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3 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, US National Parks, Weather

11 hrs ago | 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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KCDZ 107.7 FM

Call for Art for Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition

The second annual Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition will be held on December 5-7, at the Oasis of Mara in Twentynine Palms.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

KCDZ 107.7 FM

First Quarter Moon, Mars, Saturn at Sky's the Limit Saturday Night

The public is invited for a tour of the lunar landscape, Mars and Saturn on this Saturday, August 2 at Sky's the Limit Observatory and Nature Center, just north of the entrance to the Joshua Tree National Park in Twentynine Palms.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

KCDZ 107.7 FM

Drones Now Illegal in Joshua Tree and Other National Parks

National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis has signed a policy memorandum that directs superintendents nationwide to prohibit launching, landing, or operating drones, or unmanned aircraft, on lands and waters administered by the National Park Service, including our own Joshua Tree National Park.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Universe Today

Astrophoto Heaven: Video Time-Lapse Shows Spectacular Sky Above Desert National Park

Channelling all U2 fans: this stunning timelapse above Joshua Tree National Park is a walking tourism brochure for astrophotographers.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Search for Erin Corwin one month later

It's been one month since anyone's seen Erin Corwin. The 20-year old who is also pregnant disappeared after family members say she went to Joshua Tree National Park on June 28. Corwin's family took to Facebook Monday to mark the 30-day search and thank people for their support.

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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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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Examiner.com

Erin Corwin missing: Neighbor's wife allegedly says body will never be found

Erin Corwin supposedly went to Joshua Tree National Park on June 28. If she did, she never returned, and dozens of man-hours of searching have as yet turned up nothing.

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