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  1. Beatle John Lennon's killer again denied paroleRead the original story

    7 min ago | St. Petersburg Times

    The man who gunned down Beatle John Lennon near the entrance to the star's home in New York was again denied parole on Friday.


  2. Temporary campfire ban liftedRead the original story

    21 min ago | The Osoyoos Times

    The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen issued a statement on Friday, Aug. 22 that the ban would be lifted for all areas of the RDOS effective as of noon.


  3. 63 trillion gallons of water lost to droughtRead the original story

    12 min ago | Redlands Daily Facts

    About 63 trillion gallons of water have been lost to drought in the western United States, enough to blanket the region with 4 inches of water, according to a study published Thursday.


  4. County supply varies from north to southRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Daily Journal

    During the severe drought of 2012, some local residents got a taste of the hardships of living without enough water.


  5. Rare thunderstorm latest in series of weird Northwest Alaska weather eventsRead the original story

    18 min ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Some Kotzebue residents got a noisy awakening early Friday morning. A thunderstorm drifted over the Northwest Alaska hub community at about 3:36 a.m., according to the National Weather Service, bringing with it lightning and four-tenths of an inch of rain.


  6. Life Imitates 'Tron' Thanks to Solar RoadwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Arbitrage Magazine

    On June 20, 2014, Scott and Julie Brusaw received $2.2 million in crowdfunding for their invention which may solve many of the world's woes.


  7. Boston weather: An isolated shower this evening with clearing SaturdayRead the original story

    21 min ago |

    Forecast discussion: A weak disturbance passing into the Northeast U.S. brought a few showers during the early morning in Boston, then remaining overcast for the rest of the day.


  8. Storms dump heavy rain across northern...Read the original story

    21 min ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    This NOAA satellite image taken Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 at 10:45 a.m. EDT shows a widespread area of disorganized clouds, ranging from the Turks and Caicos to Lesser Antilles, associated with a potential developing tropical depression near Puerto Rico.


  9. Forest Service's mission goes up in flamesRead the original story

    22 min ago | High Country News

    ... and more than 200 industry and conservation groups. It would allow wildfires to be treated like other natural disasters, providing federal funding for the most severe fires rather than forcing the agency to take money away from other programs (see ...


  10. In response: Water bond not intended as...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    No one has ever said that the Proposition 1 water bond would fill all of the state's water needs.


  11. Agricultural program has lofty goalsRead the original story

    23 min ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Fred Oliver, at right, owner of Corte Madera Vineyard, holds some of his Grenache Blanc white wine grapes.


  12. Storm causes flooding across Eastern KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | WKYT

    The Prestonsburg High School and Pikeville High School football game schedule for Friday has been postponed until 7:00 p.m. Saturday due to the storm.


  13. Fort Ord veterans cemetery gets environmental approvalRead the original story

    25 min ago | Monterey County Herald

    SEASIDE >> The Fort Ord veterans cemetery has received environmental approval, making it more likely the project could start this year.


  14. How to honour Adadevoh,by Azikiwe's sonRead the original story

    30 min ago | In-depth Africa

    The Owelle of Onitsha, Chief Chukwuma Azikiwe, wants a permanent memorial established in honour of Dr Stella Adadevoh who lost her life to Ebola after treating Liberian-American Patrick Sawyer.


  15. Residents notified of water contaminationRead the original story

    31 min ago | The University Star

    San Marcos utility customers were recently notified again that their tap water contained a potentially harmful chemical from flooding that occurred over nine months ago.


  16. Death toll in West African Ebola epidemic rises to 1,427: WHORead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | The Straits Times

    The Ebola epidemic in West Africa has led to 1,427 deaths out of 2,615 known cases, the World Health Organisation said on Friday.


  17. Woman Starts Wildfire For 'Bored' FirefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Sky News

    A woman starts a 51,000 acre wildfire to occupy her bored firefighter pals - then asks people on Facebook: "Like my fire?" A woman started a wildfire that ended up costing almost $8m to bring under control because her firefighter friends were bored and needed work.


  18. Lawn removal in parched California draws fineRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Drought-conscious California officials are rallying behind a San Francisco Bay Area woman who replaced her lawn with low-water native plants, then was hit with a fine from her homeowners association.


  19. California mountains half an inch higher these daysRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | K99FM

    If you're in the western US, the ground you're standing on may be a little higher than it was a few years ago.


  20. Last Ebola-free region of Liberia falls...Read the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Bangkok Post

    Every region of Liberia has now been hit by Ebola, officials said Friday, as the World Health Organization warned the fight against the worst-ever outbreak of the killer disease would take months.