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2 hrs ago | The Willits News

Fire near Yosemite turns up heat on California wildfire season

For the second year in a row, flames in Yosemite National Park are turning up the heat on California's wildfire season, fueled by one of the most severe droughts in decades.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, California, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA, El Portal, CA, Weather

6 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

6 p.m. update: Web Fire burns 325 acres, 35 percent contained

The Web Fire which started near Web Hollow in the Big Chico Creek drainage above Forest Ranch burns on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Fire, Forest Ranch, CA, Natural Disasters, Chico, CA, Butte County, CA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

ABC 33/40

Broken water main floods UCLA; 5 people rescued

The federal government is suing Pennsylvania over physical fitness tests given to its applicant for state trooper positions.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, University of Southern California

KING-TV Seattle

New map shows how record Washington wildfire grew

Firefighters say they've turned the corner on controlling Washington state's largest-ever wildfire, the 250,000-acre Carlton Complex east of Seattle.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters

Milpitas Post

San Jose: Crews fight grass fire in east foothills north of Alum Rock Park

Crews from the San Jose Fire Department and the statewide Cal Fire are battling a grass fire in the east foothills north of Alum Rock Park on Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Fire, San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Natural Disasters

KXXV-TV Waco

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Hundreds of people will tell the Environmental Protection Agency what they think of proposed rules to cut pollution from power plants during public hearings Tuesday and Wednesday in Denver.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Wedding, Natural Disasters, Fire

KOLD-TV Tucson

Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed

The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing... The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Natural Disasters, Fire, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Palestinian Territories,

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Pfizer's 2Q profit sinks 79 pct but tops forecasts

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: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Excaliard Pharmaceuticals, Foldrx Pharmaceuticals, Natural Disasters, Fire

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

US, EU preparing new sanctions against Russia

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, Fire, US News, US Supreme Court, Vladimir Putin

KSWO

Kosovo prosecutor suspects some killed for organs

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, Fire, US Supreme Court, US News

Sunherald.com

Relieved evacuees return after California wildfire

The evacuees included Fred and Carolyn Shults, who had to flee the wildfire in the Sierra Nevada foothills east of Sacramento when billowing flames bore down on them.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WTOC-TV Savannah

Fire crews continue to fight forest fire in Bacon County

The fire broke out just north of Alma in the Bennett Still area just before 2 p.m. on Monday.

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Related Topix: Bacon County, GA, Natural Disasters, Fire, Alma, GA

The Modesto Bee

Additional charge filed in California wildfire

Thirty-seven-year-old Freddie Alexander Smoke III, of Sacramento, was already facing charges of marijuana cultivation and accidentally starting a fire in connection with this month's Bully Fire near the community of Igo.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Sacramento, CA, Igo, CA

KABC-AM Los Angeles

Homes, Campgrounds Evacuated Near Yosemite Wildfire

Firefighters in northern California are battling large wildfires, attempting to extinguish a blaze near Yosemite National Park that quadrupled in size over the weekend.

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

CBS Local

Cal Fire Lifts Evacuation Orders For Some Camino Residents Near Sand Fire

Cal Fire is lifting evacuation warnings and orders for parts around Camino as firefighters continue to battle a wildfire that's destroyed 13 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills.

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Related Topix: Fire, Camino, CA, Natural Disasters, Mount Aukum, CA, Amador County, CA, El Dorado County, CA

KING-TV Seattle

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, Fire

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, Fire, Amador County, CA

Cybercast News Service

Flames from California wildfire claim 13 homes

Wildfires burning near Northern California vineyards and in the Yosemite National Park area were threatening hundreds of homes even as crews worked to contain them.

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

Sun Jul 27, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

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, Fire, Boat Disaster, California, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA

KWQC-TV Davenport

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, Fire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks

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