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32 min ago | KOMO News

Olympic National Park to move threatened chalet

Olympic National Park says it's moving forward with a plan to move a historic chalet that's being threatened by the shifting east fork of the Quinault River.

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2 hrs ago | KIII

Correction: California Wildfires story

In a story July 27 about California Wildfires, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the type of aircraft assisting firefighters battling a wildfire outside Yosemite National Park.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA, US National Parks, Plymouth, CA

3 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Running of any length or speed reduces risk of death

Whether they run 30 minutes a week or two hours a week, runners have a 30% lower risk of death than non-runners.

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Related Topix: National Mall, Medicine, Cardiology

5 hrs ago | WOZZ-FM Appleton

Northeast Wisconsin Vietnam vets prepare to go to DC

On Friday, nearly 140 Vietnam veterans from northeast Wisconsin will make what promises to be an emotional trip to Washington D. C., and a visit to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

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Related Topix: Vietnam Veterans Memorial

9 hrs ago | KCDZ 107.7 FM

Summer Ranger Programs at Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park is offering ranger programs for the remainder of the summer: evening campfire programs, hikes, talks on the patios, and a desert story time for children.

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14 hrs ago | News Observer

The charms of Cape Cod: Making a bucket list

Quaint villages and postcard-perfect lighthouses. Whale watches and dune rides. Art galleries and summer theater.

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Related Topix: Watches, Life, Food, Seafood, Theater, Arts, Cape Cod National Seashore, Woods Hole, MA, Provincetown, MA

18 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

Visitors watch the release of Kemp's ridley sea ...

Visitors watch the release of Kemp's ridley sea turtle hatchlings into the ocean at the Malaquite Beach Visitor Center at Padre Island National Seashore on Sunday, July 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Padre Island National Seashore

Sun Jul 27, 2014

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Northern California wildfire destroys 13 homes

Fire crews were battling two fast-moving wildfires in California that threatened many homes and forced hundreds of evacuations, officials said.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Boat Disaster, California, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA

WCAX-TV Burlington

Northern California wildfire destroys 13 homes

Fire crews were battling two fast-moving wildfires in California that threatened many homes and forced hundreds of evacuations, officials said.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, California, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA, US National Parks

Merced Sun-Star

Campaign touts Valley tourism

Tourists who like fruit will find that little grows in San Francisco, or in Yosemite National Park, for that matter.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Escalon, CA, Riverbank, CA, Turlock, CA

WATE-TV Knoxville

Aid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia

Authorities now say 14 people - including a 15-year-old - have been struck by lightning during rare summer thunderstorms that have swept through Southern California, injuring two critically.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Yosemite National Park, Train Disaster

CBS Local

Sand Fire: 10 Homes Destroyed, Containment Grows

Firefighters in Northern California on Sunday battled a wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park destroyed one home and grew significantly overnight.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, California, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA

KSFO-AM San Francisco

California Wildfires Spread, Force Evacuations

A fire near Yosemite National Park has burned over 2,000 acres of land, more than four times as much land as it had on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Yosemite National Park, US National Parks

KHOU-TV Houston

Texas hiker involved in bear encounter in Montana

The National Park Service rangers are searching for a bear wounded in an encounter with a hiker in Glacier National Park.

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Related Topix: Glacier National Park, US National Parks

SFGate

Man seeks video of 1995 Oklahoma City bombing

Salt Lake City attorney Jesse Trentadue holds a photograph of his holds a photograph of his dead brother showing his bruises and injuries during an interview Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Salt Lake City.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Oklahoma City National Memorial

Denver Post

Crews fight fire in Dinosaur National Monument, contain two others

Fire crews have contained two of four blazes burning Saturday in remote areas of the Dinosaur National Monument near the Colorado-Utah state line.

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Related Topix: Fire, US National Parks, Dinosaur National Monument, Colorado

Newsday

Beachgoers give Fire Island booze ban mixed reviews

Joey Leone talks about the ban on liquor on some Fire Island beaches while visiting near Ocean Beach on Fire Island, Saturday, July 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Fire Island, NY, Ocean Beach, NY, Fire Island National Seashore, Islip, NY

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Fires near vineyards, Yosemite park threaten homes

Hundreds of firefighters are working in rugged terrain and triple-digit temperatures.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Yosemite National Park

News Herald

West's water worries rise as Lake Mead falls

Even for a regular like Allen Keeten, who has been visiting here since the late 1970s, the retreating shoreline of Lake Mead behind Hoover Dam is a shock to witness.

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Related Topix: Boulder City, NV, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Las Vegas, NV, Lake Mead National Recreation Area

CBS Local

2 Teens Rescued By Helicopter From Seaside Cliff At Rodeo Beach In Marin County

Two male teens were rescued Friday evening from a 75-foot cliff in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in Marin County by a cinch collar line lowered from a helicopter operated by the California Highway Patrol, a CHP officer said.

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Related Topix: Golden Gate National Recreation Area

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