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1 hr ago | News9 Oklahoma City

With Israel at war, US lawmakers give full support

Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, US News, US Supreme Court

2 hrs ago | Fox News

Relieved evacuees return home after fleeing Northern California wildfire that burned 13 homes

Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire

6 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

Youth Charged with Arson, Attempted Murder

Fire officials say a 17-year-old has been charged with attempted murder and arson in a house fire in Woodbridge.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

New York to push Congress on response to oil train fires

The proposal, which will be presented Tuesday at the National Association of State Fire Marshals conference in St. Petersburg, Fla., would also collect a penny per gallon of oil shipped by rail.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel

Times Herald

Longer, hotter Northwest fire seasons are 'new normal'

Surrounded by walls of maps and computers, employees at the Northwest Interagency Coordination Center in downtown Portland certainly have their hands full.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Boston weather service investigating possible tornado

The National Weather Service says it will investigate to determine whether a tornado may have touched down in the Revere area Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Weather

680News

Oil depot catches fire amid clashes in Libyan capital, government appeals for help

The Libyan government on Monday appealed for international help after a huge oil depot caught fire amid clashes over the country's international airport in the capital, Tripoli.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Travel, Tripoli, Libya Travel, Libya Travel, Africa Travel, Social Software

St. Cloud Times

Wildfire in California's Sierra Nevadas burns 13 homes

A wildfire burning in the foothills of Northern California's Sierra Nevada mountains destroyed 13 homes and 38 other structures, California authorities said late Sunday.

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Related Topix: California, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Amador County, CA

Evening Sun

Tanker catches fire amid clashes in Libyan capital

The Libyan government is appealing for "international help" after several oil tankers caught fire amid clashes over the country's international airport in the capital, Tripoli.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Social Software, Portsmouth, NH

Sun Jul 27, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Northern California wildfire destroys 13 homes

Fire crews were battling two fast-moving wildfires in California that threatened many homes and forced hundreds of evacuations, officials said.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, California, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA

WTOP-FM Washington

Northern California wildfire destroys 13 homes

Firefighters in Northern California made progress Sunday against a wildfire that has destroyed 13 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park that destroyed one home grew significantly overnight.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA, El Dorado County, CA

KTVN Reno

Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

Fire crews were battling two fast-moving wildfires in California that threatened many homes and forced hundreds of evacuations, officials said.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Global Warming

KREM-TV Spokane

Cost of Washington wildfires so far: $50 million

The cost of fighting this season's wildfires in Washington, including the largest one in the state's history, has crossed the $50 million mark.

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Related Topix: Washington, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Carlton, WA, Yacolt, WA, Winthrop, WA

KTEN-TV Denison

Aid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia

Authorities now say 14 people - including a 15-year-old - have been struck by lightning during rare summer thunderstorms that have swept through Southern California, injuring two critically.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Train Disaster

Lifestyles

Police, fire and ambulance personnel face high PTSD rates, seek new aid

Alex Forrest clearly remembers what happened to a fellow firefighter who was traumatized by the deaths of two captains in a house fire.

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KSFO AM 560

California Man Killed Wife, Set Home on Fire to Cover it Up, Police Say

Police officers in California are grieving one of their own as her husband sits in jail, accused of shooting his wife and trying to cover up her murder by lighting his house on fire.

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Related Topix: Escondido, CA, Murrieta, CA

Brandon Sun

Nunavut government to consider funding for plan to put out Iqaluit's 'dumpcano'

Government officials are to meet this week to consider a plan for putting out a dump fire that has been fouling the air in Nunavut's capital for more than two months.

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NBC29

Fire teams battle 2 fast-moving California blazes

Fire crews were battling two fast-moving wildfires in California that threatened many homes and forced hundreds of evacuations, officials said.

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Related Topix: California, Plymouth, CA

Mercury-Register

Fire chief: Mutual fire aid agreement beneficial to community, Chico Fire Department

Firefighters traveling from the Wye Fire get a rest before getting assignments for the Mill Fire at the incident base camp at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds on Aug. 16, 2012.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Town Talk

California wildfire spurs evacuation of 700 homes

A rapidly spreading wildfire in Northern California forced the evacuation of about 700 homes Saturday as it raced through Sierra Nevada foothills turned tinder-dry by drought.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, River Pines, CA, Amador County, CA, Plymouth, CA

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