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The Advocate
High rivers change fishing landscapeThe unusually long run of snow melt along with spring and summer rains pushing
High rivers change fishing landscape
The Advocate / Posted 47 minutes ago
The unusually long run of snow melt along with spring and summer rains pushing the Mississippi and Atchafalaya rivers to abnormally high stages well into August left its mark on two of the country’s hottest freshwater fishing spots. Most in-state... Read more
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The Advocate
Outdoors calendarFIN-ADDICT FLY FISHERS MEETING: 6:30 p.m., Spahr’s Seafood Restaurant, 1400 W.
Outdoors calendar
The Advocate / Posted 47 minutes ago
FIN-ADDICT FLY FISHERS MEETING: 6:30 p.m., Spahr’s Seafood Restaurant, 1400 W. Tunnel Blvd., Houma. Call Stephen Robert (985) 850-0082. Website: finaddictflyfishers.blogspot.com. TUESDAY ACADIANA FLY RODDERS PROGRAM: 6:30 p.m., Grace Presbyterian... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Outdoors notebook: Hunting seasons set to go TuesdayWaterfowl and small game hunters will be afield and afloat early Tuesday mornin
Outdoors notebook: Hunting seasons set to go Tuesday
The Buffalo News / Posted 53 minutes ago
Waterfowl and small game hunters will be afield and afloat early Tuesday morning for the start of early Canada goose and squirrel hunts. The early goose season goes to Sept. 25 and squirrel remains open until Feb. 29. The newer format of hunting... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Batemans Bay plagued by bats, with residents calling for urgent council assistance Residents of Batemans Bay on the New South Wales South Coast have called on t
Batemans Bay plagued by bats, with residents calling for urgent council assistance
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted an hour ago
Residents of Batemans Bay on the New South Wales South Coast have called on their local council to do more about flying foxes plaguing the town, saying the bats are... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Algae in western Lake Erie eats into fishing businessOAK HARBOR, Ohio (AP) — Thick mats of algae spreading across western Lake Erie
Algae in western Lake Erie eats into fishing business
The Monroe Evening News / Posted an hour ago
OAK HARBOR, Ohio (AP) — Thick mats of algae spreading across western Lake Erie in recent weeks appear to be pushing one of the region's most-prized sport fish to flee, forcing some charter boat captains to cancel trips. At least one told out-of-state... Read more
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TribLIVE
Outdoor notices: Aug. 30, 2015• Ruffsdale, which led the Twi-Night Trap League almost wire to wire this year,
Outdoor notices: Aug. 30, 2015
TribLIVE / Posted an hour ago
• Ruffsdale, which led the Twi-Night Trap League almost wire to wire this year, was at it again Thursday, firing a 195 to post the week's top score. Hecla finished second with a 194, Connellsville third with a 193, Youngwood fourth with a 192 and... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Body discovered at Olmsted County Fairgrounds A body was discovered by a police officer at the Olmsted County Fairgrounds S
Body discovered at Olmsted County Fairgrounds
KTTC Rochester / Posted 2 hours ago
A body was discovered by a police officer at the Olmsted County Fairgrounds Saturday morning.Rochester Police Lieutenant Gretchen O'Neil said an officer was... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
After the flood: How the people of New Orleans are healingIt’s a mid-summer evening at Alice M. Harte elementary and many of those jammed
After the flood: How the people of New Orleans are healing
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
It’s a mid-summer evening at Alice M. Harte elementary and many of those jammed into the school’s gymnasium are fanning themselves with anything they can find. The city is in the midst of a nasty heat wave, with scorching temperatures made worse by... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Monkey business abounds at Dania BeachDANIA BEACH, Fla. - For half a century, they have haunted the swampy forests ea
Monkey business abounds at Dania Beach
Naples Daily News / Posted 2 hours ago
DANIA BEACH, Fla. - For half a century, they have haunted the swampy forests east of Federal Highway. The Dania Beach monkeys, African vervet monkeys thought to have been released by an old tourist attraction in the 1950s, beg bananas, mangoes and... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Saving the 'most endangered species on the planet'Two donkeys wandered through the gates at Ringtail Ranch and Rescue as if to gr
Saving the 'most endangered species on the planet'
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 3 hours ago
Two donkeys wandered through the gates at Ringtail Ranch and Rescue as if to greet the hundreds of visitors that arrived Saturday morning. They were among a menagerie of animals that attracted the visitors to the 30 acres of property in... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Saving the 'most endangered species on the planet'Two donkeys wandered through the gates at Ringtail Ranch and Rescue as if to gr
Saving the 'most endangered species on the planet'
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 3 hours ago
