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Kewanee Star Courier
Two killed in plane crash near KewaneeTwo Texas residents were killed when a small plane crashed in rural Kewanee Sun
Two killed in plane crash near Kewanee
Kewanee Star Courier / Posted 33 minutes ago
Two Texas residents were killed when a small plane crashed in rural Kewanee Sunday morning. Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene shortly after 9:30 a.m. when a local resident reported the accident. Pronounced dead at the scene at 12:45 p.m.... Read more
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Sun Star
Growing organic black riceWITH around 80 percent of its total land area intended for agriculture, Braulio
Growing organic black rice
Sun Star / Posted 38 minutes ago
WITH around 80 percent of its total land area intended for agriculture, Braulio E. Dajuli, a town in Davao del Norte, takes the lead in producing organically-grown black rice. With a total of 9,100-hectare agricultural land area, around 2,000... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ireBAXTER STATE PARK, Maine (AP) — When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appa
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 38 minutes ago
BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine (AP) — When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude only wilderness can bring — not a rolling, monthslong frat party. Shelters where he thought he could catch a good night’s sleep... Read more
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The Hindu
Shwetang’s funeral held amid tight securityThe funeral of 32-year-old Shwetang Patel, who allegedly died in police custody
Shwetang’s funeral held amid tight security
The Hindu / Posted 41 minutes ago
The funeral of 32-year-old Shwetang Patel, who allegedly died in police custody, was held in Ahmedabad on Sunday, amid tight security. The pyre was lit by his mother and sister as his father is ailing. The Gujarat High Court has ordered a CID... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Airshow expected to attract thousandsThe 2015 Rotary Club of Brantford Airshow is about to take off. The thunder of
Airshow expected to attract thousands
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 43 minutes ago
The 2015 Rotary Club of Brantford Airshow is about to take off. The thunder of CF-18s, the grace of the Canadian Armed Forces Skyhawk parachute team and the majesty of those Canadian aviation icons, the Snowbirds, will fill the sky above the... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
Beaverlodge mayor named to panelLeona Hanson's fall just got a lot busier. The longtime mayor of Beaverlodge a
Beaverlodge mayor named to panel
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted an hour ago
Leona Hanson's fall just got a lot busier. The longtime mayor of Beaverlodge accepted an offer from chairman Dave Mowat, CEO and president of ATB Financial, to serve on the province's Royalty Review Advisory Panel. Hanson will join economist Peter... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Weirton Selects New City ManagerWEIRTON - The City of Weirton soon will have a new city manager. Weirton City
Weirton Selects New City Manager
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted an hour ago
WEIRTON - The City of Weirton soon will have a new city manager. Weirton City Council met in special session Friday afternoon, and unanimously approved Mayor Harold Miller's recommendation of Travis Blosser to take over the city's top administrative... Read more
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The Telegraph
SMART CAPITAL? NO WAYRuptured pipes leave Kanke dry Around 25,000 residents living in areas along t
SMART CAPITAL? NO WAY
The Telegraph / Posted an hour ago
Ruptured pipes leave Kanke dry Around 25,000 residents living in areas along the capital’s Kanke Road have been reeling under acute drinking water crisis since Friday night but the authorities will not take corrective measures to quench their thirst... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
6 San Quentin Prisoners Diagnosed with Legionnaires' DiseaseSix inmates at San Quentin State Prison have been diagnosed with Legionnaires'
6 San Quentin Prisoners Diagnosed with Legionnaires' Disease
NBC Los Angeles / Posted an hour ago
Six inmates at San Quentin State Prison have been diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease as of Sunday, officials said. An inmate was diagnosed Wednesday with the severe type of pneumonia, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
6 San Quentin Prisoners Diagnosed with Legionnaires' DiseaseSix inmates at San Quentin State Prison have been diagnosed with Legionnaires'
6 San Quentin Prisoners Diagnosed with Legionnaires' Disease
NBC Bay Area / Posted an hour ago
Six inmates at San Quentin State Prison have been diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease as of Sunday, officials said. An inmate was diagnosed Wednesday with the severe type of pneumonia, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation... Read more
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Williamson Daily News
BOE proclaims National School Attendance Awareness MonthStaff Report GILBERT, W.Va. – The Mingo County Board of Education at its regul
BOE proclaims National School Attendance Awareness Month
Williamson Daily News / Posted 2 hours ago
Staff Report GILBERT, W.Va. – The Mingo County Board of Education at its regular meeting last Tuesday night unanimously voted to pass a proclamation declaring September to be “National School Attendance Awareness Month” throughout Mingo County... Read more
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Independent
Russian pig cull leaves farmers facing ruinSome 150 miles south of Moscow, beyond the small hamlet of Lev Tolstoi and livi
Russian pig cull leaves farmers facing ruin
Independent / Posted 2 hours ago
Some 150 miles south of Moscow, beyond the small hamlet of Lev Tolstoi and living in fields surrounded by birch woods, his herd could scarcely have been more isolated; in spring and autumn the road turns to all but impassable mud and for five months... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Retiring Lee town employees leave a legacy of longevityLEE >> Retirement parties have become a regular occurrence in Lee town go
