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Athens Banner-Herald
States in eclipse’s path brace for huge traffic tie-upsbacked up for miles on U.S. Highway 26 Wednesday night when visitors flocked to
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 19 minutes ago
backed up for miles on U.S. Highway 26 Wednesday night when visitors flocked to an eclipse-themed festival in the tiny high desert town of Madras. Locals are expecting up to 100,000 visitors. “Just know there will be delays,” said Peter Murphy, a... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Can Marijuana Finally Turn This Remote Mojave Outpost Into a Boom Town?Gerald Freeman struggled for three decades to transform this desolate Mojave De
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted an hour ago
Gerald Freeman struggled for three decades to transform this desolate Mojave Desert outpost into a 21st century mecca for nature lovers and prospectors, spending more than $1 million on restoration, shade trees, organic farming projects and gleaming... Read more
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The Border Mail
Cities with altitude: The world's best cities on mountainsATACAMA, 2400 METRES This luxurious Chilean wilderness lodge is set in the wor
The Border Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
ATACAMA, 2400 METRES This luxurious Chilean wilderness lodge is set in the world's highest desert, a place studded with salt flats and geyser. Guests can admire the starry skies from the hotel's observatory.... Read more
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Gulf News
Special needs couple visiting UAE want to change public perceptionNews.Ramada Hotels in Ajman took the couple around for one week during which th
Gulf News / Posted 2 hours ago
News.Ramada Hotels in Ajman took the couple around for one week during which they were able to experience a dhow cruise, desert safari and tours to Dubai’s famous attractions like The Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa, and Dubai Fountain.Kashif’s husband,... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Kicking heroin in California’s opioid ‘treatment desert’doctor able or willing to prescribe buprenorphine. Like half the counties in Ca
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 2 hours ago
doctor able or willing to prescribe buprenorphine. Like half the counties in California, the valley is an opioid “treatment desert.” “In rural areas, historically, there has been a lot of stigma around addiction treatment,” said Kelly Pfeifer, a... Read more
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The Economic Times
From Flipkart vs Amazon to MakeMyTrip vs Yatra, two-horse races in the online worldNearly 16 hours or 740 km north of Delhi is the cold desert mountain valley of
The Economic Times / Posted 3 hours ago
Nearly 16 hours or 740 km north of Delhi is the cold desert mountain valley of Spiti, nestled among the Trans-Himalayas. It is often cut off from the mainland by snow drifts from early October every year. But around Diwali last year, internet... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
Putnam monument quietly avoids controversy — for nowmarble headstone memorials in the city to fallen soldiers in World War I, World
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 3 hours ago
marble headstone memorials in the city to fallen soldiers in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam and Desert Storm hardly catch the eye. In addition to the sculpture of the nameless soldier, the statue features inscriptions on... Read more
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The Hindu
Open Kargil to outside world, says Mehboobavirtue of which J&K can reclaim its status of a gateway to the Central Asia,” s
The Hindu / Posted 4 hours ago
virtue of which J&K can reclaim its status of a gateway to the Central Asia,” said Ms. Mufti, who is on a tour of the cold desert region of Kargil. Referring to the “Agenda of the Alliance”, Ms. Mufti said throwing open strategic routes such as... Read more
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Gulf News
As eclipse looms, states brace for traffic gridlockup for kilometres on US Highway 26 on Wednesday night when visitors flocked to
Gulf News / Posted 4 hours ago
up for kilometres on US Highway 26 on Wednesday night when visitors flocked to an eclipse-themed festival in the tiny high desert town of Madras. Locals are expecting up to 100,000 visitors.“Just know, there will be delays,” said Peter Murphy, a... Read more
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FOX News
Getting water to Peru's desert capital is no easy taskLIMA, Peru – Getting fresh water to Peru's desert capital is no easy task. Lim
FOX News / Posted 5 hours ago
