Asheville Wants to Fight Portland Using Floating Zombies

North Carolina town trying to break PDX's already-broken world record for floating chain of people.


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Asheville, North Carolina, is throwing down against Portland. On a river. With zombies. On September 20, Asheville's "Zombie Float," hopes to draw hundreds of zombie-outfitted tubers to the French Broad River to beat Portland's record for the "Most People Floating in a Line," which the organizers of Portland's Big Float helped set in 2013 after stringing together 620 tubers on the Willamette River. Never ...   More
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It took $1.4 Billion to change our stream from open sewer to clean blue dream.

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