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Rugged Trails Within 20 Minutes of Flint, Been to Hadley Lately?

Just a short drive to the southeast of Flint is the wilderness playground known as the Metamora-Hadley Recreation Area. It features lakes with fishing, boating and beach and picnic areas, and miles and miles of rugged, hilly trails to enjoy. Just south of the teaming metropolis of Hadley, Michigan, you'll find Fox Lake Road, which is home to one of my favorite places to run and hike.

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Fourth Grade Girl Talks Herself Into First Ski Jump [VIDEO]

If you're a skier or have ever slapped on a pair of skies and went down a hill you can relate to this little girl. Facing your fears is part of being human.

The fourth grade girl in the video below is a verbalizer. With a camera running, she methodically convinces herself she has what it takes to make her first ski jump.

Watch the video and ride down the hill with her. She starts down about one-minute in.

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Flushing Walleye Festival Starts Tomorrow

The 12th annual Flushing Walleye Festival is this weekend, with plenty of activities on Friday and Saturday for both fishing fanatics and those who just like to have some fun. The festival is highlighted by the fishing tournament, but you can also partake of the pancake breakfast on Saturday morning, a Friday night fish-fry, Texas Hold-em tournament and other activities.

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Tourists Reveal The Terrifying Moment A Grizzly Bear Charged At Them Of Course They Got It On Video

One of the tourists said 'it came so close it sniffed his hoodie'. Hello, talk about the experience of a lifetime in the Alaska wild. However, it could have very easily come to a grisly end after one of the bears charged at this group of tourists as they sat in camping chairs and there was not a thing they could do about it.

The attack was caught on video. Take the jump and take a look.

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Pat Farmer Finishes North Pole to South Pole Run

Pat Farmer has just completed an epic run. That should read EPIC RUN, because Farmer, a 48-year old Australian has gone from the North Pole to the South Pole covering roughly 13,000 miles. It took him 10 months and 13 days, where he averaged 50 miles a day.

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Free Fishing Weekend in Michigan, Beware Dangerous Ice

Michigan's annual Winter Free Fishing Weekend is tomorrow and Sunday on all state waters. That means that no fishing license is required to fish, but all other rules and regulations apply according the the DNR. Rivers in southern/central Michigan have open, flowing water and can be fished using conventional gear. Lakes are a bit trickier, with ice conditions considered dangerous in areas south of the the Saginaw Bay. If you plan to ice fish, please try to limit your efforts to ice over shallow waters.

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Woman Bit By A Zebra During Texas Safari Visit [VIDEO]

Yes it was caught on video. Any visitor to a safari park hopes to get as close as possible to the animals. But not this close. A woman, called Megan, was left in tears after she was attacked by a zebra that lurched into her car and bit her on the shoulder during a recent visit to a resort in Texas.

The footage was caught by one of her friends in the back seat and was uploaded to YouTube. Take the jump to take a look.

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A Cold Windy Day In Nassau [PHOTOS]

Following the morning when our cruise liner slammed into the Nassau pier, my family decided to get off the ship and explore Nassau.  We took a ferry boat to Paradise Island and did some sight-seeing.

We looked around inside th

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Cruise Ship Slams Into Pier Due To High Winds [PHOTOS]

As I mentioned yesterday, our family vacation was loaded with fun, but we also dealt with some chaos.

On the second morning of our cruise, the ship was scheduled to dock in Nassau at 6:30am.  Due to extremely high winds, the crew was unable to complete this task until closer to 8:30am.

As the ship was in the process of docking something went horribly wrong.

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The Best And Worst Vacation Ever [PHOTOS]

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.  That was truly the case during my family's recent vacation.

It started on Friday, December 30th as we loaded up the car and started to make our way south.  The next ten days provided experiences and memories we will not soon forget.

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What happened to our snow?

Aside from a storm which dumped 6-10” throughout Mid-Michigan on Nov. 30, Flint residents have barely needed to use their snow brushes so far this winter.

Meteorologists have gone as far as calling it a “snow drought,” noting that some parts of the state are 10, 20, even more than 30 inches behind what would be a normal winter of snow through early January.

But that’s not the only interesting weather trend we’ve seen lately. Click through to read more…

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Mother Nature’s Top 10 Freakout Moments of 2011

Every year, Mother Nature likes to remind us who’s the boss and 2011 was no different. In fact, it was the second most expensive year on record for insurers, costing $108 billion. Here’s a look back at the 10 most memorable natural disasters of 2011 in chronological order.

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