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4 hrs ago | GlobalNews

Parachutist taken to hospital after landing on roof

A man has been taken to Vernon Jubilee hospital in stable condition after landing on the roof of a home while skydiving.

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9 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Miss World Australia finalist Stephanie Campbell slams the beauty pageant after pulling out

'Abusive and disrespectful': Miss World Australia finalist Stephanie Campbell withdraws from beauty pageant before final saying she won't support the organisation On the surface, it was another glitzy and glamourous Miss World Australia finale as Brisbane beauty Courtney Thorpe was crowned the winner in New South Wales Hunter Valley on Sunday ... (more)

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18 hrs ago | USA Today

With weeks to live, cancer patient takes a leap

After two-and-a-half years of check-ups, surgeries and cancer treatments, Nagle's doctors have told him there's nothing else they can do.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Blind man takes a leap of faith

Ken Earls has been legally blind his entire life, but he didn't let that stop him from skydiving and encouraging others to push their limits.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Patch.com

Former Lake Co. Reserve Deputy Killed in Skydiving Accident

A former Lake County Sheriff's Office volunteer reserve deputy was killed in a skydiving accident after his parachute became tangled this past Sunday with the chute of another jumper, according to the Daily Herald.

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Star-Telegram.com

Skydiver dies during WWII-style jump in Oklahoma

A skydiver from central Illinois was killed earlier this week while taking part in a demonstration jump in Oklahoma to honor World War II paratroopers, authorities said.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Woman celebrates her 80th birthday by skydiving

It was a once in-a-lifetime birthday celebration for a Pueblo West woman. Joretta Allen crossed skydiving off her bucket list for her 80th birthday July 23, 2014.

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Patch.com

iFly Opens in Naperville

Are you seeking more adventure in your life? Then, the new iFLY indoor sky-diving facility in Naperville, which opened earlier this month , might be worth a visit.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Daily Mail

Ephraim Hardcastle: Is Queen planning to top 2012 Olympics...

Might the Queen improve on her 2012 Olympics stunt - purportedly parachuting from a helicopter with James Bond star Daniel Craig - for tonight's Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in Glasgow? A royal source advises: 'No, but there might be an equally arresting sight - a full house, on their feet, singing God Save The Queen at the venue, Celtic ... (more)

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Patch.com

Resident Says He's Annoyed by Sound of Constantly Buzzing Skydiving Planes above Newport County

Newporter John Bellagamba said is sick of the sound of buzzing overhead from skydiving planes.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WISN-TV

Skydiving death in Racine appears to be unfortunate accident

WERE ARRESTED AND THE INVESTIGATION IS ON GOING. WE HAVE NEW INFORMATION ON THE FATAL SKYDIVING ACCIDENT IN RACINE COUNTY.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Officials ID man killed in skydiving accident

The 44-year-old Racine man who died in a skydiving accident Sunday was identified Monday as Fredrick H. Platt Jr., according to a release from the Racine County Sheriff's Department.

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ABC News

1 Killed, 2 Hurt in Wisconsin Skydiving Accidents

Racine County sheriff's officials say a 44-year-old Racine man died Sunday afternoon at Sylvania Airport in the Town of York.

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WOZZ-FM Appleton

Skydivers injured

YORKVILLE, Wis Two skydiving accidents in southeast Wisconsin killed a man and injured two others.

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WIGM-AM Medford

Skydiver killed during jump in Racine County

One man is dead, following a skydiving accident in Racine County. The Racine County Sheriff's Department says a 44-year-old Racine man was pronounced dead at the scene, after landing in a road near Sylvania Airport.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Newsday

Riverhead skydiver celebrates 45 years of jumps with leap above Calverton

Skydive Long Island owner Ray Maynard dives with fellow divers as they celebrate Maynard's 45th year of diving above Calverton, July 20, 2014.

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Centre Daily Times

Grandma, granddaughter celebrate with skydive

She says she got it from her grandmother. On Sunday, the two celebrated their birthdays together.

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KDWN

Kristoff wins Toura s flat Stage 15; Nibali leads

Alexander Kristoff of Norway captured his second stage win of this year's Tour de France by leading a pack that dramatically overtook two breakaway riders with only about 50 meters left in Stage 15 on Sunday.

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Daily Herald

Local vets heal with skydiving, land at Cantigny

It's not just another jump when Mike Elliott does a tandem sky-dive with a veteran or someone who has lost a loved one in combat.

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Bradenton.com

Tour 15th stage under way in southeast France

Sunday's stage offers some relief after two agonizing rides in the Alps: Stage 15 is a flat 222 kilometers before riders take the second rest day.

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