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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
National Park Service turns 100and decreasing snow and rain, stunting the growth of vegetation in several park
National Park Service turns 100
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 minutes ago
and decreasing snow and rain, stunting the growth of vegetation in several parks, including the Grand Canyon and the Mojave Desert, leaving bighorn sheep with little to eat. At Glacier National Park in Montana, rising temperatures have reduced the... Read more
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BBC News
Finding Gobi: Runner reunited with marathon companion dogreunited with his adopted dog, Gobi. The dog had joined the ultra-marathoner o
Finding Gobi: Runner reunited with marathon companion dog
BBC News / Posted 23 minutes ago
reunited with his adopted dog, Gobi. The dog had joined the ultra-marathoner on a 250km (155 mile) run across China's Gobi desert last month. They became inseparable, winning an online fanbase which helped fund Mr Leonard's plan to bring Gobi to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Stray dog reunited with athlete after completing endurance race togetherat the end". He said she would have completed more of the race with him if not
Stray dog reunited with athlete after completing endurance race together
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 33 minutes ago
at the end". He said she would have completed more of the race with him if not for the 52-degree temperatures of the Gobi desert. Race organisers ended up taking Gobi to the finish line of the stages she could not complete, where Leonard said she... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Connecticut town will transform into Stars Hollow for 'Gilmore Girls' Fan Festcomes to mind, for me, every time I think about the festival, is a direct quote
Connecticut town will transform into Stars Hollow for 'Gilmore Girls' Fan Fest
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 43 minutes ago
comes to mind, for me, every time I think about the festival, is a direct quote from Amy Sherman-Palladino in a 2001 Desert News interview about her thoughts on the series," festival co-founder, Jennie Whitaker, said in a press release.... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Two thirds of pensioners 'have high-risk activity on their bucket list'before they die, with piloting a plane the most popular item on their bucket li
Two thirds of pensioners 'have high-risk activity on their bucket list'
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 46 minutes ago
before they die, with piloting a plane the most popular item on their bucket lists, at 18%, followed by camping in a desert (16%), climbing a mountain (14%), riding a roller coaster (12%), and joining the mile high club (11%). The survey was... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Better Together to take on Volunteer Connect's matching roleserve our communities. We see this as an excellent fit.” Better Together is a
Better Together to take on Volunteer Connect's matching role
KTVZ Bend / Posted an hour ago
serve our communities. We see this as an excellent fit.” Better Together is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and program of the High Desert Education Service District. The organization works with over 200 cross-sector organizations and partners to... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Calif.'s next big shift in climate changeAssembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, who suggested Pavley work with Garcia. The spe
Calif.'s next big shift in climate change
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 2 hours ago
Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, who suggested Pavley work with Garcia. The speaker describes visiting Garcia twice in the desert and being driven around the district, as the assemblyman offered detailed descriptions of the history and needs of... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAup there with Teapot Dome and Watergate and telling a lie that caused young Ame
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 2 hours ago
up there with Teapot Dome and Watergate and telling a lie that caused young Americans and Middle Easterners to die in the desert? That was an act of murder by a president. What Clinton did with her emails was not wonderful, but, c’mon, it was not... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scots artist Peter Doig 'vindicated' after US judge rules disputed £3.8m painting is not his workthat the testimony and documents presented at a seven-day trial conclusively sh
Scots artist Peter Doig 'vindicated' after US judge rules disputed £3.8m painting is not his work
heraldscotland / Posted 2 hours ago
that the testimony and documents presented at a seven-day trial conclusively showed that the artist did not paint the desert scene in 1976. The judge said there was "massive evidence" that showed it was "impossible" for Doig to have painted... Read more
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heraldscotland
Earth-like planet found in nearby solar system may support lifeinstrument on the 3.6-metre telescope operated by the European Southern Observa
Earth-like planet found in nearby solar system may support life
heraldscotland / Posted 2 hours ago
instrument on the 3.6-metre telescope operated by the European Southern Observatory (ESO) at La Silla in Chile's Atacama desert. The High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher (HARPS) was able to measure the tiny "wobble" in the star's... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
New 'Ben-Hur' stands in shadow of Wyler's 1959 epicRoma Downey, this "Ben Hur" is like an abbreviated, more Christ-centered take o
