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Hang glider championships off to great start, officials say

August 6, 2013

If it seems like the skies above Big Spring are busier than usual, it's not your imagination, as the 2013 U.S. National Hang Gliding Championship continues at the McMahon-Wrinkle Airpark.

According to U.S. National Hang Gliding organizer Belinda Boulter, with just two days under the pilots' belts, the championship is shaping up to be an amazing time for all involved.

Wednesday road closure

August 6, 2013

The following areas will be closed for crosswalk painting from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday:

• Birdwell Lane, from Harvard to Stadium.

• The intersection of Mt. Vernon and Washington streets.

All traffic will be detoured during this time period.

For more information, contact Big Spring city offices at 264-2376.

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