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The Arizona Republic
Arizona Route 66 road trip: Kingman to Oatmangone as soon as the vehicle rounds the next bend. I like to hunker here and — a
Arizona Route 66 road trip: Kingman to Oatman
The Arizona Republic / Posted 6 hours ago
gone as soon as the vehicle rounds the next bend. I like to hunker here and — as unlikely as it seems while sitting in the Mojave Desert — watch goldfish swim. At Sitgreaves Pass you might notice an old stone foundation. This is the remains of a... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
BLM officials pushed education public lands shootingfuel product that’s out there,” he said. Nalen was one of the speakers at the
BLM officials pushed education public lands shooting
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted yesterday
fuel product that’s out there,” he said. Nalen was one of the speakers at the recent meeting that was put on by the BLM’s Mojave-Southern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council where officials discussed how to educate Nevada residents about... Read more
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The Auto Channel
Jeep at The 2016 Paris International Motor Showrear tow hook and the ‘Deserthawk’ logo on the driver’s door. The tribute to t
Jeep at The 2016 Paris International Motor Show
The Auto Channel / Posted 2 days ago
rear tow hook and the ‘Deserthawk’ logo on the driver’s door. The tribute to the desert is also suggested by the exclusive Mojave Sand exterior that reminds of the distinctive color of the sand, sported by the vehicle on display in Paris. The... Read more
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CNET
Stanford wins $2 million in robotic car raceeverything. On Saturday, the Stanford Racing Team's robotic car, "Stanley," dr
Stanford wins $2 million in robotic car race
CNET / Posted 2 days ago
everything. On Saturday, the Stanford Racing Team's robotic car, "Stanley," drove autonomously across 131.6 miles in the Mojave Desert in six hours and 53 minutes, finishing about 11 minutes faster than Carnegie Mellon's "Sandstorm." Its average... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Man who shot California teens in head will not face death penaltyA man who helped shoot a teenage couple in an abandoned Air Force bunker in the
Man who shot California teens in head will not face death penalty
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 2 days ago
A man who helped shoot a teenage couple in an abandoned Air Force bunker in the Mojave Desert was sentenced Tuesday to 50 years to life in prison. David Brian Smith, 28, was sentenced two weeks after pleading guilty to murder, avoiding a potential... Read more
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Orange County Register
Man gets 50-life in Mojave Desert bunker killingsVICTORVILLE – A man who helped shoot a teenage couple in an abandoned Air Force
Man gets 50-life in Mojave Desert bunker killings
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
VICTORVILLE – A man who helped shoot a teenage couple in an abandoned Air Force bunker in the Mojave Desert has been sentenced to 50 years to life in prison. Twenty-eight-year-old David Smith was sentenced Tuesday in Victorville after recently... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Man gets 50-life for killing teens in Mojave DesertVICTORVILLE, Calif. (AP) - A man who helped shoot a teenage couple in an abando
Man gets 50-life for killing teens in Mojave Desert
KTVN Reno / Posted 2 days ago
VICTORVILLE, Calif. (AP) - A man who helped shoot a teenage couple in an abandoned Air Force bunker in the Mojave Desert has been sentenced to 50 years to life in prison. Twenty-eight-year-old David Smith was sentenced Tuesday in Victorville after... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Man gets 50-to-life for killing teens in Mojave DesertVICTORVILLE, Calif. (AP) - A man who helped shoot a teenage couple in an abando
Man gets 50-to-life for killing teens in Mojave Desert
The Record Searchlight / Posted 2 days ago
VICTORVILLE, Calif. (AP) - A man who helped shoot a teenage couple in an abandoned Air Force bunker in the Mojave Desert has been sentenced to 50 years to life in prison. Twenty-eight-year-old David Smith was sentenced Tuesday in Victorville after... Read more
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Fortune
China to Build Solar Mirror Farm Using Oakland Company's Techtoo many birds with its concentrated sun beams. Solar panels stand at the Ivan
China to Build Solar Mirror Farm Using Oakland Company's Tech
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
too many birds with its concentrated sun beams. Solar panels stand at the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in the Mojave Desert near Primm, Nev. Photographer: Jacob Kepler/Bloomberg via Getty Images Other U.S. solar thermal plants have... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Vulcan Aerospace leader steps downbasis by Jean Floyd, head of the company’s Stratolaunch project, which is build
Vulcan Aerospace leader steps down
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
basis by Jean Floyd, head of the company’s Stratolaunch project, which is building a giant space launch airplane in the Mojave desert. Vulcan founder Paul Allen told employees of the leadership change in an internal e-mail last week. Allen... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
A dream leads to new space racechief technology officer of Oculus Rift) decided to try to do for aerospace wha