New 'Ben-Hur' stands in shadow of Wyler's 1959 epic
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 hours ago
Roma Downey, this "Ben Hur" is like an abbreviated, more Christ-centered take on Wyler's film. It boasts similar sweeping desert landscapes, well-dressed Roman armies and heart-pounding equestrian action. Some shots pay clear homage to the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Second Earth found, and it could be home to ETb’s existence came from work done at the University of Hertfordshire in 2013. P
Second Earth found, and it could be home to ET
iol.co.za / Posted 3 hours ago
b’s existence came from work done at the University of Hertfordshire in 2013. Powerful telescopes in Chile’s Atacama desert detected “wobbles” in the movement of Proxima Centauri which were characteristic of it being tugged by a planet’s... Read more
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Breitbart
Alt-Jihad: Hillary Clinton Aide Edited Antisemitic Journalhave a ‘distorted and negative view’ of Islam, Muslims and Arabs – ranging from
Alt-Jihad: Hillary Clinton Aide Edited Antisemitic Journal
Breitbart / Posted 3 hours ago
have a ‘distorted and negative view’ of Islam, Muslims and Arabs – ranging from perceptions of ‘poverty, filth, the desert’ to ideas that ‘their ‘sport’ (other than sex, of course) is to destabilize Western economies and ruin the world in... Read more
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iafrica.com
Dubai to open largest indoor theme parkMarvel-themed thrill rides and a dinosaur park that brings the pre-historic ani
Dubai to open largest indoor theme park
iafrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Marvel-themed thrill rides and a dinosaur park that brings the pre-historic animals back to life in the Middle Eastern desert. Covering an area equal to 1.5 million square feet, IMG Worlds of Adventure features four zones - Marvel, Cartoon... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Local golf results, Aug. 24, 2016Marion Smith, Jerry Burke 75. D Flight Net — 1. Joe Burns 68; 2. Bernie Twardo
Local golf results, Aug. 24, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 3 hours ago
Marion Smith, Jerry Burke 75. D Flight Net — 1. Joe Burns 68; 2. Bernie Twardowski 70; 3. Gary Urban 74; 5. Jim Smith 75. Closest to the pin: Bill Smith (Mesa No. 2); Lou Bracket (Mesa No. 6); Jay Hoefling (Desert No. 2); Wes Lowe (Desert... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The $10 million painting that just became worthlessa landscape that was once valued at more than US$10 million. Photo / AP Peter
The $10 million painting that just became worthless
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
a landscape that was once valued at more than US$10 million. Photo / AP Peter Doig is adamant the landscape painting - a desert, its perspective oddly warped - was neither a product of his brush or the LSD he took. But Robert Fletcher, who had... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Can Donald Trump really round up and deport 11 million people?in the country illegally to go home on their own. “They will stop coming acros
Can Donald Trump really round up and deport 11 million people?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 hours ago
in the country illegally to go home on their own. “They will stop coming across this border and will stop dying in the desert … if we can just do our jobs,” Crane said. For now, Trump’s intentions appear to be a moving target. Over the... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Tesloop ride-sharing services now operating in Coachella ValleyCommuters who travel between the desert and Los Angeles now have a new option t
Tesloop ride-sharing services now operating in Coachella Valley
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 3 hours ago
Commuters who travel between the desert and Los Angeles now have a new option to get where they need to go by riding in an electric car. "We are building the first sustainable transportation network," said Rahul Sonnad, CEO and co-founder of... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Baby found in car in Palm Springs Walmart parking lotPalm Springs Police arrested a Desert Hot Springs woman on Wednesday evening af
Baby found in car in Palm Springs Walmart parking lot
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 3 hours ago
Palm Springs Police arrested a Desert Hot Springs woman on Wednesday evening after they say she left her 3-month old baby boy inside a car in the Walmart parking lot. The woman was located by police and arrested on charges of child endangerment just... Read more
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Orange County Register
National Barks: Visiting national parks with your dogOF NOWHERE Highway 12, part of the Scenic Byway, feels like being on another p
National Barks: Visiting national parks with your dog
Orange County Register / Posted 3 hours ago
OF NOWHERE Highway 12, part of the Scenic Byway, feels like being on another planet. It's a land of massive rocks and desert canyons. For most of the drive there isn't another vehicle in sight. The town of Boulder, in a wide green valley,... Read more
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Orange County Register
What are your memories? We celebrate America's greatest treasures as the National Park Service turns 100National Park Where: Between I-10 and Highway 62; headquarters, Twentynine Pal
What are your memories? We celebrate America's greatest treasures as the National Park Service turns 100
Orange County Register / Posted 3 hours ago
National Park Where: Between I-10 and Highway 62; headquarters, Twentynine Palms, 2.5 hours. Why: “Two distinct desert ecosystems, the Mojave and the Colorado. A fascinating variety of plants and animals make their homes in a land... Read more
