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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Council backs community garden projectCouncil approved its first community garden pilot program at Monday's meeting t
Council backs community garden project
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 5 hours ago
Council approved its first community garden pilot program at Monday's meeting thanks to the cooperation between the city Parks & Recreation Department staff and three city Rotary Clubs. Rotarians' involvement was key to the project, which will... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Council backs community garden projectCouncil approved its first community garden pilot program at Monday's meeting t
Council backs community garden project
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 6 hours ago
Council approved its first community garden pilot program at Monday's meeting thanks to the cooperation between the city Parks & Recreation Department staff and three city Rotary Clubs. Rotarians' involvement was key to the project, which will... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Council backs community garden projectCouncil approved its first community garden pilot program at Monday's meeting t
Council backs community garden project
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 6 hours ago
Council approved its first community garden pilot program at Monday's meeting thanks to the cooperation between the city Parks & Recreation Department staff and three city Rotary Clubs. Rotarians' involvement was key to the project, which will... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Council backs community garden projectCouncil approved its first community garden pilot program at Monday's meeting t
Council backs community garden project
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 6 hours ago
Council approved its first community garden pilot program at Monday's meeting thanks to the cooperation between the city Parks & Recreation Department staff and three city Rotary Clubs. Rotarians' involvement was key to the project, which will... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Council backs community garden projectCouncil approved its first community garden pilot program at Monday's meeting t
Council backs community garden project
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Council approved its first community garden pilot program at Monday's meeting thanks to the cooperation between the city Parks & Recreation Department staff and three city Rotary Clubs. Rotarians' involvement was key to the project, which will... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Council backs community garden projectCouncil approved its first community garden pilot program at Monday's meeting t
Council backs community garden project
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 7 hours ago
Council approved its first community garden pilot program at Monday's meeting thanks to the cooperation between the city Parks & Recreation Department staff and three city Rotary Clubs. Rotarians' involvement was key to the project, which will... Read more
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North Platte Bulletin
Commissioners: Rural fire district absorbs CurtisLincoln and Frontier county commissioners held a rare joint meeting Monday, acc
Commissioners: Rural fire district absorbs Curtis
North Platte Bulletin / Posted 15 hours ago
Lincoln and Frontier county commissioners held a rare joint meeting Monday, accepting the city of Curtis into the Curtis Rural fire district. The Curtis rural district contains about 300 square miles, 100 of which are in Lincoln County, so the joint... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Edneyville residents make case for underground lines

A group of Edneyville residents and business owners opposed to Duke Energy's

Edneyville residents make case for underground lines
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 21 hours ago

A group of Edneyville residents and business owners opposed to Duke Energy's proposed transmission line project has drafted a seven-page report in support of burying the lines underground.

Many people attending Duke Energy's information... Read more

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Salem News
ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIESSALEM-The Ohio House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee will hold a he
ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES
Salem News / Posted yesterday
SALEM-The Ohio House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee will hold a hearing in Salem focusing on rural development at 1 p.m. today at Kent State University, Salem Branch. The hearing will include state Rep. Tim Ginter, Chairman Brian Hill,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Renowned storytellers spin tales in Algonquinunder a tent behind the Algonquin Area Public Library on Harnish Road. Eight n
Renowned storytellers spin tales in Algonquin
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
under a tent behind the Algonquin Area Public Library on Harnish Road. Eight nationally renowned professional storytellers and musicians took turns performing at the free FoxTales Storytelling Festival. "It's interesting," said Colleen Walrath of... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
S. Lake Tahoe creates recreation opportunities beyond what Mother Nature providesBijou Park is a continual work in progress with the focus on locals’ recreation
S. Lake Tahoe creates recreation opportunities beyond what Mother Nature provides
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 3 days ago
Bijou Park is a continual work in progress with the focus on locals’ recreation desires. Photos/Jessie Marchesseau Publisher’s note: This is one in a series of stories Lake Tahoe News will be running leading up to the 50th anniversary of South Lake... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
Northern California golf courses fighting for their livesIt was 40 years ago that I relocated from the Midwest and moved to Northern Cal
Northern California golf courses fighting for their lives
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted 4 days ago
It was 40 years ago that I relocated from the Midwest and moved to Northern California. I spent the first five years in the San Francisco area and for the past 35 years I have resided within the beautiful confines of Lake County. Sad to say, but it... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Big Shag Lake access site reopens with new rampThe access site - located in Forsyth Township, off Marquette County Road 557, a