A dream leads to new space race
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
chief technology officer of Oculus Rift) decided to try to do for aerospace what he had done for video games. And in the Mojave Desert an airplane designer named Burt Rutan, who had secretly attracted funding from a billionaire (Microsoft... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
'Mad Max' fans descend on California desert for Wasteland Festivalseen here in costume, attend the first day of Wasteland Weekend in the high des
'Mad Max' fans descend on California desert for Wasteland Festival
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
seen here in costume, attend the first day of Wasteland Weekend in the high desert community of California City in the Mojave Desert, California, where people are gathering for the world's largest post-apocalyptic festival. Festival goers,... Read more
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Business Insider
GE: Trains will become 'self-aware' within 10 years and run on a network that lights up like a brainand road conditions. It uses the data to make intelligent decisions, even while
GE: Trains will become 'self-aware' within 10 years and run on a network that lights up like a brain
Business Insider / Posted 6 days ago
and road conditions. It uses the data to make intelligent decisions, even while traveling through the Rockies or the Mojave Desert. But the system is just part of GE’s vision for the industry’s digital future. The company wants to connect... Read more
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Daily Mail
'Mad Max' fans descend on post-apocalyptic playgroundnipple tassels, the burlesque girls of the apocalypse celebrate the end of the
'Mad Max' fans descend on post-apocalyptic playground
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
nipple tassels, the burlesque girls of the apocalypse celebrate the end of the world deep in the merciless dust of the Mojave Desert. Welcome to Wastelands Weekend, an annual orgy of 'cosplay' - dressing up to the layman - where fans of the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Diehard Mad Max fans gather for post-apocalyptic, desert festivalnipple tassels, the burlesque girls of the apocalypse celebrate the end of the
Diehard Mad Max fans gather for post-apocalyptic, desert festival
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
nipple tassels, the burlesque girls of the apocalypse celebrate the end of the world deep in the merciless dust of the Mojave Desert. Key points: Welcome to Wastelands Weekend, an annual festival of "cosplay" where fans of the Mad Max film... Read more
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International Business Times
Love Mad Max Fury Road? Live Mad Max Fury Road!into everything post-apocalyptic, from cosplay to customised cars. The Wastelan
Love Mad Max Fury Road? Live Mad Max Fury Road!
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
into everything post-apocalyptic, from cosplay to customised cars. The Wasteland Weekend festival in southern California's Mojave desert allows them to show off their creations. As the event's director and co-founder Jared Butler puts it: "Love... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Mad Max’ fans descend on post-apocalyptic playgroundFestival goers attend the first day of Wasteland Weekend in the high desert com
‘Mad Max’ fans descend on post-apocalyptic playground
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
Festival goers attend the first day of Wasteland Weekend in the high desert community of California City in the Mojave Desert, California, where people are gathering for the world’s largest post-apocalyptic festival. AFP PHOTO CALIFORNIA—In combat... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
'Mad Max' fans descend on post-apocalyptic playgroundnipple tassels, the burlesque girls of the apocalypse celebrate the end of the
'Mad Max' fans descend on post-apocalyptic playground
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
nipple tassels, the burlesque girls of the apocalypse celebrate the end of the world deep in the merciless dust of the Mojave Desert. Festival goers arrive for the first day of Wasteland Weekend in the Mojave Desert, California, the world's... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Best Local Sports Show highlights Friday night football@ Palo Verde Desert Mirage @ Calexico Beaumont @ Desert Chapel Foothill @ De
Best Local Sports Show highlights Friday night football
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 7 days ago
@ Palo Verde Desert Mirage @ Calexico Beaumont @ Desert Chapel Foothill @ Desert Chapel Desert Christian Academy @ Mojave Rancho Mirage is on a bye week Be sure to watch for all the highlights and a full recap of final scores on Friday.... Read more
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The Mercury News
California student had hit list, plans for school shootingsame day. McMahon said explosives were mentioned in the plan, but searches inc
California student had hit list, plans for school shooting
The Mercury News / Posted 7 days ago
same day. McMahon said explosives were mentioned in the plan, but searches including a combing of the high school by dogs didn’t reveal any. Encore is a charter high school in Hesperia, a Mojave Desert City about 80 miles northeast of Los Ang... Read more
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CBS News