LIMA, Peru – Getting fresh water to Peru's desert capital is no easy task. Lima relies on a vast network of concrete tunnels to transport water originating in lakes in the Andes mountains to the bone-dry coastal city some 125 miles (200 kilometers)... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Vanilla price spike is hurting Maine ice cream companieswill go out of their way, and they will spend $4 on a cone.” Another super-pre
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 hours ago
will go out of their way, and they will spend $4 on a cone.” Another super-premium ice cream maker, Linda Parker of Mount Desert Island Ice Cream, said she has noticed a roughly 400 percent increase in the price of vanilla beans. She goes through... Read more
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DW
Guest opinion: Humanitarian helpers in danger in Mediterranean |as Syria, are unable get out. Hundreds of thousands of would-be refugees remain
DW / Posted 6 hours ago
as Syria, are unable get out. Hundreds of thousands of would-be refugees remain stranded there under wretched conditions in desert regions and makeshift camps. Their suffering has not lessened; it is only further removed from Europe's borders - far... Read more
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IGN
What Obi-Wan Was Doing Between Revenge of the Sith and A New HopeHow did Obi-Wan fill his time in the desert? After Star Wars: The Last Jedi, t
IGN / Posted 7 hours ago
How did Obi-Wan fill his time in the desert? After Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the untitled Han Solo solo film, and Episode IX, there's a question mark about which Star Wars film will be next. It will be another standalone film a la Rogue One and Han... Read more
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Business Insider
From Burning Man trips to hypnotherapy: here are four brainstorming techniques you can learn from the ad worldand CEO of innovation and design studio iCrave, who sends several employees to
Business Insider / Posted 8 hours ago
and CEO of innovation and design studio iCrave, who sends several employees to the Burning Man festival in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada every year. The idea is that people spend all year round in their offices focusing on creative output,... Read more
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EuroNews
Mali president postpones referendum on reformsSenate chamber and recognised claims by ethnic Tuaregs in the north to a degree
EuroNews / Posted 9 hours ago
Senate chamber and recognised claims by ethnic Tuaregs in the north to a degree of autonomy by officially labelling their desert provinces with the Tuareg name ‘Azawad’. Keita’s opponents were unhappy with the extra powers he would have secured... Read more
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Reuters
Mali Islamist police chief gets 10-year jail term for amputationstrial, which opened on Friday, was the first by a national Malian court for cri
Reuters / Posted 9 hours ago
trial, which opened on Friday, was the first by a national Malian court for crimes by Islamists when they took over the desert north after an uprising by northern ethnic Tuareg separatists. Aliou Mahamane Toure was head of police in the... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Could this pill win the Nobel Prize?flatus affects Kings, Queens and the rest of us. Who hasn’t been at a dinner pa
Calgary Sun / Posted 10 hours ago
flatus affects Kings, Queens and the rest of us. Who hasn’t been at a dinner party when we’d prefer to be in the Sahara Desert so we could pass flatus? It’s also hard to research how much flatus is normal. After all, no doctor wants to say, “I’m... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The 10 most beautiful destinations on Earth – by the world's greatest photographerspopulated country in the world. That matters to me. It’s just amazingly beauti
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 hours ago
populated country in the world. That matters to me. It’s just amazingly beautiful to travel there. You’ve got the Gobi desert, full of incredible sand dunes, the Altai Mountains, which are magnificent, then you’ve got the Mongolian Steppe. A... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Mali president postpones referendum on reformsSenate chamber and recognised claims by ethnic Tuaregs in the north to a degree
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 hours ago
Senate chamber and recognised claims by ethnic Tuaregs in the north to a degree of autonomy by officially labelling their desert provinces with the Tuareg name 'Azawad'. Keita's opponents were unhappy with the extra powers he would have secured... Read more
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The Star
Mali president postpones referendum on reformsSenate chamber and recognised claims by ethnic Tuaregs in the north to a degree
The Star / Posted 10 hours ago
Senate chamber and recognised claims by ethnic Tuaregs in the north to a degree of autonomy by officially labelling their desert provinces with the Tuareg name 'Azawad'. Keita's opponents were unhappy with the extra powers he would have secured... Read more
