News from the Field

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Sharks Sightings Close MA Beaches

Recent shark sightings off Cape Cod have prompted officials in Chatham, Massachusetts to ban night swimming and keep swimmers away from beaches frequented by seals. Under the new moratorium,... Read More

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American Wins Falmouth Road Race

Magdalena Lewy-Boulet became the first American woman since 2003 to win the Falmouth Road Race, taking a clear victory on Sunday in an event that has been dominated by runners from Kenya and... Read More

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Clark Wins NZ Snowboard Halfpipe

Two-time Olympic medalist Kelly Clark took first in the halfpipe competition at the Burton New Zealand Open this weekend, securing the top spot in a new system of rankings on the World Snowboard... Read More

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Radiohead Sounds Off on Pipeline

Radiohead lead singer Thom Yorke voiced his opposition to the planned Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline on the band’s blog on Thursday. “President Obama is soon to make a decision on... Read More

Photographer: Ben Moon

Trotter & Caldwell Redpoint The Shining

Climbers Sonnie Trotter and Tommy Caldwell made the first ascent of a new, hard route up Mt. Louie in the Canadian Rockies earlier this week. The route, called The Shining, climbs 15 pitches up... Read More