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ScienceBlogs
Private foundations fund another year of Colorado’s successful family planning programThe Colorado Family Planning Initiative is a public-health success story. With
Private foundations fund another year of Colorado’s successful family planning program
ScienceBlogs / Posted 5 hours ago
The Colorado Family Planning Initiative is a public-health success story. With funds from an anonymous foundation, Title X family planning clinics serving low-income women were able to offer IUDs and other highly effective forms of contraception for... Read more
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CBS Denver
3 More Cases Of Human West Nile In Colorado, Still No DeathsBOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – More human cases of the West Nile virus along the Front
3 More Cases Of Human West Nile In Colorado, Still No Deaths
CBS Denver / Posted 19 hours ago
BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – More human cases of the West Nile virus along the Front Range have been announced. Boulder County reported three new cases on Monday. They happened in Superior, Longmont and Gunbarrel. The patients are between the ages of 41... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
New Naloxone law helping reduce overdose deaths in ColoradoDENVER -- Nearly 10,000 people have died in Colorado from drug overdoses since
New Naloxone law helping reduce overdose deaths in Colorado
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 21 hours ago
DENVER -- Nearly 10,000 people have died in Colorado from drug overdoses since the year 2000. Nationwide, drug overdose deaths have tripled since 1990 and experts say a surge in the use of opioids like heroin and prescription drugs are a big reason... Read more
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KWGN Denver
New Naloxone law helping reduce overdose deaths in ColoradoDENVER — Nearly 10,000 people have died in Colorado from drug overdoses since t
New Naloxone law helping reduce overdose deaths in Colorado
KWGN Denver / Posted 21 hours ago
DENVER — Nearly 10,000 people have died in Colorado from drug overdoses since the year 2000. Nationwide, drug overdose deaths have tripled since 1990 and experts say a surge in the use of opioids like heroin and prescription drugs are a big reason... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Private foundations fund another year of Colorado’s successful family programThe Colorado Family Planning Initiative is a public-health success story. With
Private foundations fund another year of Colorado’s successful family program
ScienceBlogs / Posted yesterday
The Colorado Family Planning Initiative is a public-health success story. With funds from an anonymous foundation, Title X family planning clinics serving low-income women were able to offer IUDs and other highly effective forms of contraception for... Read more
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Denver Post
Old University Hospital building implodes, cleared for new developmentA series of deafening explosions was the soundtrack as the old eight-story Biom
Old University Hospital building implodes, cleared for new development
Denver Post / Posted 2 days ago
A series of deafening explosions was the soundtrack as the old eight-story Biomedical Research Building in Denver collapsed like a house of cards. Dust begins to rise at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Biomedical Research Building... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
'What's Next' campaign hopes to steer young away from pot with televised adsDENVER - It's 15 seconds of ads the Colorado Department of Public Health and En
'What's Next' campaign hopes to steer young away from pot with televised ads
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 3 days ago
DENVER - It's 15 seconds of ads the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment hopes keeps teens away from Colorado’s new culture of legalized marijuana. The advertisements star real teens achieving their goals all because they are not... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
'What's Next' campaign hopes to steer young away from pot with televised adsDENVER - It's 15 seconds of ads the Colorado Department of Public Health and En
'What's Next' campaign hopes to steer young away from pot with televised ads
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 3 days ago
DENVER - It's 15 seconds of ads the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment hopes it keeps young teens away from Colorado’s new culture of legalized marijuana. The advertisements star real teens achieving their goals all because they... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Colorado ahead of the curve on methane, VOC regsWith all the worry over the future of coal, residents of Northwest Colorado can
Colorado ahead of the curve on methane, VOC regs
Craig Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
With all the worry over the future of coal, residents of Northwest Colorado can breathe a sigh relief knowing the state is ahead of the curve on the Environmental Protection Agency’s new methane and volatile organic compound regulations. “While the... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
The Catholic church should partner with Planned Parenthood to reduce abortionsAfter 40 years of rosaries prayed in front of abortion clinics and Planned Pare
The Catholic church should partner with Planned Parenthood to reduce abortions
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
After 40 years of rosaries prayed in front of abortion clinics and Planned Parenthood offices, annual marches, and millions upon millions of dollars raised to fund the anti-abortion lobby and the related jobs program for the anti-abortion lobbyists,... Read more
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Denver Post
Safety committee hears statistics on kids risk factorsDuring the second meeting of the School Safety and Youth in Crisis Committee, e
Safety committee hears statistics on kids risk factors
Denver Post / Posted 4 days ago
During the second meeting of the School Safety and Youth in Crisis Committee, educators and legislators heard a flurry of statistics, mostly bleak, about Colorado's youth suicide rate, risk factors, and how few counselors are in schools to help. But... Read more
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CBS Denver
Greeley Woman Is Weld County's First Human Case Of West Nile VirusGREELEY, Colo. (CBS4) – Weld County on Thursday reported its first human case o
