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4 min ago | Bangor Daily News

US advances plan to reintroduce wild bison herds outside Yellowstone

New herds of genetically pure wild bison may once again roam vast expanses of the American West where the iconic animal has been absent since the end of the 19th century, under a tentative plan federal officials advanced on Wednesday.

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4 hrs ago | Home

PMC bicycle ride for cancer research hits 35 years

Billy Starr was living at his father's house -- sometimes in a tent in the backyard -- in need of another adventure after hiking part of the Appalachian Trail, when he decided to ride his bicycle to the very tip of Cape Cod.

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8 hrs ago | WHAS11

Judge tosses lawsuit over federal refuge closures

A federal judge has dismissed the state's lawsuit over the closure of national wildlife refuges during the partial federal government shutdown last year.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

ABC News

Skydiver Killed in San Diego County Jump

A skydiver who plunged to his death in San Diego County had three decades of parachuting experience and was wearing an emergency safety device - but authorities say it was turned off.

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The Raw Story

Oregon hunting guide pleads guilty to injuring wild cats to make them easier to kill

An Oregon hunting guide accused of injuring or caging mountain lions and bobcats to make it easier for his clients to shoot and kill pleaded guilty on Wednesday in a U.S. Court in Denver to violating a federal wildlife law, prosecutors said.

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Lowell Sun

Teens love vacation selfies; adults, not so much

Jacquie Whitt's trip to the Galapagos with a group of teenagers was memorable not just for the scenery and wildlife, but also for the way the kids preserved their memories.

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KCCI-TV Des Moines

Domestic violence: Next in gun-control fight

The scene is intense: A man is ferociously knocking on a door while a woman inside the house calls 911, saying that her ex is trying to break in.

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The Modesto Bee

Chickens share backyards and pests with dogs, cats

The poultry flea has been added to a list of parasites, venomous insects and other bothersome pests that take a bite out of dogs and cats every summer, veterinarians said.

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GPB.org

Widely Used Insecticides Are Leaching Into Midwest Rivers

Researchers at the U.S. Geological Survey found that neonicotinoids are also leaching into streams and rivers in the Midwest.

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KSWO

Work stops on northeast Oklahoma bridge project

Work on a $5.8 million bridge project has stopped after federal officials told an Oklahoma county that its construction method could harm a threatened fish species.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Evening Sun

New Earl Shaffer biography published by Appalachian Trail Museum

Earl Shaffer poses at the end of the Appalachian Trail, Mount Katahdin in Maine.

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KIVI

Idaho suspends plan for hired wolf hunter

Idaho Fish and Game officials say they're suspending a plan to use a hired hunter to kill wolves in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness until at least November of 2015.

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Belfast Today

Flap over rare birds on Star Wars film shoot island

Filmmakers shooting the latest Star Wars blockbuster have clashed with conservationists over their occupation of a remote island off the coast of Ireland.

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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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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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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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