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Good Things: May 19, 2010

Doggie yoga Doggie yoga
Nepal skydiving Nepal skydiving
DARE Day DARE Day

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Roll out a mat for a yoga class where man's best friend can stretch out as well. It's called "doggie yoga" or "doga" and already curious canine lovers are crowding in to give it a try. The yoga studio in Omaha, Nebraska is booked solid and the owner is now looking to expand. Yoga teachers say it's not all about downward facing dog, it's more about getting a little exercise while bonding with your pets.

And thrill seekers from all over the world traveled to Nepal for a rare chance to skydive from the world's highest drop zone. Skydivers from six countries took off from an airfield in the Himalayas and flew over 29,000 feet to jump. That's higher than the summit of Mount Everest. The extreme height means the divers had to wear oxygen masks to breathe.

More than 10,000 students, parents and teachers packed the Stan Sheriff Center yesterday to celebrate the 25th annual "DARE Day." The "Drug Abuse Resistance Education" program targets fifth graders and yesterday's even was the biggest in the nation! But the future of "DARE" may be uncertain as the new police chief has said he might take funds from prevention programs like "DARE" because of the present police budget crunch.

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