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3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Wind, weather stoke Northern California wildfires

A pair of wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago was still growing on Saturday while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.

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Related Topix: Happy Camp, CA, Siskiyou County, CA

6 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Sturla Gunnarsson's documentary 'Monsoon' a 'love letter to India'

Sturla Gunnarsson's documentary "Monsoon" is his "love letter to India" and a return to the vast and bustling country for the prolific Canadian filmmaker.

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Related Topix: Beowulf & Grendel, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Iceland, World News

10 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Sesame catching on in southeast US

Sesame is gaining a foothold in parts of the southeast United States, where cotton has long been king, as farmers take advantage of its drought tolerance and a recently developed trait that lets them bring it in with typical ag equipment.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science

14 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

Botulism outbreak killing ducks at refuge

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service spokesman Matt Baun said Friday the outbreak is not unusual, but has been exacerbated by the drought.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Drought

18 hrs ago | Belper News

Hurricane set to bathe Derbyshire in September heat

A hurricane is set to pull warm air over Derbyshire next week - making the start of autumn feel more like summer.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Hurricane Cristobal, Hurricane Bertha

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Lawmakers pass first California groundwater rules

The worst drought in a generation has pushed California lawmakers to overhaul the state's longstanding "pump-as-you-please" groundwater policy under a package of bills lawmakers sent Friday to Gov. Jerry Brown.

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Related Topix: California, Natural Disasters, Drought, Jerry Brown, US Governors, US News

KABC-AM Los Angeles

Weather to Expect This Labor Day Weekend

It's a weekend we all knew would come too quickly. Labor Day marks the final "unofficial" weekend of summer.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS

KTNV-TV Las Vegas

US official airs 'myths' on Colorado River water

A top federal water administrator says several myths stand in the way of broad agreements needed to deal with increasing demand for water in the drought-stricken and "over-allocated" Colorado River basin.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Drought

ITV

Unsettled weather across UK

It is an unsettled day across the UK with quite a few showers around and chilly temperatures, although it will be dry and bright in the East.

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CIO

EU funds IT projects to help with flood monitoring and protection

So far, the European Commission has invested in apps, software and sensors used to send flood alerts and monitor flood emergencies in real time, the Commission said in a news release on Thursday .

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood

Windsor Beacon

Rescuers seek survivors of China landslide

Hundreds of rescuers hunted Friday for survivors of a massive landslide in southwestern China that killed at least 14 people.

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Related Topix: China, Asia, World News

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News

FEMA denies Hawaii's major disaster-declaration request because storm damage not severe enough

The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Thursday denied Hawaii's request for a major disaster declaration after Tropical Storm Iselle.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Tulsi Gabbard

Pasadena Star-News

Monarch butterflies strike a chord with readers

Aphids, those tiny pear-shaped pests known as plant lice, are terribly fond of milkweeds and a significant infestation of them will keep monarch butterflies away.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Agriculture, Home Gardening, Home, Natural Disasters, Drought

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Marie and Cristobal: Two Storms and Lots of Questions

As we enter the most active part of the hurricane season in the Atlantic, we have our eyes on both coasts: Tropical Storm Marie in the Pacific and Hurricane Cristobal in the Atlantic.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Hurricane Cristobal

Ledbury Reporter

The warm weather is on its way back - with forecasters predicting a scorching start to September.

The cold, wet conditions of the last few weeks are to give way to a settled spell bringing back memories of the above-average temperatures of June and July.

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Asbury Park Press

Ohio driver accused of hot-bus punishment resignsOhio driver accused...

An Ohio school bus driver has resigned after being accused of making elementary-age students sit with the windows up in hot weather as a punishment.

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Related Topix: Ohio

News Talk Florida

Hurricane Cristobal To Move Toward North Atlantic

Hurricane Cristobal is expected to move rapidly toward the north Atlantic, staying away from Bermuda and passing south of Nova Scotia.

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Related Topix: Hurricane Cristobal, Hurricane

Science Daily

Southwest U. S. may face 'megadrought' this century

Due to global warming, scientists say, the chances of the southwestern United States experiencing a decade long drought is at least 50 percent, and the chances of a "megadrought" - one that lasts over 30 years - ranges from 20 to 50 percent over the next century.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Drought, Global Warming, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, University of Arizona, Texas

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Hackerspaces help techies turn ideas into reality

At HeatSync Labs, the tables are littered with computer chips, pens, pads and tools while the room is abuzz with the chatter of would-be inventors hoping to change the world - or just make cool things.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Air Accidents, Hurricane, Hurricane Marie, Texas

Bromsgrove Advertiser

Extreme weather threat to seabirds

UK seabirds are being hit by a triple whammy of extreme weather, predators and disturbance by humans, the National Trust has said.

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