Retiring Lee town employees leave a legacy of longevity
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 2 hours ago
LEE >> Retirement parties have become a regular occurrence in Lee town government. On Friday, family, friends, current and former co-workers honored Barbara Thomson with a farewell luncheon as she ends a two-decade stint working in the... Read more
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The Hindu
Needed, smart solutionsAfter the unveiling last week by Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah N
Needed, smart solutions
The Hindu / Posted 2 hours ago
After the unveiling last week by Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu of the government’s list of 98 cities that it wants developed as smart cities, companies ranging from “smart” energy management firms to surveillance equipment... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
DigestRedevelopment to Begin at Scimitar Building The developer of a boutique hotel
Digest
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 2 hours ago
Redevelopment to Begin at Scimitar Building The developer of a boutique hotel in the 103-year-old Scimitar Building is preparing for the Downtown property’s conversion. Construction crews were erecting a chain link fence Friday, Aug. 28, around the... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Allianz and Borealis Infrastructure eye London City AirportThe logo of Europe's biggest insurer Allianz SE is pictured at the Allianz Aren
Allianz and Borealis Infrastructure eye London City Airport
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 2 hours ago
The logo of Europe's biggest insurer Allianz SE is pictured at the Allianz Arena soccer stadium in Munich February 26, 2014. German insurer Allianz SE has joined Borealis Infrastructure, which manages investments for Canada's Ontario Municipal... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
0831 Public defender foloTuesday is the deadline for five Oconee County towns to respond to the 10th Cir
0831 Public defender folo
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
Tuesday is the deadline for five Oconee County towns to respond to the 10th Circuit Public Defender office’s request for more money to cover municipal court cases, and none have responded apparently. “I haven’t heard from anyone,” according to... Read more
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Business Standard India
Low scores on fund use kept many out of smart city listThe Centre will provide Rs 500 crore in phases for each of the smart citiesThe
Low scores on fund use kept many out of smart city list
Business Standard India / Posted 3 hours ago
The Centre will provide Rs 500 crore in phases for each of the smart citiesThe Centre will provide Rs 500 crore in phases for each of the smart cities When Urban Development Minister Venkaiah... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Bristol Will Crack Down On Shopping Cart MessBRISTOL — Amid its campaign of tearing down decrepit houses and fining owners w
Bristol Will Crack Down On Shopping Cart Mess
Hartford Courant / Posted 3 hours ago
BRISTOL — Amid its campaign of tearing down decrepit houses and fining owners who let their properties decay, the city is aiming at another target in its anti-blight effort — abandoned shopping carts. City officials on Friday issued a reminder to... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ireBAXTER STATE PARK, Maine - When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachi
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine - When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring — not a rolling, monthslong frat party. Shelters where he thought he could catch a good night's sleep... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Presidential Campaigns Kick Off in TanzaniaThe race to Ikulu, Tanzania's State House, kicked off last week with the offici
Presidential Campaigns Kick Off in Tanzania
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
The race to Ikulu, Tanzania's State House, kicked off last week with the official launch of the presidential campaigns. The start of the campaigns coincided with yet another high-profile defection of former Prime Minister Frederick Sumaye from the... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Condo owners concerned over new planned restaurantResidents who live on an Orlando lake are worried about a proposed waterfront r
Condo owners concerned over new planned restaurant
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 4 hours ago
Residents who live on an Orlando lake are worried about a proposed waterfront restaurant that would be built just feet from a condominium. Joe Fontana moved into his condo on the shores of Lake Fairview almost three years ago because he enjoyed the... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ireBAXTER STATE PARK, Maine (AP) — When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appa
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 4 hours ago
BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine (AP) — When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring — not a rolling, monthslong frat party. Shelters where he thought he could catch a good night's... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ireBAXTER STATE PARK, Maine — When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachi
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire
Naples Daily News / Posted 5 hours ago
BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine — When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring — not a rolling, monthslong frat party. Shelters where he thought he could catch a good night's sleep... Read more
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The Standard
TRAGIC TIANJIN TALESMonday, August 31, 2015The impact of recent massive deadly blasts in Tianjin ar
TRAGIC TIANJIN TALES
The Standard / Posted 5 hours ago
