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35 min ago | The Town Talk

Not an urban legend: Cities are hotter, and we know why

I'm a true southwest Louisiana girl doing a job I've wanted to do since I was 10 years old.

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4 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

Israel steps up offensive as diplomacy kicks off

Brown lawns and dusty cars could become the norm in California as state regulators consider unprecedented $500-a-day fines for water-wasters, after acknowledging that voluntary steps to reduce consumption amid a... Bo Cuketieh inadvertently let a fine mist from a leaky hose soak the front lawn of a Southern California home Wednesday before ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US News, US Supreme Court, Weather, Tornado

6 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

First singing, then tragedy at Maryland camp

More than 100 young campers sang songs, read stories and prayed in an open-air pavilion, as they did each night at the River Valley Ranch camp.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Tornado, Hurricane, Weather, Carroll County, MD

6 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Texas city using treated wastewater for drinking

As much of Texas grapples with lingering drought, a second city in the Lone Star State has begun reusing treated wastewater in a state-approved recycling process to bolster drinking supplies.

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Related Topix: Texas, Weather, Drought, Wichita Falls, TX, West, TX

9 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Officials say juvenile started California wildfire

The San Diego County District Attorney's office said a hearing has been set for July 30 for the juvenile, whose identity has not been released.

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Related Topix: Wildfire, Fire, San Diego County, CA, San Marcos, CA

10 hrs ago | Canada.com

Ebola outbreak not right for testing experimental vaccines, drugs: experts

The largest Ebola outbreak in history is defying the containment efforts of affected countries and international response teams, leading to calls from some quarters to use experimental drugs or vaccines to try to stop the deadly virus.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Hamilton, MT, Epidemic

14 hrs ago | WYLD-FM

Fighting Wildfire With Satellites, Lasers, and Drones

Fire lookout technology has changed a lot since Jack Kerouac's Desolation Angels.

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Related Topix: Fire, Wildfire, Science / Technology, NASA, Noatak, AK

16 hrs ago | Squamish Chief

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People hold umbrellas through heavy rain caused by a typhoon in Naha, Okinawa, Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: Weather, Tornado, Hurricane, Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Japan Travel, Japan, Asia

17 hrs ago | KMIZ

Breakfast takes a bigger bite out of your wallet

If you're keeping a closer eye on your pocket book, you're feeling a pinch when you go to the grocery store.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather, Drought, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

19 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Defence Minister vetoes Mulcair visit to military post in Manitoba flood zone

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has taken a chopper tour of flood-stricken southern Manitoba but apparently his government doesn't see any need for NDP Leader Tom Mulcair to see the disaster zone for himself.

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Related Topix: Flood, Stephen Harper, Canada, North America, World News

22 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

California board considers fines for water wasters

The State Water Resources Control Board next week is scheduled to consider draft emergency regulations made public Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Drought, Sacramento, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KIDK CBS 3

Facts, forecasts for 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season

The 2014 Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to Nov. 30. The areas covered include the North Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Tornado, Hurricane Arthur

ABC News

Water Levels at Nevada's Lake Mead Drop to New Low

Drought in the southwestern U.S. will deplete the vast Lake Mead this week to levels not seen since Hoover Dam was completed and the reservoir on the Colorado River was filled in the 1930s, federal water managers said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Drought, us Travel, Travel, Las Vegas, NV, US National Parks, Lake Mead National Recreation Area

WGAL-TV Lancaster

11 African nations OK plan to tackle Ebola

The World Health Organization says the current Ebola "epidemic trend shows a mixed picture," in Africa according to a statement released early Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, World News, Africa, Congo, Guinea-Bissau, Autos

The Bennington Banner

Death toll in Mexico, Guatemala quake rises to 5

The death toll in from a magnitude-6.9 earthquake near Mexico's border with Guatemala has risen to five, with authorities confirming two more deaths in Mexico.

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WBTV

VIDEO: Turkish F-16 makes dangerously low landing at air show

Onlookers at a British air show had an up close and personal look at a fighter jet as it attempted to land.

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Hillingdon Times

Prince returns to flood-hit village

His visit comes five months after he came to see for himself the impact of the flooding on agriculture and the lives and livelihoods of residents on the Somerset Levels.

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Related Topix: Flood, Science, Agriculture, Somerset County, England, United Kingdom

Mon Jul 07, 2014

News Herald

Powerful typhoon sweeps across Okinawa

A powerful typhoon pounded across the southern Japanese islands of Okinawa on Tuesday, as residents took refuge from destructive winds, towering waves and storm surges.

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Prince George Citizen

Flooding closes 2 Mississippi River bridges amid concern that conditions could ...

Two Mississippi River bridges closed due to flooding, and with more storms in the forecast, there was growing concern Monday that conditions could worsen in parts of Missouri and Illinois.

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Related Topix: Missouri Government, Missouri, Illinois, Illinois Government, Louisiana, MO, Hannibal, MO, Flood

ABC News

Severe Storm Damages Homes, Hurts 6 in W. Michigan

A severe thunderstorm packing winds estimated at more than 80 mph injured several people and caused significant damage to homes in western Michigan, as officials warned of flash flooding Monday due to heavy rain.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Weather, Kentwood, MI, Grand Rapids, MI

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