Ancient trees a puzzle for divers

Bald cypress trees established themselves in the swamps of what is now the northern Gulf of Mexico during the last Ice Age, before an unknown cataclysmic event buried ancient forests. Today, divers scavenge trees from sediments under Gulf waters and find them as fragrant as when they were buried in …

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Golf Tip of the Week: Create a Good Tempo | News, Sports, Jobs

PHOTO PROVIDED Divide the total swing time by two. If you have a two second swing, the backswing would be one second and the downswing would be one second. Many golfers try to create a good tempo with a slow backswing. A slow backswing actually destroys a good tempo. Therefore, …

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Boy Scout Troop Helps Crush Corona With Free Cow Installation

Boy Scout Troop # 4 arranged cows at the Rock Springs Chamber of Commerce yesterday afternoon. Photo SweetwaterNOW by Dave Arambel ROCK SPRINGS – By now, residents and travelers of Rock Springs and Green River are familiar with the silhouettes of cows seen all around town during the summer. The …

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No ‘least risky’ spectator option for Tokyo 2020, experts say

A general view of the Olympic Stadium (National Stadium) in Tokyo, Japan on June 17, 2021. REUTERS / Pawel Kopczynski Omi expert report says no spectator is the least risky option Hashimoto favors cap of up to 10,000 in Olympic stadiums-report Final decision on spectators expected from Monday TOKYO, June …

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Where to stay in France this summer: new hotels to travel vaccinated

France has officially reopened to international (vaccinated) travelers – and not too soon, say travel agents, who immediately found themselves scrambling to meet demand. “We are already seeing availability problems in July and August,” explains Philip Haslet, co-founder of the French travel specialist. Kairos, speaking of his house in Provence. …

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1 Acton Troop Celebrates New Eagle Scouts

COURTESY OF JENNIFER STANDLEY | nasty local On June 9, as part of their annual Spring Court of Honor ceremony on June 9, 1 Acton Troop celebrated seven new Eagle Scouts: Sam Cluett, Christoph Conley, Collin Cooper, Viraj Lawande, Mukundh Murthy, Henry Starr and Michael Xu. Each of these scouts …

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PERRY: Stay on course, Aurora. WalletHub’s beard against the city is just plain ignorant

The exercise riders and their horses gallop along the track.Photo by Philip B. Poston / La Sentinelle Oh, of course. Diss on Aurora, the oft-booted cuz from Denver. WalletHub, a brand known for its stellar staff trained in the exquisite adornment of all things scientific and esoteric, ditched Aurora last …

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Mohawks extend winning streak to six | News, Sports, Jobs

UTICA – Matt Shaw was 2-for-5 with a homerun, four RBIs and one run to help the Amsterdam Mohawks claim an 11-2 win over the Utica Blue Sox in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball game League at Donovan Stadium in Murnane Terrain on Wednesday. The victory was the sixth in …

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Anger in travel industry as Germans flock to Mallorca

Mallorca Beach The bosses of Jet2, Easyjet and Manchester Airport have criticized the government for not putting the Balearic Islands, including Mallorca, on the green travel list. The boss of Jet2 said he was “puzzled” as to why they could not fly to these destinations. While travel to the UK …

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Boy Scouts do their best at Pinewood Derby | Local News

BRATTLEBORO – The Pinewood Derby is a beloved Scout tradition. “It’s a fun event,” said Tony Roberts, local cubmaster. “Kids love it. “ Roberts couldn’t remember how many years the local race was on, but said it was a lot. The event, where small wooden cars are raced on a …

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