Greeley Woman Is Weld County's First Human Case Of West Nile Virus
CBS Denver / Posted 4 days ago
GREELEY, Colo. (CBS4) – Weld County on Thursday reported its first human case of West Nile virus this season. The patient is a 36-year-old woman from Greeley. The Weld County Department of Health says she was diagnosed with the more serious... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Assisted suicide may be on ballotParker man says he should be able to end his own life Lance Wright wants to be
Assisted suicide may be on ballot
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Parker man says he should be able to end his own life Lance Wright wants to be allowed to kill himself. The Parker resident, who has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, said he’s quite serious about that, but... Read more
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Brush News-Tribune
Smoke from fires expected to bring more bad air to ColoradoThe smoke and haze drifting from Pacific Northwest wildfires that is hanging ov
Smoke from fires expected to bring more bad air to Colorado
Brush News-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
The smoke and haze drifting from Pacific Northwest wildfires that is hanging over northern Colorado isn't going to disappear soon, according to the National Weather Service. Skies may clear briefly on Thursday and Friday if expected showers and... Read more
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KJCT 8 Grand Junction
Colorado won't investigate Planned Parenthood over videosDENVER (AP) Colorado authorities will not investigate Planned Parenthood's Denv
Colorado won't investigate Planned Parenthood over videos
KJCT 8 Grand Junction / Posted 6 days ago
DENVER (AP) Colorado authorities will not investigate Planned Parenthood's Denver branch over allegations the organization illegally profited from the sale of fetal tissue used for medical research. Colorado Republican Attorney General Cynthia... Read more
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KKCO Grand Junction
Colorado won't investigate Planned Parenthood over videosDENVER (AP) Colorado authorities will not investigate Planned Parenthood's Denv
Colorado won't investigate Planned Parenthood over videos
KKCO Grand Junction / Posted 6 days ago
DENVER (AP) Colorado authorities will not investigate Planned Parenthood's Denver branch over allegations the organization illegally profited from the sale of fetal tissue used for medical research. Colorado Republican Attorney General Cynthia... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Denver Planned Parenthood office will not be investigatedColorado authorities will not investigate Planned Parenthood's Denver branch ov
Denver Planned Parenthood office will not be investigated
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 6 days ago
Colorado authorities will not investigate Planned Parenthood's Denver branch over allegations the organization illegally profited from the sale of fetal tissue used for medical research. Colorado Republican Attorney General Cynthia Coffman told... Read more
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Yahoo News
The Latest: Crews fight fire near Montana highway OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) — The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local):
The Latest: Crews fight fire near Montana highway
Yahoo News / Posted 7 days ago
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) — The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local): Firefighters in Montana traveled by rail to the edge of a thick forest to build fuel breaks meant to slow or stop a... Read more
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CBS Denver
Wildfire Haze In Colorado Could Stick Around For WeeksDENVER (AP) – The smoke and haze drifting from Pacific Northwest wildfires coul
Wildfire Haze In Colorado Could Stick Around For Weeks
CBS Denver / Posted 7 days ago
DENVER (AP) – The smoke and haze drifting from Pacific Northwest wildfires could hang around northern Colorado for weeks, the National Weather Service predicts. Meteorologists say the hazy conditions could last until the fires go out, which might... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Rabbit fever found in animal in South Routt CountySteamboat Springs — The U.S. Forest Service is urging Routt National Forest vis
Rabbit fever found in animal in South Routt County
Craig Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
Steamboat Springs — The U.S. Forest Service is urging Routt National Forest visitors to be more vigilant with their pets after campers found a rabbit with a bacterial disease near Bear Lake southwest of Yampa. The campers on Thursday found the... Read more
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Denver Post
Colorado's birth control program kept afloat by $2M in temporary fundsRoughly $2 million has been pledged in temporary funding to keep afloat a hot-b
Colorado's birth control program kept afloat by $2M in temporary funds
Denver Post / Posted 7 days ago
Roughly $2 million has been pledged in temporary funding to keep afloat a hot-button Colorado program that provides long-acting reversible contraceptives to low-income and uninsured teenagers and women. The Colorado Department of Public Health and... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Wildfire haze in Colorado could stick around for weeksDENVER — The smoke and haze drifting from Pacific Northwest wildfires could han
Wildfire haze in Colorado could stick around for weeks
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
DENVER — The smoke and haze drifting from Pacific Northwest wildfires could hang around northern Colorado for weeks, the National Weather Service predicts. Meteorologists say the hazy conditions could last until the fires go out, which might not... Read more
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Denver Post
Smoke from fires expected to bring more bad air to ColoradoThe smoke and haze drifting from Pacific Northwest wildfires that is hanging ov
Smoke from fires expected to bring more bad air to Colorado
Denver Post / Posted 7 days ago
The smoke and haze drifting from Pacific Northwest wildfires that is hanging over northern Colorado isn't going to disappear soon, according to the National Weather Service. Skies may clear briefly on Thursday and Friday if expected showers and... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
