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32 min ago | Times Herald

Thursday's forecast: Wet and stormy across U.S.

Many spots across the northern tier of the nation will see a wet Thursday, while the most intense heat wave of the summer roasts most of the South.

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Related Topix: Weather, Heat Wave

4 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants

The California Highway Patrol says one of its officers could face serious charges in the videotaped beating of a woman on the side of a freeway.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Weather, Drought, California

8 hrs ago | WRAL.com

California drought stings bees, honey supplies

The state is traditionally one of the country's largest honey producers, with abundant crops and wildflowers that provide the nectar that bees turn into honey.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Honey, Weather, Drought, Apiculture, Science, Agriculture, Los Banos, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Drought has state debating its unregulated pumping

Three years of drought have Californians debating an end to the state's status as one of the last in the West with a pump-as-you-please policy for the vital underground sources that provide up to 65 percent of the state's water.

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Related Topix: California, Weather, Drought, California Government, Agriculture, Science, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Agoura Hills, CA

ReporterHerald.com

Colorado buys fire-spotting planes to battle fires

Colorado will begin a new strategy for fighting wildfires in the coming weeks, deploying aircraft designed to pinpoint the location of blazes quicker after the first sighting of smoke with the aim of beginning suppression efforts faster.

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Related Topix: Fire, Wildfire, Black Forest, CO, El Paso County, CO

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

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

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

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

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

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

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