SoCal student had 33-name "hit list," planned school shootingsearches including a combing of the high school by dogs didn’t reveal any. Enc
SoCal student had 33-name "hit list," planned school shooting
CBS News / Posted 7 days ago
searches including a combing of the high school by dogs didn’t reveal any. Encore is a charter high school in Hesperia, a Mojave Desert City about 80 miles northeast of Los Angeles. Authorities say they don’t know what led the student to develop... Read more
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Daily Mail
California student had hit list, plans for school shootinga their shock and disbelief that a fellow student wished to cause them harm En
California student had hit list, plans for school shooting
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
a their shock and disbelief that a fellow student wished to cause them harm Encore is a charter high school in Hesperia, a Mojave Desert City about 80 miles northeast of Los Angeles. After the threats were discovered, but prior to his arrest, the... Read more
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Calgary Sun
California student had hit list, plans for school shootingsame day. McMahon said explosives were mentioned in the plan, but searches inc
California student had hit list, plans for school shooting
Calgary Sun / Posted 8 days ago
same day. McMahon said explosives were mentioned in the plan, but searches including a combing of the high school by dogs didn’t reveal any. Encore is a charter high school in Hesperia, a Mojave Desert City about 80 miles northeast of Los Ang... Read more
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Brandon Sun
California student had hit list, plans for school shootingsame day. McMahon said explosives were mentioned in the plan, but searches inc
California student had hit list, plans for school shooting
Brandon Sun / Posted 8 days ago
same day. McMahon said explosives were mentioned in the plan, but searches including a combing of the high school by dogs didn't reveal any. Encore is a charter high school in Hesperia, a Mojave Desert City about 80 miles northeast of Los Ang... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Student had hit list, plans for California school shootingenough evidence for his arrest. The investigation began when a parent on Saturd
Student had hit list, plans for California school shooting
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 8 days ago
enough evidence for his arrest. The investigation began when a parent on Saturday told the Sheriff's Department about threats on social media. Encore is a charter high school in Hesperia, a Mojave Desert City about 80 miles northeast of Los Ange... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California student had hit list, plans for school shootingsame day. McMahon said explosives were mentioned in the plan, but searches inc
California student had hit list, plans for school shooting
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
same day. McMahon said explosives were mentioned in the plan, but searches including a combing of the high school by dogs didn't reveal any. Encore is a charter high school in Hesperia, a Mojave Desert City about 80 miles northeast of Los Ang... Read more
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KTVN Reno
California student had hit list, plans for school shootingon Saturday told the Sheriff's Department about threats on social media. Encor
California student had hit list, plans for school shooting
KTVN Reno / Posted 8 days ago
on Saturday told the Sheriff's Department about threats on social media. Encore is a charter high school in Hesperia, a Mojave Desert City about 80 miles northeast of Los Angeles. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California student had hit list, plans for school shootingenough evidence for his arrest. The investigation began when a parent on Saturd
California student had hit list, plans for school shooting
The Record Searchlight / Posted 8 days ago
enough evidence for his arrest. The investigation began when a parent on Saturday told the Sheriff's Department about threats on social media. Encore is a charter high school in Hesperia, a Mojave Desert City about 80 miles northeast of Los Ange... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Highly decorated Marine pilot and Soquel High grad rememberedSquadron 232 Miramar, had died when his F/A 18 Hornet crashed seven hours earli
Highly decorated Marine pilot and Soquel High grad remembered
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
Squadron 232 Miramar, had died when his F/A 18 Hornet crashed seven hours earlier during a night training mission in the Mojave Desert. “That was the moment my life changed,” Vanderhoof, 61, said. At precisely the same time, two separate pairs... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
5 Things to do this weekendStampede rolls into the Marine Corps base this weekend, bringing with it a West
5 Things to do this weekend
Desert Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
Stampede rolls into the Marine Corps base this weekend, bringing with it a Western extravaganza. Tickets are available at Mojave Auto Group, Boot Barn, Adorable Dog Grooming Salon, Barstow Senior Thrift Store, Barstow Senior Center, McCoy's Feed,... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
BLM puts Resource Management Plan on holdSecurity Site, BLM and the National Park Service. The Bureau of Land Managemen
BLM puts Resource Management Plan on hold
