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  1. US Navy sued over live-fire training plan in PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Star Tribune

    Community members and an environmental group on Wednesday sued the U.S. Navy, the Department of Defense and the secretary of defense over a plan to turn two Pacific islands into live-fire testing sites. The plan calls for using the islands of Tinian and Pagan in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands for military war games.

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  2. Grain drain, Laos' sand mining damaging the MekongRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Yahoo!

    Grain by grain, truckload by truckload, Laos' section of the Mekong river is being dredged of sand to make cement -- a commodity being devoured by a Chinese-led building boom in the capital. But the hollowing out of the riverbed is also damaging a vital waterway that feeds hundreds of thousands of fishermen and farmers in the poverty-stricken nation.

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  3. Investigators are seeking answers after Kansas woman's skydiving death in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | NewsOK.com

    Federal investigators and local authorities are trying to determine how a Kansas woman was separated from her parachute harness Sunday, causing her to fall to her death. The body of Sheralynn Neff, 26, of Newton, Kan., was found Monday morning five miles from her parachute.

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  4. Sun 31Read the original story

    9 min ago | Chicago Parent

    When: 11 a.m.-11 p.m. July 29-30, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 31 Cost: Free The northwest side's cozy Jefferson Park neighborhood throws its annual community party with food, music, arts/crafts and activities for kids. The festival kicks off with a Parade of Sail.

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  5. Increased charges at Queenswood Country Park 'vital' for site's upkeep, managers sayRead the original story

    22 min ago | Hereford Times

    THE new managers of a beauty spot near Leominster say an increase to parking charges which were introduced earlier this year is 'vital' for the park's upkeep. The Hereford Times reported earlier this year how charges were to be introduced at Queenswood Country Park after it was taken over by a Community Interest Company comprising Herefordshire Wildlife Trust and New Leaf.

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  6. FEATURE: That Was Good... For A GirlRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Planet Jackson Hole

    "Man you crushed that climb," Nate exclaims. Happy with his conquest, Jeff sighs deeply and replies, "Super ballsy climb, so glad I didn't puss out on the roof."

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  7. Battle Of The Businesses Applications Due By Aug. 5Read the original story

    33 min ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    The 29th annual Battle of the Businesses, sponsored by the Jamestown YMCA, will be held from Sept.

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  8. Place open for York 10 Mile raceRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | York Press

    RUNNERS wanting to take part in a charity road race which starts and finishes in York can now sign up to the event. Starting and finishing at the University of York , the event will take place alongside the Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon on October 9 and take in a section of the attractive 26.2 mile course.

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  9. Family so proud of leisure by the lakesRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | York Press

    THIS has been a tremendously important and successful year for a North Yorkshire holiday complex - and it is looking to add even more to its achievements so far by seeking the Retail, Tourism and Leisure Business of the Year accolade at The Press Business Awards. The Wayside Holiday Park complex nestles in the North York Moors at Wrelton, near Pickering, and next to it the ten-acre A 500,000 Wayside Lakes is being developed.

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  10. Corps of Engineers to close boat ramp at Millwood temporarilyRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Texarkana Gazette

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Millwood Tri-Lakes Project Office is temporarily closing the Okay Landing boat ramp because of low lake levels. The current lake levels are not high enough to safely launch boats and navigate around the Okay Landing ramp and access area, said Laurie Driver, Corps of Engineers spokeswoman.

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  11. Red-hot fishing conditions wona t last foreverRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Lake County Record-Bee

    Clear Lake has always been known for its outstanding bass fishing, but few fishermen could ever visualize a year like this one. Catches of 50-75 bass per day are common.

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  12. Black-footed ferrets return to where they held out in wildRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | KGWN

    A nocturnal species of weasel with a robber-mask-like marking across its eyes has returned to the remote ranchlands of western Wyoming where the critter almost went extinct more than 30 years ago. Wildlife officials on Tuesday released 35 black-footed ferrets on two ranches near Meeteetse, a tiny cattle ranching community 50 miles east of Yellowstone National Park.

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  13. California wildfire forces shutdown of famed Big Sur parksRead the original story

    49 min ago | Lewistown Sentinel

    California's signature parks along the Big Sur coastline that draw thousands of daily visitors were closed Tuesday as one of the state's two major wildfires threatened the scenic region at the height of the summer tourism season. To the south, firefighters made progress containing a huge blaze in mountains outside Los Angeles, allowing authorities to let most of 20,000 people evacuated over the weekend to return home.

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  14. Publix proposed again for Big Pine KeyRead the original story

    56 min ago | KeysNews.com

    The property owners, according to paperwork filed with Monroe County, are once again trying to overhaul the area at 30250 Overseas Highway to make way for a roughly 48,000-square-foot Publix grocery store. James and Oleva Young, represented by Key West attorney Barton Smith, applied for a major conditional use change on the six-parcel property late last month.

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  15. Buying a license made easierRead the original story

    56 min ago | KeysNews.com

    Buying state fishing and hunting licenses has never been easier with the new Fish-Hunt-FL application for Android, Apple and Windows smartphone devices. The interactive app gives fishermen and hunters easy access to purchasing any recreational fishing or hunting license offered by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

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  16. Taking flightRead the original story

    56 min ago | KeysNews.com

    The Key West Wildlife Center has seen a surge in rescued white crowned pigeons, but the increase could be because there are more nesting on Key West proper instead of just on the offshore islands. "We have never had 10 fledglings at one time in the history of the center," said Peggy Coontz, the center's animal care director.

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  17. Boating Accident On The Klamath RiverRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Two Rivers Tribune

    On Friday, July 15 at 10:13 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office was contacted regarding a boating accident involving two boats on the Klamath River near Blue Creek and Ah-Pah Creek in Humboldt County. This area is located just south of Del Norte County.

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  18. Seven Lochs Wetland Park receives cash boostRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Evening Times

    MILLION pound funding boost has been awarded to help create Scotland's largest urban and heritage nature park. Heritage Lottery Fund announced a 4.5m funding deal for the Seven Lochs Wetland Park project, a nature park spanning the boundary between Easterhouse, Coatbridge and Stepps.

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  19. The Latest: Black-footed ferrets released near YellowstoneRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsOK.com

    The Latest on the release of black-footed ferrets in an area of Wyoming where they almost went extinct. : Black-footed ferrets are back in an area of western Wyoming where they almost went extinct more than 30 years ago.

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  20. Pilot continues a Night Outa tradition -Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Mt. Airy News

    Area residents are invited to lock their doors, turn on their outside lights and head to downtown Pilot Mountain from 6-8 p.m. on Aug. 2, joining with neighbors and police, fire and rescue personnel for a night of food, fun and fellowship.

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