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The Signal
California beach reopens after Hammerhead shark sightingSAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego County beach is open again after being shut when a
California beach reopens after Hammerhead shark sighting
The Signal / Posted 5 hours ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego County beach is open again after being shut when a shark was seen circling kayakers. The 1 1/2-mile stretch of beach from La Jolla Cove to Scripps Pier reopened at 7 a.m. Sunday. San Diego Fire-Rescue spokesman Lee... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California beach reopens after Hammerhead shark sightingA San Diego County beach is open again after being shut when a shark was seen c
California beach reopens after Hammerhead shark sighting
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 hours ago
A San Diego County beach is open again after being shut when a shark was seen circling kayakers. The 1 1/2-mile stretch of beach from La Jolla Cove to Scripps Pier reopened at 7 a.m. Sunday. San Diego Fire-Rescue spokesman Lee Swanson says the... Read more
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KTVN Reno
California beach reopens after Hammerhead shark sightingSAN DIEGO (AP) - A San Diego County beach is open again after being shut when a
California beach reopens after Hammerhead shark sighting
KTVN Reno / Posted 9 hours ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A San Diego County beach is open again after being shut when a shark was seen circling kayakers. The 1 1/2-mile stretch of beach from La Jolla Cove to Scripps Pier reopened at 7 a.m. Sunday. San Diego Fire-Rescue spokesman Lee... Read more
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KPVI News 6 Pocatello
California beach reopens after hammerhead shark sightingSAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego County beach is open again after being shut when a
California beach reopens after hammerhead shark sighting
KPVI News 6 Pocatello / Posted 10 hours ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego County beach is open again after being shut when a shark was seen circling kayakers. The 1 1/2-mile stretch of beach from La Jolla Cove to Scripps Pier reopened at 7 a.m. Sunday. San Diego Fire-Rescue spokesman Lee... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
California Beach Reopens After Hammerhead Shark SightingA San Diego County beach is open again after being shut when a shark was seen c
California Beach Reopens After Hammerhead Shark Sighting
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 10 hours ago
A San Diego County beach is open again after being shut when a shark was seen circling kayakers. The 1 1/2-mile stretch of beach from La Jolla Cove to Scripps Pier reopened at 7 a.m. Sunday. San Diego Fire-Rescue spokesman Lee Swanson says the... Read more
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KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley
California beach reopens after Hammerhead shark sightingSAN DIEGO (AP) - A San Diego County beach is open again after being shut when a
California beach reopens after Hammerhead shark sighting
KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley / Posted 10 hours ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A San Diego County beach is open again after being shut when a shark was seen circling kayakers. The 1 1/2-mile stretch of beach from La Jolla Cove to Scripps Pier reopened at 7 a.m. Sunday. San Diego Fire-Rescue spokesman Lee... Read more
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News 4 Reno
California beach reopens after hammerhead shark sightingSAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego County beach is open again after being shut when a
California beach reopens after hammerhead shark sighting
News 4 Reno / Posted 10 hours ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego County beach is open again after being shut when a shark was seen circling kayakers. The 1 1/2-mile stretch of beach from La Jolla Cove to Scripps Pier reopened at 7 a.m. Sunday. San Diego Fire-Rescue spokesman Lee... Read more
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News 3 Las Vegas
California beach reopens after hammerhead shark sightingSAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego County beach is open again after being shut when a
California beach reopens after hammerhead shark sighting
News 3 Las Vegas / Posted 10 hours ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego County beach is open again after being shut when a shark was seen circling kayakers. The 1 1/2-mile stretch of beach from La Jolla Cove to Scripps Pier reopened at 7 a.m. Sunday. San Diego Fire-Rescue spokesman Lee... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
California beach reopens after Hammerhead shark sightingSAN DIEGO (AP) - A San Diego County beach is open again after being shut when a
California beach reopens after Hammerhead shark sighting
New Jersey Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A San Diego County beach is open again after being shut when a shark was seen circling kayakers. The 1 1/2-mile stretch of beach from La Jolla Cove to Scripps Pier reopened at 7 a.m. Sunday. San Diego Fire-Rescue spokesman Lee... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Surfer uninjured after shark bites her board off CaliforniaMORRO BAY, CA – A surfer escaped injury on Saturday after a great white shark b
