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Stranded NH hiker brings lesson home for scouts 30.4.2009 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
The 17-year-old stranded on New Hampshire's Mount Washington put his Eagle Scout skills to the test, sleeping in the crevice of a boulder and jump-starting fires with hand sanitizer gel.
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Witness: Oregon training camp aimed for militancy (AP) 30.4.2009 Yahoo: US National
AP - With a landscape that evoked Afghanistan, a rural town in Oregon seemed in James Ujaama's mind to be the perfect setting for a militant jihad training camp to teach Muslim fighters survival and combat skills.
Stranded NH hiker brings lesson home for scouts 30.4.2009 Boston Globe: Latest
The 17-year-old stranded on New Hampshire's Mount Washington put his Eagle Scout skills to the test, sleeping in the crevice of a boulder and jump-starting fires with hand sanitizer gel.
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Witness: Oregon training camp aimed for militancy 30.4.2009 AP National
NEW YORK (AP) -- With a landscape that evoked Afghanistan, a rural town in Oregon seemed in James Ujaama's mind to be the perfect setting for a militant jihad training camp to teach Muslim fighters survival and combat skills....
Ohio man rescued after fall at Grand Canyon 30.4.2009 Tucson Citizen
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK — An Ohio man who was peering over the edge of the Grand Canyon and lost his balance was rescued after falling 60 feet.
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Most trails still too wet to ride 30.4.2009 Steamboat Pilot

Cyclists with an itch to explore the area’s extensive dirt trails are being urged to wait.

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Teen recounts Scout skills that kept him alive on mountain 30.4.2009 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
CONCORD, N.H. - While stranded on New Hampshire's Mount Washington, Eagle Scout Scott Mason plunged into frigid water, built a rock shelter to protect himself from the mountain's winds, and watched a rescue helicopter fly off as he tried to attract the crew's attention.
Teen recounts Scout skills that kept him alive on mountain 30.4.2009 Boston Globe: New Hampshire
CONCORD, N.H. - While stranded on New Hampshire's Mount Washington, Eagle Scout Scott Mason plunged into frigid water, built a rock shelter to protect himself from the mountain's winds, and watched a rescue helicopter fly off as he tried to attract the crew's attention.
Teen reflects on NH mountain ordeal (AP) 30.4.2009 Yahoo: US National
AP - While stranded on New Hampshire's Mount Washington, Eagle Scout Scott Mason plunged into frigid water, built a rock shelter to protect himself from the mountain's notorious winds and watched a rescue helicopter fly off as he tried to attract the crew's attention. ...
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Tonga on track to return for camp 30.4.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Rrunning back Manase Tonga, who missed playing in the 2008 season for BYU because he was academically ineligible, could re-join the Cougar football team in time for fall camp after having completed the necessary course work at Utah Valley University, BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall said Tuesday.
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Lost Colorado hiker died of exposure 30.4.2009 Denver Post: Local
A medical examiner in Utah confirmed that a missing hiker from Colorado died of exposure after she became lost in November. ...
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Olympian Adam Craig to compete in Vail's Teva Games 29.4.2009 Vail Colorado: News
National champ entered in X-Country biking
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Teen hiker who got lost in woods for 3 days discharged from NH hospital in good shape 29.4.2009 Star Tribune: Nation
Sheriff: Missing hiker likely lived couple of days 29.4.2009 Denver Post: Local
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.—An autopsy has confirmed that a Colorado woman whose body was found in a slot canyon in eastern Utah died of exposure. ...
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Teen hiker in fair condition at NH hospital 29.4.2009 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
An Eagle Scout found safe after spending three nights alone in the White Mountains remains hospitalized in fair condition.
Teen hiker in fair condition at NH hospital 29.4.2009 Boston Globe: Latest
An Eagle Scout found safe after spending three nights alone in the White Mountains remains hospitalized in fair condition.
Pakistani jets pound militants near capital 29.4.2009 Twincities.com: Nation
ISLAMABAD — Pakistani jets and attack helicopters struck Taliban positions in mountains close to the capital Tuesday as part of a widening offensive, the military said. With residents reporting ground troops also moving into the Buner area, the operation could allay worry in Western nations that nuclear-armed Pakistan lacks the will to fight extremists in the northwest, where al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden is thought to be hiding. A military spokesman, Maj. Nasir Khan, said jets and helicopters attacked Taliban positions in mountains in the Babaji Kandao area of Buner on Tuesday afternoon. Buner is about 60 miles from Islamabad. Military spokesman Maj. Gen. Athar Abbas, who estimated the number of insurgents at 500, dismissed fears Islamabad ...
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Eagle Scout's skills tested in 3 nights on mountain 29.4.2009 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
The 17-mile loop cut through steep ridges and deep snow, but Scott Mason was not deterred in his quest to finish his hike on Mount Washington in one day. He had hiked there before and, as an Eagle Scout, knew something about survival.
Teen Hiker Lost For 3 Nights In N.H. Found Safe 29.4.2009 WCCO: National
The teen hiker who has been missing in the New Hampshire mountains for three days has been found safe.
Teen NH hiker lost 3 days found safe, hospitalized (AP) 29.4.2009 Yahoo: US National

Scott Mason smiles as he gets ready to go to the hospital at the base of Mount Washington in Pinkham Notch, N.H., Tuesday, April 28, 2009. The 17-year-old spent three nights lost in the White Mountains. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)AP - A 17-year-old hiker found after being lost for three nights around the Northeast's highest mountain has been admitted to a New Hampshire hospital.


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