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Alcohol Ban Goes Into Effect At Several Fire Island Beaches

Some Long Island beachgoers may need to think twice about what they pack in their coolers this weekend after a new alcohol ban took effect Friday.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Fire Island National Seashore

Fri Aug 01, 2014

KSL-TV

Evidence of cougar activity prompts warnings at Dinosaur National Monument

The recent discovery of an animal carcass left behind by a cougar has officials at Dinosaur National Monument reminding visitors about measures they can take to avoid problems with the big cats.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Dinosaur National Monument

New York Post

Grandmother writes cop thank-you note for speeding ticket

A Washington state grandmother has written a thank-you letter to a state trooper in Idaho for giving her a speeding ticket in an exchange that she said on Thursday was a highlight of her recent holiday there.

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Related Topix: Yellowstone National Park

KCDZ 107.7 FM

Joshua Tree National Park Closes Cottonwood Visitor Center

The Cottonwood Visitor Center in Joshua Tree National Park will temporarily close August 4 through August 15, due to road construction in the area.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Joshua Tree National Park

The Daily Democrat

End of an era: Drakes Bay Oyster Co. shuts down retail operations

Andrew Wong and Mitzie Kelley of San Francisco cook oysters on the last day of retail business at Drakes Bay Oyster Company in Inverness on Thursday.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Inverness, CA, Point Reyes National Seashore, US National Parks, Agriculture, Science

Myrtle Beach Online

ND's Fort Union to host Indian Arts Showcase

The event will feature drum and dance performances, talks on Native American history and culture and Native American crafts.

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Related Topix: Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site, Entertainment

Seattle Times

A flood of lovely national-park photos: Submit yours

Today's the last day to submit your photos of Washington's national parks for our Seattle Times photo contest.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Seattle Times, US National Parks, Mount Rainier National Park, Olympic National Park

Thu Jul 31, 2014

News Times

Paint with a pro at Weir

Weir Farm National Historic Site has opened the Weir Art Farm Academy in partnership with Dmitri Wright, the park's master artist/instructor.

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Related Topix: Weir Farm National Historic Site

ECNmag

The Rim Fire 1 year later: A natural experiment in fire ecology and management

The enormous conflagration known as the Rim Fire was in full fury, raging swiftly from crown to crown among mature trees, when it entered the backcountry of Yosemite National Park in California's Sierra Nevada in late August 2013.

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Related Topix: Fire, Science, Ecology, Yosemite National Park, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Ducky Dash slated Saturday in Middlesboro

This weekend, downtown Middlesboro is preparing to celebrate those qualities that make America great.

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Related Topix: Middlesboro, KY, Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Denver Post

Firefighters keep Yosemite blaze far from sequoias

A wildfire in Yosemite National Park made a new run that firefighters quickly stopped, and containment lines have kept it from threatening some treasured trees that are among the largest and oldest living things on earth.

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

Channelnewsasia.com

Yosemite Park fire threatens famous giant sequoia trees

A fire raging in California's Yosemite National Park advanced on Wednesday , threatening a grove of famous giant sequoia trees.

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

Wed Jul 30, 2014

OregonLive.com

Summer Adventures in Utah: Arches National Park, home to over 2,000 sandstone arches

For the vast majority of people, the first thing that probably comes to mind when arches cross the mind is, none other, than the "Golden Arches" .

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Arches National Park, Moab, UT, Travel

Sunherald.com

Yellowstone considers quarantine program for bison

Wednesday's announcement comes after the Department of Interior last month identified public lands in 10 states that could be suitable for relocated Yellowstone bison.

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Related Topix: Yellowstone National Park, US National Parks, Genetics, Medicine

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

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

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

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

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

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