Surfer uninjured after shark bites her board off California
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 12 hours ago
MORRO BAY, CA – A surfer escaped injury on Saturday after a great white shark bit her board off California’s central coast. Elinor Dempsey of Los Osos, California, said she was surfing at Morro Strand State Beach, just north of Morro Bay, around 10... Read more
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FOX News
Hammerhead shark sighting prompts lifeguards to close La Jolla beach in CaliforniaSAN DIEGO – A shark that was seen circling kayakers has led lifeguards to close
Hammerhead shark sighting prompts lifeguards to close La Jolla beach in California
FOX News / Posted 13 hours ago
SAN DIEGO – A shark that was seen circling kayakers has led lifeguards to close a San Diego County beach. A 1 1/2-mile stretch of beach from La Jolla Cove to Scripps Pier was closed Saturday afternoon after a confirmed sighting of the 8- to 10-foot... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Hammerhead Shark Sighting Prompts California Beach ClosureSAN DIEGO (AP) — A shark that was seen circling kayakers has led lifeguards to
Hammerhead Shark Sighting Prompts California Beach Closure
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 20 hours ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A shark that was seen circling kayakers has led lifeguards to close a San Diego County beach. A 1 1/2-mile stretch of beach from La Jolla Cove to Scripps Pier was closed Saturday afternoon after a confirmed sighting of the 8- to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Beach closed after hammerhead shark acts aggressively toward kayakersHammerhead shark acting aggressively towards kayakers prompts beach closure Ka
Beach closed after hammerhead shark acts aggressively toward kayakers
Daily Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
Hammerhead shark acting aggressively towards kayakers prompts beach closure Kayakers shot video of shark near San Diego County beach in California Video confirmed sighting of the eight-to-ten-foot hammerhead shark Stretch of beach from La Jolla... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Hammerhead shark sighting prompts California beach closure AP News | 08/29/15 05:16 pm SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A shark that was seen circling
Hammerhead shark sighting prompts California beach closure
MyMotherLode.com / Posted yesterday
AP News | 08/29/15 05:16 pm SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A shark that was seen circling kayakers has led lifeguards to close a San Diego County beach. A 1 1/2-mile stretch of beach from La Jolla Cove... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Hammerhead shark sighting prompts California beach closureA shark that was seen circling kayakers has led lifeguards to close a San Diego
Hammerhead shark sighting prompts California beach closure
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
A shark that was seen circling kayakers has led lifeguards to close a San Diego County beach. A 1 1/2-mile stretch of beach from La Jolla Cove to Scripps Pier was closed Saturday afternoon after a confirmed sighting of the 8- to 10-foot hammerhead... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Hammerhead shark sighting prompts California beach closureSAN DIEGO (AP) - A shark that was seen circling kayakers has led lifeguards to
Hammerhead shark sighting prompts California beach closure
KTVN Reno / Posted yesterday
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A shark that was seen circling kayakers has led lifeguards to close a San Diego County beach. A 1 1/2-mile stretch of beach from La Jolla Cove to Scripps Pier was closed Saturday afternoon after a confirmed sighting of the 8- to... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Hammerhead shark sighting prompts California beach closureCreated: 08/29/2015 6:21 PM SAN DIEGO (AP) — A shark that was seen circling ka
Hammerhead shark sighting prompts California beach closure
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted yesterday
Created: 08/29/2015 6:21 PM SAN DIEGO (AP) — A shark that was seen circling kayakers has led lifeguards to close a San Diego County beach. A 1 1/2-mile stretch of beach from La Jolla Cove to Scripps Pier was closed Saturday afternoon after a... Read more
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Salon.com
Hammerhead shark sighting prompts California beach closureSAN DIEGO (AP) — A shark that was seen circling kayakers has led lifeguards to
Hammerhead shark sighting prompts California beach closure
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A shark that was seen circling kayakers has led lifeguards to close a San Diego County beach. A 1 1/2-mile stretch of beach from La Jolla Cove to Scripps Pier was closed Saturday afternoon after a confirmed sighting of the 8- to... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Hammerhead shark sighting prompts California beach closureSAN DIEGO (AP) - A shark that was seen circling kayakers has led lifeguards to
Hammerhead shark sighting prompts California beach closure
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted yesterday