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USA Today
Communities worldwide increasingly recognize value of Burning Man artfirst Burners were more preoccupied with creative existence than they were with
Communities worldwide increasingly recognize value of Burning Man art
USA Today / Posted 4 hours ago
first Burners were more preoccupied with creative existence than they were with creating art, and art did not appear at the desert festival until the early 1990s. "You can’t really call raising the man in your cocktail attire an art event; it was a... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Rich Hill's pitching, Justin Turner's home run are enough for Dodgers' 1-0 win over Giantsof a blister on his left hand. The only competitive outing he threw for the tea
Rich Hill's pitching, Justin Turner's home run are enough for Dodgers' 1-0 win over Giants
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 hours ago
of a blister on his left hand. The only competitive outing he threw for the team was a simulated outing at dusk in the desert. The wait ended on Wednesday night in a 1-0 victory over San Francisco, as the Dodgers bested their division foes... Read more
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iafrica.com
Habitable planet discovered 'nearby'the find as the "experience of a lifetime". Working with European Southern Obs
Habitable planet discovered 'nearby'
iafrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
the find as the "experience of a lifetime". Working with European Southern Observatory telescopes in the north Chilean desert, his team used the so-called Doppler method to detect Proxima b and describe its properties. The professional... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
How depravity, David Lynch and God led the Veils deep into the American nightmaredrums either. Rather, it's the rumbling bottom end - a deep unsettling bedrock
How depravity, David Lynch and God led the Veils deep into the American nightmare
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
drums either. Rather, it's the rumbling bottom end - a deep unsettling bedrock the Veils use to ominously fill their wide, desert landscapes or summon the apocalypse. "Those low frequencies ... " Andrews says with devious anticipation of their... Read more
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Mashable
Gobi the dog reunited with the runner who met her during a marathonthat he adopted after she accompanied him for part of a marathon in China. The
Gobi the dog reunited with the runner who met her during a marathon
Mashable / Posted 4 hours ago
that he adopted after she accompanied him for part of a marathon in China. The two met each other during the Gobi March 4 Desert Race in June. Leonard told reporters that he first noticed the dog running alongside him on the second day of the race... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Debate over SOAR raises questions about motivescashier can make more than a farm worker. Farmers cry poor. Woe is me I can't g
Debate over SOAR raises questions about motives
Ventura County Star / Posted 4 hours ago
cashier can make more than a farm worker. Farmers cry poor. Woe is me I can't grow in this drought. Maybe farming in a desert is not such a good business plan. We steal water from Northern California in order to plant land that shouldnt be use... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
MasterChefs surf in to taste Whitsundays menuwith pup Jojo, Dan Churchill and Hayden Quinn during Surfing the Menu filming.
MasterChefs surf in to taste Whitsundays menu
The Daily Mercury / Posted 5 hours ago
with pup Jojo, Dan Churchill and Hayden Quinn during Surfing the Menu filming. On the journey they four-wheel drive in the desert, head to an outback cattle station, share a Tongan feast, learn to sail, snorkel on the Ningaloo and Great Barrier... Read more
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FOX News
The incredible story of America's national parksto see. Climate change and other environmental changes may cause glaciers to m
The incredible story of America's national parks
FOX News / Posted 5 hours ago
to see. Climate change and other environmental changes may cause glaciers to melt, meadows to be replaced by forests, and desert parks to become too hot to visit. Outside the park boundaries, the Park Service has no legal authority to regulate... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Discovering the Anza historic trail with its out superintendentMexico the morning of October 2, 1775 to begin their strenuous overland route t
Discovering the Anza historic trail with its out superintendent
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 5 hours ago
Mexico the morning of October 2, 1775 to begin their strenuous overland route through the arid grasslands of Sonora and the desert borderlands of today's American Southwest, and later, along the coastal region of what was then known as Alta... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
New CIF-SS playoff structure adds suspense, excitement to 2016 football seasonthe Fontana district and three in Rialto. Others who have excelled in their pr
New CIF-SS playoff structure adds suspense, excitement to 2016 football season
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 6 hours ago
the Fontana district and three in Rialto. Others who have excelled in their previous lower divisions – specifically High Desert schools Oak Hills and Serrano – have been bumped up. Serrano and Oak Hills have been dominant in the Mojave River... Read more
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Canberra Times
Clique August Challenge: winner, highly commended, and finalistsAugust Challenge: Sport and Action. Finalist. Congratulations Murray Robinson.
