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22 min ago | The Modesto Bee

Senators seek emergency wildfire fighting money

The letter, sent Tuesday, was also signed by Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden of Oregon, Tom Udall of New Mexico, Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, Diane Feinstein and Barbara Boxer of California, Mark Udall and Michael Bennet of Colorado; and Jon Tester and John Walsh of Montana.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Maria Cantwell, Natural Disasters, Fire, Senator Jeff Merkley, Ron Wyden, Senator Tom Udall

4 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Real estate heir charged for urinating on candy

25, 2003 file photo, Robert Durst smiles for the camera at the end of the day's testimony in his murder trial in Galveston, Texas.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Federal Prisons, Prison, Natural Disasters, Fire, Science / Technology, NASA, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

4 hrs ago | KSWO

Ohio man accused of enslaving woman gets 30 years

FILE - This undated file photo released by the Ashland County Sheriff's Office shows Jessica L. A man accused of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in northeast Ohio is set to be sentenced in federal court in Youngstown.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Federal Prisons, Prison, Natural Disasters, Fire, Science / Technology, NASA, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

6 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

4 dead after plane crashes, sparks brush fire near Sedona

Four people are reported dead after a single-engine plane crashed in rough terrain four miles northwest of Sedona, sparking a brush fire in Fay Canyon, Coconino National Forest officials said.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Sedona, AZ, Air Accidents, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Holyoke, MA

11 hrs ago | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Va. firefighters to combat wildfires in Oregon

In this Sunday July 13, 2014, photo released by the Oregon Dept. of Forestry, the Moccasin Hill fire burns north of Sprague River and northeast of Klamath Falls, Ore.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Sprague River, OR, Klamath Falls, OR

15 hrs ago | KSWO

Moscow subway chief fired after 22 killed in crash

Firefighters and local authorities are heartened by weather forecasts that call for continued cooler temperatures and higher humidity as they battle a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles... Firefighters and local authorities are heartened by weather forecasts that call for continued cooler temperatures and higher humidity ... (more)

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Ohio, Epidemic

Mon Jul 21, 2014

ABC News

Better Weather Aiding Washington Wildfire Fight

A sheriff in the thick of a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles of north-central Washington is encouraged by cooler weather and calming winds that are helping firefighters attack the stubborn blaze.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Washington, Okanogan County, WA, Tonasket, WA

Brandon Sun

Residents in Alberta village evacuated due to forest fire allowed back home

Residents of remote community in northwest Alberta have been allowed to return to their homes nearly a week after they left because of a nearby forest fire.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says

Lawyers for a former Hawaii-based soldier who avoided a death sentence for his 5-year-old daughter's death want him to consult with an appellate attorney before deciding whether to appeal his murder conviction.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Natural Disasters, Fire, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Better weather to aid in Wash. wildfire fight

Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee walks the perimeter of a burned down home during a visit to the residential areas on Chiliwist Road affected by the Carlton Complex wildfire, near Malott, Wash., on Sunday, July 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Natural Disasters, Democrat, Fire, US Governors, Malott, WA

KREM-TV Spokane

Wildfire smoke lowers Spokane area air quality

Drifting wildfire smoke has lowered air quality in much of Eastern Washington and parts of northern Idaho.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Spokane, WA, Washington, Environmental, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Asotin, WA

KING-TV Seattle

Woman loses home of 71 years to wildfire

There is no official count, but neighbors estimate at least 30 people have lost their homes in the Winthrop and Twisp area.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Twisp, WA, Winthrop, WA, Seattle, WA

KPIC

Oregon fire crews fight over 825 square miles of wildfire

Smoke from the Bear Butte 2 fire, burning in the Sunflower Complex about 10 miles north of Monument, Ore.

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Related Topix: Fire, Oregon, Natural Disasters, Monument, OR, Weather, John Kitzhaber, US Governors

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WWTC-AM Eagan

Helpful weather coming to Washington wildfires

Cooler temperatures and lighter winds are forecast to descend on wildfire-stricken Washington state, helping firefighters battle flames that have been growing unfettered for a week and have covered hundreds of square miles.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Fire, Weather, Okanogan County, WA, US Governors

NBC29

Padres P Despaigne has no-hitter thru 6 vs Mets

A Palestinian-American teen left with stitches and bruises from his detention by Israeli security forces hopes to return one day without incident to the Middle East, where he was beaten while visiting relatives.

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Related Topix: Teenagers, Family, Fire, Natural Disasters, California, Celebrities, Tom Selleck

WXOW-TV La Crosse

American teen beaten in Mideast talks about ordeal

A Palestinian-American teen left with stitches and bruises from his detention by Israeli security forces hopes to return one day without incident to the Middle East, where he was beaten while visiting relatives.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Natural Disasters, Fire, California, Celebrities, Tom Selleck

The Globe and Mail

Wildfires dying down in parts of B.C. thanks to cool weather and rainfall

Firefighters tackle a flare up at the Smith Creek fire located on a hillside in West Kelowna, B.C., Saturday, July, 19, 2014.

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KNUS-AM Aurora

Gusty winds fuel destructive Washington wildfire

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Weather, Washington, Natural Disasters, Fire, Winthrop, WA

NewsOn6 Tulsa

2 killed as Libya militias fight over airport

Police were investigating whether the same men who robbed a bank, took hostages and led a deadly chase and shootout carried out other recent bank heists in the same part of Northern California, including one... Police were investigating whether the same men who robbed a bank, took hostages and led a deadly chase and shootout carried out other ... (more)

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Christian Science Monitor

2014 wildfire season worse than usual across the West

A massive, swiftly-moving wildfire has destroyed some 100 homes in several small communities in Washington State northeast of Seattle , sending residents fleeing under mandatory evacuation orders.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Oregon, Oregon Government, US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Washington, Washington Government, Arizona, Arizona Government

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