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Veterans hike on the Appalachian Trail

ROANOKE, Va. - After three combat deployments in a dozen years, Sean Gobin stepped onto the Appalachian Trail in Georgia to walk off the war.Six months and more than 2,000 miles later, Gobin made it to Katahdin, Maine. Time...
Redford takes a walk through his classic buddy roles

...first acquired the film rights to Bill Bryson's memoir "A Walk in the Woods," he knew exactly who he wanted to play his Appalachian Trail hiking comrade: Paul Newman.Not only were the two men responsible for some of cinema's most iconic duos - they...
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Passing through: Adventure brings North Carolina man to Alaska Georgia and trekked the entire Appalachian Trail with just a dog for company. Known as a thru-hike, the Appalachian Trail Conservancy estimates just under four months. The Appalachian Trail was a test of mental endurance...
Shale gas a bridge to pipeline: Gas development in Lower 48 will help Alaska pipeline projects

...Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, the Dakotas, Pennsylvania, and Arkansas. There are also significant amounts locked in the Appalachians. One of the reasons that shale gas does not pose long-term competition with Alaska North Slope gas is because it is expensive...
Cheechako's guide to Skyline Trail

...Skyline the next morning. As a native of Tennessee, I am no stranger to hiking up steep trails. The Great Smokies and the Appalachians are filled with such paths. But favorable weather -- fair skies and moderate temperatures -- were ample, so the question...
Another delicious Appalachian mountain kiss from Asheville's Tupelo Honey Cafe

...especially sweet "Tupelo Honey Cafe: Spirited Recipes from Asheville's New South Kitchen," which I referred to then as an "Appalachian mountain kiss," Elizabeth Sims with Chef Brian Sonoskus, a graduate of the prestigious Johnson and Wales University...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

...Concord, N.C., to Martinsville Speedway, about 7 miles east of the crash site on Bull Mountain in the foothills of the Appalachians. A bulldozer cleared a path to the crash site so ATVs could recover the bodies. ''The only method we have of getting...
Walking the Americas: Woman preps for 5-year trek

...Pacific Crest Trail."I'm sure things will come up," said Reed, who has also completed the Continental Divide Trail and Appalachian Trail - the so-called Triple Crown of hiking. "Things will happen as they happen, and if there's something dangerous...
Like an Appalachian Mountain Kiss

...proceeds from book sales go to the Manna FoodBank and the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project.For further information...Tupelo Honey Cafe, the cookbook, the Manna FoodBank and Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project, visit the Tupelo Honey...
Murkowski sends wrong message

Having been raised on an Appalachian dairy farm, I was taught from an early age that one's word was his or her bond. Neighbors needed to know that they could count...


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