Clique August Challenge: winner, highly commended, and finalists
Canberra Times / Posted 6 hours ago
August Challenge: Sport and Action. Finalist. Congratulations Murray Robinson. "Tye Simmonds at the 2016 Hattah Desert Race near Mildura, Victoria." Photo: Murray Robinson/Clique Clique August Challenge: Sport and Action. Finalist.... Read more
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Brisbane Times
A '$US10 million painting' just became worthless thanks to court decisionPeter Doig is adamant the landscape - a desert, its perspective oddly warped -
A '$US10 million painting' just became worthless thanks to court decision
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 hours ago
Peter Doig is adamant the landscape - a desert, its perspective oddly warped - was neither a product of his brush or the LSD he took. But Robert Fletcher, who had owned the painting since buying it for $US100 ($131) in 1976, is equally adamant it... Read more
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Atlanta Braves
Braves, Marlins and Rangers complete trade185-pound native of Newport Beach, Calif., began the year with Single-A Hickory
Braves, Marlins and Rangers complete trade
Atlanta Braves / Posted 6 hours ago
185-pound native of Newport Beach, Calif., began the year with Single-A Hickory of the South Atlantic League before an August promotion to High-A High Desert. With High Desert, Moore hit five home runs in 17 games while batting .351 (18... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
More students add up to millions for Nev. collegescourses and drop out. The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents,
More students add up to millions for Nev. colleges
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 7 hours ago
courses and drop out. The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents, the governing body of 13-elected officials over the state’s seven colleges and the Desert Research Institute, will hold a special meeting in Lake Tahoe Thursday and Frid... Read more
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Junkee
‘The Bachelor’ Week Five Power Ranking: Richie Revels In The Pleasures Of The Patriarchyis determined to wed before Australia outsources all remaining single women to
‘The Bachelor’ Week Five Power Ranking: Richie Revels In The Pleasures Of The Patriarchy
Junkee / Posted 7 hours ago
is determined to wed before Australia outsources all remaining single women to the Vegemite factory in the middle of the desert. “When I’m with you I don’t feel like I’m talking to a girl, I feel like I’m talking to a woman,” Richie says. Rachael... Read more
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Texas Rangers
Rangers acquire three 2017 international slots in trademinor league shortstop Dylan Moore to Atlanta. Moore is batting .351 with 5 hom
Rangers acquire three 2017 international slots in trade
Texas Rangers / Posted 7 hours ago
minor league shortstop Dylan Moore to Atlanta. Moore is batting .351 with 5 homers and 14 RBI in 17 games at High-A High Desert. The Rangers 7th round pick in the 2015 MLB draft opened this year at Low-A Hickory, batting .244 with 9 homers and 45... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Valley organizations pleased Clinton Foundation keeping Health Matters Initiativehealth awareness in the Coachella Valley as one of its 11 initiatives. That's g
Valley organizations pleased Clinton Foundation keeping Health Matters Initiative
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 7 hours ago
health awareness in the Coachella Valley as one of its 11 initiatives. That's good news to David Brinkman, the CEO of the Desert AIDS Project. "Several years ago, the Clinton Foundation came to the Coachella Valley and on their good name and... Read more
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KTVN Reno
World's first self-driving taxis debut in Singaporeon Reno’s first stand-alone restaurant and is scheduled to open sometime in 201
World's first self-driving taxis debut in Singapore
KTVN Reno / Posted 8 hours ago
on Reno’s first stand-alone restaurant and is scheduled to open sometime in 2017. Burners Prepare for the Black Rock DesertBurners Prepare for the Black Rock Desert Burners have to be ready for harsh conditions for their week-long trip to... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Incline Businesses Expect Boost From Shared Use Pathon Reno’s first stand-alone restaurant and is scheduled to open sometime in 201
Incline Businesses Expect Boost From Shared Use Path
KTVN Reno / Posted 8 hours ago
on Reno’s first stand-alone restaurant and is scheduled to open sometime in 2017. Burners Prepare for the Black Rock DesertBurners Prepare for the Black Rock Desert Burners have to be ready for harsh conditions for their week-long trip to... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Appeal seeks to overturn 'Blurred Lines' copyright verdicton Reno’s first stand-alone restaurant and is scheduled to open sometime in 201
Appeal seeks to overturn 'Blurred Lines' copyright verdict
KTVN Reno / Posted 8 hours ago
on Reno’s first stand-alone restaurant and is scheduled to open sometime in 2017. Burners Prepare for the Black Rock DesertBurners Prepare for the Black Rock Desert Burners have to be ready for harsh conditions for their week-long trip to... Read more
