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3 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Surface water, groundwater, and drought

California law and state government treat surface water and groundwater differently, with both resources coming under scrutiny as a three-year drought lingers.

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Related Topix: Weather, Drought, California Government, California

4 hrs ago | WLUK-TV Green Bay

A view of FOX 11's Doppler radar tower amid falling snow.

The Old Farmer's Almanac , the familiar, 223-year-old chronicler of climate, folksy advice and fun facts, is predicting a colder winter and warmer summer for much of the nation.

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Related Topix: Weather, Hurricane

4 hrs ago | KBMT

Report: Up to 30,000 would need Ebola drugs to fight outbreak

If scientists were to develop the cure for Ebola, how much would they need to stop the largest outbreak in known history? In an opinion piece published in the journal Nature on Wednesday, Oxford University epidemiologist Oliver Brady said "tens of thousands of doses of experimental drugs are needed to fight" the deadly Ebola outbreak happening in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Food and Drug Administration

9 hrs ago | Daily Herald

36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslide

Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris Wednesday on the outskirts of Hiroshima city, killing at least 36 people and leaving seven missing, Japanese police said.

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Related Topix: Landslide, Mudflow, World News, Japan, Asia, Weather

13 hrs ago | CNN

Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano rumbles, could threaten air travel

In 2010, an Icelandic volcano with an unpronounceable name spewed an ash cloud into the skies that disrupted travel for millions of passengers and cost airlines a small fortune.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Earthquake, World News

17 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Wildfire near Yosemite ebbs, some evacuees return

A wildfire that gave a scare to a community near Yosemite National Park after whose early surges has been tamed by firefighters, and some of the more than 1,000 people who evacuated their homes have returned.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Patient in CA hospital being tested for Ebola

A patient in a California hospital is being tested for a possible Ebola infection, according to a hospital official's statement.

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Related Topix: Kaiser Permanente, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Sacramento, CA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Texas Gov. Perry booked on abuse of power charges

Students at the nation's second largest school district will be shielded from prosecution and sent to administrators for low-level offenses as part of a sweeping reform of the way school police respond to bad... The nation's second largest school district says students caught misbehaving will be sent to the principal's office rather than the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, Education Etc., US News, Wildfire, Fire

WTKS-FM Maitland

People Trapped, Rescue Underway in Phoenix

Heavy monsoon rains are hammering Arizona's Valley of the Sun. Flash floods in the Phoenix area have stranded drivers today and prompted multiple rescues.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Weather, Flood

Daily Reporter

Floods force dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

Flooding from heavy monsoon season rains in the Phoenix area forced authorities on Tuesday to close several major roads, including a portion of Interstate 17, while elsewhere dramatic scenes were playing out as motorists were pulled from partially submerged vehicles and a helicopter crew rescued stranded residents from a home surrounded by ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Flood, New River, AZ

The Honolulu Advertiser

Thousands of intense earthquakes rock Iceland

This is a Saturday May 8 2010 file image taken from video of a column of ash rising from Iceland's Eyjafjallajokul volcano.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption

KTVN Reno

Man shows up for jail in T-shirt with mug shot

Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe says he's reached a settlement with the team to avert a threatened lawsuit over his release.

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Related Topix: Prison, Gay/Lesbian, Wildfire, Fire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA

Sunherald.com

Consumer prices edge up 0.1 percent in July

Consumer prices edged up a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent last month, after larger gains of 0.3 percent in June and 0.4 percent in May, the Labor Department reported Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Drought

KIDK CBS 3

4.2 magnitude quake shakes central Oklahoma

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake struck near Guthrie, Oklahoma, at 7:41 a.m. CT Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Guthrie, OK, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science

KRNV-TV Reno

Probe sought into possible water diversion

State and federal water agencies are seeking an investigation into whether some California farmers are taking water released from upstream dams intended for consumers in other regions of the state.

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Related Topix: Weather, Drought

Press-Telegram

MWDa s drought-friendly lawn-removing rebate has homeowners,...

The number of Southern Californians willing to give up their lawn in exchange for water-saving rebates has nearly doubled so far this year compared to the past five years, thanks in part to the Metropolitan Water District doubling its rebate, the water agency announced today.

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Related Topix: Weather, Drought, California, California Government

Mon Aug 18, 2014

680News

Central California brush fire forces more than 1,500 people to be evacuated from homes, hotels

One of several wildfires burning across California prompted widespread evacuations Monday in a central California foothill community near Yosemite National Park, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Fire, California, Wildfire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA

WTVM

Gay teen's eye donation rejected

The most precious letter Sheryl Moore will ever receive told her what became of her son's kidneys, liver, heart and lungs.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Epidemic

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Iceland warns of possible volcanic eruption

The warning comes amid swarms of earthquakes that have taken place since Saturday in Bardabunga - a subglacial stratovolcano located under Iceland's largest glacier.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption

WTOC-TV Savannah

Doctors ID new ways to get more kids vaccinated

Doctors are still struggling to find effective ways to convince wary parents of the importance of vaccinating their infant children.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Family, Kids, Epidemic, Pediatrics, Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Mumps

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