Big Shag Lake access site reopens with new ramp
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
The access site - located in Forsyth Township, off Marquette County Road 557, along Knudsen Road - had been closed since Aug. 17, when work to replace the launch ramp began. A DNR Parks and Recreation Division construction crew completed the $12,000... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Stage II fire restrictions in effect in western MontanaThe following is an update from the Montana Department of Natural Resources and
Stage II fire restrictions in effect in western Montana
KECI Missoula / Posted 4 days ago
The following is an update from the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation: Stage II fire restrictions went into effect at 12:01 a.m. Friday across the Missoula area. Jurisdictions included in these restrictions include: •... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
A Tale of Two PUDsgot some time off in July, because they're really putting in overtime this mont
A Tale of Two PUDs
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
got some time off in July, because they're really putting in overtime this month. Along with multiple budget work sessions and public hearings, and following last week's marathon Planning and Neighborhoods Committee meeting (see "STR Debate... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Sports & RecreationPurple Dragon Karate Dojo in Tequesta competed July 17 and 18 at the 2015 Purpl
Sports & Recreation
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 6 days ago
Purple Dragon Karate Dojo in Tequesta competed July 17 and 18 at the 2015 Purple Dragon World Karate Championships in Trinidad. They took third place overall with four gold, six silver and five bronze medals. The event included dojos from the United... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Algonquin's Fox Tales Storytelling Festival draws nationally renowned performersIn its third year, the Aug. 30 event continues to grow as organizers aim to fil
Algonquin's Fox Tales Storytelling Festival draws nationally renowned performers
Northwest Herald / Posted 6 days ago
In its third year, the Aug. 30 event continues to grow as organizers aim to fill what they see as a gap in McHenry County, which once housed an Illinois Storytelling Festival and a Trail of History living history reenactment. Both events no longer... Read more
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MLive.com
How much does Michigan pay to manage water? 'No one has a clue'a multi-decade policy roadmap for managing its substantial water resources in a
How much does Michigan pay to manage water? 'No one has a clue'
MLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
a multi-decade policy roadmap for managing its substantial water resources in a way that marries the state's economic and ecological goals. As with any government plan, a key question is how to pay for it. Jon Allan, the office director, has... Read more
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TV 7&4 Traverse City
DNR addresses access site parking concernsLEELANAU COUNTY -- Traverse Area Paddle Club members are concerned about the la
DNR addresses access site parking concerns
TV 7&4 Traverse City / Posted 8 days ago
LEELANAU COUNTY -- Traverse Area Paddle Club members are concerned about the lack of parking for vehicles that didn’t have trailers at public access sites, especially when a couple of their members got $85 tickets for piggybacking their cars in a... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Business winners• Strebig Construction, Fort Wayne, has been awarded the renovation contract fo
Business winners
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
• Strebig Construction, Fort Wayne, has been awarded the renovation contract for the Lions Park Pavilion by the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department. • Greater Fort Wayne Inc.’s GFW Fellows Program has been named 2015 Chamber Innovator of the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Algae blooms at Lake Shawnee not a concernIn coves around Lake Shawnee, a yellow-green filament has formed on the water o
Algae blooms at Lake Shawnee not a concern
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
In coves around Lake Shawnee, a yellow-green filament has formed on the water over the past month that looks “slimy.” The algae may look odd, but it isn’t dangerous to plants and animals, park and state officials said. Unlike toxic blue-green algae,... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Lake Tahoe Hard Rock on shaky groundLake Tahoe Hard Rock has had a rough beginning. Photo/Kathryn Reed Current and
Lake Tahoe Hard Rock on shaky ground
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 11 days ago
Lake Tahoe Hard Rock has had a rough beginning. Photo/Kathryn Reed Current and former employees of Lake Tahoe Hard Rock believe the hotel-casino is destined for failure because of the management company running the place. “It is very disappointing... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Lake Tahoe Hard Rock on shakey groundLake Tahoe Hard Rock has had a rough beginning. Photo/Kathryn Reed Current and
Lake Tahoe Hard Rock on shakey ground
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 12 days ago
Lake Tahoe Hard Rock has had a rough beginning. Photo/Kathryn Reed Current and former employees of Lake Tahoe Hard Rock believe the hotel-casino is destined for failure because of the management company running the place. “It is very disappointing... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Three firefighters killed in battle against Washington wildfirethat hospital. “They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling,
Three firefighters killed in battle against Washington wildfire
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 12 days ago
that hospital. “They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling, but the loss for their families is immense, and I know the community will come together to support them,” Inslee said. Residents in two nearby small towns were... Read more
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Columbia Star
EventsChurch, 125 Sparkleberry Lane. Myrtle Robinson will demonstrate gel printing. m
Events
Columbia Star / Posted 12 days ago
Church, 125 Sparkleberry Lane. Myrtle Robinson will demonstrate gel printing. mcneely2000@yahoo.com. •AUDITIONS Lexington County Choral Society will begin its 20th season this fall. Auditions for all voice types will be held September 8,15, and... Read more
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CNN