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Reuters
Mali president postpones referendum on reformsSenate chamber and recognized claims by ethnic Tuaregs in the north to a degree
Reuters / Posted 10 hours ago
Senate chamber and recognized claims by ethnic Tuaregs in the north to a degree of autonomy by officially labeling their desert provinces with the Tuareg name 'Azawad'. Keita's opponents were unhappy with the extra powers he would have secured... Read more
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The News & Observer
What to Watch on Saturday: Final season of ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ on AMCat a possible breakthrough. Planet Earth: Wild West (9 p.m., BBC America) – Th
The News & Observer / Posted 12 hours ago
at a possible breakthrough. Planet Earth: Wild West (9 p.m., BBC America) – This series opens with an episode on the desert heartlands of Nevada, Arizona and California. Gone: The Forgotten Women of Ohio (9 p.m., Spike) – Another missing... Read more
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Herald Sun
Hardy Hartnell not Winxing this timegreatness at Caulfield. If anything, Hartnell’s P.B. Lawrence Stakes romp serv
Herald Sun / Posted 12 hours ago
greatness at Caulfield. If anything, Hartnell’s P.B. Lawrence Stakes romp served as a reminder that there is Winx, then a desert. There are no dangers, just avoidance. Hartnell, the next best horse to Winx but also her most battered rival,... Read more
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Aljazeera
ISIL's smouldering footprint in Qayyaralit 750 oil wells on fire in Kuwait. Approximately four to six million barrels
Aljazeera / Posted 13 hours ago
lit 750 oil wells on fire in Kuwait. Approximately four to six million barrels of crude oil burned each day, staining the desert sands black. "The [US] veterans of the Gulf War did see some immediate reactive airway diseases," said Greg Gray of... Read more
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News.com.au
Hardy Hartnell not Winxing this timegreatness at Caulfield. If anything, Hartnell’s P.B. Lawrence Stakes romp serv
News.com.au / Posted 13 hours ago
greatness at Caulfield. If anything, Hartnell’s P.B. Lawrence Stakes romp served as a reminder that there is Winx, then a desert. There are no dangers, just avoidance. Hartnell, the next best horse to Winx but also her most battered rival,... Read more
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Weston Mercury
One-man show celebrating the work of Norman Wisdom to take to Weston’s Playhouse Theatremusic feature, he agreed to share his top 10 songs, including the ones which ha
Weston Mercury / Posted 13 hours ago
music feature, he agreed to share his top 10 songs, including the ones which have influenced his career. Think of it as Desert Island Discs, only being stuck on Steep Holm island. Here are some of Luke’s favourites... A European blues guitarist... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Winx overcomes blunder for miracle winAjax’s record. The only horses to win more races in succession are Black Caviar
The Courier Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
Ajax’s record. The only horses to win more races in succession are Black Caviar, unbeaten in 25 starts, and Gloaming and Desert Gold, who both won 19 races in a row. SHE took her career earnings over the $13 million barrier and is closing in on... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Former Isle of Wight soldier running across USAwater, food and equipment in a stroller he has named Wheelson — in homage to Wi
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 14 hours ago
water, food and equipment in a stroller he has named Wheelson — in homage to Wilson, the volleyball which was Tom Hanks’s desert Island companion in another film, Cast Away. To donate to Paul’s effort, visit his Gofundme page, accessed via his... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Winx overcomes blunder for miracle winAjax’s record. The only horses to win more races in succession are Black Caviar
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
Ajax’s record. The only horses to win more races in succession are Black Caviar, unbeaten in 25 starts, and Gloaming and Desert Gold, who both won 19 races in a row. SHE took her career earnings over the $13 million barrier and is closing in on... Read more
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Deseret News
High school football roundup of Week 1: Photos, videos and statsadded another rushing touchdown for Manti, who were aided by a perfect kicking
Deseret News / Posted 15 hours ago
added another rushing touchdown for Manti, who were aided by a perfect kicking performance by Ivan Garcia. JORDAN 45, DESERT HILLS 44: Jordan scored 16 points in the final period of regulation to send the game to overtime, where it edged out... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Man pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter in 18-old friend's shooting deathof Henry Neri, 18. Cathedral City Fire Department paramedics sent to Villareal
