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Local man going for another  world  record for longest  scuba dive

Local man going for another world record for longest scuba dive - VIDEO

May 11th, 2013 11:35 pm by Nick Shepherd

There are 432,000 seconds in five days and one local man is going to spend every single one of them underwater.

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Entertainment Outdoors
New NatGeo show pits man vs. Alaska

New NatGeo show pits man vs. Alaska

May 11th, 2013 2:44 pm by MARK THIESSEN, Associated Press

Dallas Seavey knows what it's like to mush across the wilds of Alaska. Now it remains to be seen how he survives being dropped off in the middle of that wilderness and navigates his way out without the help of a dog team.

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Community Sports Live Outdoors
Local conservation group to hold fundraising sporting clays shoot this Saturday

Local conservation group to hold fundraising sporting clays shoot this Saturday

May 10th, 2013 8:12 pm by Staff Report

The Appalachian Highlands chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society hosts its third annual sporting clays fundraising shoot on Saturday, June 8 at the Kettlefoot Rod and Gun Club in Bristol, Va.

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Outdoors
Rain puts TVA's reservoirs at summer levels

Rain puts TVA's reservoirs at summer levels

May 10th, 2013 4:23 am by GARY B. GRAY, NET News Service

A wet weather system that unexpectedly rolled up from North Carolina produced Watauga Lake’s highest water level on record, but it also has set in place what TVA officials said Thursday will be a first-rate fill for summer recreation.

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Community Local News Outdoors
‘From the Roots Up’ celebrates trees

‘From the Roots Up’ celebrates trees

May 8th, 2013 10:23 am by Staff Report

The Northeast Tennessee Master Gardeners will present the third annual “From the Roots Up” celebration, in honor of Arbor Day. Hosted by the town of Jonesborough and the Johnson City Power Board, this event will take place May 10-11.

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Outdoors

TWRA confirms new state record for spotted gar not taken by rod and reel

May 7th, 2013 1:47 am by Staff Report

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has confirmed a new state record for the spotted gar taken by method other than rod and reel.

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News Regional & National Outdoors

Black bears thriving in Big South Fork

May 6th, 2013 12:10 pm by Associated Press

ONEIDA, Tenn. (AP) — New population estimates of black bears in and around the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area show the population is thriving.

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Blogs Regional & National Outdoors
TWRA seeking comments on hunting regulations

TWRA seeking comments on hunting regulations

May 6th, 2013 8:04 am by Associated Press

The TWRA is asking the public for comments on proposed regulations for the 2013-2014 hunting seasons. Officials say it's an opportunity for citizens to share their concerns with the agency.

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Community Sunday Stories Outdoors
SAHC works to preserve natural treasures for future generations

SAHC works to preserve natural treasures for future generations

May 6th, 2013 12:00 am by Debra McCown

The sun peeks out over blue-tinged mountains and shines through the morning fog, casting warm, golden light over a stunning view from the grassy mountaintop. It's a view former Kingsport Mayor Jeanette Blazier hopes will always be preserved.

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Sports Live Outdoors
Inaugural Thunder Valley Fly & Wine Expo this weekend

Inaugural Thunder Valley Fly & Wine Expo this weekend

May 3rd, 2013 12:03 am by George Thwaites

"Waiter, there's a fly in my wine ..."

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