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USA Today
Thousands flow through Reno airport for Burning Manfrom each hand. She’s headed toward Burning Man, that annual gathering of 70,0
Thousands flow through Reno airport for Burning Man
USA Today / Posted 8 hours ago
from each hand. She’s headed toward Burning Man, that annual gathering of 70,000 people in the dusty northern Nevada desert known for its weeklong almost-anything-goes culture. Chief among the requirements for attending is self-sufficiency,... Read more
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Canberra Times
A '$US10 million painting' just became worthless thanks to court decisionPeter Doig is adamant the landscape - a desert, its perspective oddly warped -
A '$US10 million painting' just became worthless thanks to court decision
Canberra Times / Posted 8 hours ago
Peter Doig is adamant the landscape - a desert, its perspective oddly warped - was neither a product of his brush or the LSD he took. But Robert Fletcher, who had owned the painting since buying it for $US100 ($131) in 1976, is equally adamant it... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
ADOT completes replanting of saguaros along Loop 101salvaged more than a thousand plants. That includes approximately 400 saguaros
ADOT completes replanting of saguaros along Loop 101
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 8 hours ago
salvaged more than a thousand plants. That includes approximately 400 saguaros that are now back, featured as part of the desert-based landscaping next to the freeway. ADOT worked closely with the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community and the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Former Indigenous detainee calls for cultural exchangeof the great things happening in Aboriginal Australia, especially for them to s
Former Indigenous detainee calls for cultural exchange
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 hours ago
of the great things happening in Aboriginal Australia, especially for them to see some of the kids out in the middle of the desert country and their culture and how they're living and what they're doing and all the great things they've got," Mr... Read more
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The Age
A '$US10 million painting' just became worthless thanks to court decisionPeter Doig is adamant the landscape - a desert, its perspective oddly warped -
A '$US10 million painting' just became worthless thanks to court decision
The Age / Posted 8 hours ago
Peter Doig is adamant the landscape - a desert, its perspective oddly warped - was neither a product of his brush or the LSD he took. But Robert Fletcher, who had owned the painting since buying it for $US100 ($131) in 1976, is equally adamant it... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
A '$US10 million painting' just became worthless thanks to court decisionPeter Doig is adamant the landscape - a desert, its perspective oddly warped -
A '$US10 million painting' just became worthless thanks to court decision
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
Peter Doig is adamant the landscape - a desert, its perspective oddly warped - was neither a product of his brush or the LSD he took. But Robert Fletcher, who had owned the painting since buying it for $US100 ($131) in 1976, is equally adamant it... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The essential guide to Alaska's national parks296,697 (2015) "Where Alaska meets Lawrence of Arabia." - Anchorage Museum, i
The essential guide to Alaska's national parks
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
296,697 (2015) "Where Alaska meets Lawrence of Arabia." - Anchorage Museum, in its promotion of the exhibition 'Arctic Desert: Kobuk Valley National Park'The Great Kobuk Sand dunes. Photo / Wikimedia Commons National parks have the ability to... Read more
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WA Today
A '$US10 million painting' just became worthless thanks to court decisionPeter Doig is adamant the landscape - a desert, its perspective oddly warped -
A '$US10 million painting' just became worthless thanks to court decision
WA Today / Posted 8 hours ago
Peter Doig is adamant the landscape - a desert, its perspective oddly warped - was neither a product of his brush or the LSD he took. But Robert Fletcher, who had owned the painting since buying it for $US100 ($131) in 1976, is equally adamant it... Read more
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WA Today
Australian ultramarathon runner reunited with stray dog after 125-kilometre China treknews outlets latched onto the incredible feats of the small dog during the annu
Australian ultramarathon runner reunited with stray dog after 125-kilometre China trek
WA Today / Posted 8 hours ago
news outlets latched onto the incredible feats of the small dog during the annual Gobi March race across mountainous and desert areas of China. The pair's appeal only grew with Mr Leonard's decision to adopt Gobi and a crowdfunding appeal to get... Read more
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