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14 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | 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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Sat Jul 19, 2014

CBS Local

Local Great Grandma Dives Into Her Lifelong Dream

A great grandmother from the area proved you're never too old to live out your dreams Saturday by parachuting out of a plane.

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WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Colts Cheerleaders participate in extreme fundraiser

It was quite a sight in the sky in Frankfort today as the Colts Cheerleaders went skydiving to benefit sick children at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health.

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KETV-TV

Skydiving team prepares to perform at Offutt

The Lucas Oil Air Show Team will be performing along with the Blue Angels at the Defenders of Freedom Air Show at Offutt Air Force Base.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Dorsetecho.co.uk

Nurses all set to hit the heights for good cause

District nurses from the Royal Crescent Surgery in Weymouth are skydiving tomorrow to raise money for the children's charity.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Skydive for a good cause

Skydive St George, which is based at Durham Tees Valley Airport, is offering fundraisers the chance to take to the skies.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

WOWT-TV Omaha

Omaha Celebrates Navy Week

Alex Hassel joined WOWT as a reporter in March of 2013. He skipped over from St. Joseph, Missouri, where he worked as an anchor and reporter at KQTV for two years.

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NJ.com

'That was a big thrill,' 88-year-old sky-diving...

Eighteen-year-old Nathan Detrick somersaulted through the air Wednesday and searched the skies for a glimpse of his 88-year-old great-grandfather parachuting to the field below.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Watch extreme skydiver's perfect parachute jump as he lands on giant WATERSLIDE

This adrenaline junkie proves he's a class act by bringing his skyfall to an end with pinpoint precision on a 200ft slip-n-slide Watch the amazing parachuting finale that daredevil Niklas Daniel pulls off when he ends his fall on a giant water slide.

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