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  1. Grand Canyon deaths above average this yearRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | The Kingman Daily Miner

    Park officials said 46-year-old Michael Sperry of Valparaiso collapsed Friday and stopped breathing on the North Kaibab Trail. He and his two brothers were about 12 miles into the 21-mile trip.

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  2. Indiana man dies while hiking in Grand CanyonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | The Arizona Republic

    Indiana man dies while hiking in Grand Canyon An Indiana man has died while hiking in Grand Canyon National Park. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1uzCh78 The Justice Department says a two-week trial has shown that a tough Texas voter ID law substantially discriminates against minorities and should be scrapped.

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  3. Indiana man dies while hiking with brothers at Grand CanyonRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    A 46-year-old Indiana man collapsed and died while trying to hike rim-to-rim with his two brothers at Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona, a park official said on Monday. Michael Sperry, of Valparaiso, was pronounced dead at the scene about half a mile below Ribbon Falls on the popular North Kaibab Trail late on Friday afternoon, park spokeswoman Maureen Oltrogge said in a statement.

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  4. EDITORIAL: A Grand Canyon boondoggleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Washington Times

    The federal government has a long, rich history of throwing money at projects resembling holes in the ground. This time, the National Park Service might have met its match in the Grand Canyon, which is more than a mile deep and runs for 227 miles along a chasm carved by the Colorado River.

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  5. Nik Wallenda to tightrope walk over Chicago RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Daredevil Nik Wallenda said Tuesday that his next tightrope walk will be more than 50 stories high from one high-rise building to another over the Chicago River. Wallenda, 35, will attempt the feat without a net or harness.

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  6. Fire managers prepare for prescribed fire season on North ZoneRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | Grand Canyon News

    Williams-Grand Canyon News FREDONIA, Ariz. - North Zone fire managers are preparing for the upcoming prescribed fire season on the North Kaibab Ranger District, and anticipate starting these prescribed fire treatments as soon as weather and fuel conditions are favorable to do so.

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  7. Ford To Recall Thousands Of Hybrid SUVsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | CBS Local

    Known for its breathtaking natural beauty and dry climate, Arizona is a great place to visit in the southwestern section of America. Whether you're planning to visit Phoenix for the first time, taking in the action during Spring Training or thinking of attending some of the country's best universities, there are plenty of things to do in the Grand Canyon State.

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  8. Judge hears arguments on mining near Grand CanyonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | The Navajo Times

    Those arguments were presented Tuesday before U.S. District Judge David Campbell in Phoenix in a case that stemmed from one of the most high-profile decisions of former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's tenure. Campbell didn't issue an immediate ruling.

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  9. Court fight over Grand Canyon uranium mining proceedsRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | The Kingman Daily Miner

    Mining industry groups say a ban on the filing of new hard rock mining claims near the Grand Canyon is irresponsible public policy, but the federal government and conservationists say it will protect water flowing through the canyon from potential contamination. Those arguments were heard Tuesday before U.S. District Judge David Campbell in Phoenix in a case that stemmed from one of the most high-profile decisions of former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's tenure.

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  10. Report: US judge to rule on Grand Canyon mining ban in 2 weeksRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | SNL Financial

    A U.S. District Court in Phoenix will decide in two weeks whether to uphold or overturn a 20-year ban on new hard rock mining claims on more than a million acres of uranium-rich lands near the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona, Mineweb reported Sept. 10. Mining associations, the federal government and conservationists have already presented their respective arguments regarding the prohibition before U.S. District Judge David Campbell in a Sept.

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  11. Do you want some fries with that canyon?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | State Press

    With society's ever-expanding economic growth, as well as our growing cities, it seems as if we are leaving no stone unturned. Even the Seven Natural Wonders of the World are in danger of societal takeover.

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  12. The Grand Canyon Squirrel Kicking Case Has Gone ColdRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Gawker

    It looks like the two mysterious pudknockers caught on a YouTube video kicking a squirrel off the rim of the Grand Canyon in Arizona might have gotten away with it. According to the Arizona Republic , Grand Canyon National Park Chief Ranger Bill Wright says that the case will remain open-but none of the tips they've received so far have panned out as they look for the suspect who allegedly kicked a squirrel over the edge of the canyon in a video that caused an international uproar when it was posted in late July.

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  13. Feds order six plants to clear park skies by cutting emissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Grand Canyon News

    Yaki Point at sunset. Newly announced emissions restrictions on six Arizona plants aim to reduce haze over 17 federal areas in the Southwest, including the Grand Canyon.

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  14. Thinning project close to the Visitor Center starts this weekRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | Grand Canyon News

    Williams-Grand Canyon News GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Park fire managers have started thinning projects inside the park.

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  15. Explosives found in Valle mini storage areaRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | Grand Canyon News

    Williams-Grand Canyon News VALLE, Ariz. - Two pipe bombs, along with other explosives, were found in a Valle mini storage unit Aug 21. Coconino County Sheriff's Dispatchers received a call from a person who reported finding multiple improvised explosive devices in a mini storage unit located in Valle.

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  16. Biologists designate park Globally Important Bird AreaRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | Grand Canyon News

    Williams-Grand Canyon News GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - On Saturday, Grand Canyon National Park will dedicate the park as a Globally Important Bird Area as part of its seventh annual Celebrate Wildlife Day.

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  17. Fire near Tusayan reaches final size at almost 3,000 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Grand Canyon News

    Williams-Grand Canyon News TUSAYAN, Ariz. - As of Sept. 4, the resource-benefit fire that is burning on the Tusayan Ranger District of the Kaibab National Forest has almost reached its expected final size, having treated 2,515 acres of the 2,962-acre planning area established for it by fire managers.

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  18. Grand Canyon squirrel investigation in limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | ABC15.com

    Flash Flood Watch issued September 8 at 8:01PM MST expiring September 9 at 8:00PM MST in effect for: Apache, Coconino, Navajo, Yavapai Areal Flood Warning issued September 8 at 5:05PM MST expiring September 10 at 5:00AM MST in effect for: Pinal Areal Flood Warning issued September 8 at 3:48PM MST expiring September 8 at 9:45PM MST in effect for: Maricopa, Pinal Flash Flood Watch issued September 8 at 2:54PM MST expiring September 9 at 8:00PM MST in effect for: Apache, Coconino, Navajo, Yavapai GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, AZ - Grand Canyon authorities say they've hit a dead end in their search for a man who kicked a squirrel over the edge of the canyon.

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  19. Feds force emissions limits on six AZ plants to reduce haze at national parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Six industrial facilities in Arizona will face new emissions limits imposed by the Environmental Protection Agency in an effort to reduce haze at 12 national parks and wilderness areas, including the Grand Canyon. The six industrial plants include the Sundt Generating Station Unit 4, Nelson Lime Plant Kilns 1 and 2, the Hayden Smelter and Miami Smelter.

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  20. Tusayan mayor opposes Grand Canyon mall projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | KTAR

    One of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World might be getting a little bit of a modern-day upgrade in the near future with the hopes of attracting more tourists. That's because a proposal for a mega mall, estimated at more than 420 acres, has been submitted for review by developer R. Lamar Whitmer to the Navajo tribal government, who oversee the lands in and around the Grand Canyon National Park.

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