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2 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths

Social Commentator Alfred Sirleaf, gives comment on current events in Liberia including the deadly Ebola virus by speaking and writhing them down on a blackboard in Monrovia, Liberia, Thursday, July 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Natural Disasters, Fire, Sierra Leone

6 hrs ago | SanLuisObispo.com

Wildfires continue to spread in California's tinder-dry Sierra

As of Wednesday night, the El Portal fire had burned at least 3,900 acres with 34% containment.

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Related Topix: Fire, El Portal, CA, Weather, Yosemite National Park, CA, Yosemite Valley, CA, Natural Disasters

10 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Wildfire eases near giant Yosemite sequoias

The section of a wildfire burning close to one of Yosemite National Park's treasured giant sequoia groves died down and got no closer to the grove, park officials said Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA

14 hrs ago | KREM-TV Spokane

Brush fire spreads and destroys Greenbluff barn

A fire destroyed a barn and another building Wednesday afternoon at Mel Walker's Fruit Ranch along Greenbluff Road.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Spokane, WA

18 hrs ago | Switched

This Washington Wildfire Photo Shows The Raw Power Of A Raging Blaze

Wildfires are ravaging parts of Washington state this month, including a complex of blazes that have grown into the largest fire in the state's history .

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Luce County, MI

22 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Judge orders psych exam for young wildfire suspect

The girl appeared in juvenile court for a brief hearing stemming from allegations that she intentionally started the Cocos Fire, which destroyed 36 homes and one business north of San Diego.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, San Diego County, CA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

NBC2 News

Brush fire contained, no longer a threat in Golden Gate Estates

New information that says the multi-acre brush fire has been successfully knocked down, 100 percent contained.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Sarasota County, FL, Fort Myers, FL, Lehigh Acres, FL

Bellingham Herald

Official: fire sparked after bird hits power pole

Fire District 3 Chief Mike Harris says the grass and brush below the pole was so dry that it didn't take much to spark the blaze.

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Related Topix: Franklin County, WA, Natural Disasters, Fire, Pasco, WA

ThinkProgress

House Republicans Fiddle While Forest Service Runs Out Of Money To Fight Wildfires

Dustin Ellison attempts to beat down a roadside hot spot with a mat from his car on Monday, May 5, 2014, in Guthrie, Okla.

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Related Topix: US News, Natural Disasters, Fire, Environmental Law, Law, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Republican, Mike Crapo

The Willits News

Fire near Yosemite turns up heat on California wildfire season

For the second year in a row, flames in Yosemite National Park are turning up the heat on California's wildfire season, fueled by one of the most severe droughts in decades.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, California, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA, El Portal, CA, Weather

Mercury-Register

6 p.m. update: Web Fire burns 325 acres, 35 percent contained

The Web Fire which started near Web Hollow in the Big Chico Creek drainage above Forest Ranch burns on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Fire, Forest Ranch, CA, Natural Disasters, Chico, CA, Butte County, CA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

ABC 33/40

Broken water main floods UCLA; 5 people rescued

The federal government is suing Pennsylvania over physical fitness tests given to its applicant for state trooper positions.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, University of Southern California

KING-TV Seattle

New map shows how record Washington wildfire grew

Firefighters say they've turned the corner on controlling Washington state's largest-ever wildfire, the 250,000-acre Carlton Complex east of Seattle.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters

Milpitas Post

San Jose: Crews fight grass fire in east foothills north of Alum Rock Park

Crews from the San Jose Fire Department and the statewide Cal Fire are battling a grass fire in the east foothills north of Alum Rock Park on Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Fire, San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Natural Disasters

KXXV-TV Waco

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Hundreds of people will tell the Environmental Protection Agency what they think of proposed rules to cut pollution from power plants during public hearings Tuesday and Wednesday in Denver.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Wedding, Natural Disasters, Fire

KOLD-TV Tucson

Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed

The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing... The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Natural Disasters, Fire, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Palestinian Territories,

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Pfizer's 2Q profit sinks 79 pct but tops forecasts

Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight.

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Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Excaliard Pharmaceuticals, Foldrx Pharmaceuticals, Natural Disasters, Fire

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

US, EU preparing new sanctions against Russia

Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, US News, US Supreme Court, Vladimir Putin

KSWO

Kosovo prosecutor suspects some killed for organs

Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, US Supreme Court, US News

Sunherald.com

Relieved evacuees return after California wildfire

The evacuees included Fred and Carolyn Shults, who had to flee the wildfire in the Sierra Nevada foothills east of Sacramento when billowing flames bore down on them.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire

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