Three firefighters killed in Washington wildfire(CNN)The wildfire scorching about a few hundred acres of a rural Washington Sta
Three firefighters killed in Washington wildfire
CNN / Posted 13 days ago
(CNN)The wildfire scorching about a few hundred acres of a rural Washington State county was not huge, but it was tricky. It killed three firefighters on Wednesday who went out to start the battle against it. "It was a hell storm up here," Okanogan... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Three Firefighters Killed in Battle Against Twisp Wildfire in Washingtonthat hospital. “They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling,
Three Firefighters Killed in Battle Against Twisp Wildfire in Washington
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 13 days ago
that hospital. “They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling, but the loss for their families is immense, and I know the community will come together to support them,” Inslee said. Residents in two nearby small towns were... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Sports & RecreationThe Paddle the Park standup paddle tour of John D. MacArthur Beach State Park w
Sports & Recreation
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 13 days ago
The Paddle the Park standup paddle tour of John D. MacArthur Beach State Park with High Point Paddle will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sept. 19. The tour begins with an on-land lesson and then a paddle to the mangrove estuaries inside of... Read more
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KWGN Denver
Wildfire kills 3 firefighters, hurts 4 others in Washington stateWednesday night. Four firefighters were injured, according to the governor. I
Wildfire kills 3 firefighters, hurts 4 others in Washington state
KWGN Denver / Posted 13 days ago
Wednesday night. Four firefighters were injured, according to the governor. It happened near the town of Twisp, Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers said. The sheriff said the wind suddenly shifted and the firefighters became trapped as the... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Three firefighters killed in battle against Washington wildfirethe 25-year-old man was the only injured firefighter brought to that hospital.
Three firefighters killed in battle against Washington wildfire
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 13 days ago
the 25-year-old man was the only injured firefighter brought to that hospital. None of the firefighters are from Utah, and there are no Utah fire crews currently fighting the fires in Washington. “They gave their lives to protect others. It... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Three firefighters killed in battle against Washington wildfirePhotos from the Idaho Department of Lands show a large wildfire spreading throu
Three firefighters killed in battle against Washington wildfire
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 13 days ago
Photos from the Idaho Department of Lands show a large wildfire spreading through northern Idaho, threatening the town of Kamiah on August 17, 2015 (CNN) — Three firefighters have died in a wildfire in north-central Washington, the state’s governor,... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Three firefighters killed in battle against Washington wildfirethe governor. "They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling,
Three firefighters killed in battle against Washington wildfire
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 13 days ago
the governor. "They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling, but the loss for their families is immense, and I know the community will come together to support them," Inslee said. Residents in two nearby small towns were... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Three firefighters killed in battle against Washington wildfirethe governor. "They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling, b
Three firefighters killed in battle against Washington wildfire
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 13 days ago
the governor. "They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling, but the loss for their families is immense, and I know the community will come together to support them," Inslee said. A faulty gas water heater caused a wildfire that... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
3 firefighters killed in Washington wildfirethe governor. "They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling,
3 firefighters killed in Washington wildfire
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 13 days ago
the governor. "They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling, but the loss for their families is immense, and I know the community will come together to support them," Inslee said. Residents in two nearby small towns were... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Wildfire kills 3 firefighters, hurts 4 others in Washington stateSmoke from the fire near Winthrop, Wash. (Photo courtesy: Patsy Rowland via Q13
Wildfire kills 3 firefighters, hurts 4 others in Washington state
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 13 days ago
Smoke from the fire near Winthrop, Wash. (Photo courtesy: Patsy Rowland via Q13FOX.com) TWISP, Wash. — Three firefighters have died in a wildfire in north-central Washington, the state’s governor, Jay Inslee, said on his website Wednesday... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
3 firefighters killed in Wash. statethe governor. "They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling,
3 firefighters killed in Wash. state
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 13 days ago
the governor. "They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling, but the loss for their families is immense, and I know the community will come together to support them," Inslee said. Fires continued to blaze across the West on... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
3 firefighters killed in Washington wildfirethe governor. "They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling,
3 firefighters killed in Washington wildfire
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 13 days ago
the governor. "They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling, but the loss for their families is immense, and I know the community will come together to support them," Inslee said. Residents in two nearby small towns were... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Three firefighters killed in battle against Washington wildfirethe governor. "They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling, b
