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This morning's balloon race over; more events this evening

From Staff Reports
July 29, 2011 at 12:39 a.m.


<strong>Update:</strong> Balloon pilots this morning have thrust their flags toward the targets and landed. There will be more events this evening, including the balloon glow. Check out the schedule <a href= "http://www.news-journal.com/features/balloonrace/article_6fb08cca-b6e0-11e0-ac9a-001cc4c03286.html"> here</a>.

Also, check back for more photos and video.

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Balloonists participating in the first competition of this weekend's Great Texas Balloon Race are soaring skyward. They have received the locations of their targets, and those are good spots for fans to see the action. Here's a look:

<span class="tweet_text"><strong>Target 1:</strong> Near H.G. Mosley and Loop 281 by the old skateplex.</span>

<span class="tweet_text"><strong>Target 2:</strong> Hawkins Parkway between St. Andrews Drive and Grace Creek.</span>

<span class="tweet_text"><strong>Ta</strong><strong>rget 3:</strong> On the west side of North Judson Road at Hill Street.</span>

See the full schedule for the event <a href= "http://www.news-journal.com/features/balloonrace/article_6fb08cca-b6e0-11e0-ac9a-001cc4c03286.html"> here</a> and pick up today's print edition for a special section that will be your guide to the weekend.

<span class="tweet_text">Check back to news-journal.com for balloon race updates throughout the weekend, and pick up Saturday's News-Journal for more on the festivities.</span>

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