Posts Tagged Recreation and leisure

Lollapalooza marks a decade in Chicago

This Aug. 4, 2013 file photo shows a Lollapalooza balloon at the Lollapalooza Festival in Grant Park in Chicago. Lollapalooza marks its 10th anniversary in Chicago when it opens for three days starting Friday,  Aug. 1, 2014, with a lineup including Eminem, Outkast and Kings of Leon. Lollapalooza became the basis for the modern festival culture and circuit that has evolved since, including events like Bonnaroo, Coachella and a legion of smaller multi-day parties. (AP Photo/Scott Eisen, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — Once the vagabond of the music festival and touring circuit, Lollapalooza marks its 10th anniversary in Chicago when it opens for three days starting Friday with a lineup including Eminem, Outkast and Kings of Leon.

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Percy Quin lake opens on Friday

MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) — Lake Tangipahoa at Percy Quin State Park south of McComb is reopening Friday to recreational boating only.

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Madagascar billed as surfing paradise

This undated hand out photo supplied by Madagascar Surf Tours shows surfers riding waves on the south west part of the of Madagascar. The island nation in the Indian Ocean has become the 86th member of the International Surfing Association as part of a drive to to promote the sport in Africa. Madagascar offers more than 4,800 kilometers (3,000 miles) of coastline thta have been laregly unexplored by the global community. (AP Photo/Blair Rogers,Madagascra Surf Tours) NO ARCHIVE

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Itching to catch a wave? Try Madagascar.

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Reed HOF induction gives Bills cause to celebrate

In this Jan. 15, 1992, file photo, Buffalo Bills wide receiver Andre Reed runs with the ball during an AFC playoff football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Orchard Park, N.Y.  Reed awaits induction to the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend, and says the eight-year wait didn't feel that long. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — There are two things receiver Andre Reed is most certain of in preparing to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend.

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Tips on public lands hunting

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — When it comes to public hunting land, Mississippians have a lot to choose from. National forests, state wildlife management areas, national wildlife refuges and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lands offer free or low-cost hunting opportunities within a short driving distance for many.

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