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  1. Steeves promises drones for city policeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times / MCT files A drone is given a test flight in California in 2011.

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  2. North Korean leader inspects parachuting drillRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    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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  3. Skydiver's dream was to fall from the heavensRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

    ... "I can't believe I get paid to do this," he said. Sgt. 1st Class Jared Zell talks about the thrill he gets from skydiving Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at Frankfort Municipal Airport. A 2003 graduate of Benton Central High School, Zell is now a member ...

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  4. Jared Zell Jumps with the Golden KnightsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

    ... "I can't believe I get paid to do this," he said. Sgt. 1st Class Jared Zell talks about the thrill he gets from skydiving Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at Frankfort Municipal Airport. A 2003 graduate of Benton Central High School, Zell is now a member ...

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  5. How Happiness, Sun, Parachutes, And Other Things Make You Make Risky DecisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... 1991, before the Cypres penetrated the market, there were 14 deaths. The technology of the Cypres worked to make skydiving safer. With the added safety of the Cypres device, divers started trying to execute more difficult landings to impress their ...

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  6. Gamblers are greedy bird-brains, new research findsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Gamblers show the same tendencies as pigeons when they make risky decisions, new research has shown.

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  7. Veterans take to the sky to celebrate flypastRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

    ... 77, who served in the Parachute Signals Squadron for six of his 25 years of military service, is not nervous about skydiving. Norman was the first to volunteer to jump for the cause, followed by Bill Sibthorpe, 79, who has served a total of 18 years ...

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  8. Authorities comb mountains for missing pilot after Guard F-15 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2011 | Stars and Stripes

    Military and civilian authorities searched a thickly forested, mountainous swath of western Virginia on Wednesday in hopes of finding a missing Massachusetts Air National Guard pilot whose F-15C went down en route to a maintenance depot.

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  9. A call more balance at Vance BrandRead the original story

    Tuesday | Daily Camera

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

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  10. a Ita s a bird. Ita s a plane. Ita s Dorothy of Mount Morris!aRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Daily Gazette

    ... in Rochelle. Dorothy Morris waves to her family and friends while boarding the plane en route to her first tandem skydiving jump Sunday in Rochelle. That was just one tip Dorothy Morris received Sunday before jumping out of a plane over Rochelle at ...

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  11. Fast, not furious in Asia's 'nanny state'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Suria

    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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  12. a Ita s a bird. Ita s a plane. Ita s Dorothy!aRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily Gazette

    ... in Rochelle. Dorothy Morris waves to her family and friends while boarding the plane en route to her first tandem skydiving jump Sunday in Rochelle. That was just one tip Dorothy Morris received Sunday before jumping out of a plane over Rochelle at ...

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  13. Whidbey woman rings in 81st birthday with skydiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South Whidbey Record

    ... pool where Bell swims twice a day. It was during one of these swims that Dorothy Bell hatched her plan to go skydiving. From the outdoor pool, Bell could see other people jumping out of airplanes from nearby Jet City Skydiving. Rebecca Ching, a ...

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  14. Bachelor names fave date so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo!

    ... Garvey did admit that from a host of one-on-one dates, including with seeming favourites Jessica and Sam, his skydiving experience with the controversial Laurina had made the biggest impression. "And at first I was like, 'OK, are you for real?' And ...

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  15. Never Say NeverRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Washington Monthly

    Like, well, everybody in pretty much the whole wide world of politics, I counted state representative and AZ-01 congressional candidate Adam Kwasman down and out last month after he became the butt of every late-night comic by confusing a busload of local kids headed to a YMCA camp with border refugees before being corrected mid-demagogue by an ... (more)

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  16. That Man From Rio: Toast the Return of de Broca's Globetrotting ParodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Miami New Times

    Jean-Paul Belmondo in a white dinner jacket. There. That should be enough to sell you on Philippe de Broca's 1964 crime caper/spoof That Man From Rio , but if for some reason it's not, let's throw in Jean-Paul Belmondo on a motorcycle, Jean-Paul Belmondo elbowing his way onto a flight from Paris to Rio de Janeiro with no ticket or passport, and ... (more)

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  17. Rain puts a stop to charity skydive by 24 peopleRead the original story

    Tuesday | Oxford Mail

    ... with up to 40mm of rain forecast in some places. Twenty-four people had planned to jump from 13,000ft over Hinton Skydiving Centre, Brackley to help pay for artificial limbs for the six-year-old from Cowley. The event has been postponed. Do you want ...

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  18. Charlotte Nott with mum Jenny Daniels. The event was to raise money for CharlotteRead the original story

    Tuesday | Bicester Advertiser

    ... with up to 40mm of rain forecast in some places. Twenty-four people had planned to jump from 13,000ft over Hinton Skydiving Centre, Brackley to help pay for artificial limbs for the six-year-old from Cowley. The event has been postponed. Do you want ...

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  19. LOOK: Thousands flock to annual Cilcain ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | IcNorthWales

    Wet weather fails to dampen the spirits as families enjoy competitions and races to raise money for St Mary's church The wet weather failed to dampen the spirits of the thousands of people who flocked to the annual Cilcain Show.

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  20. FAA says investigation ongoingRead the original story

    Monday | OttawaHerald.com

    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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