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14 survive Russian plane crash in Siberia

– Updated at 2:35 a.m. ET A Russian passenger aircraft believed to be carrying 43 people crashed in Siberia early Monday morning. “At least 29 people have been killed after a plane crashed shortly after take off in Siberia,” Britian’s Sky News says in an update from 2:15 a.m. ET. “Fourteen people are understood to […]

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On Vashon Island, Farms, Art and Country Roads

Vashon Island, in background, is a 22-minute ferry ride from Seattle.

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Longmont road trip: See what a completely wired fiber community looks like – Longmont Daily Times

LONGMONT — Thanks to the passage of Ballot Measure 2A last November, Longmont Power Communications is free to use the city’s 17-mile fiber-optic loop as it chooses. But five months after the vote, LPC is still in the information-gathering stage, said its director, Tom Roiniotis. So far, the biggest use of the fiber has been […]

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Wife of JetBlue pilot pleads for privacy

The wife of the JetBlue captain facing federal charges after an apparent meltdown last Tuesday on board a plane issued a public statement Sunday afternoon thanking those who have expressed concern over Clayton Osbon’s well being, but also pleaded for sensitivity. “At this time, we ask that the media respect our wishes for privacy,” the […]

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Touring the Harry Potter Film Studio

Visitors view a scale model of Hogwarts at the Warner Bros. sound studios on the Leavesden Studios lot, about 20 miles northwest of London, where the Harry Potter movies were filmed.

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St. Pete Beach: Take a beach vacation to new heights

By Mary Thurwachter Post a Comment E-mail Print Larger Type Small Type Fly without sprouting wings? You can do it! Rent a water-propelled jetpack that soars up to heights of 30 feet at 30 miles per hour. TradeWinds Island Resorts on St. Pete Beach, named the No. 1 U.S. beach destination in TripAdvisor’s 2012 Travelers’ […]

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Wife of JetBlue pilot thanks public, pleads for privacy

The wife of the JetBlue captain facing federal charges after an alleged meltdown last Tuesday on board a plane issued a public statement Sunday afternoon thanking those who have expressed concern over Clayton Osbon’s well being, but also pleaded for sensitivity. “At this time, we ask that the media respect our wishes for privacy,” the […]

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Q&A: Into the Wild With a Dog at Your Side

Hiking with dogs helps Ms. Terrill feel safer on the trail and is a great bonding experience, she said. But there are guidelines that hikers should adhere to for the safety of both wild and domestic animals. Here are excerpts from a conversation about trekking the great outdoors with a canine companion. Q. How do […]

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Longmont road trip coming to find out what a completely wired fiber community … – Longmont Daily Times

LONGMONT — Thanks to the passage of Ballot Measure 2A last November, Longmont Power Communications is free to use the city’s 17-mile fiber-optic loop as it chooses. But five months after the vote, LPC is still in the information-gathering stage, said its director, Tom Roiniotis. So far, the biggest use of the fiber has been […]

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Where HBO’s hit ‘Game of Thrones’ was filmed

If the Azure Window, Tollymore Forest, and the Mourne Mountains sound like fictional places from Thrones’ Seven Kingdoms, it may be time to brush up on your real-world geography: These fascinating places—and others spanning four countries and thousands of miles—were used by the production team to give the show’s fantasy world its vivid lived-in feel. […]

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