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North Carolina

First in Flight: Hang Gliding in Kitty Hawk, NC

Death from spinal fracture was the final verdict for Otto Lilienthal. Displaying a heady mixture of audacity and ingenuity, Lilienthal, a German engineer, had developed a heavier than air glider, flown it several times, tweaked its design and was working on a way to power it when the accident occurred….

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Ohio, The Midwest

End Around: A Wild Football Weekend in Ohio

In a peculiar reflection of our nation’s current economic woes, the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League gave their star quarterback, Peyton Manning, a five-year, $90 million contract extension. The move clearly hampered the Colts’ ability to sign other players, weakening their roster. Then disaster struck. Manning was forced…

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