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Great competitors make a sport better

Great competitors make a sport better

Mile 12 of a tough half-marathon. My hamstring is tight, ready to snap like an overstretched rubber band. My lungs are full of fire. My head is pounding harder than my feet. I will run nowhere near as fast as I usually run. No PR’s on this day, yet I feel prouder and more accomplished than ever.
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Posted: mar. 31, 2015 4:39 a.m.
5 adventures to go on during a visit to Phoenix

5 adventures to go on during a visit to Phoenix

PHOENIX, Arizona — Phoenix offers wonderful opportunities for playing golf during the winter and early spring, but here are some lesser known adventures to experience on your next visit.
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Posted: mar. 20, 2015 1:00 a.m.
Boone and Crockett announces new bighorn sheep world record

Boone and Crockett announces new bighorn sheep world record

ALBERTA, Canada — What do black bears, grizzly bears, tule elk and non-typical whitetail deer all have in common? The world records for each animal, as recognized by the Boone and Crockett Club, were not taken by a hunter. Instead, the massive animals died of other causes and were found later and reported.
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Posted: mar. 19, 2015 2:49 p.m.
Have You Seen This? Riding the white line

Have You Seen This? Riding the white line



SCARY TOWN — I am not an extreme sport guy. I wish I were, it’d make me much cooler. In fact, my wife and I just got life insurance, and we were asked the following questions: Do you SCUBA dive? Do you skydive? Do you rock climb? Do you ski?
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Posted: mar. 17, 2015 12:16 p.m.
Fond farewells to two dear friends

Fond farewells to two dear friends

Hello, folks — Tight Line Jr. here, hoping everyone is staying warm and toasty.

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Posted: mar. 16, 2015 9:59 a.m.
Forging friendships through running

Forging friendships through running

Sitting in the car with the heater and seat warmers on full blast, I look out the window at a chilly scene. The wind is howling. The sky is gray. The water on the lake looks as choppy and uneven as my self-cut bangs in third grade. Awake since 4:30 a.m., I’ve already taught a strength training class, thrown a load of laundry in the washer and herded the girls to school. It’s always tempting to drive home and crawl under the covers, but I never do. No matter how tired I am, no matter how ... Read More
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Posted: mar. 16, 2015 5:07 a.m.
Research project tracking Golden Eagle

Research project tracking Golden Eagle

A high-tech research project helped along by a middle Georgia hunt club recently began tracking one of the state’s most rare raptors – a golden eagle. 

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Posted: mar. 12, 2015 1:21 p.m. | Updated: mar. 12, 2015 1:23 p.m.
March events at Georgia State Parks and Historic sites

March events at Georgia State Parks and Historic sites

Below is a selection of March events at Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites. For more programs, visit www.GaStateParks.org/events and the parks’ web pages. More information on accommodations and recreation can be found at GeorgiaStateParks.org or 1-800-864-7275. You can also become a fan on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and sign up for our monthly newsletter. Thank you for helping promote Georgia’s natural and historic resources!

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Posted: mar. 12, 2015 1:18 p.m. | Updated: mar. 12, 2015 1:20 p.m.
Turkey season opens Saturday

Turkey season opens Saturday

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (March 11, 2015) – Cluck. Purr. Gobble.  Have you been practicing your turkey calling skills?  Hunters eager for the opening of turkey hunting season in Georgia certainly have.  The highly anticipated day is Saturday, Mar. 21 and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division expects that the 2015 season should be a fair one.  

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Posted: mar. 12, 2015 1:22 p.m.

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