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2 hrs ago |

Rural Hospitals Weigh Independence Against Need For Computer Help

Dr. Billy Oley talks with Dr. William George in the Beartooth Billings Clinic in Red Lodge, Mont.


Related Topix: Red Lodge, MT, Yellowstone National Park, Medicine, Nursing

4 hrs ago | My FOX Chicago

Mount Baldy to remain closed indefinitely

Officials say a popular 126-foot high sand dune at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore will remain closed indefinitely while scientists continue trying to determine what caused an Illinois boy to become buried under 11 feet of sand.


Related Topix: Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, US National Parks

5 hrs ago | Cape Breton Post

The debate in the U.S. over Keystone XL, summarized in a single scene

A visual snapshot of the rowdy American debate over the Keystone XL pipeline played out Thursday on one of the world's most famous stages.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Lincoln Memorial, National Mall, Washington Monument

9 hrs ago | The Olympian

Disease attacking bats is on the move

In this image from video, a bat clings to a cave wall inside White River Cave in Rockmart, Georgia.


Related Topix: Rockmart, GA, Mammoth Cave National Park

13 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Traffic: Accident reported on Beltway at Harford Road

As of 8:20 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting an accident on the inner loop of the Baltimore Beltway at Harford Road .


Related Topix: Accident, MD, Hampstead, MD, Carroll County, MD, Baltimore Washington Parkway

17 hrs ago | National Parks Traveler

Designation Of Chaco Culture National HIstorical Park As International Dark Sky Park

A day-long celebration will be held Thursday to mark Chaco Culture National Historical Park's designation as an International Dark Sky Park.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Chaco Culture National Historical Park

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Survey reduces estimated Michigan wolf population

In this Feb. 10, 2006, file photo, provided by Michigan Technological University, a pack of gray wolves is shown on Isle Royale National Park in northern Michigan.


Related Topix: Michigan Technological University, Isle Royale National Park, US National Parks

Common Dreams

The Cowboy Indian Alliance Rises to Protect Our Common Land and Water

Shane Red Hawk of the Sicangu Lakota band of the Rosebud Sioux and his daughter Tshina Red Hawk in a horseback ride in protest of the Keystone XL in Washington on Tuesday.


Related Topix: National Mall, US News, Liberal Political News


Projects moving ahead at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

Various improvement projects at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area will begin in early May, Superintendent John J. Donahue announced Wednesday.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area


Nebraskans Opposed To Oil Pipeline Take Fight To Washington

Ranchers and tribal leaders rode in on horseback and put up tepees on the National Mall, hoping to get the White House's attention.


Related Topix: Nebraska, National Mall


I left my heart in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is part of the International Biosphere Reserve, has the largest old growth forest east of the Mississippi River, is one of the most diverse ecosystems in North America, has the densest black bear population in the Eastern United States, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, us Travel

Kenai Fjords National Park

February 2014 Monthly Weather Summary

The Kenai Fjords area saw a return to more typical temperatures in February when the average monthly temperature dropped below freezing, yet remained slightly above the 30-year normal for the month.


Related Topix: Kenai, AK, Weather, Seward, AK, Kenai Fjords National Park

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Airman guilty of some charges in Lackland sex case

This prize-winning photo of a couple in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., was taken in 2012 by Nathan G. Wilson-Crow, an Air Force photographer charged with rape and sexual assault.


Related Topix: Lincoln Memorial, US Military, US Air Force

Everglades National Park

2014 Everglades National Park Reopens Frank Key Channel in Florida Bay

News Release Date: April 21, 2014 Contact: General Park Information , 305-242-7710 Contact: Media Contact Linda Friar , 305-242-7714 Everglades National Park has reopened areas closed to protect the Frank Key Roseate Spoonbill colony during nesting season.The channel running along the west end of Frank Key, and the Carl Ross Key campsite, have been ... (more)


Related Topix: Everglades National Park, US National Parks

The Wichita Eagle

Globe had 4th hottest March; US cooler than normal

In this combination of March 2014 photos, a slackline walker enjoys the sunny and warm weather in Duesseldorf, Germany; a jogger runs on the snow-covered grounds of the Washington Monument in Washington; and a worker, suffering from heat exhaustion, leaves her shift early at the salt evaporation ponds in Anse-Rouge, Haiti.


Related Topix: Weather, Washington Monument

KMPH-TV Fresno

Ocean Beach fires may be reined in

The San Francisco Chronicle reported Monday that officials are proposing a 9 p.m. curfew on beach fires, to help rein in drunken revelry, unattended blazes and littering.


Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life, Holidays, Golden Gate National Recreation Area

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Wind Cave National Park Preps For Controlled Burn Apr. 22

Officials are preparing for a nearly 2,200-acre planned fire at Wind Cave National Park in southwest South Dakota.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Wind Cave National Park, Fire

Student watercolors of parks being displayed

Great Smoky Mountains National Park says as part of National Park Week this week, the watercolors will be on display at Sugarlands Visitor Center and at Park Headquarters through May 12. Well-known parks such as Grand Canyon National Park are included as well as lesser known sites.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Grand Canyon National Park


Keystone may be stalled, but not the protests

Teepee's are set up with the U.S. Capitol in the background, on the National Mall, Monday, April 21, 2014 in Washington.


Related Topix: National Mall

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Palo Alto climber hospitalized after bold rescue at Yosemite National Park

A badly injured Palo Alto rock climber was plucked via helicopter from a craggy and nearly vertical spire in Yosemite National Park after he took a tumble during an outing on Sunday, officials said.


Related Topix: Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA, US National Parks, Fresno, CA