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Wednesday Aug 27 | KCDZ 107.7 FM

Applications Accepted for Joshua Tree National Park Research Grants

Applications are being accepted for Joshua Tree national Park research Grants. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you how to applya Graduate students interested in doing research on some aspect of the natural or cultural resources of Joshua Tree National Park are invited to apply for the Robert Lee Graduate Student Research Grant.

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Wednesday Aug 27 | CNN

Celebrating the National Park Service's Birthday

August 25th marked the 98th birthday of the National Park Service. Since its inception in 1916, the department has expanded from 35 national parks to over 400 national parks, landmarks, monuments, forests, and historic sites.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

NBC Washington

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.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Erin Corwin vigil to take place Monday in CaliforniaErin Corwin vigil ...

Erin Corwin vigil to take place Monday in California The Oak Ridge native was found dead weeks after she went missing.

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KESQ-TV Palm Desert

National Park Service turns 98 years old and is giving a free gift to visitors

Joshua Tree National Park is one of 401 parks across the country celebrating by giving visitors the free gift.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Cactus Thorns

Search ends in Tragedy for Corwin Family

Erin Corwin, 20, was the victim of a homicide, said San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon, who made the announcement at a Monday noon press conference.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

CNN

HABOOB in Southern California Desert

We have been having Much Needed rain and some great storm clouds this week. Sitting on the patio today about 4pm we noticed off to the South of us there was what appeared to be a storm approaching.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

KFMB-TV San Diego

A look at the mine shaft where Marine wife's body was dumped

We're taking a closer look at the mine shaft where Marine wife Erin Corwin's body was found after a nearly eight-week search.

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CNN

Big Thunder & Lights with RAIN in SoCal

What a fun morning! California doesn't get much rain and we get even less Thunder & Lightning.

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Anorak

California Solar Energy Plant Bar-B-Cues 28,000 Birds A Year

SOLAR power can cook a bird in seconds. The vast Ivanpah plant in California's Mojave desert uses 300,000 large mirrors to bounce sun rays to three 40-storey water towers.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

WGN-TV Chicago

Erin Corwin is seen in a photo provided by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department.

The body of a missing pregnant wife of a Marine based in California was found over the weekend and her former neighbor was arrested in connection with her death, police in San Bernardino County said.

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New York Daily News

Man arrested for murdering pregnant wife of Marine: police

Christopher Brandon Lee, 24, moved to Anchorage, Alaska shortly after allegedly killing his lover, Erin Corwin, 19, and dumping her in a mine shaft outside Joshua Tree National Park in Southern California on June 28. Investigators found the woman's body Saturday and suspect Lee killed the woman to keep the affair secret because Corwin worried the ... (more)

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Examiner.com

Erin Corwin's body was hidden in mine shaft

The body of missing woman Erin Corwin has been recovered as of Monday, and this report shares some of the heartbreaking details.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

KCDZ 107.7 FM

Desert Institute to Offer Natural Sciences Courses

The Desert Institute is offering fascinating classes about our Joshua Tree National Park.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

KCDZ 107.7 FM

Writing Course Offered by Desert Institute

The Desert Institute is offering writing courses in September. Reporter Cara Conway says these classes fill up fast so register soona Write your heart out! Joshua Tree National Park is offering courses in Desert Haiku Writing, Observational Writing, and Unique Desert Writing! Grab a friend and enroll today in these content rich workshops geared ... (more)

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KCDZ 107.7 FM

Six Weeks Missing, Still No Evidence of Crime in Erin Corwin Case

After 6 weeks of intensive investigation and searches on-foot, 4-wheel-drive vehicles and helicopter, there is still nothing on the whereabouts of Erin Corwin, the pregnant wife of a Twentynine Palms Marine, who went missing June 28. Her husband, Marine Cpl.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

CNN

Hazy Super Moon over California Desert

Waiting...waiting...waiting...There it is! Well it was beautiful but a bit Hazy.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

J. Wagner

J. Wagner writes songs like the novel you long for after the last page is turned.

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The Press-Enterprise

How cool is Riverside?

Riverside placed No. 8 Forbes.com 's list of America's 20 coolest cities. Here's what's so great about it, and who else made the cut.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

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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