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Skydiver lands safely after 24-mile leap to Earth

October 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner landed safely on Earth after a 24-mile jump from the stratosphere in a dramatic, record-breaking feat that may also have marked the world’s first supersonic skydive.
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Prettner Solon makes Capitol parachuting first

September 25, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL Minnesota Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon said her first parachute jump was peaceful.
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Minn.’s lieutenant governor makes her 1st skydive for troops

September 25, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL (AP) Minnesota’s lieutenant governor plans to plummet 120 miles per hour toward the state Capitol Mall on Tuesday to show support for soldiers and their families. Continue Reading