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A shark that was seen circling kayakers has led lifeguards to close a San Diego County beach. A 1 1/2-mile stretch of beach from La Jolla Cove to Scripps Pier was closed Saturday afternoon after a confirmed sighting of the 8- to... Read more
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ABC News
Hammerhead Shark Sighting Prompts California Beach ClosureA shark that was seen circling kayakers has led lifeguards to close a San Diego
Hammerhead Shark Sighting Prompts California Beach Closure
ABC News / Posted yesterday
A shark that was seen circling kayakers has led lifeguards to close a San Diego County beach. A 1 1/2-mile stretch of beach from La Jolla Cove to Scripps Pier was closed Saturday afternoon after a confirmed sighting of the 8- to 10-foot hammerhead... Read more
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KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley
Hammerhead shark sighting prompts La Jolla beach closureSAN DIEGO (AP) - A shark that was seen circling kayakers has led lifeguards to
Hammerhead shark sighting prompts La Jolla beach closure
KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley / Posted yesterday
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A shark that was seen circling kayakers has led lifeguards to close a San Diego County beach. A 1 1/2-mile stretch of beach from La Jolla Cove to Scripps Pier was closed Saturday afternoon after a confirmed sighting of the 8- to... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Scripps Fish DNA Study Will Examine Climate Change's Effects On FishScientists at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography said Wednesday they have
Scripps Fish DNA Study Will Examine Climate Change's Effects On Fish
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
Scientists at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography said Wednesday they have completed a two-year sampling of DNA from fish that spawn near the Ellen Browning Scripps Memorial Pier, creating a baseline that can be used for future studies. The... Read more
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PhysOrg
DNA sequencing used to identify thousands of fish eggsFish egg samples as seen through a microscope. Credit: Ron Burton Using DNA seq
DNA sequencing used to identify thousands of fish eggs
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
Fish egg samples as seen through a microscope. Credit: Ron Burton Using DNA sequencing, researchers have accurately painted a clear picture of fish spawning activities in a marine protected area (MPA) and have created a baseline for continuing... Read more
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PhysOrg
Rolling in the deep: Mantle flow stress best indicator of US intermountain seismicityA June 2015 map of the USArray component of the National Science Foundation-fun
Rolling in the deep: Mantle flow stress best indicator of US intermountain seismicity
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
A June 2015 map of the USArray component of the National Science Foundation-funded Earthscope project. Earthscope is a continental-scale seismic observatory designed to support integrated studies of continental lithosphere and deep Earth structure.... Read more
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KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley
UCSD receives $5 million to study, combat climate changeSAN DIEGO (AP) - A Del Mar energy executive has donated $5 million to UC San Di
UCSD receives $5 million to study, combat climate change
KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley / Posted 5 days ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A Del Mar energy executive has donated $5 million to UC San Diego to help combat climate change. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1PP5shU ) that Richard Hertzberg and his wife Carol announced Monday that they used... Read more
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KTVN Reno
UCSD receives $5 million to study, combat climate changeSAN DIEGO (AP) - A Del Mar energy executive has donated $5 million to UC San Di
UCSD receives $5 million to study, combat climate change
KTVN Reno / Posted 5 days ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A Del Mar energy executive has donated $5 million to UC San Diego to help combat climate change. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1PP5shU ) that Richard Hertzberg and his wife Carol announced Monday that they used... Read more
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Business Standard India
How India can cut short-term carbon emissions by 70%The US, EU and China are among the major countries which have declared their co
How India can cut short-term carbon emissions by 70%
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
The US, EU and China are among the major countries which have declared their commitments; the global community is waiting to see what India does. India has already indicated that it is going to take minimalist steps as regards its “Intended... Read more
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Quartz
How China’s fish bladder investment craze is wiping out species on the other side of the planet - Quartz And then there were none Another asset bubble...