Three firefighters killed in battle against Washington wildfire
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 13 days ago
the governor. "They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling, but the loss for their families is immense, and I know the community will come together to support them," Inslee said. A faulty gas water heater caused a wildfire that... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Faulty water heater blamed in California wildfireA faulty gas water heater caused a wildfire that joined another blaze and toget
Faulty water heater blamed in California wildfire
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 13 days ago
A faulty gas water heater caused a wildfire that joined another blaze and together scorched more than 100 square miles in northern California this month, authorities said Wednesday. The cause of the second fire remains under investigation, said the... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
3 firefighters killed in Wash. statethe governor. "They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling,
3 firefighters killed in Wash. state
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 13 days ago
the governor. "They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling, but the loss for their families is immense, and I know the community will come together to support them," Inslee said. Fires continued to blaze across the West on... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
3 firefighters killed in Wash. statethe governor. "They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling,
3 firefighters killed in Wash. state
KTVZ Bend / Posted 13 days ago
the governor. "They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling, but the loss for their families is immense, and I know the community will come together to support them," Inslee said. Fires continued to blaze across the West on... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
3 firefighters killed in Wash. statethe governor. "They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling,
3 firefighters killed in Wash. state
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 13 days ago
the governor. "They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling, but the loss for their families is immense, and I know the community will come together to support them," Inslee said. Fires continued to blaze across the West on... Read more
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CNN
Three firefighters killed in Washington wildfirethe governor. "They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling,
Three firefighters killed in Washington wildfire
CNN / Posted 13 days ago
the governor. "They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling, but the loss for their families is immense, and I know the community will come together to support them," Inslee said. Residents in two nearby small towns were... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
3 firefighters killed in Wash. statethe governor. "They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling,
3 firefighters killed in Wash. state
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 13 days ago
the governor. "They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling, but the loss for their families is immense, and I know the community will come together to support them," Inslee said. Fires continued to blaze across the West on... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
3 firefighters killed in Wash. statethe governor. "They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling,
3 firefighters killed in Wash. state
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 13 days ago
the governor. "They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling, but the loss for their families is immense, and I know the community will come together to support them," Inslee said. Fires continued to blaze across the West on... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
3 firefighters killed in Wash. statethe governor. "They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling,
3 firefighters killed in Wash. state
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 13 days ago
the governor. "They gave their lives to protect others. It was their calling, but the loss for their families is immense, and I know the community will come together to support them," Inslee said. Fires continued to blaze across the West on... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
"An untapped resource:" New terrace at South Shore Park aims to draw you to the lakefrontcheck out some big changes there. What used to be an eyesore of a storage area
"An untapped resource:" New terrace at South Shore Park aims to draw you to the lakefront
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 13 days ago
check out some big changes there. What used to be an eyesore of a storage area is now a beautiful new terrace. Milwaukee County Parks revealed the completed project on Wednesday afternoon, August 19th. The Terrace is a beachside concession and... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Faulty water heater blamed in California wildfireA faulty gas water heater caused a wildfire that joined another blaze and toget
Faulty water heater blamed in California wildfire
KTXS Abilene / Posted 13 days ago
A faulty gas water heater caused a wildfire that joined another blaze and together scorched more than 100 square miles in northern California this month, authorities said Wednesday. The cause of the second fire remains under investigation, said the... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Faulty water heater blamed in California wildfireA faulty gas water heater caused a wildfire that joined another blaze and toget
Faulty water heater blamed in California wildfire
KECI Missoula / Posted 13 days ago
A faulty gas water heater caused a wildfire that joined another blaze and together scorched more than 100 square miles in northern California this month, authorities said Wednesday. The cause of the second fire remains under investigation, said the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Faulty water heater blamed in California wildfireA faulty gas water heater caused a wildfire that joined another blaze and toget
Faulty water heater blamed in California wildfire
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 days ago
A faulty gas water heater caused a wildfire that joined another blaze and together scorched more than 100 square miles in northern California this month, authorities said Wednesday. The cause of the second fire remains under investigation, said the... Read more
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