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Circus acrobats plan suit, say lives have changed

BOSTON - Four circus acrobats seriously injured in a hair-hanging stunt gone awry are planning...wheelchair. "Now my dream is to get up and walk."A total of eight acrobats from the U.S., Brazil, Bulgaria and Ukraine were injured May...
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At Egypt resort, 'Russian season' year round

...sunshine all year and open-air parties all year, what's not to love," he said during the Halloween festivities, where acrobats swung from the ceilings and most guests wore elaborate costumes as electronic music boomed across a packed dancefloor.For...
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Arctic terns draw crowds in Anchorage marsh

...Anchorage to see mountains, eagles and glaciers on the Kenai Peninsula. Most blow by a vista where they could be seeing aerial acrobats. Just 10 miles from downtown Anchorage is Potter Marsh, part of the Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge. And at the south...
Chinese Spectacular

...job to keep track of the more than 17,000 acrobats performing in China. Wilson has been bringing Chinese acrobats on tours of the United States since 1984, and his group, the Incredible! Acrobats of China, has sold out shows on Broadway...
This WeeK
Report paints less than rosy picture for Juneau

...released Friday by the Juneau Economic Development Council. Related Link: Juneau Economic Indicators .pdf format requires Adobe Acrobat The report, prepared by the local consulting firm The McDowell Group, was produced by the JEDC in collaboration with the...
NOAA tests free 'BookletCharts'

...National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Office of Coast Survey. The online service provides downloadable (Adobe Acrobat) files of sections of NOAA nautical charts that are printable on regular 8.5 by 11 paper. "The Booklet Chart is reduced...
Best Bets: Hot events for weiner-dog lovers stupid pet tricks to some, but as far as I'm concerned, a dog that catches big air going for a Frisbee is a superdog acrobat. I don't mean the average happy-go-lucky Lab that just lifts his front paws and chomps on the disc as it falls. I'm...
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This Day in History

...International Airport. In 1976, the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park was established. In the nation In 1859, French acrobat Blondin (born Jean Francois Gravelet) crossed Niagara Falls on a tightrope as 5,000 spectators watched. In 1906, the...
Libraries get new graphic novels for adults

...biography about the author's great-grandfather tells the story of a Chinese boy who left home and traveled the world as an acrobat, magician, ambassador and impresario for nearly 70 years. His career was affected by two world wars, changes in audiences...
There's no denying it now: Barack Obama has been scheming since elementary school to take over the White House.

...veterinarian, or a builder, or a "music player," or an acrobat ... Emma doesn't have to declare a major until kindergarten...mull her options. This being America, she's free to be an acrobat if she wants. But somebody has to be president when he or...


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