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Maine couple becomes first to complete state’s passport promotion

(Aug. 13, 2010) -- Debi Pride and Wally Farnum, who are engaged to be married, became the first people to complete the Department of Conservation passport by collecting stamps from all 48 state parks and historic sites in Maine. They were recognized Thursday at the Georgetown park, where they will receive the first park's vehicle pass for the 2011 season, the Journal reported.

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As man collapses behind the wheel, wife steers RV to safety

(Aug. 13, 2010) -- The RV, which was traveling north, crossed the south lane, left the road and went down a steep embankment, riding on two wheels for a short time before side-swiping a tree and then hitting another tree head on, bringing the vehicle to a stop, the Bonners Ferry Herald reported.

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Chicago Tribune blogger’s family begins Colorado RV adventure

(Aug. 13, 2010) -- The 32-foot Winnebago RV is stocked with a variety of food as well as toys, games, movies, pillows, sheets, towels, special "blankies," and stuffed animals, along with a 5- and 8-year-old, two parents and Eileen Ogintz, a blogger with the Chicago Tribune. "It's not exactly an old-fashioned camping trip, but an outdoor adventure," Ogintz noted.

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NASCAR driver uses RV to connect with family during racing season

(Aug. 13, 2010) -- Being a stock car driver at the top level of NASCAR can make an absentee father out of any good dad. But, David Gilliland and his wife, Michelle, wanted to break out of that formula this summer, so they put together a lengthy family RV expedition that would take in the sights as they traveled with two children from track to track, the Toledo Blade reported.

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Forest Service waives day use, camping fees at some Arizona sites

(Aug. 13, 2010) -- Day-use fees, which are normally $5 per vehicle for picnic areas, trails and sightseeing spots, will be waived at Coronado National Forest sites across Southern Arizona this weekend. Camping fees, which are normally $10 per vehicle, will be waived Saturday night at many campgrounds across the forest

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New Jersey RV Dealers Association sponsors fall sales event

(Aug. 12, 2010) -- "We are very confident that RV enthusiasts will embrace this more cost effective alternative to Fall shows in other states," said Hynes. "Since New Jersey dealers are not allowed to display and sell in Pennsylvania, our resident customers have had to travel hours and pay a lot of money, simply to see the newest offerings. Those days are officially over."

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Campers describe ordeal as they avoid massive rockslide in Canada

(Aug. 12, 2010) -- “It sounded like the whole mountain across the river is coming down on top of our heads and we’re standing there in the pitch dark,” Smith said. “We start hearing trees snapping and stuff rushing through the bush up beside us and we just start screaming, ‘Get in the truck.'"

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Kids learn to become junior rangers at California campground

(Aug. 11, 2010) -- There are 12 different organized, hands-on, group activities in the program that include lessons in geology, ecology, ocean and animal, plants and cultural history, the Santa Maria Times reported. Participants play games, create animal tracks, observe and learn about wildlife, make friends and more.

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Ford Refrigeration to host seminar

(Aug. 11, 2010) -- "We will discuss things you do not know about your RV refrigerator including troubleshooting and repairs that you can do plus how you can save hundreds to thousands of dollars," said Onna Lee Ford, co-owner of Ford RV Refrigeration.

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Escaped murderer captured at Wyoming RV park

(Aug. 10, 2010) -- One of two escaped convicts from an Arizona prison, also suspected in the murder of two elderly RVers in Oklahoma last week, was captured without incident at the Oasis Motel and RV Park in Meeteetse early Monday, the Powell Tribune reported.

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