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  1. Time-lapse shows thick smoke from Yosemite fireRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | USA Today

    Officials say smoke from a forest fire near Yosemite National Park is affecting air quality in central California. A timelapse video shows smoke enveloping the well-known Half Dome rock formation in the park.

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  2. Ferguson Fire spreads to 12,500 acres, thunderstorms could fuelRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | SFGate

    A deadly inferno raging near the border of Yosemite National Park continued to grow Tuesday as firefighters prepared for the worst with unfavorable weather expected over the next few days, officials said. The Ferguson Fire, which started Friday night, burned to 12,525 acres in steep, rugged terrain west of the park in Sierra National Forest and was 5 percent contained, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

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  3. CA Wildfire Near Yosemite Doubles in SizeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | FireHouse.com

    The Ferguson Fire burning west of Yosemite National Park doubled in size Monday, and residents in the city of Mariposa are preparing to evacuate.

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  4. California firefighters struggle to contain deadly, rapidly growing wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTNH

    Firefighters are struggling to contain a deadly wildfire that more than doubled in size on Monday, charring nearly 9,300 acres of land near Yosemite National Park in California 's Sierra Nevada Mountains. The so-called Ferguson Fire, burning in Mariposa County about 70 miles northwest of Fresno, increased to 9,266 acres by Monday evening, up from about 4,000 acres on the previous day, fire officials said.

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  5. Massive hammerhead caught along Texas coastRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    An avid fisherman from the Corpus Christi-area who caught the "shark catch of multiple lifetimes" along the Padre Island National Seashore says he didn't kill the hammerhead shark for fun. Poco Cedillo posted to his Facebook page that he caught the 14-foot great hammerhead on Saturday afternoon.

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  6. Firefighter killed in fast-growing blaze near YosemiteRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    A fire that sparked Friday near Yosemite National Park in California turned deadly over the weekend, claiming the life of a firefighter. By late Monday, the blaze threatened more than 108 structures, the US Forest Service said.

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  7. Check out these crazy rock formationsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CNN

    From violent volcanic eruptions to the slow movement of wind and water, the forces of nature have made the United States , particularly the western half of the country, a showcase for wild-looking sculpture. To visit Mono Lake is to behold an other-worldly landscape.

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  8. Watch Yosemite National Park disappear in timelapse video after forest fireRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ITV

    Cameras trained on the well-known Half Dome rock formation in Yosemite National Park captured the smoke from California forest fires pouring across 5,000 ft above the valley floor. By using this site, you agree we can set and use cookies.

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  9. Not your grandmother's needlepoint: Diversity of needle arts on display in CharlottetownRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBC News

    Ahwahnee by Lorene Salt uses a variety of techniques, and was inspired by a stained glass window in the Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite National Park. The Embroiders Association of Canada national seminar is in Charlottetown this week, and the meeting will include a display of the wide variety of work made by members.

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  10. Disney Signature Experiences go beyond the parksRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | USA Today

    "It's basically everything without a castle. We bring stories of the real world to life, but with Disney storytelling."

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  11. Female hiker assaulted at Haleakala CraterRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A female hiker Sunday reported being assaulted at HaleA akala Crater at Haleakala National Park, according to the National Park Service. Read More

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  12. Mojave Desert: Off-road routes under scrutinyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise

    Armand Schwarz, of Germany, roars past Pit 2 during the 2010 SCORE Las Vegas Terrible's Primm 300 in Primm, Nev. The Bureau of Land Management has been ordered to re-examine its off-road routes.

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  13. Wildfire smoke cloaks California parkRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

    A deadly wildfire near Yosemite National Park has doubled in size and shrouded the popular destination in smoke, but tourists could still use all trails, campgrounds, lodges and restaurants Monday, officials said.

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  14. Memorial Day 2018Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Vicksburg National Military Park

    Memorial Day is a very special time at Vicksburg National Military Park. The weekend gives us a chance to pause, reflect, and honor the sacrifice of the brave soldiers, sailors, and marines who gave their life during the Vicksburg Campaign and other conflicts.

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  15. 10 Monuments that Changed AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KUAT-TV Tucson

    Tour wholly original American monuments and explore surprising stories behind American favorites. Examine the battles over how to remember our past, from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to the controversial Confederate soldier monuments.

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  16. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KTMF

    The road remains closed as crews battle a deadly wildfire burning near the west end of Yose... . A plane battling the Ferguson Fire passes the setting sun in unincorporated Mariposa County Calif., near Yosemite National Park on Sunday, July 15, 2018.

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  17. View scheduleRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | KISU-TV Pocatello

    Tour wholly original American monuments and explore surprising stories behind American favorites. Examine the battles over how to remember our past, from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to the controversial Confederate soldier monuments.

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  18. Cheers and Jeers, July 17Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

    For the 29th year, the event hosted by the National Park Service and sponsored by Kittatinny Canoes, based in Milford, Pa., calls on volunteers assisted by Park Service employees to paddle sections of the river in canoes while picking up trash from the shore, islands and river bottom. This year's cleanup began on Monday on the Middle Delaware River and will continue on Wednesday along the section within the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.

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  19. Ray "Poco" Cedillo and fellow fishermen reeled in this 14-foot great hammerhead shark.Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    After shark fishing for more than 20 years, Ray "Poco" Cedillo says he got the catch of a lifetime this past weekend while fishing miles down the Padre Island National Seashore. In his words, he was picked by a shark "that most people dream of."

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  20. Fisherman donates hammerhead shark meat to shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KIII

    A Robstown fisherman caught a 14-foot-hammerhead shark at the Padre Island National Seashore on Sunday which will now provide 250 pounds of meat to a charity. According to fisherman Poco Cetillo, he tried saving the shark by throwing it back into the water but; unfortunately it did not survive.

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