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Rudolph church discovering power of community after fire

Shots fired inside a Taylor county home halted a high school football game for hours as students and staff were asked to take shelter.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

ABC Action News

Manatees may lose endangered species status

Lil' Joe the manatee floats among clumps of lettuce in the recovery pool at Sea World Orlando on October 18, 2012.

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Daily Kos

Anti-Capitalist Meetup:"Shoot me now, motherf*****" Urban Design as Suicide by Cop

In contrast to walking while Whyte or even Walter White, Walking While Black may be more about the sidewalk than about the walking, since recent events show that cops seem to own that space more than the public during the evening demonstrations in Ferguson where armed police's personal space gets more value than an unarmed citizen's especially when ... (more)

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The Wichita Eagle

Trooper training criticized after drowning death at Lake of the Ozarks

Even before divers recovered a handcuffed man's body from the bottom of the Lake of the Ozarks, some retired Water Patrol veterans already suspected what had gone wrong.

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Brandon Sun

Tough conditions for cleanup 50 years later of former Saskatchewan uranium mill

More than 50 years after a Saskatchewan uranium mill that is a key part of Canada's nuclear history closed, heavy machinery is once again rumbling across the remote northern corner of the province.

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The Daily Breeze

Drought conditions cause record years for Southern California lifeguards

Southern California guards are rescuing swimmers at record levels. Beaches are hitting capacity.

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Marietta Times

Volunteer campground hosts important to Ohio parks

The couple from Sunbury have nine children and 32 grandchildren, yet, after his retirement from the trucking business four years ago, they had more free time than they preferred.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

InsideHalton.com

Findlay returns to international competition

The Edmonton native finished 15th at the ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final on Saturday but was overwhelmed by the crowd's response to her return.

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WGBH

When Wildlife Documentaries Jump The Shark

Mike Rowe scubas in protective underwater gear as he hosts an episode of Discovery Channel's "Shark Week."

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WCAV

2 Hurt in Separate Mishaps on Va.'s Eastern Shore

Two people have been injured in separate incidents during the start of the holiday weekend on Virginia's Eastern Shore.

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KMPH-TV Fresno

Marathon bombing suspect: Delay trial until 2015

The corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife has boiled down to this: Did they knowingly trade special favors for the $165,000 in loans and gifts they admit they took from a dietary supplements promoter? State corrections officials agreed Friday to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that offer them more ... (more)

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Sheffield Star

Doncaster wildlife project is handed A 50k to restore havens

The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust has been handed the cash by Biffa to help restore magnesian limestone grasslands between Sprotbrough and Hickleton.

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Blackburn Citizen

Tributes paid to former Blackburn teacher killed in boating accident

Douglas Perrin, who taught at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, drowned when his 19ft Drascombe Lugger was caught up in strong winds near Schull, County Cork.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

96.5 KOIT FM

Near Water Much?

Both the Pacific and Atlantic coasts of the United States are being pounded by heavy surf caused by tropical storms.

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Post and Courier

SCDNR offering Labor Day boat safety inspections

The state Department of Natural Resources is offering courtesy boat safety inspections during the Labor Day weekend at boat landings across South Carolina.

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Press-Telegram

Burning Man 2014: Playa Surfers from Venice shred it in the desert

The Venice-based Playa Surfers is a beach-themed camp that offers motorized surf lessons and views of Burning Man's main drag from the top of its life-size lifeguard tower.

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NorthJersey.com

NJ man convicted of cruelty; killed dog with arrow

A 39-year-old New Jersey man has been found guilty of animal cruelty for killing an Ulster County family's dog with a bow and arrow while he was deer hunting.

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Daily Reporter

Manatees may soon lose endangered species status

As they do whenever they visit Florida, Greg Groff and his young daughter stopped by the manatee pool at Miami Seaquarium, where the speed bump-shaped marine mammals placidly swim in circles.

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WKYC-TV Cleveland

Sister of Boston bombing suspect arrested in NYC

A sister of Boston Marathon bombing suspect was arrested in New York City after authorities say she threatened to "put a bomb" on a woman.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Prince Albert Daily Herald

Parks Canada challenged in court to fold tents on lake cabin concept

Lawyers for two environmental groups are going to court in an attempt to quash approval by Parks Canada of 15 proposed tent cabins at a popular lake in Jasper National Park.

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