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Las Vegas Butterfly Gains 5,214 Acres of Protected Critical Habitat Under Endangered Species Act

Jun 29, 2015
Las Vegas Butterfly Gains 5,214 Acres of Protected Critical Habitat Under Endangered Species Act

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Florida Tech lightning research deepens understanding of sprite formation

Jun 29, 2015
Florida Tech lightning research deepens understanding of sprite formation

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The chemistry of grilling (video)

Jun 29, 2015

WASHINGTON, June 29, 2015 — If you're firing up the barbecue this week for an Independence Day cookout, you don't want to miss this week's Reactions video. We've got chemistry knowledge that will impress your guests like, "Why is red meat red?"

You'll also learn about the amazing Maillard reaction that turns that red...

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Natural wilderness areas need buffer zones to protect from human development

Jun 29, 2015

ATHENS, GA, June 26, 2015 - Despite heavy development, the U.S. still has millions of acres of pristine wild lands. Coveted for their beauty, these wilderness areas draw innumerable outdoor enthusiasts eager for a taste of primitive nature.

But University of Georgia researchers say these federally protected nature areas have a problem: Their boundaries have...

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Enter to Win a $100 Smart & Final Gift Card

Jun 28, 2015
Enter to Win a $100 Smart & Final Gift Card

CLICK HERE TO ENTER Enter to win a $100 gift card to shop at Smart & Final! Whether you are shopping for your business or organization, stocking up, planning a party or preparing a meal for your family, visit your local Smart & Final or Smart & Final Extra! Whether you buy big or...

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Emergency Responders Busy at Annual ‘Rage on the River’

Jun 28, 2015
Emergency Responders Busy at Annual ‘Rage on the River’

Organized on social media every year for the past five, this year’s ‘Rage on the River’ sees its number of incidents decrease, but the seriousness may have hit a new level.

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Shark Bite on Swimmer is Latest in Series of Such Attacks Along Carolinas Coast

Jun 28, 2015
Shark Bite on Swimmer is Latest in Series of Such Attacks Along Carolinas Coast

(CNN) — At least five reported shark attacks this month have swimmers proceeding with caution as they head to coastal beaches in North and South Carolina. In the latest incident, a beach outing in North Carolina took a harrowing turn Saturday afternoon when a 17-year-old boy was attacked by a shark. The teenager was...

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Body Found in Vacant Field in Dixon

Jun 28, 2015
Body Found in Vacant Field in Dixon

DIXON — A body was found in Dixon earlier today in a field on the 8300 block of Pitt School Road. Solano County Sheriffs received a call at 1 p.m. from a passerby who thought they saw a body in a field. Deputies located the body of a male whose identification is not immediately...

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Texas Attorney General: State Workers Can Deny Licenses to Same-Sex Couples

Jun 28, 2015
Texas Attorney General: State Workers Can Deny Licenses to Same-Sex Couples

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas’ conservative Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton is calling the Supreme Court decision giving same-sex couples the right to marry a “lawless ruling” and says state workers can cite their religious objections in denying marriage licenses. But he warns in a statement that any clerk, justice of the peace or...

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Pest Fruit Flies Found in Northern California Neighborhood

Jun 28, 2015
Pest Fruit Flies Found in Northern California Neighborhood

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A state lab has found a fruit fly infestation in a Northern California neighborhood. Santa Clara County officials say six fruit flies were trapped in Cupertino, a Silicon Valley city south of San Francisco. County officials say an eradication program was scheduled to begin last week, and will last eight weeks....

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