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Unprepared Mass. hiker rescued from NH mountain 12.5.2009 Boston Globe: New Hampshire
New Hampshire authorities say a Massachusetts man who went hiking in jeans and sneakers and a garbage bag as a raincoat is lucky he escaped injury in the White Mountains.
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Unprepared Mass. hiker rescued from NH mountain 12.5.2009 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
New Hampshire authorities say a Massachusetts man who went hiking in jeans and sneakers and a garbage bag as a raincoat is lucky he escaped injury in the White Mountains.
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Unprepared Mass. hiker rescued from NH mountain 12.5.2009 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
New Hampshire authorities say a Massachusetts man who went hiking in jeans and sneakers and a garbage bag as a raincoat is lucky he escaped injury in the White Mountains.
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Tens of thousands flee Pakistan valley 11.5.2009 Boston Globe: World
MINGORA, Pakistan - Tens of thousands of civilians, many on foot or donkey-led carts, took advantage of a lifted curfew to flee Pakistan's embattled Swat Valley yesterday, while the army said it had killed 400 to 500 militants in its battle against the Taliban.
Pakistan Faces Tests in Taliban Battle 11.5.2009 WSJ: Most Viewed Today
Clashes in the Swat Valley between Pakistan's army and the Taliban have displaced 500,000 people in the past few days, U.N. officials ...
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Everything Outdoor Steamboat receives $10K grant 11.5.2009 Steamboat Pilot

Steamboat Springs Middle School students soon will have access to outdoor recreation equipment to last a decade, thanks to a $10,000 grant from Impact 100.

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All-in-one bikes 11.5.2009 LA Times: Health
Reviewed: Bruce Gordon Rock N' Road Tour, Specialized Tricross Comp, Diamondback Overdrive 29er, Rawland Sogn The Rock N' Road Tour was ahead of its time. Sixteen years ago, I rode this strange, do-it-all bike with road bike wheels, knobby off-road tires and a touring rack from the Redondo Beach bike path up 2,000 feet of dirt trails to the Mulholland fire road. I tore past mountain bikers. It was exhilarating to overlook the San Fernando Valley and think, "I did this all on one bike!" Of course, with no suspension and fairly narrow tires, a bike like this was a little dicey on technical descents. But for 99% of riding, this is the bike people ought to have. It tours, road-rides and mountain bikes without taking up all the garage space. Today the ...
Desperation in Pakistani Hospitals, Refugee Camps 10.5.2009 Truthout.com

Pakistani children injured in an explosion.

Children injured in fighting in Pakistan as bombings continue. (Photo: The Associated Press)

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Desperation in Pakistani hospitals, camps 10.5.2009 Arizona Daily Sun
MINGORA, Pakistan -- Civilians cowered in hospital beds and trapped residents struggled to feed their children Saturday, as Pakistani warplanes pounded a Taliban-held valley in what the prime minister called a "war of the country's survival."
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Mass. women rescued from NH mountain 10.5.2009 Boston Globe: New Hampshire
Three Massachusetts women are safe after getting caught in a thunderstorm on New Hampshire's Mount Jefferson.
Mass. women rescued from NH mountain 10.5.2009 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
Three Massachusetts women are safe after getting caught in a thunderstorm on New Hampshire's Mount Jefferson.
Pakistanis flee as Swat curfew is eased 10.5.2009 Financial Times US
Pakistan's military ordered people out of parts of the Swat valley, temporarily relaxing a curfew to enable civilians to flee an intensifying offensive against Taliban militants
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More flee war-torn Pakistani valley 10.5.2009 MSNBC

People flee Pakistan's restive Swat valley after a curfew was temporarily lifted to allow people to flee the intensifying conflict on May 10. Thousands of fearful civilians — many on foot or donkey-pulled carts — streamed out of a conflict-ridden Pakistani valley Sunday as authorities briefly lifted a curfew.


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Curfew lifts, more flee war-torn Pakistani valley 10.5.2009 Star Tribune: Latest
Thousands of fearful civilians — many on foot or donkey-pulled carts — streamed out of a conflict-ridden Pakistani valley Sunday as authorities briefly lifted a curfew. The army said it had killed scores of militants in the latest fighting.
Mass. women rescued from NH mountain 10.5.2009 Boston Globe: Latest
Three Massachusetts women are safe after getting caught in a thunderstorm on New Hampshire's Mount Jefferson.
Pakistan: At Least 180 Militants Killed 10.5.2009 WCCO: National
The Pakistani army claimed at least 180 suspected militants have been killed in the past 24 hours during the government's latest offensive in the northwest's Swat Valley and surrounding areas.
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Thousands flee as Pakistan lifts Swat curfew (AFP) 10.5.2009 Yahoo: Top Stories
AFP - More than 100,000 civilians were expected to flee Pakistan's battle-torn northwest on Sunday, after the government eased a curfew so people could escape a military onslaught against the Taliban. ...
AUSTRALIA: Forest camp raided 10.5.2009 Green Left Weekly issue #780
Sixty police raided a blockade camp in Tasmania’s Florentine Valley on May 3. They removed road blockades so controversial logging of the area can begin.
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Pakistani blitz stirs desperation 10.5.2009 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Civilians cowered in hospital beds and trapped residents struggled to feed their children Saturday as Pakistani warplanes pounded a Taliban-held valley in what the prime minister called a "war of the country's survival."
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Curfew lift lets more flee Pakistani valley 10.5.2009 Boston Globe: Latest
Thousands of fearful civilians, many on foot, fled a war-torn Pakistani valley on Sunday as authorities lifted a curfew for a few hours amid a lull in fighting between the military and the Taliban.
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