HEALTH BRIEFS, Aug. 25, 2015 Local endocrinologist selected as ‘outstanding’ The Endocrine Society announ
HEALTH BRIEFS, Aug. 25, 2015
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
Local endocrinologist selected as ‘outstanding’ The Endocrine Society announced a Grand Junction physician as the winner of its Outstanding Clinical Practitioner Award. Dr. M. Carol Greenlee received the annual award,... Read more
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NBC 10 Providence
Crews fight fire near Montana highwayOKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local):
Crews fight fire near Montana highway
NBC 10 Providence / Posted 8 days ago
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local): Firefighters in Montana traveled by rail to the edge of a thick forest to build fuel breaks meant to slow or stop a wildfire that is creeping toward a major rail line and... Read more
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CBS Denver
Wildfire Haze Prompts Smoke Advisory For Northern ColoradoDENVER (AP/CBS4) – A wildfire smoke health advisory has been issued for northea
Wildfire Haze Prompts Smoke Advisory For Northern Colorado
CBS Denver / Posted 8 days ago
DENVER (AP/CBS4) – A wildfire smoke health advisory has been issued for northeastern Colorado until at least 4 p.m. Monday. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment issued the warning for east of the Divide and north of Interstate... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Crews fight fire near Montana highwayOKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local):
Crews fight fire near Montana highway
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 8 days ago
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local): Firefighters in Montana traveled by rail to the edge of a thick forest to build fuel breaks meant to slow or stop a wildfire that is creeping toward a major rail line and... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Crews fight fire near Montana highwayOKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local):
Crews fight fire near Montana highway
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 8 days ago
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local): Firefighters in Montana traveled by rail to the edge of a thick forest to build fuel breaks meant to slow or stop a wildfire that is creeping toward a major rail line and... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Crews fight fire near Montana highwayOKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local):
Crews fight fire near Montana highway
KHQ Spokane / Posted 8 days ago
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local): Firefighters in Montana traveled by rail to the edge of a thick forest to build fuel breaks meant to slow or stop a wildfire that is creeping toward a major rail line and... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Crews fight fire near Montana highwayOKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local):
Crews fight fire near Montana highway
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 8 days ago
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local): Firefighters in Montana traveled by rail to the edge of a thick forest to build fuel breaks meant to slow or stop a wildfire that is creeping toward a major rail line and... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
Crews fight fire near Montana highwayOKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local):
Crews fight fire near Montana highway
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 8 days ago
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local): Firefighters in Montana traveled by rail to the edge of a thick forest to build fuel breaks meant to slow or stop a wildfire that is creeping toward a major rail line and... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Crews fight fire near Montana highwayOKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local):
Crews fight fire near Montana highway
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 8 days ago
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local): Firefighters in Montana traveled by rail to the edge of a thick forest to build fuel breaks meant to slow or stop a wildfire that is creeping toward a major rail line and... Read more
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KATV Little Rock
Crews fight fire near Montana highwayOKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local):
Crews fight fire near Montana highway
KATV Little Rock / Posted 8 days ago
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local): Firefighters in Montana traveled by rail to the edge of a thick forest to build fuel breaks meant to slow or stop a wildfire that is creeping toward a major rail line and... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Crews fight fire near Montana highwayOKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local):
Crews fight fire near Montana highway
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 8 days ago
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local): Firefighters in Montana traveled by rail to the edge of a thick forest to build fuel breaks meant to slow or stop a wildfire that is creeping toward a major rail line and... Read more
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ABC 13 Lynchburg
Crews fight fire near Montana highwayOKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local):
Crews fight fire near Montana highway
ABC 13 Lynchburg / Posted 8 days ago
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local): Firefighters in Montana traveled by rail to the edge of a thick forest to build fuel breaks meant to slow or stop a wildfire that is creeping toward a major rail line and... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Crews fight fire near Montana highwayOKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local):
Crews fight fire near Montana highway
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 8 days ago
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local): Firefighters in Montana traveled by rail to the edge of a thick forest to build fuel breaks meant to slow or stop a wildfire that is creeping toward a major rail line and... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Crews fight fire near Montana highwayOKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local):
Crews fight fire near Montana highway
KTVN Reno / Posted 8 days ago
