News for Thursday, July 31, 2014

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Outdoor Itch

Chattanooga is filled with breathtaking nature from picturesque mountains to countless wildflowers—perfect to enjoy on a summer day. Unfortunately, the city’s scenic locales are also filled with some other things that are not as pleasant: poison ivy, oak and sumac.

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Activation and Prevention

Your bicep, calf or even a few fingers feel tight during a climb. So what do you do?

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Fish like a Pro

Knoxville professional fisherman Ott DeFoe knows a thing or two about fishing.

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Wild Wellness

Dr. Colleen Smith runs a chic holistic veterinary practice on Main Street, has a black belt in Taekwondo and doubles as a stand-up paddle board instructor on the weekends.

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Beyond the Blue

Beginning August 16, Randy Whorton will start a 289-mile paddling journey in Cumberland Gap, Kentucky, on the northeastern border of Tennessee. From there, he’ll navigate the twisting Powel River, through various connecting lakes and creeks, all on a stand-up paddle board.

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Off the Grid

It was a hot morning. The sun had been in the sky for only a couple hours but already the humidity was so thick I could taste it.

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Food for thought

One of my more memorable hangouts with my friend Ann was a trip to the Main Street Farmers Market just down the road from my house

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Alaska National Parks

Alaska is the land of unknown and fearless wilderness.

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Garlic, Basil and Tomato Stuffed Peppers

This stuffed pepper recipe is a savory option that incorporates fresh herbs and lots of flavors that would taste great alongside any late-summer meal.

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Smart Snacking

We are what we eat.

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Knowing your roll

Get Out chats with roll guru Zach Bopp

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High-tech Birding

Gadgets that up the Birding Ante

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The Great Chaco Debate

There’s a big difference between wearing this Z-strapped sandal down the aisle and sporting it on a multi-mile hike—a difference that has the hiking community split.

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Lance Marshall: Cool Kid

While other kids might wade in the shallow end of the pool, 11-year-old competitive swimmer Lance Marshall spends his summers making waves and gaining speed to boost his athletic edge.

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Iron Impact

Tim Morgan said it all started with an email.

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Last-second summer escapes

Every school-aged kid in the Chattanooga area is soon to be hit with the same painful realization—summer is just about over.

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Citywide Cycling

When you think about touring the intown Atlanta neighborhoods, riding a bicycle isn't the first thing that comes to mind.

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New race, new place

Pangorge pulls adventure downstream

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