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Bessemer kicks off July 4 with Geocache Dash

BESSEMER - The 13th annual Geocache Dash starts today in Bessemer, as numerous Fourth of July events begin to unfold more than a week before the actual holiday.

"It's very family-friendly," said dash organizer Scott Pospect on Thursday.

Parents are welcome to bring children, and the only items needed to participate are a smartphone and a global-positioning system app.

GPS coordinates will be available today, along with full rules, at

Pospect's geocache activity is different from many other traditional geocache events, in which participants take items from containers in exchang...

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