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2 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Guide on TV's 'Wild West Alaska' pleads guilty

A hunting guide who appears on Animal Planet's "Wild West Alaska" television show has pleaded guilty to four misdemeanor hunting or guiding violations, what his attorney calls "paperwork violations."

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Related Topix: Glennallen, AK, Copper Center, AK, Wrangell St Elias National Park And Preserve, Entertainment

5 hrs ago | ABC News

New Medal to Be Displayed at Sept. 11 Ceremony

This year's Sept. 11 observance at the Flight 93 National Memorial in western Pennsylvania will include the first public view of the Congressional Gold Medal given to the site.

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Related Topix: Flight 93 National Memorial, Shanksville, PA

9 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

Authorities search for Russian college student reported missing from job in US ...

U.S. authorities searched Thursday for a Russian college student reported missing after failing to turn up at his summer job in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Grand Teton National Park

9 hrs ago | KAUZ

US diplomats barred from ice bucket challenge

It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US National Parks, Grand Teton National Park

11 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Brad Parker dies: Happiest day of climber's life ends in fatal fall in Yosemite

Brad Parker, 36, had just proposed to his girlfriend hours before falling to his death during a hike at Yosemite National Park.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA

15 hrs ago | Philly.com

A Gandhi analogy fails to sway judge in marijuana case

History should decide, not the courts, whether Chris Goldstein and Don DeZarn - two New Jerseyans who each lit up a hand-rolled marijuana cigarette during a protest at Independence National Historical Park last year - belong in the same pantheon as Mohandas K. Gandhi, the Rev.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Independence National Historical Park, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Milk, Prison

19 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Parks: Search for Santa Cruz backpacker suspended; body found

SANTA CRUZ >> The Kings Canyon National Park search for a 46-year-old Santa Cruz hiker and teacher was suspended Wednesday after park officials located a body near Mount Gardiner.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Kings Canyon National Park, CA, US National Parks, Sequoia And Kings Canyon National Parks

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Newsday

Reward offered for former billionaire's assets

The trustee representing Yellowstone Club creditors offered a reward Wednesday to anyone who can help uncover property or bank accounts the luxury resort's co-founder might have hidden from bankruptcy proceedings.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Yellowstone National Park

NewsOK.com

Parks Service bans drones over Appalachian Trail

The Park Service said Wednesday the interim rule prohibits launching, landing or operating unmanned aircraft from or on Appalachian National Scenic Trail lands.

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Related Topix: Appalachian National Scenic Trail

New York Daily News

Child falls to her death while hiking at Yellowstone National Park

A family vacation ended in despair after an 8-year-old girl toppled from a trail and fell to her death while hiking with her folks at Yellowstone National Park.

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Related Topix: Yellowstone National Park, US National Parks

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Christopher Lee appears in court, faces murder charges in Erin Corwin's death

Christopher Brandon Lee, 24, made his first appearance in an Anchorage, Alaska, courtroom Tuesday on murder charges in the death of 19-year-old Erin Corwin.

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Related Topix: San Bernardino County, CA, US National Parks, Joshua Tree National Park, Twentynine Palms, CA

KFVS12

Israeli leader recalls team from cease-fire talks

Authorities have sent evacuation orders to some 13,000 phone numbers as a wildfire bears down on a foothill community near Yosemite National Park in Central California.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Yosemite National Park, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

Greenwich Citizen

Lucrative Grand Canyon contract up for bid again

This Monday, Sept. 27, 2010, file photo, shows hikers on the South Kaibab Trail in Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz.

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Related Topix: Grand-Canyon, AZ, Grand Canyon National Park

Tue Aug 19, 2014

ABC News

Some Evacuees of Yosemite-Area Fire Can Go Home

Firefighters gained ground Tuesday on a blaze in the foothills near Yosemite National Park, allowing some of the 1,000 people who fled the flames to return to their homes.

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Related Topix: Fire, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA, US National Parks, Madera County, CA

WAVE-TV Louisville

US trying to verify video of American's killing

By SHARON COHEN AP National Writer They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the... By SHARON COHEN AP National Writer They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed ... (more)

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Iraq, World News, Middle East

CBS Local

6-Acre Sand and Soil Portrait Coming to National Mall

The Smithsonian says it has commissioned a work for the National Mall, a portrait made out of sand and soil that will stretch over six acres.

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Related Topix: National Mall

Denver Post

James Rollins delivers in 'The 6th Extinction'

The Sigma Force discovers a threat that could destroy the human race in James Rollins' 10th book to feature his team of elite scientists and soldiers.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Yosemite National Park

The Modesto Bee

Veteran rock climber killed in fall in Yosemite

The Santa Rosa Press Democrat says Brad Parker's girlfriend, Jainee Dial, had accepted his marriage proposal after the pair completed a climb of Cathedral Peak Saturday.

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Related Topix: Yosemite National Park, US National Parks

The Raw Story

Girl plunges 550 feet to her death at Yellowstone National Park

An 8-year-old girl plunged some 550 feet to her death at Yellowstone National Park on Sunday after stepping off a trail overlooking a 1,200-foot canyon and losing her footing, a park official said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Yellowstone National Park, US National Parks

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Jeffords remembered for fierce independence

The National Guard has arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters have again clashed with police in the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Arlen Specter, US Senate, Republican, Yosemite National Park, Lincoln Chafee, Olympia Snowe

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