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2014/09/20 01:05
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Feds investigating after caretaker crushed to death by elephant PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Federal workplace safety officials have launched an investigation into the death of a Maine man who was crushed...
2014/09/20 01:05
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2014/09/19 23:46
2014/09/19 23:46
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In this Feb. 9, 2012 photo, Meghan Caffery, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agriculture Specialist, hugs Izzy, an agricultural detector beagle whose nose is highly sensitive to food odors, at...
2014/09/15 17:21
2014/09/15 17:21
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ZODIDI MHLANA The National Zoological Gardens in Pretoria has reacted strongly to an advisory issued by the US embassy warning citizens not to visit it because of criminal incidents that have occurred...
2014/09/14 13:19
2014/09/14 13:19
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The movie "Foxed!" will be screened as part of the DC Shorts animated showcase. (Courtesy of Geneva Film Company) The Going Out Guide recommends free things to do for every day of the...
2014/09/14 01:58
2014/09/14 01:58
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I’ve lived in several cities over the years, but Washington is still on the top of the list. My husband and I were there for seven years and never grew tired of the buzzing capital. With our kids...
2014/09/12 12:19
2014/09/12 12:19
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Nestled between Cleveland Park and Adams Morgan, Woodley Park is a happy medium: a friendly and peaceful but lively community, perpetually bustling with tourists, conference-goers and longtime...
2014/09/12 08:39
2014/09/12 08:39
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A Dozen Puffins Will Get You 800 Mackerel: Inside The Weird Economy Of Zoos Under the endangered species act, buying or selling an endangered animal requires a permit. The permits are hard to get —...
2014/09/11 17:19
2014/09/11 17:19
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Beer festivals have exploded in the Washington area in the last few years, held throughout the year at locations ranging from Nationals Park to the National Zoo. But fall is prime beer festival...
2014/09/11 07:15
2014/09/11 07:15
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WIN a VIP package to Canberra's world-class floral extravaganza, Floriade. Floriade returns for its 27th year in September, promising yet another fantastic program of events inspired by the 2014...
2014/09/10 21:19
2014/09/10 21:19
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This week's essential DJs, happy hours, dance nights and parties. Del Campo opens its rooftop deck for a Friday night luau with tiki drinks and suckling pig. (Photo courtesy of Del Campo) Thursday,...
2014/09/09 21:25
2014/09/09 21:25
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All is not well with the nation's birds. The most comprehensive study ever of birds in America is out today and it says many populations are in steep decline, even as others are doing well. The...
2014/09/05 14:51
2014/09/05 14:51
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Updated: 09/05/2014 8:22 AM | Created: 09/05/2014 8:10 AM By: The Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Officials at the Albuquerque Biological Park say a 23-year-old Komodo dragon has...
2014/09/04 19:38
2014/09/04 19:38
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When Herndon-based Continental Building Products was spun off from LaFarge Gypsum last year to become its own stand-alone company, Robbe Pearson, senior director of marketing, saw it as the...
2014/09/04 17:57
2014/09/04 17:57
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When people pass by Gulf Shrimp in Southington, they stop. It’s hard to resist taking a photo with the 5-and-a-half foot tall lobster statue that stands out front. But no one was taking photos with...
2014/09/04 14:42
2014/09/04 14:42
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Some call her a cash-cow. Others a golden goose. But to you and me, she’s a giant panda. Britain’s most illustrious panda, Tian Tian, is famous for being pregnant each summer – and infamous for...
2014/09/04 03:28
2014/09/04 03:28
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Away from the crowds, construction crews reshape the Audubon Zoo, or at least a big chunk of it. "A lot of the people that come in, they're pretty much shocked when they come in and see all the...
2014/09/03 20:45
2014/09/03 20:45
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Can a venomous snake really inflict a lethal bite even after its head has been chopped off? That question has been in the air since late August, when reports surfaced of a chef in China who died after...
2014/09/02 15:28
2014/09/02 15:28
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This is a rush transcript from "Fox News Sunday," August 31, 2014. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. CHRIS WALLACE, FOX NEWS ANCHOR: I'm Chris Wallace. President Obama...
2014/08/30 14:00
2014/08/30 14:00
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A snowy owl sits in its compound at the zoological garden during low temperatures in Hof, southern Germany, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/dpa, David Ebener) A three-month-old Sumatran tiger cub...
2014/08/29 18:46
2014/08/29 18:46
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A blockage in a sewer line in Adams Morgan caused an overflow of about 1,200 gallons of untreated waste into Rock Creek Wednesday. DC Water advised the public to avoid the water in Rock Creek from...
2014/09/20 01:05
2014/09/20 01:05
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