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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Brad Parker falls to his death at Yosemite after proposing marriage on climb

Brad Parker, 36, had just proposed to his girlfriend hours before falling to his death during a hike at Yosemite National Park.

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7 hrs ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin

Texas Gov. Perry booked on abuse of power charges

Firefighters gained ground Tuesday on a blaze in the foothills near Yosemite National Park, allowing some of the 1,000 people who fled the flames to return to their homes.

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11 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Junction fire: New crews arrive in Oakhurst to battle blaze

Fresh fire crews from around the state are rushing to eastern Madera County, south of Yosemite National Park, to battle the Junction fire as authorities brace for high temperatures and renewed winds, which could rekindle embers and again send flames toward homes in Oakhurst and Bass Lake.

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Related Topix: Oakhurst, CA, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA, Madera County, CA, Bass Lake, CA, Boat Disaster

15 hrs ago | KMPH-TV Fresno

Ferguson pledges efforts at reconciliation

The city of Ferguson, Missouri, says it working hard to better connect with the community and learn from the "discord and heartbreak" that followed the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

NewsOK.com

5 California Things to Know for Tuesday

Police are scheduled to discuss the arrests of two teenage boys who allegedly planned to kill three high school staffers and gun down as many students as possible in South Pasadena.

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WAVE-TV Louisville

US trying to verify video of American's killing

By SHARON COHEN AP National Writer They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the... By SHARON COHEN AP National Writer They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed ... (more)

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, US National Parks, Iraq, World News, Middle East

ThinkProgress

Wildfire Burns Near Yosemite National Park, Prompts Evacuation Of Thousands

A wildfire burning near Yosemite park has forced the evacuation of thousands of people, destroyed buildings, and has closed a road leading into the park.

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Lake Country Sun

James Rollins delivers in 'The 6th Extinction'

The Sigma Force discovers a threat that could destroy the human race in James Rollins' 10th book to feature his team of elite scientists and soldiers.

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KFVS12

Israeli leader recalls team from cease-fire talks

Authorities have sent evacuation orders to some 13,000 phone numbers as a wildfire bears down on a foothill community near Yosemite National Park in Central California.

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Prince George Citizen

Wildfire burning near California's Yosemite park threatening 500 structures

Firefighters from throughout California are being dispatched to protect homes that are under threat from a wildfire burning in the foothills near Yosemite National Park.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

Veteran rock climber killed in fall in Yosemite

Authorities say a veteran rock climber died in a fall while climbing alone in Yosemite National Park - just hours after proposing to his girlfriend during an earlier climb.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Ukrainian govt troops inch closer to rebel city

Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being added to the Smithsonian Institution's collection Tuesday, including... Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being ... (more)

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

WFIE-TV Evansville

4 at slaughterhouse behind beef recall indicted

A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon.

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CBS Atlanta

US Senate race draws focus in Alaska primary

A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon.

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Cybercast News Service

California brush fire spurs 1,500-plus evacuations

One of several wildfires burning across California prompted widespread evacuations Monday in a central California foothill community near Yosemite National Park, authorities said.

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CBS Local

Brushfire Near Yosemite National Park Prompts Widespread Evacuations

Erica Stuart, a spokeswoman for the Madera County Sheriff's Office, said Monday that more than 1,500 residents and guests at four hotels near the community of Oakhurst have been advised to seek shelter in town.

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ABC News

California Brush Fire Spurs 1,500-Plus Evacuations

One of several wildfires burning across California prompted widespread evacuations Monday in a central California foothill community near Yosemite National Park, authorities said.

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Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Running Wild with Bear Grylls Recap 8/17/14: Season 1 Episode 4 "Tom Arnold"

Tonight on NBC their new show RUNNING WITH BEAR GRYLLS airs with an all new episode.

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Related Topix: Man vs. Wild, Entertainment, Television, 22 Jump Street, Channing Tatum, US National Parks

SanLuisObispo.com

Explore California's gold mining history in Tuolumne County

In the 1860s, Mark Twain traveled by coach to California, hoping to strike it rich during the storied Gold Rush.

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Related Topix: Tuolumne County, CA, California, Twain, CA, US National Parks, Twain Harte, CA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Griswold: Kaweah Oaks Preserve buys land to protect core

This photograph of Horsetail Falls at Yosemite National Park was taken by Visalia photographer Joseph Fronteras.

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