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2008-07-26 12:00:35

By Adam Brandolph, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 26--Cleo Zell stretched the end of a water balloon, wrapped it around her index and middle fingers and tied a knot. Zell, 30, of Lawrenceville is looking for a fight -- a water balloon fight.

2008-07-25 03:00:32

By Imani Tate Art and entertainment collided when Don Caldwell of Garden Grove was 18, giving him the chance "to be an artist and a ham all at once." Caldwell, a nationally acclaimed balloon artist and entertainer for schools, libraries, community centers, clubs and corporate affairs, has been best known as Buster Balloon for more than 20 years.

2008-07-09 00:00:05

BEND, Ore. - Using his trusty BB gun to help him return to Earth, a 48-year-old gas station owner flew a lawn chair rigged with helium- filled balloons more than 200 miles across the Oregon desert Saturday, landing in a field in Idaho.

2008-07-07 18:00:04

USING his trusty ball-bearing gun to help him return to Earth, a 48-year-old flew a lawn chair rigged with helium-filled balloons more than 200 miles across the Oregon desert, landing in a field in Idaho.

2008-07-06 12:00:03

A man flying across Oregon in a lawn chair rigged with a rainbow array of more than 150 helium-filled party balloons has reached his destination. A reporter tracking Kent Couch for the Oregonian newspaper says he landed safely near Cambridge, Idaho, on Saturday afternoon.

2008-07-06 09:00:03

By JEFF BARNARD By Jeff Barnard The Associated Press BEND, Ore. Riding a green lawn chair supported by a rainbow array of more than 150 helium-filled party balloons, Kent Couch succeeded Saturday in his third bid to fly from central Oregon all the way to Idaho.


Word of the Day
scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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