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4 hrs ago | KMBC-TV

151 years later, Medal of Honor for hero

Those words on the West Point headstone of 1st Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing succinctly enshrine the determination of the man who helped turn the tide at Gettysburg during the Civil War.


Related Topix: Gettysburg National Military Park, Delafield, WI

8 hrs ago | Channel3000

Park officials allow Apostle Islands fire to burn

National Park Service rangers have discovered a fire on one of the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior that they say has been burning for weeks.


Related Topix: Fire, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

9 hrs ago | Business Journal

Women in Business - Meet their families

Jennifer Bergman: "I am trying to get my boys to all 50 states. We achieved state #34, Utah, earlier in August with trips to both Bryce Canyon and Zion National Park.


Related Topix: Zion National Park

13 hrs ago | Westland Observer

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South Lyon area community briefs Check out what's happening in the South Lyon and Lyon Township areas.


Related Topix: South Lyon, MI, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Whitmore Lake, MI, Pontiac, MI, Howell, MI, 9

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Take a walk on the bottom of a former lake

The now-dry bed of Lake Aldwell - no longer a bare moonscape as trees, grasses and other native plants sewn by both nature and man take hold - is waiting to be explored.


Related Topix: Olympic National Park, US National Parks, Archaeology, Anthropology, Geology, Science

NBC Miami

Marine Wife Murder Not Guilty Plea

A former Marine accused of having an affair with the 19-year-old wife of a fellow Marine pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder charges in her death, officials said.


Related Topix: Joshua Tree, CA, San Bernardino County, CA, Twentynine Palms, CA, Joshua Tree National Park


Man's body pulled from waters of Lake Mohave

Authorities have pulled a body from the waters of Lake Mohave near the spot where a 31-year-old Southern California man went missing a week earlier.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Lake Mead National Recreation Area

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

GSMNP celebrates 98 years

Great Smoky Mountains National Park will celebrated the 98th birthday of the National Park Service on Monday, Aug. 25. Park visitors are encouraged to participate in one of the many ranger-led programs at park visitor centers or enjoy exploring the park along a scenic roadway, trail or river.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Yellowstone National Park

The Baltimore Sun

Traffic: Collision on I-695 inner loop

All lanes are open on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Linthicum on Tuesday morning with the clearing of a three-vehicle collision prior to the Baltimore Washington Parkway, according to the state Department of Transportation.


Related Topix: Baltimore Washington Parkway, US National Parks, Cockeysville, MD

Jackson Hole Radio

Seasonal Employee Found Dead in Teton Park

Search teams found the body of a Russian man missing for several days in Grand Teton National Park.


Related Topix: Grand Teton National Park, US National Parks

Mon Aug 25, 2014

National Parks Traveler

"Bone Digger" Interns Fuel Their Passion At Dinosaur National Monument

These young paleontologists are photographing and mapping the world famous deposit of ancient bones at Dinosaur National Monument .


Related Topix: Dinosaur National Monument, US National Parks, Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, University of Colorado Boulder

Vatican connection to Washington Monument

Built as a symbolic tribute to honor the first president of the United States, George Washington, the 555-foot marble obelisk known as the Washington Monument dominates the United States Capital skyline.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Washington Monument, Weather

The Fresno Bee

California launches controversial effort to add more names to Vietnam Veterans Memorial

When he was a boy back in Oregon – before his mother remarried and brought him to West Sacramento – Gregory Keith Hodson put together model airplanes, and his father suspended them on fishing line over his bed.


Related Topix: California, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, US National Parks, West Sacramento, CA, Sacramento, CA

LA Daily News

Riding through Death Valley, Nevadaa s high desert is a bikers dream

When you get past the glitter, girls and gambling, Las Vegas, Nev., is primarily high desert.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Harley Davidson, Automakers, US Military, US Navy, Death Valley National Park

Business Journal

Free admission to national parks Monday

Admission is free to enter all areas of the national parks system Monday, including Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park and Mesa Verde National Park.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Rocky Mountain National Park, Mesa Verde National Park

Albany Times Union

German index slump increases talk of ECB action

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, right, and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi walk together during the Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium at the Jackson Lake Lodge in Grand Teton National Park near Jackson, Wyo.


Related Topix: Grand Teton National Park, US National Parks, Jackson, WY, World News, Germany

National Parks Traveler

Flying To The Rescue At Zion National Park

Curious about what a "short-haul" is? Wonder how rangers get to remote areas in the parks to perform rescues? Check out this short video from Zion National Park .


Related Topix: Zion National Park, US National Parks

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Gateway Pundit

Newspaper Editorial Cartoon on #Ferguson Depicts White Cop Shooting Martin Luther King

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution published an editorial cartoon Sunday that depicts the recent police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri of unarmed 18 year old black robber Michael Brown by white police officer Darren Wilson as that of Atlanta native and civil rights icon Rev.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Ferguson, MO, Gateway (Washington, DC), National Mall, Opinion

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Police: Car in Potomac River near DC, 1 found dead

Authorities have recovered a body from the Potomac River in the Washington, D.C., area after a car apparently went off a parkway and plunged into the water.


Related Topix: Washington, DC, George Washington Memorial Parkway

WUSA-TV Washington

Car goes into Potomac River, body recovered

Authorities have recovered a body from the Potomac River after a car traveling on the George Washington Memorial Parkway apparently left the road and plunged into the river.


Related Topix: Washington, DC, US National Parks, George Washington Memorial Parkway