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1 hr ago | The Olympian

New DNR maps include shaded terrain markings

The maps can be purchased online or in person between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the state Department of Printing, 7580 New Market St. SW, Tumwater.

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6 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Madagascar billed as surfing paradise

The California-based International Surfing Association says the island nation in the Indian Ocean has become its 86th member as part of a drive to promote the sport in Africa.

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8 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Cow herd kills German woman hiker in Austria

Police say a herd of cows attacked and killed a German woman hiking through their fenced-in pasture after apparently being riled by the sight of her leashed dog.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Hiker, 13, missing in California national park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks said in a statement that staffers were searching Monday night for Austin Shedd, who disappeared after getting separated from a group of hikers.

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Tri-cityherald.com

BASF donating $10,000 to help Detroit River refuge

The Refuge Alliance's Chairman Dick Micka says in a statement that the nonprofit will use the money to strengthen partnerships to protect, conserve and manage the Detroit River refuge's wildlife and habitats as well as to create conservation, recreational and educational experiences.

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Brandon Sun

B.C. hunters poaching animals in Yukon a big concern: conservation officer

British Columbia residents authorized to hunt big game in parts of the province that are adjacent to the Yukon routinely cross the territorial boundary to kill animals, says a Whitehorse conservation officer.

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KTUL-TV Tulsa

Judge sets plea hearing in boating deaths case

A plea hearing has been scheduled for next month for a Tulsa man charged with manslaughter in connection with the deaths of two University of Arkansas students in a boating collision last year.

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WLUK-TV Green Bay

Wisconsin mural honors passenger pigeon extinction

The University of Wisconsin's natural history museum is installing a new mural to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the passenger pigeon's extinction.

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Heraldseries.co.uk

a Four-year-old will take on a triathlon to raise money for the hospital ward that saved his life.

William de Croos was rushed to Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital with hypoglycemia within hours of his birth, after suffering low blood sugar.

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NewsandSentinel.com

Ohio offers extra hunting days for mourning doves

The Ohio Wildlife Council recently extended the state's dove season 20 days. Dove hunting will be allowed Sept.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

NBC Philadelphia

Over 25,000 Compete in SF Marathon

Thousands of people from all over the country winded their way through the streets of San Francisco bright and early Sunday to compete in the city's annual marathon.

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Local10.com

Thousands of fish killed by red tide off Fla coast

Florida wildlife officials say a large offshore fish kill in the northeast Gulf of Mexico is being caused by a red tide.

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News Herald

Ohio man wins grueling, 135-mile foot race

A Cincinnati man won what is widely considered the most grueling race in all of running: a 135-mile slog outside California's Death Valley.

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CBS Local

Deepening Drought Takes Toll On Boating As Lake Tahoe Level Drops To Natural Rim

Larry Boerner says his paddlewheeler Tahoe Gal can offer sightseeing cruises when the lake is a foot below its natural rim, but operations would prove difficult if water levels fall beyond that.

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The Olympian

Salmon Fishing: South Sound to host 3 derbies in August

It is salmon derby time in the waters of the South Sound. Derbies will take place the first three weekends of August, offering anglers a chance to win a large amount of cash, prizes and a fishing boat.

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WWLP

Kiteboarders object to sporta s ban on Cape Cod

Kiteboarders are pushing back against bans of their increasingly popular sport in the protected waters off Cape Cod.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Salisbury Journal

Cooler day to help marathon runners

Concerns that Glasgow's summer sunshine could spell misery for today's Commonwealth Games marathon runners look set to be unfounded with cloud, rain and even the odd thunderstorm forecast.

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PennLive.com

Tri4Kids triathlon, 2014

Six-year-old Grady Williams of Mechanicsburg crosses the finish line holding the hand of his father Dan Williams during the fourth annual Tri4Kids triathlon at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Park in Mechanicsburg on Saturday, July 26, 2014.

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Tri-cityherald.com

North Dakota county wants park closed to squatters

The county's park director, Tim Nilsen, said people are taking up residence at the park near Mandan.

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The Modesto Bee

2 Nevada hunters among NDOW dream tag winners

Nevada Department of Wildlife spokesman Chris Healy says this year's raffle brought in more than $300,000 for wildlife habitat rehabilitation projects.

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