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 16 hours ago
of Henry Neri, 18. Cathedral City Fire Department paramedics sent to Villareal's residence at 9:16 that night took Neri to Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, but doctors were unable to save him. A police official could not immediately... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Execution for Dozier set for NovemberNevada. He was also found guilty of second degree murder in the death of anothe
Nevada Appeal / Posted 16 hours ago
Nevada. He was also found guilty of second degree murder in the death of another victim found buried in the Arizona desert. There are currently 82 men on Nevada's death row but no women. The longest tenured death row inmate is Edward Thomas... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Winx overcomes blunder for miracle winsuccess and continues an unbeaten streak that has remarkably stretched more tha
The Courier Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
success and continues an unbeaten streak that has remarkably stretched more than two years. 25 Black Caviar 19 Gloaming, Desert Gold 18 Ajax, Winx 17 Mainbrace 15 Winx, Bernborough, Carbine 14 Phar Lap 13 Limerick 12 Tulloch, Firestick 11... Read more
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News.com.au
‘Unbelievable’: Winx pulls off a miracleWinx the thumbs up after her grandstand finish.Source:News Corp Australia WINN
News.com.au / Posted 16 hours ago
Winx the thumbs up after her grandstand finish.Source:News Corp Australia WINNING STREAKS 25 Black Caviar 19 Gloaming, Desert Gold 18 Ajax, Winx 17 Mainbrace 15 Winx, Bernborough, Carbine 14 Phar Lap 13 Limerick 12 Tulloch, Firestick 11... Read more
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ajc.com
Sunday Conversation with Carlton Youngin the Marines. I’ve been shot, shot at, shot down, blown up. I’ve marched thro
ajc.com / Posted 16 hours ago
in the Marines. I’ve been shot, shot at, shot down, blown up. I’ve marched through the jungle and walked the sands of the desert and was awarded the “Soldiers Medal for Heroism” for actions and leadership in combat. At this point, I am not going... Read more
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Herald Sun
Winx overcomes blunder for miracle winsuccess and continues an unbeaten streak that has remarkably stretched more tha
Herald Sun / Posted 16 hours ago
success and continues an unbeaten streak that has remarkably stretched more than two years. 25 Black Caviar 19 Gloaming, Desert Gold 18 Ajax, Winx 17 Mainbrace 15 Winx, Bernborough, Carbine 14 Phar Lap 13 Limerick 12 Tulloch, Firestick 11... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Things that go bump in the night: Why Australian cinema is still s--- scared of the bushout there and I feel like you really have to put those fears aside to enjoy the
Brisbane Times / Posted 17 hours ago
out there and I feel like you really have to put those fears aside to enjoy the experience." The Australian bush, and its desert counterpart, the outback, are powerful figures in our national storytelling, and nowhere more so than on the big... Read more
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Daily Mail
Spanish police confirm identity of three dead terroristsoutside the address today Moussa's older brother was born in the small Morocca
Daily Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
outside the address today Moussa's older brother was born in the small Moroccan town of Aghbala, on the edge of the Sahara Desert. He claimed online he was from Marseille in the south of France. Driss spent a month in prison in Figueres, north of... Read more
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News.com.au
Winx overcomes blunder for miracle winan unbeaten streak that has remarkably stretched more than two years. WINNING
News.com.au / Posted 17 hours ago
an unbeaten streak that has remarkably stretched more than two years. WINNING STREAKS 25 Black Caviar 19 Gloaming, Desert Gold 18 Ajax, Winx 17 Mainbrace 15 Winx, Bernborough, Carbine 14 Phar Lap 13 Limerick 12 Tulloch, Firestick 11... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Winx overcomes blunder for miracle winsuccess and continues an unbeaten streak that has remarkably stretched more tha
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 hours ago
success and continues an unbeaten streak that has remarkably stretched more than two years. 25 Black Caviar 19 Gloaming, Desert Gold 18 Ajax, Winx 17 Mainbrace 15 Winx, Bernborough, Carbine 14 Phar Lap 13 Limerick 12 Tulloch, Firestick 11... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
How Nick sees without seeingshe’s thirty-something,” Gleeson says. She was, and she was wearing high heels.
