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  1. Free events abound at Easton Town Center this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | This Week Community News

    If you're looking to save some money but still have fun this summer, you might want to check out the many planned events at Easton Town Center. The outdoor shopping center has a variety of options on tap for visitors this summer from free bike rentals to farmers markets to outdoor movies.

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  2. Nova Scotia sailing duo set course for RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Chronicle Herald

    Sailors Danielle Boyd and Erin Rafuse sail in class 49er FX and have their minds set on qualifying for the 2016 Summer Games . Sailors Danielle Boyd and Erin Rafuse sail in class 49er FX and have their minds set on qualifying for the 2016 Summer Games .

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  3. Sailing Fourth After Day One of Sperry Women's FinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Dartmouth Big Green

    After taking the top finish in the eastern fleet on Tuesday, the Dartmouth sailing team is in fourth place after the first day of the championship round at the 2015 Sperry ICSA Women's Nationals on Wednesday. Boston College leads the pack with 114 points, which is one ahead of Brown and 13 in front of Dartmouth in fourth.

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  4. NASA's CubeSat Initiative Aids In Testing Of Technology For Solar SailsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 27 | Aero-News Network

    With help from NASA, a small research satellite to test technology for in-space solar propulsion launched into space last week aboard an Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, as part of the agency's CubeSat Launch Initiative. The Atlas V sent the U.S. Air Force's X-37B space plane on its fourth mission, which also is carrying NASA's Materials Exposure and Technology Innovation in Space investigation that will expose about 100 different materials samples to the space environment for more than 200 days.

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  5. LightSail Solar Sail Test Flight Stalled by Software GlitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Space.com

    Artist's illustration of The Planetary Society's LightSail CubeSat in orbit, with its solar sail deployed. LightSail experienced a software problem on May 22, 2015, two days after launching, and is currently unresponsive.

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  6. One for all in Leukemia CupRead the original story

    Wednesday May 27 | The Maryland Gazette

    Most sailboat racing pits teams against each other. In this weekend's Annapolis Leukemia Cup Regatta, however, the members of the Annapolis Harbor 20 Fleet 5 are pulling together.

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  7. Tornado death, ice floe shipwreck, and record temperaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Examiner.com

    Tornado death, ice floe shipwreck , and record temperatures top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history . From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on May 24. 1890 - One person was injured as a tornado destroyed one home and a dozen barns northeast of Ithaca in Gratiot County.

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  8. Tornadoes, the latest opening to the shipping season, and record rainfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Examiner.com

    Tornadoes, the latest opening to the shipping season, and record rainfall top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history . From the National Weather Service and Storm Prediction Center archives here are the events that happened on May 21. 1873 - The latest opening to shipping season in Marquette occurred with the first boat in the harbor.

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  9. Vancouver artist paints portraits of a threatened landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Westender

    When LA artist David Haughton moved to Vancouver, he fell in love with Burrard Inlet. The mountains, the sunsets, the tankersa For 24 years since, the accomplished painter, who works as a pediatric emergency doctor to "pay the bills", has painted vivid portraits of the working harbour, capturing the beauty of the freighters and sailboats as they maneuver under morning, evening and night skies.

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  10. Star Clippers building new masted ship for 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Travel Weekly

    Star Clippers said it will build its first new ship in 15 years, a five-masted barque that will be the largest in its fleet and the largest such cruise sailing vessel afloat. The ship will have more than 60,000 square feet of sail, which will be its primary motive power.

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  11. Weddings on a beautiful sailing ship in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Herald Gazette

    I got married on the Schooner Olad in June of 2012. My good friend Aaron Lincoln, the Captain and owner of the Schooner Olad, was nice enough to get his notary for my husband and I so he could officiate the wedding himself.

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  12. Cruise line Star Clippers to build world's largest square riggerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | USA Today

    Add Star Clippers to the list of cruise companies building new vessels. Star Clippers founder and president Mikael Krafft today announced the sailing ship line is building the world's biggest square rigger to Cruise line Star Clippers to build world's largest square rigger Add Star Clippers to the list of cruise companies building new vessels.

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  13. Childhood friends' Olympic dreams begin at SEA GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | The Star Online

    For childhood friends Nur Shazrin Mohd Latif and Noraisyah Jamil, their shared goal of representing Malaysia at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will set sail at the Singapore SEA Games which begins next week. And the duo want to prove their credentials by winning their event in the sailing competition at Marina Bay from June 11-20.

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  14. Star Clippers to Build Massive Square RiggerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Marine News

    Tall ship sailing specialist Star Clippers has announced that it has started building a fourth ship to add to its fleet of graceful square-riggers; its first new-build since the launch of Royal Clipper in July 2000. The new vessel, yet to be named, will be the biggest and most ambitious project to date and will be launched in the second half of 2017, carrying 300 passengers, measuring 8,770 tons and powered by more than 6,350 square meters of sails.

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  15. First look: The swanky spa planned for 'most luxurious ship ever'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | USA Today

    A new cruise ship that's being billed as the most luxurious ever will feature a lavishly appointed spa operated by Canyon Ranch. The Deck 5 oasis on luxury line Regent Seven Seas' next vessel, the First look: The swanky spa planned for 'most luxurious ship ever' A new cruise ship that's being billed as the most luxurious ever will feature a lavishly appointed spa operated by Canyon Ranch.

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  16. Bowdoin memories shared on filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Capital Weekly

    The Sail, Power & Steam Museum at Sharp's Point South will present "The Far North," a film about the people and environment of Labrador and Northwest Greenland Friday, May 29, at 7:30 p.m. The program is free. The 1959 lecture-film is narrated by Donald Baxter MacMillan and features comments by an assembly of old mariners and their tall tales and memories of sailing the historic vessel Bowdoin .

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  17. The best cruise lines for DIY travelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | USA Today

    Do It Yourself travelers on cruise ships may be experienced cruisers who know they can come onboard and do their own thing - including dining when they want and taking off on their own at ports of call. Also in the DIY category may be first-timers who swore they'd never cruise, but are looking at a region where a ship is the best way to see the sights.

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  18. Conwy teenager aims to become the youngest person to sail the Northwest PassageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | IcNorthWales

    Tybalt Peake, 15, hopes to join the list of less than 200 people who have made the treacherous voyage through the Arctic ice connecting the Atlantic and the Pacific A teenage adventurer from North Wales is aiming to be the youngest person to ever sail the legendary Northwest Passage. Tybalt Peake would be on a list of less than 200 people who have made the treacherous voyage through the Arctic ice connecting the Atlantic and the Pacific.

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  19. Urdd Eisteddfod welcomes Patagonian youngstersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | IcNorthWales

    It was the first time many of the 14-strong group, aged between 10 and 12, had left their home country. They are on a two-week visit to Wales to take part in the 150th anniversary celebrations of the Mimosa setting sail from Liverpool to South America with 150 people on board to establish the first Welsh settlement.

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  20. The CurlicueRead the original story

    Wednesday May 27 | Ocracoke Journal

    As nearly everyone knows, Wilbur and Orville Wright, bicycle enthusiasts and remarkable innovators, accomplished the first controlled, powered, sustained heavier-than-air flight , on December 17, 1903, in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The Wright brothers hailed from Dayton, Ohio, but traveled to the Outer Banks because the wind and terrain were more suitable for their flight experiments.

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