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  1. Firefighters battling brush fire in Central OahuRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | KITV-TV

    to battle a stubborn wildfire. KITV4's Roger Mari is LIVE in Wai-pio -- with more. Here in Waipio you can't tell there was a fire near by but you can certainly smell that there was one. Oahu firefighters spent the day battling a brush fire in a ...

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  2. Solid wine grape harvest expected for Southern FlindersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | ABC News

    But Angela Meaney, from Bundaleer Wines, the region's largest wine maker producing 4,000 dozen bottles a year, said their vines were looking good. "The rain we had two weeks ago we were a little bit worried about, because it can cause [grape] splitting and disease.

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  3. Study: State forests denser, more vulnerable to wildfireRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Union Democrat

    ... released Tuesday found that California forests over the past 70 years have become more dense and more vulnerable to wildfire. The study also found a growing dominance of oak trees in some water-stressed areas, including the Sierra Nevada west slope, ...

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  4. Battle resumes to extinguish fire in native forestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The Honolulu Fire Department helicopter resumed water drops Thursday morning to combat a brush fire that has scorched more than 200 acres since Tuesday on a ridge in a remote area above Mililani Mauka. The Department of Land and Natural Resources estimated that the brush fire has burned about 200 acres in the Oahu Forest National Wildlife Refuge on the upper slopes of the northern Koolau mountain range.

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  5. Watch KITV's Thursday midday webcastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | KITV-TV

    Thanks for watching KITV4 News Online, I'm Lara Yamada. Honolulu firefighters will return to the scene of a forest refuge brush fire today.

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  6. Applications sought for seasonal firefighter positionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Tahoe Daily Tribune

    The Eldorado National Forest plans to fill approximately 35 seasonal wildland firefighter positions for a temporary appointment that will run approximately May through November. The online application for these jobs will be open for one week from Jan. 27 through Feb. 2. Fire staff from the forest are available to answer questions about the application process, which involves submitting an online application and a resume through the national USAjobs website.

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  7. Judge OKs request to put Yarnell Fire lawsuit on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | KTAR

    A federal judge has agreed to put on hold a wrongful-death lawsuit stemming from the deaths of 19 firefighters in the 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire. U.S. District Judge John J. Tuchi on Wednesday ordered a stay requested by lawyers for the state and victims' survivors so the sides can participate in mediation.

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  8. NW senators' bill would reform firefighting fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, introduced their bipartisan bill Thursday to overhaul federal wildfire policy, boost funding for fire prevention and treat the largest wildfires as natural disasters. "Catastrophic wildfires threaten homes and lives across Oregon and the West year after year, and the money to fight those fires falls short nearly every time," Wyden said.

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  9. Death By Boiling Air: The Asteroid Impact Wasn't The Only Thing Killing DinosaursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Scientific Blogging

    The asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs set off an intense heat wave that briefly boiled the Earth's atmosphere - but it didn't burn off all the plants. Humanity has not been unlucky enough to observe at first hand the effects of a large impact, so to investigate whether a massive asteroid would spark off a global wildfire we had to turn to the laboratory.

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  10. Judge OKs survivor benefits for hotshot's familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Arizona Republic

    Judge OKs survivor benefits for hotshot's family Judge upholds retirement board's decision on fallen hotshot Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1BM7DyR A judge ruled to grant Juliann Ashcraft, the wife of Granite Mountain Hotshot Andrew Ashcraft, survivor benefits after his death in 2012. PRESCOTT - A judge Wednesday upheld a retirement board's decision to grant public-safety survivor benefits to one of the 19 firefighters killed in a 2013 wildfire in north-central Arizona.

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  11. Judge approves requested pause in Yarnell Hill Fire lawsuitRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Personal Injury Law News

    A federal judge has agreed to put on hold a wrongful-death lawsuit stemming from the deaths of 19 firefighters in the 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire. [ News Source ]

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  12. Three teenagers charged following alleged attack on off-duty policeman at Wanstead FlatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Ilford Recorder

    A 38-year-old man was found with stab wounds at the site on Monday September 15 by firefighters called to put out a grass fire. A 15-year-old girl was charged with wounding with intent, arson, possession of a knife or blade in a public place, possession of cannabis and grievous bodily harm.

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  13. Multiflora roseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Island Ad-Vantages

    When winter approaches, the clinging fruits of apples and roses become among the only other colors besides the grays of branches and the greens of the conifers. The hips, as the fruit of roses are called, remain well into winter.

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  14. Planning to buy a home? Get a landscape reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Columbian

    ... lighting, playgrounds, lawns and trees, Avery said. "If you live in California, you'd probably want to know about wildfire hazards," he said. "In Florida, (it's) hurricane prevention. "Up North, ice and snow and their maintenance activities can ...

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  15. Joaquin Miller Elementary teachers protest contract talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Inside Bay Area

    ... schools are expected to join the work-to-rule action. "This is a hills-inspired movement that has ignited like wildfire," said Susan Scott, a fifth-grade teacher who has been with the district 28 years. "This is typical. There has been no real ...

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  16. Quick Work Made Of Wilseyville Area Vegetation FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Pine Tree

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  17. Judge: City had 'responsibility' to treat Ashcraft like other full-time HotshotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Daily Courier

    ... the retirement system). Andrew Ashcraft was one of 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots who died fighting the Yarnell Hill wildfire June 30, 2013. While six of the fallen Hotshots were considered full-time by the city and received benefits through the ...

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  18. Say goodbye to giant trees, as future forests will be less impressive thanks to climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Inhabitat

    ... big trees also play a huge role in the ecosystem. National Geographic notes that they produce "more seeds, resist wildfire damage, and store more carbon than their smaller brethren; rare animals such as spotted owls and flying squirrels live in ...

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  19. Wet weather is no reason to relax: CFARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Bendigo Advertiser

    RECENT heavy rainfall and lower than normal temperatures do not change the fact that Victoria is still in a Fire Danger Period, the Country Fire Authority says. "We want to remind people that we are now in the middle of summer and are sure to see a return of higher temperatures and fire danger ratings at the higher end of the scale," he said.

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  20. Old Homestead restaurant suffers major damage in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Times Herald-Record

    BRIDGEVILLE A major fire inflicted heavy damage Wednesday night on the Old Homestead Restaurant, a popular Bridgeville eatery whose building overlooks the Neversink River and dates to the early 1800s.

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