September 2008

Honor Your Grandpa

By BRO Staff | 01 Sep 08
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Grandfather National Scenic Area Gains Traction

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Dahlonega, GA

By BRO Staff | 01 Sep 08
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Pedaling Funky Town

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Short Shorts

By BRO Staff | 01 Sep 08
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Skimpy Running Shorts Are Nuts

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On Hallowed Ground

By BRO Staff | 01 Sep 08
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Battlefield Recreation in the Blue Ridge

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42 Balloons and a Lawn Chair

By BRO Staff | 01 Sep 08
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A Real-Life Danny Deckchair Gets Sky-High on Helium

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Rattled

By BRO Staff | 01 Sep 08
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A Snakebite Offers Lessons in Healing

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Higher Ground

By BRO Staff | 01 Sep 08
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Get high on color.

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To Stretch or Not to Stretch?

By BRO Staff | 01 Sep 08
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I hate to stretch.

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Close Calls

By BRO Staff | 01 Sep 08
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Mistakes Made in the Outdoors

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The Mouse Hanging

By BRO Staff | 01 Sep 08
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I’m not the one who hung it, but I can’t say I was sorry to see it hanged.

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Should the Southeast coast be opened to offshore oil drilling?

By BRO Staff | 01 Sep 08
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As long as modern safety measures are maintained with close monitoring, oil drilling can safely be done just about anywhere. It’s cheaper and more efficient to get our oil from close to home instead of bringing half in from the other side of the planet. Our money also stays out of the Middle East. I don’t like big oil companies, but I would rather see our money going to them instead of OPEC. Our economy will get better benefits, keeping all the jobs here.

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Ski Bums Bummed

By BRO Staff | 01 Sep 08
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Hawksnest Ski Resort announced recently that it will not be offering skiing for the 08/09 season, or any ski season in the future. Instead, the resort will be focusing entirely on tubing. The owners of Hawksnest have been trying to expand their ski operations for years, but have been met with hostility from the town…

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Johnny Comes Home

By BRO Staff | 01 Sep 08
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Recalling Johnny Cash’s Final Performance at the Fold

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Tour de France Cyclist Will Frischkorn

By BRO Staff | 01 Sep 08
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He’s the rookie who put a spark of post-Lance greatness back in American cycling in this year’s Tour de France. Going into stage three, 27-year-old Will Frischkorn, who grew up in Charleston, W.Va., and trained extensively as a high school student in Charlottesville, Va., was in 122nd place. But by the end of the day, Frischkorn was in third, the result of a gutsy performance that found him leading for more than 200 kilometers and just being edged out at the end by veteran French rider Samuel Dumoulin.

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