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Augusta 109 Helicopter Landing EAA Oshkosh
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Augusta 109 Helicopter Landing at EAA Airventure airshow in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.


Several helicopter enthusiasts from the Union Française de l’Hélicoptère (the French helicopter association) will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first flying helicopter with a group flight from Paris to Oshkosh for EAA AirVenture 2007. "HeliVenture 2007" will depart Paris on July 14 and fly more than 4,600 nautical miles to Oshkosh with a planned arrival on opening day, July 23.


Asheville-area Outdoors Calendar
Current beauty pageant queens and junior queens from across North Carolina and their families joined contestants in this year’s NC Rhododendron Pageant for a tour of Roan Mountain Recreation Area in Pisgah National Forest to see the rhododendrons in full bloom last Saturday.
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Venus overcomes Date-Krum in 3-set thriller
Five-time champion Venus Williams rallied to outlast Kimiko Date-Krumm 6-7 (6), 6-3, 8-6 in nearly three hours Wednesday to advance to the third round at Wimbledon played under the Centre Court roof.
Read more on The Janesville Gazette

Serena Williams wins in return at Wimbledon
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The 352 days Serena Williams lived through between Grand Slam appearances were filled with health problems and hospitalizations, doubts and depression. Cuts from glass on both feet. One
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2011 Wimbledon: Left-Handers Have Benefit of Slice and Singularity
Five of 32 men and women singles players remaining at Wimbledon are left-handed, a testament to how hard it is for right-handed players to prepare for them.
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