News from the Field

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NYC Divided Over Post-Sandy Marathon

Race officials and Mayor Bloomberg have insisted that the New York City Marathon will take place as scheduled on Sunday, but the city’s residents aren’t sure they want it to. The case... Read More

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After Sandy, New Yorkers Turn to Bikes

With public transportation crippled and traffic moving at a snail's pace in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, New Yorkers are rediscovering the joys of biking, either digging their old bikes out of the... Read More

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Search Ends for Hiker Lost in the Sierras

Officials have suspended the search for a hiker who went missing in the Sierra Nevada two weeks ago after an early winter storm. Larry Conn, 53, of Pacific Palisades, California, began what was to... Read More

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Man to Climb Skyscraper With Bionic Leg

A 31-year-old software engineer will attempt to make history on Sunday by climbing 103 flights of stairs in Chicago’s Willis Tower on his state-of-the-art-prosthetic leg. After losing his... Read More

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Inbounds Avalanche Deaths on the Rise

The number of inbounds avalanche deaths has increased over the past seven years, according to the Colorado Avalanche Information Center. Since 2005, there have been eight inbounds-avalanche... Read More