Two donkeys wandered through the gates at Ringtail Ranch and Rescue as if to greet the hundreds of visitors that arrived Saturday morning. They were among a menagerie of animals that attracted the visitors to the 30 acres of property in... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Saving the 'most endangered species on the planet'Two donkeys wandered through the gates at Ringtail Ranch and Rescue as if to gr
Saving the 'most endangered species on the planet'
Welland Tribune / Posted 3 hours ago
Two donkeys wandered through the gates at Ringtail Ranch and Rescue as if to greet the hundreds of visitors that arrived Saturday morning. They were among a menagerie of animals that attracted the visitors to the 30 acres of property in... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
Bulloch Habitat family pays off mortgageLate last month, Ronnie and Henrietta Brunson made the final payment on their 2
Bulloch Habitat family pays off mortgage
Statesboro Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
Late last month, Ronnie and Henrietta Brunson made the final payment on their 20-year mortgage for the third Habitat House ever built by volunteers of Habitat Bulloch, completed in 1995. The Brunsons and staff members of Habitat Bulloch held a small... Read more
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CNN
New Orleans: Tougher after Katrina (Watch 'Katrina: The Storm That Never Stopped' this Thursday at 9 p.m. ET on CNN
New Orleans: Tougher after Katrina (
CNN / Posted 3 hours ago
Watch 'Katrina: The Storm That Never Stopped' this Thursday at 9 p.m. ET on CNN. (CNN)As the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches, CNN Opinion asked residents and those involved in New Orleans' recovery for their take on the lessons... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Ratty Roach-Driven Stories Not Written to Mom Regarding Peace Corps and WarMom wanted to be a teacher and someday a principal. She became a homemaker, liv
Ratty Roach-Driven Stories Not Written to Mom Regarding Peace Corps and War
Op-Ed News / Posted 4 hours ago
Mom wanted to be a teacher and someday a principal. She became a homemaker, living her dreams through her kids' college and post college adventures. These are some Peace Corps stories that I did not share with mom via my generation's internet --... Read more
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WBKO Bowling Green
Bowling Green Habitat for Humanity builds first passive homeBOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- The Bowling Green Habitat for Humanity team didn't
Bowling Green Habitat for Humanity builds first passive home
WBKO Bowling Green / Posted 5 hours ago
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- The Bowling Green Habitat for Humanity team didn't just build houses; they built homes. "That day when you get to hand them their keys and you know that this home is going to provide security, it's going to help them... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury column: Reversing the great extinctionSteve May/Columnist Late last month, the world went crazy when it came to ligh
Sudbury column: Reversing the great extinction
The Sudbury Star / Posted 5 hours ago
Steve May/Columnist Late last month, the world went crazy when it came to light that Cecil the lion was shot by American dentist Walter Palmer. Cecil was the popular black-maned lion at Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park. Palmer's guide lured Cecil... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Baird government accused of giving 'green light to chainsaws' in conservation areasKay Bolton and Dawn Walker say they feel let down by the government after fores
Baird government accused of giving 'green light to chainsaws' in conservation areas
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
Kay Bolton and Dawn Walker say they feel let down by the government after forest at Fingal Head was cleared under 10/50 laws. Photo: Robert Shakespeare The Baird government has been accused of being "anti-environment" after it has been revealed that... Read more
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Sun Star
Dalaguete expands habitat for fruit batsTHE home of bats in the southern town of Dalaguete got bigger. This, as the he
Dalaguete expands habitat for fruit bats
Sun Star / Posted 6 hours ago
THE home of bats in the southern town of Dalaguete got bigger. This, as the heirs of Eugenio Belandres turned over their rights to 4,472 square meters of land in the upland barangay of Lanao to the Municipal Government to provide a habitat for... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
One that got away? N.Y. loses on hunting, fishing planMore than a year after the state changed the fee structure for sporting license
One that got away? N.Y. loses on hunting, fishing plan
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 7 hours ago
More than a year after the state changed the fee structure for sporting licenses in an effort to generate more sales, skeptics question if the changes are really working. When New York state overhauled its sporting license system early last year,... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Algae in western Lake Erie eats into fishing businessOAK HARBOR, Ohio (AP) - Thick mats of algae spreading across western Lake Erie
Algae in western Lake Erie eats into fishing business
New Jersey Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
OAK HARBOR, Ohio (AP) - Thick mats of algae spreading across western Lake Erie in recent weeks appear to be pushing one of the region's most-prized sport fish to flee, forcing some charter boat captains to cancel trips. At least one told out-of-state... Read more
