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40 min ago | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

1,000 pound gator snared in Alabama hunt

Hunters in Alabama snared an alligator weighing more than 1,000 pounds, the largest ever caught in a legal hunt in the state, conservation officials said.

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How to do Hyperlapse Photography

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

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Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

4 hrs ago | CBS Local

Remains Of Hiker Missing Since 2012 Likely Found In Grand County

Authorities believe they've found the remains of a 72-year-old woman who disappeared during a hike in northern Colorado two years ago.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Teacher at Fremont school missing on Kings Canyon hike

A Santa Cruz man described as an experienced hiker failed to return home Sunday from a backpacking trip in the Sierra.

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NorthJersey.com

NJ woman who survived Virginia tornado back home

The 21-year-old suffered a broken pelvis, broken shoulder and spine injuries when a tree crashed on a tent where her family was staying at the Cherrystone Family Camping and RV Resort along Virginia's Eastern Shore on July 24. Her aunt, the aunt's husband and a 13-year-old cousin were killed.

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Daily Mail

Batam Center ferry terminal in Indonesia could DEPORT noisy visitors

Celestial camping! Amazing hanging tents that look like the moon when lit up at night go on sale What a steel! Sheffield is crowned best bargain break while Edinburgh trumps London as the most expensive city in UK 'Riptides can be treacherous': Warning to holidaymakers as teenage girl is rescued after being dragged out to sea by strong undercurrent ... (more)

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WIS-TV Columbia

Man charged in boating crash that killed USC student

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources has arrested a man in a Lake Marion boat crash that killed a University of South Carolina student last month.

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Theboneonline.com

Record-setting 1,011-pound monster alligator caught by Alabama family

In this Saturday, Aug 16, 2014 photo, A monster alligator weighing 1011.5 pounds measuring 15-feet long is pictured in Thomaston, Ala.

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KXLY-TV Spokane

Hypnosis helped her lose 140 pounds

In 2006, Evans' husband won an all-expense-paid trip to Hawaii, and scuba diving was one of the included activities.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Tay FM

Crocodile Called Michael Jackson Kills Man

Police say the saltwater crocodile struck when the 57-year-old victim, who has not been named, entered the Adelaide River to untangle his line.

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Rock Hill Herald

Upstate man goes from smoker to triathlete

He kept it up through middle school and during his years at Seneca High School. By the time he was 23, the Pendleton man had a pack-a-day habit.

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Brandon Sun

Poaching slaughter: Study estimates 100,000 elephants killed across Africa from 2010-2012

Poachers killed an estimated 100,000 elephants across Africa between 2010 and 2012, a huge spike in the continent's death rate of the world's largest mammals because of an increased demand for ivory in China and other Asian nations, a new study published Monday found.

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NewsOK.com

Owl enters 10th story apartment, kills canary

An owl flew into a 10th story apartment in Coeur d'Alene, apparently opened a bird cage and killed one of two canaries inside, the residents said.

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News 4 Jax

Lion-ripped jeans sell for $1,500

Fashionistas take note: the latest in haute couture could be distressed jeans that have been ripped by lions, tigers and bears.

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KRON 4

Monster Gator Shot in Alabama

A group of Alabama hunters are celebrating the catch of a lifetime: A 15-foot-long alligator weighing more than 1,000 pounds.

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The Salinas Californian

Camps take cystic fibrosis patients surfingCamps take cystic fibrosis ...

Camps take cystic fibrosis patients surfing Growing number of cystic fibrosis victims now surfing to derive health benefits Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1oHL7Rw The Montelone family, from left, Grace, 8, Brooke, 10, Rob, Paulette, Brian, 10, Michael, 12, and Gavin, 8, pose for a family picture on the beach in San ... (more)

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WLKY-TV Louisville

Yazidi refugees braced for life in exile

Iraq's Yazidi Kurds are no strangers to persecution. Their faith teaches them that throughout history, they have been subjected to 72 genocides.

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Cybercast News Service

Man dies in skydiving accident in Washington

The Mason County sheriff's office says a 35-year-old Puyallup man has died in a skydiving accident at Sanderson Field in Shelton.

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The Tribune

Indian poachers threaten lesser-known animals

Wildlife poachers, hindered by India's efforts to protect majestic endangered animals including tigers and rhinos, have begun to think smaller.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Aspen backcountry campsites closed due to bear problems

The U.S. Forest Service has closed 11 backcountry campsites near Aspen after bears tried - and often succeeded - in getting to unattended food.

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The Olympian

Man dies in skydiving accident in Shelton

Detective William Adam says authorities got a call just before 1 p.m. Sunday from Kapowsin Air Sports reporting that a sky diver had landed very hard and that CPR was in progress.

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