Monday, August 31, 2015The impact of recent massive deadly blasts in Tianjin are likely to be long lasting, striking a blow to Beijing's efforts to stem the country's economic slowdown.Thousands of shipping containers, imported cars along with a... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston University’s statement on its sexual assault policyIn our back-to-school guide, two Boston University students suggested that BU c
Boston University’s statement on its sexual assault policy
Boston Globe / Posted 5 hours ago
In our back-to-school guide, two Boston University students suggested that BU could improve its response to sexual assaults on campus. Colin Riley, a spokesman for the university, issued the following statement in response: Boston University Police... Read more
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Business Insider
A green, neatly trimmed symbol of the American dream has outlived its purposeThe hashtag #droughtshaming—which primarily exists, as its name suggests, to pu
A green, neatly trimmed symbol of the American dream has outlived its purpose
Business Insider / Posted 5 hours ago
The hashtag #droughtshaming—which primarily exists, as its name suggests, to publicly decry people who have failed to do their part to conserve water during California’s latest drought—has claimed many victims. Anonymous lawn-waterers. Anonymous... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ireWhen Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated th
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 hours ago
When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring — not a rolling, monthslong frat party. Shelters where he thought he could catch a good night's sleep while listening to the... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 30Compassion needed in homeless response Regarding the Aug. 26 article, “Activis
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 30
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 5 hours ago
Compassion needed in homeless response Regarding the Aug. 26 article, “Activist crusades to rid city of homeless services,” Hugo Landecker’s campaign is as sad as it is dangerous. When a community loses its compassion for others, let alone those... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Visiting Hours Halted at San Quentin PrisonVisiting time for family members of prisoners at San Quentin in Marin County ha
Visiting Hours Halted at San Quentin Prison
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 5 hours ago
Visiting time for family members of prisoners at San Quentin in Marin County has been halted Saturday and Sunday as health and prison officials investigate a case of Legionnaires disease, according to the California Department of Corrections and... Read more
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Rappler
In first, Saudi women allowed to run in local electionsSAUDI WOMEN. Saudi women leave a mall after ending shopping in the capital Riya
In first, Saudi women allowed to run in local elections
Rappler / Posted 5 hours ago
SAUDI WOMEN. Saudi women leave a mall after ending shopping in the capital Riyadh, on March 29, 2014. Photo by Fayez Nureldine/AFP JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia allowed women to register to stand in local elections on Sunday, August 30, in a... Read more
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Northumberland Today
New subdivision planned in GraftonFor the first time in 15 years, Alnwick / Haldimand Township has a new subdivis
New subdivision planned in Grafton
Northumberland Today / Posted 5 hours ago
For the first time in 15 years, Alnwick / Haldimand Township has a new subdivision agreement with a developer. Last week developers Al Rose and Rick Rienstra signed an agreement with the Township for a residential project called The Glens of Antrim... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Grey hopes to turn $1M into $10M for fibre-opticsGrey County wants to start putting more fibre-optic Internet lines in the groun
Grey hopes to turn $1M into $10M for fibre-optics
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 6 hours ago
Grey County wants to start putting more fibre-optic Internet lines in the ground within its boundaries soon, before Phase 1 of the regional SWIFT project is completed. “What we’re trying to do is put infrastructure in place that will compliment the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ireBAXTER STATE PARK, Maine (AP) — When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appa
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire
Boston Globe / Posted 6 hours ago
BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine (AP) — When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring — not a rolling, monthslong frat party. Shelters where he thought he could catch a good night’s... Read more
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The Signal
Supervisors may change policy on election consolidationCounty supervisors are set to review changes to a long-standing policy that wou
Supervisors may change policy on election consolidation
The Signal / Posted 6 hours ago
County supervisors are set to review changes to a long-standing policy that would make it easier to add elections to the county’s ballot in even-numbered years. Members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday on whether to... Read more
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Aljazeera
Saudi women candidates register for historic electionsWomen in Saudi Arabia have for the first time been able to register as candidat
Saudi women candidates register for historic elections
Aljazeera / Posted 6 hours ago
Women in Saudi Arabia have for the first time been able to register as candidates for the country's municipal elections in December. In 2011, the same year as the most recent polls, the late King Abdullah granted women in the kingdom the right to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail becoming a victim of its own popularityWhen Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated th
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail becoming a victim of its own popularity
