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1 hr ago | Campbell River Mirror

Province defends shift from Martin Mars water bombers

The provincial government is defending its unpopular decision to halt B.C.'s use of the veteran Martin Mars water bombers in favour of newer aircraft to fight wildfires.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Canada

1 hr ago | OregonLive.com

West's wildfire season expected to grow in intensity

Despite widespread drought in the West and expectations of an above-average wildfire season, w ildfires have burned less than half the 10-year average area so far this summer.

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

6 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Forest Service expands ban on exploding targets

Intermountain Region Forester Nora Rasure issued the ban that started Wednesday and runs through July 22, 2015, on national forest lands.

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9 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

More wildfire crews arrive as B.C. braces for another round of fires

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.

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13 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

Oregon firefighters make progress on wildfires, chase new ones started by lightning

Lightning rolled through much of eastern Oregon on Tuesday, leaving in its wake several dozen reports of new wildfire starts, fire officials said.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Natural Disasters, Fire, Prineville, OR, Metolius, OR

17 hrs ago | WHAS11

Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire

Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Patty Murray, Democrat, Washington, Natural Disasters, Fire, Weather

18 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

First Amendment fight won't stop Arizona execution

By The Associated Press Delta Air Lines is canceling all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News, US Supreme Court, Natural Disasters, Fire

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Oregonian

Buzzard wildfire near Burns leaves more dead and burned cattle in its wake

It's before dawn Tuesday but the mosquitoes are already up and biting as Bill Wilber, his two brothers, George and Pat Wilber, and their nephew, Casey Wilber, load four horses into a long aluminum trailer.

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Revelstoke Times Review

B.C. wildfire season heading for a scorcher

Wildfires in B.C. have already burned up more forest than has usually been lost in recent years, with many weeks of hot, smoky action still expected for firefighting crews.

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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

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

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

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

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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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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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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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

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