Daily Telegraph / Posted 20 hours ago
she’s thirty-something,” Gleeson says. She was, and she was wearing high heels.media_cameraNick Gleeson treks the Simpson desert. A change in the wind direction can indicate a corner, and echo location alerts Gleeson to the presence of objects... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
NPS rescinds water bottle sales ban 'for health reasons'want the trails to suffer the consequences. "I'd like to hope that people woul
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 20 hours ago
want the trails to suffer the consequences. "I'd like to hope that people would pick their bottles and bring them home to trash them, rather than throw them in the desert," he said. The 23 parks that eliminated the sale of water bottles are b... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Thousands of dollars worth of electrical equipment stolen from multiple businessesPALM DESERT, Calif. - Multiple businesses at the Country Club Business Park in
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 21 hours ago
PALM DESERT, Calif. - Multiple businesses at the Country Club Business Park in Palm Desert have reported they had electrical equipment in mechanical rooms stolen overnight. One business owner says about $60,000 worth of equipment was taken. The... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Jordan Howard Won't Play vs. Cardinals Saturdayvisiting a doctor about his ankle earlier in the week. Running back Jordan How
NBC Chicago / Posted 21 hours ago
visiting a doctor about his ankle earlier in the week. Running back Jordan Howard was also not on the team plane to the desert after suffering a scratch on his eye during the team’s final walkthrough on Friday. Linebacker Danny Trevathan, who... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Burning man might be more fun than usual this year, here's whyMan festival-goers are used to enjoying (or suffering through) the amazing part
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 22 hours ago
Man festival-goers are used to enjoying (or suffering through) the amazing party that takes over Nevada's Black Rock Desert at the end of August in a swirl of dust. Fine alkaline sediment gets into eyes, cakes cars and bikes, and, during... Read more
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NZCity
Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield are reportedly rekindling their romancethe ‘La La Land’ star, as he previously admitted that he'd choose her out of an
NZCity / Posted 22 hours ago
the ‘La La Land’ star, as he previously admitted that he'd choose her out of anyone else in the world to be stranded on a desert island with. Asked who he'd choose to have with him if he was dropped on an island, he said: "Emma Stone. I love... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Ropes and dish soap free woman wedged in slot canyon for 12 hoursEmery County Sheriff’s Office saying he and his 24-year-old wife were canyoneer
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 22 hours ago
Emery County Sheriff’s Office saying he and his 24-year-old wife were canyoneering in Zero Gravity Canyon in the San Rafael Desert and she became stuck, according to the sheriff’s office. The woman tried to free herself for two hours before... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Ropes and dish soap free woman wedged in slot canyon for 12 hoursEmery County Sheriff’s Office saying he and his 24-year-old wife were canyoneer
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 23 hours ago
Emery County Sheriff’s Office saying he and his 24-year-old wife were canyoneering in Zero Gravity Canyon in the San Rafael Desert and she became stuck, according to the sheriff’s office. The woman tried to free herself for two hours before... Read more
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WA Today
Just when you thought it was safe to go camping, along comes Sundance hit Killing Groundout there and I feel like you really have to put those fears aside to enjoy the
WA Today / Posted 23 hours ago
out there and I feel like you really have to put those fears aside to enjoy the experience." The Australian bush, and its desert counterpart, the outback, are powerful figures in our national storytelling, and nowhere more so than on the big... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Attempted kidnapping suspect pleads not guilty to chargesstory on the attempted kidnapping Police later spotted the SUV in the parking
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 23 hours ago
story on the attempted kidnapping Police later spotted the SUV in the parking lot of a Walmart on Monterey Avenue in Palm Desert. The driver refused to pull over, triggering a pursuit that ended around 1:30 p.m. near the intersection of Cottonwood... Read more
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