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2 hrs ago | WKYC-TV Cleveland

Two killed in lightning strikesTwo killed in lightning...

Officials say two people have been killed in two days in separate lightning strikes at Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

One dead, one injured in Lake Mead National Recreation Area accident

A rollover accident at Lake Mead Recreational Area on Saturday evening left a 28-year-old woman dead and a man injured, the National Park Service said.

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National Parks Traveler

Dinosaur National Monument Adds Visitor Programs

You really don't need any incentives beyond the spectacular beauty of Dinosaur National Monument's river corridors, fossils, and geology to convince yourself to visit this intriguing unit of the National Park System.

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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.

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Sunherald.com

Davis Bayou provides the opportunity for a recreational hike

For those who are looking for a local hiking adventure, you need to go no further than the Davis Bayou area of Gulf Islands National Seashore in Ocean Springs.

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WPTV Local News

PHOTO: Yellowstone road melts under heat

The National Parks Service posted a photo of the damage to the park's official website.

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Washington Examiner

Va. pioneer Maggie L. Walker to be honored

The National Park Service has scheduled events this weekend through Tuesday to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Maggie L. Walker, the pioneering businesswoman.

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Related Topix: Maggie L Walker National Historic Site

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Daily Camera

Two dead in two days of lightning at Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park along Old Fall River Road in June 2014. For the second day in a row, lightning killed a visitor at Rocky Mountain National Park and injured the victims' companions.

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City Paper

Hip Shot: Secrets of the National Mall

Remaining Performances: Sunday, July 13 at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 13 at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 15 at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 16 at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 17 at 7 p.m. Friday ,July 18 at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 19 at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 19 at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 20 at 4.p.m. Tuesday, July 22 at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 23 at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 24 at 7 ... (more)

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Christian Science Monitor

Wyoming bus crash in Grand Teton National Park

Officials say about two dozen people were taken to a hospital after a tour bus flipped on its side in Grand Teton National Park Three people injured when a tourist bus flipped on its side in Grand Teton National Park remain in the hospital.

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Sunherald.com

Teddy Roosevelt library to rely on digital efforts

A devoted group of scholars and Roosevelt admirers has been scanning his papers and artifacts for years and is finalizing a design for a library and museum commemorating the life of the 26th president.

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Lowell Sun

'I just wanted to help any way I could'

In a 13,000-square-foot warehouse, Donna Hunnewell walks through aisles of shoes, clothes and mattresses.

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Related Topix: Lowell, MA, Lowell National Historical Park

Peninsula Daily News

Stargazer hikes, free astronomy programs, at Hurricane Ridge

NOTE: "Today" and "tonight" refer to Friday, July 11. PORT ANGELES - For the fifth consecutive summer, John Goar is leading a free astronomy program with telescopes at Hurricane Ridge, 17 miles up a paved road from Port Angeles in Olympic National Park.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Port Angeles, WA, Olympic National Park, Bremerton, WA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Drakes Bay Oyster Co. to shut down this month per federal order

File - In this Dec. 6, 2011 file photo, workers harvest Pacific oysters at the Drake's Bay Oyster Co.

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Related Topix: Point Reyes National Seashore, Inverness, CA

LongmontFYI

1 killed, 7 hurt by lightning in Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park, as seen from Estes Park on Friday, July 11, 2014. One person was killed and seven people were injured Friday afternoon by lightning in Rocky Mountain National Park.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

2 more charged in death of girl riding scooter

A teenager pleaded not guilty Friday in the deadly shooting of a 12-year-old girl who was hit by a stray bullet while riding a scooter, while two other young men were also charged and the girl's family prepared... A teenager pleaded not guilty Friday in the deadly shooting of a 12-year-old girl who was hit by a stray bullet while riding a scooter, ... (more)

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KTVN Reno

Trentin wins 7th Tour de France stage

John Seigenthaler, the journalist who edited The Tennessean newspaper, helped shape USA Today and worked for civil rights during the Kennedy administration, died Friday at his Nashville home at age 86, his son said.

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Sunherald.com

Dozens taken to hospital in Teton Park bus crash

Details were sketchy. KIFI-TV in Idaho Falls, Idaho, reports two people were airlifted to an Idaho Falls hospital and 24 were taken by ambulance to a hospital in Jackson, Wyoming.

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CBS Local

Injured Hawk to be Released Back Into Wild in Northern Va.

An injured hawk that's spent three months in a rehabilitation center is set to be released into the wild at Turkey Run Park along the Potomac River in northern Virginia.

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KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Flash flood watch issued for southern Nevada

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a flash flood warning for south central Clark County in southern Nevada until 6 p.m. The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a Flash Flood Watch for portions of northwest Arizona, California and Nevada until 9 p.m. Affected Nevada areas may include: Lake Mead National Recreation ... (more)

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