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Independent
Snow leopards cub born in Chicago zooAlthough the public are not able to see the unnamed cubs as they are “bonding w
Snow leopards cub born in Chicago zoo
Independent / Posted 7 hours ago
Although the public are not able to see the unnamed cubs as they are “bonding with their mother” the animals are the latest addition to a species that numbers just 6,500 in the wild. The cubs were born on 16 June to four-year-old mother Sarani and... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Liverpool Plains koalas at centre of court battle over plans for Chinese coal mine developmentThe rights of Australia's national icon to stay on its own land in the face of
Liverpool Plains koalas at centre of court battle over plans for Chinese coal mine development
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 7 hours ago
The rights of Australia's national icon to stay on its own land in the face of a Chinese mining giant's plans will be thrashed out in a four-day hearing starting in the Land and Environment Court on Monday. The rights of the koala to stay on its own... Read more
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The Young Witness
Liverpool Plains koalas at centre of court battle over plans for Chinese coal mine developmentThe rights of Australia's national icon to stay on its own land in the face of
Liverpool Plains koalas at centre of court battle over plans for Chinese coal mine development
The Young Witness / Posted 7 hours ago
The rights of Australia's national icon to stay on its own land in the face of a Chinese mining giant's plans will be thrashed out in a four-day hearing starting in the Land and Environment Court on Monday. The rights of the koala to stay on its own... Read more
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Western Advocate
Liverpool Plains koalas at centre of court battle over plans for Chinese coal mine developmentThe rights of Australia's national icon to stay on its own land in the face of
Liverpool Plains koalas at centre of court battle over plans for Chinese coal mine development
Western Advocate / Posted 7 hours ago
The rights of Australia's national icon to stay on its own land in the face of a Chinese mining giant's plans will be thrashed out in a four-day hearing starting in the Land and Environment Court on Monday. The rights of the koala to stay on its own... Read more
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International Business Times
Nasa starts year-long isolation mission to simulate life on Mars A team of Nasa recruits has started a year of living in a dome near a Hawaii vo
Nasa starts year-long isolation mission to simulate life on Mars
International Business Times / Posted 7 hours ago
A team of Nasa recruits has started a year of living in a dome near a Hawaii volcano to simulate what life would be like for astronauts on Mars. The group began the isolation experiment on Friday, 28 August, and now face 365 days without fresh air,... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Liverpool Plains koalas at centre of court battle over plans for Chinese coal mine developmentThe rights of Australia's national icon to stay on its own land in the face of
Liverpool Plains koalas at centre of court battle over plans for Chinese coal mine development
Daily Liberal / Posted 8 hours ago
The rights of Australia's national icon to stay on its own land in the face of a Chinese mining giant's plans will be thrashed out in a four-day hearing starting in the Land and Environment Court on Monday. The rights of the koala to stay on its own... Read more
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The Border Mail
Liverpool Plains koalas at centre of court battle over plans for Chinese coal mine developmentThe rights of Australia's national icon to stay on its own land in the face of
Liverpool Plains koalas at centre of court battle over plans for Chinese coal mine development
The Border Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
The rights of Australia's national icon to stay on its own land in the face of a Chinese mining giant's plans will be thrashed out in a four-day hearing starting in the Land and Environment Court on Monday. The rights of the koala to stay on its own... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Liverpool Plains koalas at centre of court battle over plans for Chinese coal mine developmentThe rights of Australia's national icon to stay on its own land in the face of
Liverpool Plains koalas at centre of court battle over plans for Chinese coal mine development
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 hours ago
The rights of Australia's national icon to stay on its own land in the face of a Chinese mining giant's plans will be thrashed out in a four-day hearing starting in the Land and Environment Court on Monday. The rights of the koala to stay on its own... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Permaculture in Cold ClimatesHere are a couple of videos that I encountered serendipitously on the YouTube s
Permaculture in Cold Climates
Naked Capitalism / Posted 8 hours ago
Here are a couple of videos that I encountered serendipitously on the YouTube searching on “permaculture,” because I couldn’t bear to write on the Donald after spending the evening straightening out my routers when the real problem turned out to be... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
