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Quick-Thinking Friend Saves Bicyclist From Bear Mauling

'This dude saved my life,' Alaska's James Fredrick says of Alex Ippoliti

(Newser) - A charging brown bear proved no match for two friends on a bike ride near Eagle River, Alaska, who fought off the ursine attack with a canister of bear spray. Alaska Dispatch News reports on James Fredrick and Alexander Ippoliti's ordeal, which began as they were pedaling on military... More »

Brain-Injured Cyclist Alleges Street Sweeper Came at Him

Archibald Allen Lee Hegner is suing Denver and the driver

(Newser) - "Show your pride and move your ride on street sweeping day," proclaims the city of Denver in regard to its street-cleaning program. Archibald Allen Lee Hegner says he was trying to do just that a year ago when he was struck—he alleges deliberately—by a street-sweeping machine.... More »

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