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Events: Happenings at Natural Tunnel State Park

Events: Happenings at Natural Tunnel State Park

June 4th, 2013 11:54 am by Staff report

“National Get Outdoors Day” Saturday, June 8, 2013. Join Virginia State Parks as they provide a variety of programs for their community and for families to participate in that will take place in the outdoors.

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Regional & National Outdoors
Tenn. sets traps to catch emerald ash borers

Tenn. sets traps to catch emerald ash borers

June 4th, 2013 5:00 am by Associated Press

State and federal agriculture officials are tracking how far the emerald ash borer beetle has advanced by hanging purple triangular traps in trees across Tennessee.

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Sports Regional & National Outdoors
Freedom to Fish Act protects angling along Cumberland River dams

Freedom to Fish Act protects angling along Cumberland River dams

June 3rd, 2013 6:41 pm by BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press

Anglers won their fight Monday to preserve access to prime fishing spots below dams along the Cumberland River in Kentucky and Tennessee, catching the attention of Congress and now President Barack Obama.

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Research suggests sunscreen slows skin aging, if used often enough

Research suggests sunscreen slows skin aging, if used often enough

June 3rd, 2013 6:23 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

WASHINGTON — If worry about skin cancer doesn’t make you slather on sunscreen, maybe vanity will: New research provides some of the strongest evidence to date that near-daily sunscreen use can slow the aging of your skin.

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Sports Live Outdoors
TWRC sets hunting seasons for 2013-14

TWRC sets hunting seasons for 2013-14

June 1st, 2013 2:03 am by Staff Report

The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Resources Commission set the state’s 2013-14 hunting seasons at its May meeting, which concluded Friday.

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Sports Live Outdoors
Lake View Dock putting up $1,500 in Trout Tournament prize money

Lake View Dock putting up $1,500 in Trout Tournament prize money

May 31st, 2013 6:10 am by George Thwaites

Memorial Day Weekend is usually a big deal for most boat docks and marinas. For John Slagle at Lake View Dock on South Holston Lake, this weekend is a bigger deal.

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Education Outdoors
JCSPS Boating on Rivers, Locks and Lakes seminar set for Northeast State

JCSPS Boating on Rivers, Locks and Lakes seminar set for Northeast State

May 30th, 2013 5:42 pm by Staff Report

The Tri-Cities Boating Club of the Johnson City Sail & Power Squadron is sponsoring a Boating on Rivers, Locks and Lakes seminar at Northeast State on Wednesday, June 5.

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Bicycling enjoyable and good for all ages

Bicycling enjoyable and good for all ages

May 30th, 2013 6:00 am by Rebekah Wilson

Whether you ride to feel the breeze or to feel the burn, bicycling is an activity that all ages can appreciate and enjoy.

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Regional & National Outdoors
Budget cuts taking toll on national, state parks

Budget cuts taking toll on national, state parks

May 29th, 2013 2:30 am by Rita Beamish, Stateline.org (MCT)

National and state parks will be open for business this summer, but it won’t be business as usual: Washington’s sledgehammer budget cuts and fewer state dollars will result in overflowing trash cans, long lines and closed visitor centers.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Something unexpected on Memorial Day

PHOTO GALLERY: Something unexpected on Memorial Day

May 28th, 2013 1:52 pm by pamela and russell burns

Something unexpected on Memorial Day: a bald eagle sighting.

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