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Coast Guard saves kayaker trying to cross Pacific

Coast Guard saves kayaker trying to cross Pacific

June 11th, 2014 8:04 pm by Associated Press

The U.S. Coast Guard says a man is lucky to be alive after he was rescued 11 days into an attempted kayak voyage from California to Hawaii.

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Tweetsie Trail Trek to open trail on August 30

Tweetsie Trail Trek to open trail on August 30

June 4th, 2014 9:25 pm by TONY CASEY, NET News Service

Organizers of the Tweetsie Trail, a 10-mile recreational trail between Johnson City and Elizabethton, announced a fun run set to take place on the opening day of the trail on Saturday, Aug. 30.

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The Clinch Coalition will celebrate National Trails Day with hike

The Clinch Coalition will celebrate National Trails Day with hike

June 2nd, 2014 11:49 am by Collin Brooks

The Clinch Coalition will be hiking the Chief Benges Scout Trail, located in Wise and Scott counties in Southwest Virginia, and the public is invited to get in on the fun.

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Kingsport Fire Department promotes water safety tips to ensure summertime fun

Kingsport Fire Department promotes water safety tips to ensure summertime fun

June 1st, 2014 2:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

Water safety is important year-round, but more people — including families and children — head to area pools, lakes and other waterways this time of year.

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Breaks Park plans National Trails Day events

Breaks Park plans National Trails Day events

May 30th, 2014 3:48 pm by Staff Report

Breaks Interstate Park is celebrating the 22nd annual National Trails Day with special hiking, stream ecology and educational events throughout the day on Saturday, June 7.

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Virginia offering free fishing days first weekend in June

Virginia offering free fishing days first weekend in June

May 29th, 2014 12:43 am by Staff Report

Virginia is for lovers of fishing, with a special three days for those who might not fish all that much but would like to dip a line without the bother and expense of getting a license.

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Crossbows that may shoot unexpectedly recalled

Crossbows that may shoot unexpectedly recalled

May 27th, 2014 12:11 pm by Associated Press

They were sold between June and November last year for between $600 and $1,500 at Bass Pro Shops, Cabela's, Kinsey's Archery and Pape's, as well as online and in catalogs.

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Grandfather Mountain otter habitat reopens

Grandfather Mountain otter habitat reopens

May 26th, 2014 6:52 pm by Staff Report

After a 2 1/2-month closure for renovations, the otter habitat is open again at Grandfather Mountain, and Nottaway and Luna are back in their renovated underwater viewing area.

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Outdoor Expo will showcase recreational resources in SW Va.

Outdoor Expo will showcase recreational resources in SW Va.

May 25th, 2014 12:05 am by Staff Report

The event will be free to the public with interactive clinics and demonstrations, educational information, family-oriented activities, live music and local beer.

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TVA relying more on local police to patrol lakes, public areas

TVA relying more on local police to patrol lakes, public areas

May 24th, 2014 8:16 pm by Hank Hayes

The Tennessee Valley Authority's public use area overlooking the Fort Patrick Henry Dam and reservoir looks much like it did when it opened more than a half century ago, but conditions have changed.

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