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local): Firefighters in Montana traveled by rail to the edge of a thick forest to build fuel breaks meant to slow or stop a wildfire that is creeping toward a major rail line and... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Crews fight fire near Montana highwayOKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local):
Crews fight fire near Montana highway
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 8 days ago
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local): Firefighters in Montana traveled by rail to the edge of a thick forest to build fuel breaks meant to slow or stop a wildfire that is creeping toward a major rail line and... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Crews fight fire near Montana highwayOKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local):
Crews fight fire near Montana highway
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 8 days ago
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local): Firefighters in Montana traveled by rail to the edge of a thick forest to build fuel breaks meant to slow or stop a wildfire that is creeping toward a major rail line and... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Crews fight fire near Montana highwayOKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local):
Crews fight fire near Montana highway
Hawaii News Now / Posted 8 days ago
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local): Firefighters in Montana traveled by rail to the edge of a thick forest to build fuel breaks meant to slow or stop a wildfire that is creeping toward a major rail line and... Read more
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WALB Albany
Crews fight fire near Montana highwayOKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local):
Crews fight fire near Montana highway
WALB Albany / Posted 8 days ago
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local): Firefighters in Montana traveled by rail to the edge of a thick forest to build fuel breaks meant to slow or stop a wildfire that is creeping toward a major rail line and... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Crews fight fire near Montana highwayOKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local):
Crews fight fire near Montana highway
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 8 days ago
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local): Firefighters in Montana traveled by rail to the edge of a thick forest to build fuel breaks meant to slow or stop a wildfire that is creeping toward a major rail line and... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Crews fight fire near Montana highwayOKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local):
Crews fight fire near Montana highway
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 8 days ago
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local): Firefighters in Montana traveled by rail to the edge of a thick forest to build fuel breaks meant to slow or stop a wildfire that is creeping toward a major rail line and... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Crews fight fire near Montana highwayOKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local):
Crews fight fire near Montana highway
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 8 days ago
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local): Firefighters in Montana traveled by rail to the edge of a thick forest to build fuel breaks meant to slow or stop a wildfire that is creeping toward a major rail line and... Read more
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FOX 13 Memphis
Crews fight fire near Montana highwayOKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local):
Crews fight fire near Montana highway
FOX 13 Memphis / Posted 8 days ago
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local): Firefighters in Montana traveled by rail to the edge of a thick forest to build fuel breaks meant to slow or stop a wildfire that is creeping toward a major rail line and... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Crews fight fire near Montana highwayOKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local):
Crews fight fire near Montana highway
WGEM Quincy / Posted 8 days ago
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local): Firefighters in Montana traveled by rail to the edge of a thick forest to build fuel breaks meant to slow or stop a wildfire that is creeping toward a major rail line and... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Crews fight fire near Montana highwayOKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local):
Crews fight fire near Montana highway
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 8 days ago
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local): Firefighters in Montana traveled by rail to the edge of a thick forest to build fuel breaks meant to slow or stop a wildfire that is creeping toward a major rail line and... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Crews fight fire near Montana highwayOKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local):
Crews fight fire near Montana highway
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 8 days ago
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local): Firefighters in Montana traveled by rail to the edge of a thick forest to build fuel breaks meant to slow or stop a wildfire that is creeping toward a major rail line and... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Crews fight fire near Montana highwayOKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local):
Crews fight fire near Montana highway
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 8 days ago
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local): Firefighters in Montana traveled by rail to the edge of a thick forest to build fuel breaks meant to slow or stop a wildfire that is creeping toward a major rail line and... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Crews fight fire near Montana highwayOKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local):
Crews fight fire near Montana highway
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 8 days ago
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) - The latest on wildfires in the West (all times local): Firefighters in Montana traveled by rail to the edge of a thick forest to build fuel breaks meant to slow or stop a wildfire that is creeping toward a major rail line and... Read more
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