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 8 days ago
Security Site, BLM and the National Park Service. The Bureau of Land Management will meet in Pahrump on Thursday with the Mojave-Southern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council to discuss public lands issues. Discussion items will include target... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Man pleads guilty in 2008 Mojave Desert bunker teen killingsand final defendant has pleaded guilty in the killings of a teenage couple in a
Man pleads guilty in 2008 Mojave Desert bunker teen killings
The Record Searchlight / Posted 9 days ago
and final defendant has pleaded guilty in the killings of a teenage couple in an abandoned Air Force bunker in California's Mojave Desert. The Riverside Press-Enterprise (http://bit.ly/2cI21S0 ) reports Tuesday that David Brian Smith's guilty plea... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Man pleads guilty in 2008 Mojave Desert bunker teen killings AP News | 09/20/16 05:52 PM RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) -- A third and final defe
Man pleads guilty in 2008 Mojave Desert bunker teen killings
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 9 days ago
AP News | 09/20/16 05:52 PM RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) -- A third and final defendant has pleaded guilty in the killings of a teenage couple in an abandoned Air Force bunker in California's... Read more
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Variety
Nicolas Cage to Star in Thriller ‘Looking Glass’Music video and commercials director Dori Oskowitz will helm from a script by J
Nicolas Cage to Star in Thriller ‘Looking Glass’
Variety / Posted 9 days ago
Music video and commercials director Dori Oskowitz will helm from a script by Jerry Rapp (“Mojave Phone Booth”) and Matthew Wilder, who wrote “Dog Eat Dog,” which also starred Cage and premiered at the Cannes International Film Festival. “Looking... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Letters to the editor:Desert tortoiseThe Mojave desert tortoise continues its decline. Over 40 percen
Letters to the editor:
Desert Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
Desert tortoiseThe Mojave desert tortoise continues its decline. Over 40 percent most recently. The Barstow Bureau of Land Management leads the way in its destruction. I have met and seen their spokesperson from their office. Both times he stated... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Opal Lavone Vander Meyden, 1926 — 2016and operated Country Girl, a local women’s clothing store. Opal also drove the
Opal Lavone Vander Meyden, 1926 — 2016
Tehachapi News / Posted 9 days ago
and operated Country Girl, a local women’s clothing store. Opal also drove the special needs school bus from Tehachapi to Mojave for several years and worked seasonally managing and cooking at the family hunting lodge in Montana. In later years,... Read more
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The Space Review
Launch failures: non-launch mishapswas underway when the explosion occurred. On July 26, 2007, an explosion occur
Launch failures: non-launch mishaps
The Space Review / Posted 10 days ago
was underway when the explosion occurred. On July 26, 2007, an explosion occurred at the Scaled Composites facility at Mojave Air and Space Port in California during an oxidizer flow test for a rocket engine injector. Loss of life and injuries... Read more
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Raw Story
Marijuana legalization could be the next gold rush for CaliforniaTwo years ago, the city of Adelanto, a crumbling outpost in California’s Mojave
Marijuana legalization could be the next gold rush for California
Raw Story / Posted 10 days ago
Two years ago, the city of Adelanto, a crumbling outpost in California’s Mojave desert, was facing a bleak future as it teetered on the brink of bankruptcy and struggled with double-digit unemployment. “We were about to vanish, to be incorporated... Read more
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The Courier
Coming Wave Season promises to be biggest one yet for cruisingincludes a round-trip escorted land tour from Los Angeles (taking in highlights
Coming Wave Season promises to be biggest one yet for cruising
The Courier / Posted 10 days ago
includes a round-trip escorted land tour from Los Angeles (taking in highlights such as the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas and the Mojave Desert) and a five-night cruise to Vancouver aboard Norwegian Jewel. Departing Australia on April 21, 2017, fares... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Coming Wave Season promises to be biggest one yet for cruisingincludes a round-trip escorted land tour from Los Angeles (taking in highlights
Coming Wave Season promises to be biggest one yet for cruising
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 10 days ago
includes a round-trip escorted land tour from Los Angeles (taking in highlights such as the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas and the Mojave Desert) and a five-night cruise to Vancouver aboard Norwegian Jewel. Departing Australia on April 21, 2017, fares... Read more
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The Young Witness
Coming Wave Season promises to be biggest one yet for cruisingincludes a round-trip escorted land tour from Los Angeles (taking in highlights
Coming Wave Season promises to be biggest one yet for cruising
The Young Witness / Posted 10 days ago
