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The Enthusiasts: The treasure hunters
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Pam and Dave Combs search for treasure in a game of geocaching. (MPR Photo/Mary Losure)

Eagan, Minn. — The sport known as geocaching combines high-tech gadgetry with the ancient lure of treasure hunting. Geocachers use hand-held global positioning satellites, or GPS units, to search for objects hidden by other geocachers, who post the GPS coordinates and other hints on the Internet.

In this edition of The Enthusiasts, we go geocaching with Pam Combs, a board member of the fast-growing Minnesota Geocaching Association, and Pam's husband, Dave Combs.

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