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  1. Cross-Time Photos From Fire Lookouts Reveal Big ChangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | Voice of America

    ... forests are taking the place of the former norm: small burns in a patchwork landscape. Last century, an alpine wildfire would have had a harder time building up a head of steam. The pictures from the Umatilla National Forest, a half million hectares ...

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  2. Brush fire smoke closes 676Read the original story

    Wednesday | Marietta Times

    Ohio 676 near Watertown was closed early Tuesday afternoon due to a brush fire that's created heavy smoke in the area.

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  3. Lava flow advances; 40-50 homes in projected impact pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Hawaii County Civil Defense officials say the Puna lava flow has advanced approximately 100 yards since 7 a.m. Tuesday and is moving in a northeast direction downslope. USGS geologists with the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory say it is now 390 yards from Pahoa Village Road and moving at a speed of about 15 yards an hour.

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  4. Study: Climate change means more Western wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Kingman Daily Miner

    ... Using current projections for warming temperatures and other factors, the study puts a price tag on the increased wildfire threat. "The United States will be particularly affected; scientists predict a 50 to 100 percent increase in area burned by ...

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  5. Texas executes former gang member for deaths of 3 peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Day

    A former gang member was put to death Tuesday evening for the fatal shootings of three rivals 14 years ago in San Antonio. Miguel Paredes, 32, was convicted along with two other men in the September 2000 slayings of three people with ties to the Mexican Mafia.

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  6. As Pele creeps closer the path of destruction is being documentedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KITV-TV

    As the flow creeps closer -- images just keep pouring into our newsroom! KITV4's Brenton Awa has a look She's stunning to the eyes -- and as Madame Pele moves closer -- more people are finding that out ... Wanting to get a better look at the goddesses beauty. 49:43 "THIS IS JUST INCREDIBLE IT JUST BROKE OUT FROM UNDERNIETH OF WHAT WAS COOLED HARDENED LAVA, IT IS INCREDIBLY HOT RIGHT HERE."

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  7. Fire rages toward southern Qld townRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NEWS.com.au

    FEDERAL government's $2.55 billion Direct Action climate policy will pass the Senate after a deal is struck with the Palmer United Party. TERROR mastermind Mohammad Ali Baryalei has reportedly been killed while fighting for the Islamic State in the Middle East, the ABC says.

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  8. Residents told to flee as bushfire threatensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NEWS.com.au

    FEDERAL government's $2.55 billion Direct Action climate policy will pass the Senate after a deal is struck with the Palmer United Party. TERROR mastermind Mohammad Ali Baryalei has reportedly been killed while fighting for the Islamic State in the Middle East, the ABC says.

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    Tuesday Oct 28 | Creative Mac

    Samueli Foundation Prize in honor of overall STEM excellence and for her research and analysis of the compatibility, strengths and efficiency of fabric and stitching materials Marconi/Samueli Award for Innovation in recognition of engineering excellence for her project on wildfire early warning systems using computer science Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public today announced the top winners of the 2014 Broadcom MASTERS national STEM competition for sixth, seventh and eighth graders.

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  10. Volunteer fire department receives $3,500 in grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Texarkana Gazette

    Submitted photo Pleasant Hill Fire Chief Gary Krieger, left, accepts $3,500 in firefighting grants from Arkansas Forestry Commission Ranger Janie Garner. The fire department received $2,500 from the Arkansas Firewise Program and $1,000 from the forestry commission.

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  11. Firefighters still trying to contain bushfire near North-West Coastal HighwayRead the original story

    Wednesday | ABC News

    Crews have worked through the night to try to contain a large bushfire burning close the North-West Coastal Highway, south of Port Hedland. John Newman, from the Department of Fire and Emergency Services, said there was a good chance the winds would again push the flames close to the highway later today.

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  12. Definitions that mislead, rather than informRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    A few weeks ago, during our inevitable late summer smoke-siege, I was sitting at my computer when my eyes started to bother me and I noticed a particularly acrid odor like someone had a burn pile going in my living room. I went outside and, sure as shyster, the air was thick enough to chew on.

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  13. Texas executes ex-gang member for the 2000 shooting deaths of 3 rivals in San AntonioRead the original story

    Tuesday | Lifestyles

    A former gang member was put to death Tuesday evening for the fatal shootings of three rivals 14 years ago in San Antonio. Miguel Paredes, 32, was convicted along with two other men in the September 2000 slayings of three people with ties to the Mexican Mafia.

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  14. Prescribed burn in effect at David Canyon in East MountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KOB-TV

    ... said Fire Management Officer Matt Rau. Brush that is low to the ground is healthy for the forest, but when wildfire hits dense, overgrown patches of the forest, the flames climb to the tops of trees and exacerbate the wildfire. "These are the large, ...

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  15. Officials plan controlled burn at Loafer Creek Campground area on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... and other resource management issues, according to a Cal Fire press release issued Tuesday. Besides reducing wildfire hazards, the exercise will give firefighters live-fire training and an opportunity to practice various skills used in combatting ...

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  16. Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public Announce...Read the original story

    Tuesday | Freshnews

    ... wins $10,000 Marconi/Samueli Award for Innovation in recognition of engineering excellence for her project on wildfire early warning systems using computer science -- 12 top award winners hailing from all over the U.S., including California with ...

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  17. New MyFirePlan app to help Canberrans prepare for bushfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Canberra Times

    Emergency Services Minister Simon Corbell has launched a new app called MyFirePlan , which guides users through the process of filling out a bushfire survival plan. Mr Corbell said completing such a plan was the most important thing Canberrans could do to get ready for the bushfire season this summer.

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  18. Two killed in Florence fireRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 | The Aiken Standard

    Michael Poston Jr. with the Windy Hill Fire Department told local media that firefighters were called to a home around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday. Poston said firefighters had to deal with a leaking propane tank and arcing power lines and they fought the flames.

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  19. Early Heat Wave Breaks Records In Australia; Lighting Storms Spark Bushfires In Queensland [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | International Business Times

    According to the Bureau of Meteorology, 's average temperature last Oct. 25 was recorded at 36.39 degrees Celsius, making it the hottest day in October since records began in 1910. The heat wave last weekend had set new records for more than 20 stations.

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  20. Study: Climate change will make wildfires worse for Arizona, nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | The Bugle

    ... Using current projections for warming temperatures and other factors, the study puts a price tag on the increased wildfire threat. "The United States will be particularly affected; scientists predict a 50 to 100 percent increase in area burned by ...

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