This Katrina survivor is one of Memphis' starsEditor's note: It’s been 10 years since Hurricane Katrina slammed the Gulf Coas
This Katrina survivor is one of Memphis' stars
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 8 hours ago
Editor's note: It’s been 10 years since Hurricane Katrina slammed the Gulf Coast in August 2005, flooding cities and towns, ravaging homes and displacing thousands of people from Louisiana to Mississippi to Alabama. But New Orleans was ground zero... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
After Katrina, Cayolle decides "there really isn't any going back"Editor's note: It’s been 10 years since Hurricane Katrina slammed the Gulf Coas
After Katrina, Cayolle decides "there really isn't any going back"
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 8 hours ago
Editor's note: It’s been 10 years since Hurricane Katrina slammed the Gulf Coast in August 2005, flooding cities and towns, ravaging homes and displacing thousands of people from Louisiana to Mississippi to Alabama. But New Orleans was ground zero... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Williams survives Katrina, now "pretty much just living"Editor's note: It’s been 10 years since Hurricane Katrina slammed the Gulf Coas
Williams survives Katrina, now "pretty much just living"
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 8 hours ago
Editor's note: It’s been 10 years since Hurricane Katrina slammed the Gulf Coast in August 2005, flooding cities and towns, ravaging homes and displacing thousands of people from Louisiana to Mississippi to Alabama. But New Orleans was ground zero... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Qatar Really Wants You To Know How Much It Gave For Katrina ReliefWASHINGTON -- Here are some things you may know about Qatar: It's very, very sm
Qatar Really Wants You To Know How Much It Gave For Katrina Relief
The Huffington Post / Posted 9 hours ago
WASHINGTON -- Here are some things you may know about Qatar: It's very, very small and it's very, very wealthy. With a GDP estimated at upwards of $320 billion, Qatar -- which controls 13 percent of global liquefied natural gas reserves -- is the... Read more
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The Columbian
Scientists, tribe study shrinking glaciersMOUNT BAKER — Mauri Pelto digs his crampons into the steep icy slope on Mount B
Scientists, tribe study shrinking glaciers
The Columbian / Posted 9 hours ago
MOUNT BAKER — Mauri Pelto digs his crampons into the steep icy slope on Mount Baker in northern Washington and watches as streams of water cascades off the thick mass of bare, bluish ice. Every 20 yards, the water carves vertical channels in the face... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Is Obama's Visit to Alaska, PR to Greenwash His Climate Legacy? President Obama is scheduled to talk about climate in Alaska on Monday.... St
Is Obama's Visit to Alaska, PR to Greenwash His Climate Legacy?
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 9 hours ago
President Obama is scheduled to talk about climate in Alaska on Monday.... Steve Horn is research fellow for Desmogblog; Zach Roberts is a writer for the Alaska-based TheMudflats; and... Read more
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PhysOrg
One year and counting: Mars isolation experiment beginsThe exterior of the HI-SEAS habitat on the northern slope of Mauna Loa in Hawai
One year and counting: Mars isolation experiment begins
PhysOrg / Posted 9 hours ago
The exterior of the HI-SEAS habitat on the northern slope of Mauna Loa in Hawaii is seen in this March 10, 2015 image, courtesy of the University of Hawaii at Manoa Six people shut themselves inside a dome for a year in Hawaii, in the longest US... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
The earnest importance of beesNorth American farmers and growers have relied on European honey bees, Apis mel
The earnest importance of bees
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 10 hours ago
North American farmers and growers have relied on European honey bees, Apis mellifera, as a pollinator since the species was brought to the continent in the 1600s. Hemberger said this "incredibly amazing species" is particularly adept at pollinating... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
The Plaid Clad RamblerAutumn is my kind of season. Just like snowmobilers pine for January and walley
The Plaid Clad Rambler
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 10 hours ago
Autumn is my kind of season. Just like snowmobilers pine for January and walleye fishermen plan for May, I spend all year waiting for autumn. Autumn is the season most conducive to all my favorite outdoor pursuits: Camping, endurance sports, hiking... Read more
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Orange County Register
'Dying glacier' in Washington state a focus for scientists, tribeMOUNT BAKER, Wash. – Mauri Pelto digs his crampons into the steep icy slope on
'Dying glacier' in Washington state a focus for scientists, tribe
Orange County Register / Posted 10 hours ago
MOUNT BAKER, Wash. – Mauri Pelto digs his crampons into the steep icy slope on Mount Baker in Washington state and watches as streams of water cascade off the thick mass of bare, bluish ice. Every 20 yards, the water carves vertical channels in the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Tribe in Idaho to draft recovery plan for wild reindeerSALMON, Idaho — A Native American tribe in Idaho has been assigned the task of