includes a round-trip escorted land tour from Los Angeles (taking in highlights such as the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas and the Mojave Desert) and a five-night cruise to Vancouver aboard Norwegian Jewel. Departing Australia on April 21, 2017, fares... Read more
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Western Advocate
Coming Wave Season promises to be biggest one yet for cruisingincludes a round-trip escorted land tour from Los Angeles (taking in highlights
Coming Wave Season promises to be biggest one yet for cruising
Western Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
includes a round-trip escorted land tour from Los Angeles (taking in highlights such as the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas and the Mojave Desert) and a five-night cruise to Vancouver aboard Norwegian Jewel. Departing Australia on April 21, 2017, fares... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Coming Wave Season promises to be biggest one yet for cruisingincludes a round-trip escorted land tour from Los Angeles (taking in highlights
Coming Wave Season promises to be biggest one yet for cruising
Kiama Independent / Posted 10 days ago
includes a round-trip escorted land tour from Los Angeles (taking in highlights such as the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas and the Mojave Desert) and a five-night cruise to Vancouver aboard Norwegian Jewel. Departing Australia on April 21, 2017, fares... Read more
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Manning River Times
Coming Wave Season promises to be biggest one yet for cruisingincludes a round-trip escorted land tour from Los Angeles (taking in highlights
Coming Wave Season promises to be biggest one yet for cruising
Manning River Times / Posted 10 days ago
includes a round-trip escorted land tour from Los Angeles (taking in highlights such as the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas and the Mojave Desert) and a five-night cruise to Vancouver aboard Norwegian Jewel. Departing Australia on April 21, 2017, fares... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Coming Wave Season promises to be biggest one yet for cruisingincludes a round-trip escorted land tour from Los Angeles (taking in highlights
Coming Wave Season promises to be biggest one yet for cruising
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 10 days ago
includes a round-trip escorted land tour from Los Angeles (taking in highlights such as the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas and the Mojave Desert) and a five-night cruise to Vancouver aboard Norwegian Jewel. Departing Australia on April 21, 2017, fares... Read more
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The North West Star
Coming Wave Season promises to be biggest one yet for cruisingincludes a round-trip escorted land tour from Los Angeles (taking in highlights
Coming Wave Season promises to be biggest one yet for cruising
The North West Star / Posted 10 days ago
includes a round-trip escorted land tour from Los Angeles (taking in highlights such as the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas and the Mojave Desert) and a five-night cruise to Vancouver aboard Norwegian Jewel. Departing Australia on April 21, 2017, fares... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Coming Wave Season promises to be biggest one yet for cruisingincludes a round-trip escorted land tour from Los Angeles (taking in highlights
Coming Wave Season promises to be biggest one yet for cruising
Daily Liberal / Posted 10 days ago
includes a round-trip escorted land tour from Los Angeles (taking in highlights such as the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas and the Mojave Desert) and a five-night cruise to Vancouver aboard Norwegian Jewel. Departing Australia on April 21, 2017, fares... Read more
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TheBull
Cannabis: the new Californian gold rushTwo years ago, the city of Adelanto, a crumbling outpost in California's Mojave
Cannabis: the new Californian gold rush
TheBull / Posted 11 days ago
Two years ago, the city of Adelanto, a crumbling outpost in California's Mojave desert, was facing a bleak future as it teetered on the brink of bankruptcy and struggled with double-digit unemployment. 19.09.2016 12:10 PM Two years ago, the city of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Investors buy California land for weed cultivation in new gold rushTwo years ago, the city of Adelanto, a crumbling outpost in California's Mojave
Investors buy California land for weed cultivation in new gold rush
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Two years ago, the city of Adelanto, a crumbling outpost in California's Mojave desert, was facing a bleak future as it teetered on the brink of bankruptcy and struggled with double-digit unemployment. 'We were about to vanish, to be incorporated... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Cannabis: the new Californian gold rushADELANTO (UNITED STATES) - Two years ago, the city of Adelanto, a crumbling out
Cannabis: the new Californian gold rush
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 days ago
ADELANTO (UNITED STATES) - Two years ago, the city of Adelanto, a crumbling outpost in California's Mojave desert, was facing a bleak future as it teetered on the brink of bankruptcy and struggled with double-digit unemployment. Adelanto councilman... Read more
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