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In the latest issue: (19.152, Friday, July 31, 2015)


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ICYMI: Gunfire on Bay Ridge Parkway, Luna Park Goes Hang Gliding, No Medical…
In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): Here are some of the big stories you may have missed this week. You can keep up with what's going on in the neighborhood all week long. Just follow us on Twitter and Facebook, and sign up for our daily newsletter. If you ...
Aug 2 2015 2:55 pm GMT

National Hang Glide Competition Comes To Big Spring
If you're in the Big Spring area, keep an eye on the skies. The National Hang Gliding Competition is in town. For the 14th year, 40 pilots from around the United States and as far away as Austria and Norway will compete daily, launching from the ...
Aug 2 2015 2:18 am GMT

Kullu tourism dept bans paragliding till Sep 15
Hindustan Times
In a statement issued on Saturday, district tourism officer Ratan Gautam said, "The paragliding has been banned under Himachal Pradesh Aero Sports Rules till September 15, because in rainy season, dense fog on hilly areas may cause accidents.".
Aug 1 2015 2:25 pm GMT

Paraglider dies in Hollingsclough field fall
BBC News
A paraglider has died after falling to the ground in a Peak District field on the Staffordshire/Derbyshire border. West Midlands Ambulance Service said the incident happened on Friday afternoon in Hollingsclough, near Buxton. A spokeswoman for the ...
Paraglider dies in Peak District fall Jul 31 2015 8:47 pm GMT
Paraglider dies after plunging to earth in the Staffordshire Moorlands Stoke Sentinel
Man dies while paragliding in Hollingsclough near Buxton Leek Post & Times
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Luna Park Debuts New Hang Gliding Ride: WindstarZ
Sheepshead Bites
Luna Park previewed the new WindstarZ ride for the media on Thursday. The attraction, which officially opens this weekend, is the world's first ever passenger-guided ride and is a lot like hang gliding. - œWindstarZ is all about taking control of the wind.
Jul 30 2015 8:52 pm GMT

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