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  1. Pictures taken before death plungeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Yahoo!

    ... daughter without a father and his high school sweetheart without a fiance. Mr Wittstock, 22, had launched his paramotor on a vacant block a few hundred metres from his home at Yanchep. He is believed to have been in the air for at least an hour ...

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  2. The chilling images a paraglider took of himself in mid-air just...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Daily Mail

    The chilling images a young father took of himself mid-air in his paraglider just before he made his final flighta and crashed into a house to his death A young father who died in a paragliding accident on Monday afternoon posted pictures of his view from the sky just hours before he lost control of his powered paramotor. Kyle Wittstock, 22, posted photos from the air with the caption 'Guess where I am?', showing the beach and water far below his dangling feet.

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  3. Family grieve paraglider's death in PerthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | NEWS.com.au

    ... Perth's north has been remembered as a keen motocross rider and a family man. KYLE Wittstock was flying a powered paramotor when he crashed into the garage door of a house in Yanchep on Monday. Mr Wittstock's sister Chelsie commented on photos he ...

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  4. 2,800 homes set to go-ahead at St Neots' Wintringham ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Cambridge Evening News

    NEW HOMES: Wintringham Park, to be built to the left of the road, is set to get the go-ahead. Picture by Geoff Soden of Paramotors UK Nearly 3,000 more homes, employment space and new schools are about to move a step closer to reality for a site in St Neots.

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  5. Adventurer mournedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Yahoo!

    A young man who died in a paragliding accident in Perth's north has been remembered as a keen motocross rider and a family man. Kyle Wittstock was flying a powered paramotor when he crashed into the garage door of a house in Yanchep on Monday.

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  6. Time to deliver political pledgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Sunday Times

    ... goes blank and the home screen appears. A DAY out paragliding has ended in tragedy after a man lost control of his paramotor, crashed into a Yanchep house and died. A WOMAN who was fired after sending a text message to her boss describing him as "a ...

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  7. Qatar University hosts open day for - Discover Scuba Diving'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | The Peninsula

    ... VLCC Wellness Qatar members, among others. Activities included performances by Coast Guard and Lekhwiya such as paramotor, motorcycle and aquatic scooter shows. Other highlights were interaction of the diver-robot with the underwater environment and ...

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  8. Require training for PPG pilotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Central Kitsap Reporter

    For an investment of about $6,000, you can take to the skies, no license and no training required - although, without the latter, you are taking your life into your own hands. There are 12-15 powered paraglider, or PPG, pilots in Kitsap County, according to a cover story in the March 6 Kitsap Week.

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  9. Former TV pitchman pleads guilty in owl harassment caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Miami Herald

    A former TV pitchman in Utah accused of kicking a barn owl in flight while riding a motorized paraglider pleaded guilty to the charges Friday, one day after a proposed plea deal fell through when he refused to admit to the crime. In an unplanned hearing Friday afternoon, Dell "Super Dell" Schanze, 45, surprisingly pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor charge of knowingly using an aircraft to harass wildlife and pursuing a migratory bird, U.S. Attorney's Office spokeswoman Melodie Rydalch said.

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  10. 'Super Dell' Schanze pleads guilty to harassing an owlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Tribune file photo) "Super" Dell Buck Schanze, left, listens to his attorney Harold Stone at the beginning of his criminal case Monday, June 7, 2010, at 4th District Court in Orem on a reckless driving charge. Tribune file photo) "Super" Dell Buck Schanze, left, listens to his attorney Harold Stone at the beginning of his criminal case Monday, June 7, 2010, at 4th District Court in Orem on a reckless driving charge.

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  11. Ex-TV pitchman unrepentant after kicking owl while paraglidingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | New York Post

    A plea deal for a former TV pitchman in Utah accused of kicking a barn owl in flight while riding a motorized paraglider fell through Thursday when he refused to admit to a crime he said makes him look like an evil, horrible person. Dell "Super Dell" Schanze - known in Utah for his shrill, hyperactive TV commercials for his Totally Awesome Computers retail chain that has since closed - once again turned a court hearing into a spectacle.

