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26 min ago | Daily World

Top reader photos: Old pines, vivid reflection, more

We asked for your photos, and you shared! Here's a roundup of your best reader photos today.

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Related Topix: Mesa Verde National Park

4 hrs ago | News Radio 710 WPMI-AM

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier ordered her officers not to arrest anyone carrying handguns in public

Stephen Gutowski said he was excited to exercise his rights for the first time since he moved to the D.C. area five years ago - so he grabbed his pistol and headed to the National Mall.

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Related Topix: National Mall, Guns, Columbia, SC, Violent Crime

7 hrs ago | KMPH-TV Fresno

Police: Boy, 8, shot and killed in Detroit

Fire crews have gained ground on two of the largest wildfires in California, lifting evacuation orders for about half the homes in the path of a blaze in Yosemite National Park and redeploying firefighters battling... Fire crews have gained ground on two of the largest wildfires in California, lifting evacuation orders for about half the homes in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA, US National Parks, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

10 hrs ago | The Gazette

Crews make gains on 2 California wildfires

Fire crews gained ground Tuesday on two of the largest wildfires in California, lifting evacuation orders for about half the homes in the path of a blaze in Yosemite National Park and redeploying firefighters battling another fire in the Sierra Nevada foothills east of Sacramento.

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Related Topix: Fire, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA

14 hrs ago | WFIE-TV Evansville

Small cars fare poorly in crash tests

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, Wildfire, Fire, Yosemite National Park, University of Southern California

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Albany Times Union

Gains made on California fire that burned 19 homes

Over a hundred residents of El Portal, Calif., on the western edge of Yosemite National Park listen to park and fire officials about the status of the evacuation and the fire in their community on Monday, July 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Fire, El Portal, CA, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA, US National Parks

KSWO

Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; 128 killed

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: Israel, World News, Middle East, Wildfire, Fire, Natural Disasters, Yosemite National Park, University of Southern California, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Patrick Leahy

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Militia gunfire in Libya capital as inferno rages

A federal prosecutor says the government will prove Virginia's former governor and his wife illegally lined their pockets with gifts from a businessman who sought their influence to promote his company.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Wedding, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Yosemite National Park

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Progress made on Merced fire; Yosemite blaze remains unchecked

A fire that began Saturday on the western edge of Yosemite National Park has blackened more than 2,600 acres and prompted evacuations of three campgrounds and the communities of Foresta and El Portal, according to fire officials.

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Related Topix: Fire, Merced, CA, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA

Bellingham Herald

Body of Port Orchard teen located in river

Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said kayakers spotted the 17-year-old's body on Sunday, more than three weeks after he fell in the cold and fast-moving Ohanapecosh River near Cedar Grove Campground.

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Related Topix: Port Orchard, WA, Mount Rainier National Park, US National Parks

KIII

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks said in a statement that staffers were searching Monday night for Austin Shedd, who disappeared after getting separated from a group of hikers.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Sequoia And Kings Canyon National Parks

Mon Jul 28, 2014

CBS Local

Kansas Man Found Dead On Longs Peak Identified

Officials have released the name of a man whose body was found on Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Rocky Mountain National Park

KOMO News

Olympic National Park to move threatened chalet

Olympic National Park says it's moving forward with a plan to move a historic chalet that's being threatened by the shifting east fork of the Quinault River.

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Related Topix: Olympic National Park, US National Parks

KIII

Correction: California Wildfires story

In a story July 27 about California Wildfires, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the type of aircraft assisting firefighters battling a wildfire outside Yosemite National Park.

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

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Running of any length or speed reduces risk of death

Whether they run 30 minutes a week or two hours a week, runners have a 30% lower risk of death than non-runners.

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Related Topix: National Mall, Medicine, Cardiology

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Northeast Wisconsin Vietnam vets prepare to go to DC

On Friday, nearly 140 Vietnam veterans from northeast Wisconsin will make what promises to be an emotional trip to Washington D. C., and a visit to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

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Related Topix: Vietnam Veterans Memorial

KCDZ 107.7 FM

Summer Ranger Programs at Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park is offering ranger programs for the remainder of the summer: evening campfire programs, hikes, talks on the patios, and a desert story time for children.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Joshua Tree National Park

News Observer

The charms of Cape Cod: Making a bucket list

Quaint villages and postcard-perfect lighthouses. Whale watches and dune rides. Art galleries and summer theater.

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Related Topix: Watches, Life, Food, Seafood, Theater, Arts, Cape Cod National Seashore, Woods Hole, MA, Provincetown, MA

The Victoria Advocate

Visitors watch the release of Kemp's ridley sea ...

Visitors watch the release of Kemp's ridley sea turtle hatchlings into the ocean at the Malaquite Beach Visitor Center at Padre Island National Seashore on Sunday, July 27, 2014.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Northern California wildfire destroys 13 homes

Fire crews were battling two fast-moving wildfires in California that threatened many homes and forced hundreds of evacuations, officials said.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Boat Disaster, California, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA

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