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Trails I've Hiked: Castle Crest Wildflower Trail At Crater Lake National Park

Though short, at not quite a half-mile, the Castle Crest Wildflower Trail offers a refreshing walk through a cool, colorful corner of Crater Lake National Park .

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Body found in Sierra; search for Fremont teacher suspended

The Kings National Park search for a 46-year-old Santa Cruz hiker and Fremont elementary school teacher was suspended temporarily Wednesday after park officials located a body near Mount Gardiner in Kings Canyon National Park.

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Related Topix: Fremont, CA, US National Parks, Kings Canyon National Park, Sequoia And Kings Canyon National Parks

USA Today

Thursday's forecast: Wet and stormy across U.S.

Many spots across the northern tier of the nation will see a wet Thursday, while the most intense heat wave of the summer roasts most of the South.

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New York Daily News

Child falls to her death while hiking at Yellowstone National Park

A family vacation ended in despair after an 8-year-old girl toppled from a trail and fell to her death while hiking with her folks at Yellowstone National Park.

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MacRumors

Yosemite National Park and Wellington, New Zealand Added to Apple Maps Flyover Feature

Apple has added two new locations to its Maps Flyover feature in iOS, including Yosemite National Park in California and Wellington, New Zealand.

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NWAonline

Residents returning as firefighters slow California blaze

Officials said Tuesday evening that they had gained the upper hand on a central California blaze in the foothills near Yosemite National Park that forced more than 1,000 residents to flee their homes.

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NewsOK.com

Public comment period opens for Denali bridges

National Park Service officials say the agency is considering whether to replace two pedestrian bridges at Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

ABC News

Some Evacuees of Yosemite-Area Fire Can Go Home

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

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, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Iraq, World News, Middle East

KTEN-TV Denison

Thousands of intense earthquakes rock Iceland

Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe says he's reached a settlement with the team to avert a threatened lawsuit over his release.

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Denver Post

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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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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Castanet.net

1,500 evacuated from fire

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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WBAY-TV Green Bay

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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA

Cybercast News Service

13,000 evacuation calls in California wildfire

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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KXLY-TV Spokane

Marine's pregnant wife found dead in mine

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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Related Topix: San Bernardino County, CA, US National Parks, Joshua Tree National Park

The News Tribune

Port Angeles man treated for rabies after scratch from infected bat at Olympic NP

A 59-year-old man is undergoing rabies treatment after he was scratched by a bat last week at Olympic National Park, the park announced in a statement released Monday.

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AlertNet

Girl plunges 550 feet to her death at Yellowstone National Park

An 8-year-old girl plunged some 550 feet to her death at Yellowstone National Park on Sunday after stepping off a trail overlooking a 1,200-foot canyon and losing her footing, a park official said on Monday.

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WBIR-TV Knoxville

Ken Burns shares secrets of Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Burns says that there's a great drama to the Smoky Mountains. Creation of the park forced the removal of existing towns and "not everyone wanted to be removed."

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The Macon Telegraph

Jimmy Carter National Historic Site gets grant for school field trips

The Jimmy Carter National Historic Site in Plains is one of 65 national parks selected to receive a 2014 Ticket to Ride grant from the National Park Foundation.

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