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  Tightrope Daredevil Beats Niagara Falls

Daredevil completes high wire walk across Niagara Falls

  It's about as dangerous a thing as you can do, but tightrope walker Nik Wallenda successfully fulfilled a life-long dream on Friday night: to be the first to walk a high-wire across Niagara Falls.

Nik Wallenda prepares for walk across Niagara Falls

  Daredevil Nik Wallenda is getting ready for his tightrope walk across Niagara Falls. NBC's Jay Gray reports.

Maid of the Mists bid adieu to Niagara Falls

  A change in contracts ends the reign of the Canadian Maid of the Mist boats that having been shuttling visitors around Niagara Falls since 1846. Msnbc.com's Dara Brown reports.

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Paul Koukal , a retired dentist, plays hockey with his team, the Niagara Falls Senior Alumni Hockey League's Leafs, in Niagara Falls, New York January 17, 2013. Koukal turns 90 on Jan. 21 and continues to hit the ice for a weekly game. Picture taken January 17, 2013. REUTERS/Doug Benz (UNITED STATE

Paul Koukal, a retired dentist, puts pressure on the net as he plays hockey with his team, the Niagara Falls Senior Alumni Hockey League's Leafs, in Niagara Falls
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Paul Koukal , a retired dentist, puts pressure on the net as he plays hockey with his team, the Niagara Falls Senior Alumni Hockey League's Leafs, in Niagara Falls, New York January 17, 2013. Koukal turns 90 on Jan. 21 and continues to hit the ice for a weekly game. Picture taken January 17, 2013.