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  12. Man Denies Owl Harassment, Says He's Not 'Evil'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Switched

    A plea deal for a former TV pitchman in Utah accused of kicking a barn owl in flight while riding a motorized paraglider fell through Thursday when he refused to admit to a crime he said makes him look like an evil, horrible person. Dell "Super Dell" Schanze - known in Utah for his shrill, hyperactive TV commercials for his Totally Awesome Computers retail chain that has since closed - once again turned a court hearing into a spectacle.

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  13. Authorities: NYC woman married 10 times without divorcingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The York Daily Record

    A New York City woman is accused of marrying 10 times over an 11-year period without ever getting a divorce. According to a criminal complaint, the 39-year-old woman allegedly obtained two of the marriage licenses in the Bronx.

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  14. 'Mad Men' star Jon Hamm was accused in violent fraternity hazingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The York Daily Record

    "Mad Men" star Jon Hamm took part in a violent college hazing in 1990 at the University of Texas that led to criminal charges and to the fraternity chapter permanently disbanding, according to court and school records obtained Thursday. SALT LAKE CITY - A plea deal for a former TV pitchman in Utah accused of kicking a barn owl in flight while riding a motorized paraglider fell through Thursday when he refused to admit to a crime he said makes him look like an evil, horrible person.

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  15. Police: Man took photos at school bus stop in York HavenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The York Daily Record

    Newberry Township police are investigating a report of suspicious activity that occurred at two school bus stops in York Haven Thursday morning. The initial report was that the man - described as being in his 50s and wearing a camouflage baseball cap and jacket - took pictures of children at the bus stop at South Front Street and Susquehanna Avenue and then drove a short distance to another stop on South Front at School Street, where it was reported that he yelled at a child to get in his car, police said.

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  16. Cat survives shock, 25-foot fall from power poleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The York Daily Record

    The owner of a 17-pound Siamese cat named Liam says he has nearly used up his nine lives after getting shocked on a power pole in Grants Pass and falling 25 feet. Jennifer Kagay tells The Grants Pass Daily Courier she and her husband were lying in bed early Tuesday when they heard a "bang" and the power went out.

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  17. France recreates prehistoric paintings from disputed caveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Brush News-Tribune

    Jean-Marie Chauvet noticed air whistling out from a crack on a plateau in southern France, so he and fellow cave enthusiasts went to investigate. What they found that Sunday in 1994 still fills Chauvet's voice with wonder: an immense cave covered with prehistoric paintings of horses, mammoths and rhinos - paintings so vivid, he says, it felt like the Stone Age artists had just moments ago put down their ochre and walked away.

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  18. Tractor-trailer crashes into greenhouse on Baltimore PikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Evening Sun

    A photo from the scene where a tractor-trailer crashed into a greenhouse at 4:45 a.m. April 10 at Auchey's Plant Farm, 1851 Baltimore Pike in West Manheim Township. A photo from the scene where a tractor-trailer crashed into a greenhouse at 4:45 a.m. April 10 at Auchey's Plant Farm, 1851 Baltimore Pike in West Manheim Township.

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  19. in Our Opinion | Require training for power paragliding pilotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Port Orchard Independent

    For an investment of about $6,000, you can take to the skies, no license and no training required - although, without the latter, you are taking your life into your own hands. There are 12-15 powered paraglider, or PPG, pilots in Kitsap County, according to a cover story in the March 6 Kitsap Week.

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  20. Dirty air, Sahara dust blankets parts of Britain in smogRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The York Daily Record

    Traffic fumes, dirty air blown in from Europe and Sarahan dust are combining to coat parts of Britain in smog. The environment department says air pollution is "high" across much of the country Friday and could reach the top designation of "very high" in southeast England.

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