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring – not a rolling, monthslong frat party. Shelters where he thought he could catch a good night’s sleep while listening to the... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Preach unadulterated gospel - Second Lady to ChurchesReligion of Sunday, 30 August 2015 Matilda Amissah-Arthur - Second Lady of Gha
Preach unadulterated gospel - Second Lady to Churches
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Religion of Sunday, 30 August 2015 Matilda Amissah-Arthur - Second Lady of Ghana The Second Lady, Mrs. Matilda Amissah-Arthur, has tasked Christians to take up responsibilities of ensuring that the unadulterated gospel is preached, and the good... Read more
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NBC New York
Partying on the Appalachian Trail on the RiseWhen Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated th
Partying on the Appalachian Trail on the Rise
NBC New York / Posted 7 hours ago
When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring — not a rolling, monthslong frat party. Shelters where he thought he could catch a good night's sleep while listening to the... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Partying on the Appalachian Trail on the RiseWhen Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated th
Partying on the Appalachian Trail on the Rise
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 7 hours ago
When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring — not a rolling, monthslong frat party. Shelters where he thought he could catch a good night's sleep while listening to the... Read more
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NBC Washington
Partying on the Appalachian Trail on the Rise: OfficialsWhen Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated th
Partying on the Appalachian Trail on the Rise: Officials
NBC Washington / Posted 7 hours ago
When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring — not a rolling, monthslong frat party. Shelters where he thought he could catch a good night's sleep while listening to the... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Partying on the Appalachian Trail on the Rise: OfficialsWhen Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated th
Partying on the Appalachian Trail on the Rise: Officials
NBC Chicago / Posted 7 hours ago
When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring — not a rolling, monthslong frat party. Shelters where he thought he could catch a good night's sleep while listening to the... Read more
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KIMA Yakima
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine (AP) - When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Ap
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire
KIMA Yakima / Posted 7 hours ago
BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine (AP) - When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring - not a rolling, monthslong frat... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Partying on the Appalachian Trail on the Rise: OfficialsWhen Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated th
Partying on the Appalachian Trail on the Rise: Officials
NBC Bay Area / Posted 7 hours ago
When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring — not a rolling, monthslong frat party. Shelters where he thought he could catch a good night's sleep while listening to the... Read more
60 related stories
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NBC San Diego
Partying on the Appalachian Trail on the Rise: OfficialsWhen Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated th
Partying on the Appalachian Trail on the Rise: Officials
NBC San Diego / Posted 7 hours ago
When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring — not a rolling, monthslong frat party. Shelters where he thought he could catch a good night's sleep while listening to the... Read more
60 related stories
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ABC News
Hikers Behaving Badly: Appalachian Trail Partying Raises IreWhen Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated th
Hikers Behaving Badly: Appalachian Trail Partying Raises Ire
ABC News / Posted 8 hours ago
When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring — not a rolling, monthslong frat party. Shelters where he thought he could catch a good night's sleep while listening to the... Read more
60 related stories
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KVAL Eugene
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine (AP) - When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Ap
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire
KVAL Eugene / Posted 8 hours ago
BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine (AP) - When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring - not a rolling, monthslong frat... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine (AP) - When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Ap
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire
KOMO Seattle / Posted 8 hours ago
BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine (AP) - When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring - not a rolling, monthslong frat... Read more
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NBC Miami
Partying on the Appalachian Trail on the RiseWhen Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated th
Partying on the Appalachian Trail on the Rise
NBC Miami / Posted 8 hours ago
When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring — not a rolling, monthslong frat party. Shelters where he thought he could catch a good night's sleep while listening to the... Read more
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Bakersfield Now
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine (AP) - When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Ap
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire
Bakersfield Now / Posted 8 hours ago
BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine (AP) - When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring - not a rolling, monthslong frat... Read more
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