How China’s fish bladder investment craze is wiping out species on the other side of the planet
Quartz / Posted 5 days ago
- Quartz And then there were none Another asset bubble... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
New San Diego Research Center Plans Deeper Dive On Climate ChangeThe Scripps Pier juts out over La Jolla Shores, which could be partially underw
New San Diego Research Center Plans Deeper Dive On Climate Change
KPBS San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
The Scripps Pier juts out over La Jolla Shores, which could be partially underwater by the end of the century according to sea level rise projections, Aug. 24, 2015. A new research center aimed at addressing how humans will live in a world shaped by... Read more
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Newser
Pacific Garbage Patch a 'Ticking Time Bomb'– The Great Pacific Garbage Patch that floats between California and Hawaii is
Pacific Garbage Patch a 'Ticking Time Bomb'
Newser / Posted 6 days ago
– The Great Pacific Garbage Patch that floats between California and Hawaii is even bigger than scientists believed—about twice the size of Texas, specifically. "We were surrounded by an endless layer of garbage," a marine biologist who works for the... Read more
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Daily Mail
July was hottest month worldwide since records began in 1880July was the hottest month since records began in 1880 as heatwaves swept the E
July was hottest month worldwide since records began in 1880
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
July was the hottest month since records began in 1880 as heatwaves swept the Earth's countries and oceans All-time high average temperature 62F (17C) recorded globally in July The first seven months of 2015 have also surpassed temperature... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Woman Who Could Stop Climate ChangeThe United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, or U.N.F.C.C.C., has
The Woman Who Could Stop Climate Change
The New Yorker / Posted 11 days ago
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, or U.N.F.C.C.C., has by now been ratified by a hundred and ninety-five countries, which, depending on how you count, represents either all the countries in the world or all the countries and... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
In California, Climate Change Will Transform the Land, LifestylesIn California, climate change is predicted to transform the land and our lifest
In California, Climate Change Will Transform the Land, Lifestyles
KPBS San Diego / Posted 22 days ago
In California, climate change is predicted to transform the land and our lifestyles by the end of this century. KPBS Environmental Reporter Ed Joyce has more on what scientists are predicting for the Golden State. Many of the scientific predictions... Read more
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PhysOrg
Climate change causes timing shifts in fish reproductionResearch by Rebecca Asch, a recent graduate of Scripps Institution of Oceanogra
Climate change causes timing shifts in fish reproduction
PhysOrg / Posted 23 days ago
Research by Rebecca Asch, a recent graduate of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, shows a strong correlation between warmer ocean temperatures and changes in the timing of fish reproduction. The study, "Climate Change and Decadal... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Whale graveyard teeming with life deep below surface of Pacific OceanAs they sail along the southern California coast, a team aboard the Exploration
Whale graveyard teeming with life deep below surface of Pacific Ocean
Stamford Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
As they sail along the southern California coast, a team aboard the Exploration Vehicle Nautilus has been checking out the carcass of a whale sunken deep to the bottom of the ocean. Named Rosebud, the carcass is what's left of a finback whale that... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Whale graveyard teeming with life deep below surface of Pacific OceanAs they sail along the southern California coast, a team aboard the Exploration
Whale graveyard teeming with life deep below surface of Pacific Ocean
Connecticut Post / Posted 24 days ago
As they sail along the southern California coast, a team aboard the Exploration Vehicle Nautilus has been checking out the carcass of a whale sunken deep to the bottom of the ocean. Named Rosebud, the carcass is what's left of a finback whale that... Read more
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iTWire
AARNET links up with California networkThe agreement is with the California Institute for Telecommunications and Infor
AARNET links up with California network
iTWire / Posted 24 days ago
The agreement is with the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2), on a partnership to connect Australian researchers to the US Pacific Research Platform (PRP), a ‘next generation data sharing network linking... Read more
