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36 min ago | KBCI CBS 2

Yellowstone-area grizzly conflicts decline in 2013

Conflicts between humans and grizzly bears in the greater Yellowstone region dropped last year.

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4 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

Officials set hunting dates for birds; expands dove season by 20 days

The early migratory game bird hunting seasons include resident Canada geese, early teal, snipe, woodcock, dove, and rails.

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8 hrs ago | CBC News

Authorities in South Africa interviewing witnesss in giraffe overpass death

Those responsible for the death of a giraffe whose head struck a South African highway overpass while it was being transported in a truck will likely be prosecuted under animal protection laws, an official said Friday.

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9 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

Doctors remove 21 pounds of excess skin

I am a CNN Fit Nation alumna. I completed the Nautica Malibu Triathlon in 2013 with my Fit Nation teammates.

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11 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Expert: 'Mini tornado' caused accident that killed New York skydiver and injured instructor

A safety expert for a national skydiving association says a "mini tornado" caused the accident that killed a correction officer and injured his instructor during a tandem jump.

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14 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Keflezighi ready to start training for New York

Keflezighi has been a very popular guy since his Boston Marathon title in April.

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16 hrs ago | Castanet.net

North Shore rescue x 2

Two separate searches made for a busy Wednesday night as volunteer members of Vancouver's North Shore Rescue team scour the rugged backcountry just north of the city.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Cougar fatally injures horse north of Spokane

State Fish and Wildlife Sgt. Pam Taylor said the horse suffered severe front leg injuries Tuesday and had to be euthanized.

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NOLA.com

Back from the brink of extinction, Florida panthers feeding on calves, study finds

Since Florida's frontier days when cattlemen drove their herds through the state's vast fields and forests, ranchers and native panthers have been natural enemies.

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NewsOK.com

Tennis star Wozniacki to run NYC Marathon

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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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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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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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