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Nature hike for "elder explorers"
www.leadertelegram.com

Jim Schwiebert, a naturalist at Beaver Creek Reserve in rural Fall Creek, identifies a plant during a “Phenology Hike for Elder Explorers” on Thursday. Posted: Saturday, June 8, 2013 11:04 pm | Updated: 11:40 pm, Sat Jun 8, 2013. OffBeat: Hike in …

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Five offbeat things to do this summer with kids under the age of five
blogs.westword.com

Summer’s a great time to spend quality time with the kiddos. But by the time it officially starts, you’re already tired of the typical hangouts — the Denver Zoo, the Children’s Museum. That’s when it’s time to break out of the ordinary: Here’s are …

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The offbeat side of the news
www.buffalonews.com

In a recent front-page headline, the New York Times described the dispute over improvements at the bridge as the “Cuomo-Canada War.” In a political cartoon published by Newsday, cartoonist Mark Wilson called Cuomo a “War of 1812 re-enactor” and …

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Low-cost airline starts serving wine in cans
www.komonews.com

The low-cost carrier known for extra fees and cheeky ads is now pouring wine out of aluminum cans. Starting this week, passengers can purchase white moscato or strawberry moscato wine from Friends Fun Wine, an Aventura, Fla. company. Spirit will …

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Reno-based Levi’s Pies offers classic and offbeat pies made from scratch
www.rgj.com

Meadow Deason of Levi’s Pies takes a break from baking to greet her children Arabelle, 6, and Levi, 18 months. Her pie business, named for her son, sells 9-inch full-size pies in nine flavors and 3-inch cutie pies in 11 flavors. The children are …

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Runner’s pain is no pulled muscle; it’s a baby
www.komonews.com

This undated cell phone picture provided by Trish Staine shows Staine, right, with her newborn baby, in Duluth, Minn. AP Photo/Patricia Staine). DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — An aspiring half-marathon runner in Minnesota attributed her unbearable back pain to …

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Doctor, guide rescue baby moose from Montana river
www.komonews.com

This image provided by the Four Rivers Fishing Co., shows Karen Sciascia of Red Hill, Pa., holding a baby moose she and Twin Bridges guide Seth McLean rescued in the Big Hole River in southwestern Montana on Saturday, June 1, 2013, near Missoula, …

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Quirky Antwerp is the perfect city for an offbeat weekend getaway
www.birminghammail.co.uk

Because this vibrant, quirky, historic and character-filled city should trip off the lips as a place to visit for an offbeat weekend away. Arriving in Antwerp, we headed straight to the four-star Leopold Hotel, just a few minutes walk from the train …

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Photos: California’s iconic Glass Beach is disappearing
www.komonews.com

Glass Beach in Fort Bragg, California was a dump until the 1960s but was cleaned up in the 1990s and early 2000s. Glass from bottles and other items, worn smooth by the ocean waves, color the coastal beach. You’re not supposed to take the glass home, …

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Reno-based Levi’s Pies offers classic and offbeat pies made from scratch
www.rgj.com

Meadow Deason of Levi’s Pies takes a break from baking to greet her children Arabelle, 6, and Levi, 18 months. Her pie business, named for her son, sells 9-inch full-size pies in nine flavors and 3-inch cutie pies in 11 flavors. The children are …

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