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  • Disc Golf Sunday Funday

    02/17/2013 2:44:53 PM PST · by UCANSEE2 · 31 replies
    YouTube ^ | Feb 5,2013 | Melinda
    High above the the flood plains of the Missouri River, 28 men, women, and children gathered to participate in one of today's fastest growing sports. Disc Golf. The occasion was part of the LEGACY Tournament, put on by Patrick Smith, a local player and a heck of a great guy. These tournaments are scheduled about 2-3 weeks apart, and are held at various courses around our local area. Patrick is sponsoring these mini-tournaments in an effort to provide funds to the courses for improvements. The Course in this video doesn't yet have Flags on the Holes. If you aren't aware...
  • Ancient biblical waterworks found in Israel

    08/23/2006 2:29:21 AM PDT · by Marius3188 · 35 replies · 1,300+ views
    Scotsman ^ | 23 Aug 2006 | Corinne Heller
    RAMAT RACHEL, Israel (Reuters) - Archaeologists in Israel have unearthed an ancient water system which was modified by the conquering Persians to turn the desert into a paradise. The network of reservoirs, drain pipes and underground tunnels served one of the grandest palaces in the biblical kingdom of Judea. Archaeologists first discovered the palace in 1954, a structure built on a six-acre (2.4 hectare) site where the communal Ramat Rachel farm now stands. Recent excavations unearthed nearly 70 square metres (750 square feet) of a unique water system. "They had found a huge palace ... even nicer than the palaces...
  • CA: Water fee plan dropped - Part of $3 monthly charge was earmarked for Delta

    02/03/2006 10:47:30 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies · 264+ views
    Stockton Record ^ | 2/3/06 | Hank Shaw
    SACRAMENTO - Kiss goodbye that $3-per-month water fee Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger had proposed to help shore up state levees. The senator in charge of overseeing the multibillion-dollar waterworks proposal axed the fee proposal Thursday night. And while the fee - some call it a tax - still lives in the Assembly, it appears doomed for the short term. The governor had proposed to charge every household $3 per month to pay for improvement to the state's water system, including maintaining levees in the Delta. The fee's demise means $5 billion of the $35 billion waterworks proposal now must be found...