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Roper Shane Hanchey Thrilled To Win First WNFR Gold Buckle

Roper Shane Hanchey Thrilled To Win First WNFR Gold BuckleShane Hanchey wanted a gold buckle so badly, he figured to be nervous before the 10th and final round of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Saturday night, Dec. 14, 2013. But the 24-year-old showed how calm - and confident - he was by winking and smiling to the crowd during the opening.

"It was just another round for me," said Hanchey, who was competing at his fourth Wrangler NFR, although it was before a record crowd of 18,242.
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Bull Rider J.W. Harris Clinches Fourth World Champion Gold Buckle

Bull Rider J.W. Harris Clinches Fourth World Champion Gold Buckle That gritty, confident cowboy who won a share of Round 9 Friday night at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo being held in Las Vegas, Nevada  is now known as four-time World Champion Bull Rider J.W. Harris. For the 27-year-old Texan, it is mission ac...
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Festivals

Enjoy an Old Time Maritime Christmas at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

Enjoy an Old Time Maritime Christmas at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park Discover what a turn-of-the-century maritime Christmas was like when San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park presents its annual maritime Christmas programs on Dec. 14, 2013.

The first program, Christmas At Sea on Hyde Street Pier, offers uniq...
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Winter Fun

New Braunfels Celebrates the Holidays with German Christmas Traditions

New Braunfels Celebrates the Holidays with German Christmas Traditions In New Braunfels, Texas, evergreen Live Oaks rather than pines cover the surrounding Texas Hill Country, but "O Tannenbaum," a German Christmas Carol, is still a favorite holiday song along with many other German traditions, and there will be plenty ...
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Winter Fun

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Opening 3,000 Vertical Feet for Thanksgiving Day

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Opening 3,000 Vertical Feet for Thanksgiving Day Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (JHMR) in Teton Village, Wyoming will open almost 3,000 vertical feet of beginner, intermediate and advanced terrain on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, 2013.

"The combination of great early season snowfall on the upper mountain...
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