Tribe in Idaho to draft recovery plan for wild reindeer
Bangor Daily News / Posted 13 hours ago
SALMON, Idaho — A Native American tribe in Idaho has been assigned the task of drafting a plan for saving a tiny band of wild reindeer from extinction in a far corner of the northern Rockies straddling the U.S.-Canadian border, federal wildlife... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Restoration effort planned for North Star Nature Preserve in SeptemberCounty joining forces with AVLT, RFOV, ACES, others on habitat improvements A
Restoration effort planned for North Star Nature Preserve in September
Aspen Daily News / Posted 13 hours ago
County joining forces with AVLT, RFOV, ACES, others on habitat improvements A large restoration effort is set for mid-September at the North Star Nature Preserve east of Aspen, and volunteers are being sought to help shore up the Roaring Fork... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Could you spend a year in a cramped dome with five people like this NASA crew?Six ‘astronauts’ have begun a year-long NASA experiment to simulate what life w
Could you spend a year in a cramped dome with five people like this NASA crew?
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 hours ago
Six ‘astronauts’ have begun a year-long NASA experiment to simulate what life will be like on Mars. It is the longest experiment of its type and their experiences will be used to help plan any future manned mission to the Red Planet - which is... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Some serious monkey businessAt sunrise, a troop of long-tailed macaques forages in the mangroves in Bang Kh
Some serious monkey business
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 15 hours ago
At sunrise, a troop of long-tailed macaques forages in the mangroves in Bang Khunthian district, as they have been doing for years. These animals are no doubt aware of the disappearing forest and the incursion of sealed roads as they scavenge among... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Tories look foolish muzzling civil servantsJust how much freedom should federal civil servants have to speak their minds d
Tories look foolish muzzling civil servants
Brandon Sun / Posted 15 hours ago
Just how much freedom should federal civil servants have to speak their minds during a national election campaign? It’s a question worth raising after a pair of stories this week that have suggested the governing Conservative party isn’t taking too... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Hurricane Katrina evacuees in JacksonJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Ten years ago hundreds made Mississippi t
Hurricane Katrina evacuees in Jackson
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 15 hours ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Ten years ago hundreds made Mississippi their home after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. Today, they are still part of our community. Post Katrina, longtime basketball superstar Kevin Garnett came... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Hurricane Katrina evacuees in JacksonJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Ten years ago hundreds made Mississippi t
Hurricane Katrina evacuees in Jackson
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 15 hours ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Ten years ago hundreds made Mississippi their home after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. Today, they are still part of our community. Post Katrina, longtime basketball superstar Kevin Garnett came... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Could you spend a year in a cramped dome with five people like this NASA crew?Six ‘astronauts’ have begun a year-long NASA experiment to simulate what life w
Could you spend a year in a cramped dome with five people like this NASA crew?
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 hours ago
Six ‘astronauts’ have begun a year-long NASA experiment to simulate what life will be like on Mars. It is the longest experiment of its type and their experiences will be used to help plan any future manned mission to the Red Planet - which is... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Hurricane Katrina evacuees in JacksonJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Ten years ago hundreds made Mississippi t
Hurricane Katrina evacuees in Jackson
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 16 hours ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Ten years ago hundreds made Mississippi their home after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. Today, they are still part of our community. Post Katrina, longtime basketball superstar Kevin Garnett came... Read more
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News.com.au
NASA prepare journey to MarsSix people shut themselves inside a dome for a year to help NASA prepare for jo
NASA prepare journey to Mars
News.com.au / Posted 17 hours ago
Six people shut themselves inside a dome for a year to help NASA prepare for journey to Mars The brave souls about to shut themselves inside a dome in Hawaii for a year. Picture: AFPSource: AFP SIX people are about to shut themselves inside a dome... Read more
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