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PC Advisor
Top scientists to access Pacific data sharing networkAustralian researchers will gain access to the US Pacific Research Platform (PR
Top scientists to access Pacific data sharing network
PC Advisor / Posted 25 days ago
Australian researchers will gain access to the US Pacific Research Platform (PRP), a next-generation data sharing network linking research universities and supercomputing centres. This will be made possible by a partnership between Australia's... Read more
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CIO
Top scientists to access Pacific data sharing networkAustralian researchers will gain access to the US Pacific Research Platform (PR
Top scientists to access Pacific data sharing network
CIO / Posted 25 days ago
Australian researchers will gain access to the US Pacific Research Platform (PRP), a next-generation data sharing network linking research universities and supercomputing centres. This will be made possible by a partnership between Australia’s... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
Scripps Institution of Oceanography scientist to conduct study on 50-old whaleSAN DIEGO (KUSI) - A scientist with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography is
Scripps Institution of Oceanography scientist to conduct study on 50-old whale
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 25 days ago
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) - A scientist with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography is studying a 50-year-old whale at SeaWorld San Diego to get data that will be used to help orcas in the wild. Research Physiologist Paul Ponganis is conducting a heart... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
SeaWorld orca takes part in heart monitoring studySAN DIEGO (CNS) - A scientist with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography is c
SeaWorld orca takes part in heart monitoring study
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 26 days ago
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A scientist with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography is conducting a heart monitoring study on a 50-year-old whale at SeaWorld San Diego to get data that can be used to help orcas in the wild, park officials said Tuesday. The... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Big party to help living coast discovery centerNational City Police dogs get bulletproof vestNational City Police dogs get bul
Big party to help living coast discovery center
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 26 days ago
National City Police dogs get bulletproof vestNational City Police dogs get bulletproof vest Four-legged National Police Officers now have the same protection as their two-legged partners. On Tuesday, the K-9 unit was outfitted with ballistic vests... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
SeaWorld San Diego's Killer Whale Gets An ElectrocardiogramGetting an electrocardiogram on a killer whale is tricky business, but research
SeaWorld San Diego's Killer Whale Gets An Electrocardiogram
KPBS San Diego / Posted 26 days ago
Getting an electrocardiogram on a killer whale is tricky business, but researchers figured out how at SeaWorld. The scientists from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography developed the innovative technique and look to use it in the wild. Scripps... Read more
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Newser
What Barnacles Could Tell Us About MH370– All eyes have been on Reunion Island these past few days, but some of the act
What Barnacles Could Tell Us About MH370
Newser / Posted 27 days ago
– All eyes have been on Reunion Island these past few days, but some of the action has now shifted to Paris following Saturday's arrival of a piece of debris believed to possibly be from MH370. USA Today reports that military aviation and legal... Read more
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Daily Mail
Tori Spelling covers her burned arm as she shops with daughter StellaStill healing: Tori Spelling covers up her badly burned arm as she goes shoppin
Tori Spelling covers her burned arm as she shops with daughter Stella
Daily Mail / Posted 30 days ago
Still healing: Tori Spelling covers up her badly burned arm as she goes shopping in ripped vintage jeans with daughter Stella She uncovered her badly burned right arm on Tuesday as she posed for a photoshoot for her website and played with her kids... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Decision on Expanded SeaWorld Tanks StalledThe California Coastal Commission has delayed a vote on whether to allow the Sa
Decision on Expanded SeaWorld Tanks Stalled
NBC San Diego / Posted a month ago
The California Coastal Commission has delayed a vote on whether to allow the San Diego park to build the larger tanks after receiving 75,000 letters and emails, mostly opposing the plan. A vote on the project was delayed until October, so that the... Read more

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