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Yosemite National Park, California is located in Mariposa County. Zip codes in Yosemite National Park, CA include 95389.

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3 hrs ago | The Salinas Californian

Vilsack unveils report showing 'fire borrowing' impactsVilsack...

Vilsack unveils report showing 'fire borrowing' impacts Obama wants Congress to add wildfires to natural disasters eligible for FEMA assistance.

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8 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Fresno watchdog sues over Hetch Hetchy

This image provided by Environmental Defense shows the O'Shaughnessy Dam on the Hetch Hetchy reservoir in Yosemite National Park, Calif., in a June 2004, file photo.

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12 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Containment increases on fire near Yosemite

Troy Bratty, center, with the help of Nathan Nott, left, and Corey Andrews, move a charred and fallen windmill which fell on the property at the intersection of Old Barn Way and Highway 41 to a waiting trailer for preservation a day after the Junction fire swept across Highway 41 in Oakhurst, Calif., Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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17 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Yosemite wildfire prompts 13,000 evacuation orders

Five hundred homes in the area of Yosemite National Park are threatened by a wildfire that has already damaged at least eight structures.

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21 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Junction fire: New crews arrive in Oakhurst to battle blaze

Fresh fire crews from around the state are rushing to eastern Madera County, south of Yosemite National Park, to battle the Junction fire as authorities brace for high temperatures and renewed winds, which could rekindle embers and again send flames toward homes in Oakhurst and Bass Lake.

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Yesterday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Alaska Republicans vie for chance to unseat Begich

Eric Holder talks about the nation's civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could - by telling his own family story.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Lawyer: Man shot trespasser he thought pointed gun

A 73-year-old former schoolteacher facing a murder charge in the death of an unarmed trespasser should have his $2 million bail reduced dramatically because he poses no flight risk and opened fire in self-defense... A 73-year-old former schoolteacher facing a murder charge in the death of an unarmed trespasser should have his $2 million bail ... (more)

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ThinkProgress

Wildfire Burns Near Yosemite National Park, Prompts Evacuation Of Thousands

A wildfire burning near Yosemite park has forced the evacuation of thousands of people, destroyed buildings, and has closed a road leading into the park.

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ABC News

Veteran Rock Climber Dies in Yosemite Park Fall

A veteran Northern California rock climber died in a fall while climbing alone in Yosemite National Park, apparently just hours after he proposed to his girlfriend during another a climb in the park, authorities said.

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KAUZ

Ukrainian troops inch closer to rebel city Donetsk

Authorities have sent evacuation orders to some 13,000 phone numbers as a wildfire bears down on a foothill community near Yosemite National Park in Central California.

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Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

13,000 evacuation calls go out as wildfire burns near California's Yosemite National ...

Authorities have sent evacuation orders to some 13,000 phone numbers as a wildfire bears down on a foothill community near Yosemite National Park in Central California.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

US Senate race draws focus in Alaska primary

A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon.

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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

4 at slaughterhouse behind beef recall indicted

A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon.

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Star-Telegram.com

California brush fire spurs 1,500-plus evacuations

One of several wildfires burning across California prompted widespread evacuations Monday in a central California foothill community near Yosemite National Park, authorities said.

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CBS Local

Brushfire Near Yosemite National Park Prompts Widespread Evacuations

Erica Stuart, a spokeswoman for the Madera County Sheriff's Office, said Monday that more than 1,500 residents and guests at four hotels near the community of Oakhurst have been advised to seek shelter in town.

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New Scientist

Otherworldly view of a giant Californian wildfire

IT WAS raining fire and brimstone at Yosemite National Park, California. This long-exposure photograph taken in July on the park's western border offers an ethereal, otherworldly view of the massive El Portal forest fire.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Griswold: Kaweah Oaks Preserve buys land to protect core

This photograph of Horsetail Falls at Yosemite National Park was taken by Visalia photographer Joseph Fronteras.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Main suspected of starting Rim fire to be released on bail

Firefighter Dusty LaChapelle from the El Dorado County Fire Department moves away from flames from the fast-moving Rim fire near Yosemite National Park, Aug. 25, 2013.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Washington Post

What a Trip: In Yosemite, appreciating John Muir at 8,000 feet

Where, when, why: Last winter when it was so cold in Washington, I thought that it would be dreamy to escape to Yosemite to take a class in wildflower identification.

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Fox News

California's giant sequoias could disappear if drought continues

In this Aug. 27, 2009 photo, giant sequoias dwarf a cabin in the upper Mariposa Grove at Yosemite National Park, Calif.

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