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$263 WINE TOUR – FINGER LAKES Experience a weekend in Finger Lakes Wine Country, New York, destinations with breathtaking scenery, rich history, and world class wine Nov 2-3. Includes transportation, hotel on Lake Geneva, tour of four wineries...
By the time you read this, I hope to have completed something as absurd as it is ambitious: climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. I have invested considerable time and expense to accomplish this goal, which will involve flying for almost a full day from my nearly...
Zebras are being reintroduced slowly to Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park, where they will be the new finale of the Kilimanjaro Safaris attraction that carries guests through an Africa-inspired savanna. Fifteen Plains zebras have been adjusting to their...
For years people around the country have been climbing mountains for CureDuchenne. As they raise money and awareness, they also get younger. Most recently, 8-year-old Tyler Armstrong climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro and helped raise about $40,000 for the Newport...
KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Tyler Armstrong, an 8-year-old boy from Yorba Linda, has achieved his goal of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. Tyler's family says he reached the top of the mountain at 12:30 a.m. Sunday, which was mid-morning in Africa. He's believed...
Tags: Health, Diseases and Illnesses, Human Interest, Africa, Charity
Local 8 Year Old to Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro! Eight-year-old Tyler Armstrong’s goal is to become the second youngest person ever to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro. Tyler, of Yorba Linda, Calif., is climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise awareness and funds to...
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Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelWhat a great way to bring in the New Year. Rick Copeland, a business professor at Stetson University in DeLand, will fly to Africa this weekend to begin a 19,000-foot climb up Mount Kilimanjaro. The group he's climbing with expects to start their trek...
World NowU.S. Navy Seals in dramatic hostage rescue in Somalia: In a dramatic overnight rescue, U.S. military helicopters with Navy Seals swooped into Somalia and safely rescued two Western aid workers....
World NowScotland, independence, sovereignty, Tibet, Basques, Quebec, Puerto Rico: Scotland could take steps toward seceding from Britain, Henry Chu reports. It isn’t the only place in the world with an independence movement. Click on our photo gallery to...
World NowWidow of London Underground suicide bomber suspected of alleged terror plans in Kenya: Kenyan police suspect Samantha Lewthwaite, 28, the British widow of Jermaine Linday, one of the 2005 London Underground suicide bombers,of involvement in a terror...
Sarah Clark, Interactive Content Producer / FacebookThe United Nations has declared a hunger crisis in parts of Somalia and is calling for a widespread international response to end the suffering. Right now 12 million people in East Africa are at risk of starving to death. Preventable diseases and...
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KTLA NewsYORBA LINDA, Calif. (KTLA) -- A 7-year-old boy from Yorba Linda has tackled climbing Mt. Whitney, and is now setting his sights on even higher peaks. "I want to climb every mountain there is, if that's possible," Tyler Armstrong told KTLA. Armstrong...
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