes to be on the skies for boogie

The daring to take to the skies during the annual Dollar Daze Couch Freak Boogie at the Fort Dodge Regional Airport from Friday through Monday.

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Newindpress

The Gandhi From Kerala

On April 3, 2014, Father Davis Chiramel dived from 15,000 feet. He came down at a speed of 180 km per hour.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Noozhawk

Thunder Over the Valley Air Show Returns to Santa Maria

A year after being grounded due to military cutbacks, the Thunder Over the Valley air show has returned to the Santa Maria Public Airport with the Army's elite parachute team, the Golden Knights , as the headline act.

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Forbes.com

U.N. Chief: 'Deep Concern' Over Ukraine

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