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Amazing Earthfest provides an opportunity to explore and play on our wildlands 4.5.2021 The Wilderness Society
Image: I"ll let you in on a secret. There is a way for your family to experience the best of southern Utah and northern Arizona and all you have to do is get there. Yup, no need to develop a plan for how to spend your days, others have done that planning for you! Every year, the Amazing Earthfest takes place the third week in May and offers a sample of the rich cultural and natural world surrounding the area of Kanab, Utah. May 13 is the kickoff date for the 6th annual festival. Last year, I participated in a group hike within the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument that took us through the stunning Paria Canyon and to an incredible sea of color on a picture-perfect day. Contrast the oranges, yellows and whites of the Navajo sandstone with the deep red of Indian paintbrush in bloom, the unending blue in the sky and the greenish-grayish-brownish in the desert grasses and forbes all around. Afterward, I enjoyed a mouthwatering meal at the Rocking V Café and then walked ...
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Hot Property: Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli sell the big house in Bel-Air 8.8.2020 LA Times: Business

As they await sentencing in the college admissions scandal, Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli sell their Bel-Air mansion for $18.75 million.

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Lori Loughlin sells Bel-Air mansion to Tinder co-founder for $18.75 million 30.7.2020 LA Times: Business

Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli just sold their Mediterranean estate in Bel-Air to Tinder co-founder Justin Mateen for $18.75 million.

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Is a Big Win for Conservation a Blow to Climate Action? 27.7.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in High Country News and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. On July 22, Congress passed the biggest public-lands spending bill in half a century. The bipartisan bill, called the Great American Outdoors Act, puts nearly $10 billion toward repairing public-lands infrastructure, such as outdated buildings and dysfunctional […]
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Resumption of federal death penalty could affect two convicted murderers from Illinois 27.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Federal death penalty revival could affect two convicted murderers from Illinois.
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Zion woman charged with murder in stabbing death of Waukegan man 22.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
A bond hearing is scheduled for a 21-year-old Zion woman who has been charged with murder in the death of a man whom authorities say was in a domestic relationship with her.
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Waukegan man found fatally wounded in Zion 20.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
According to a statement released by the Zion Police Department, dispatchers received a call at 5:01 a.m. Monday about a man lying on the street, not breathing, at the 2600 block of Gilboa Avenue.
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Zion woman charged in fatal June 4 hit-and-run in Waukegan 16.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
A 47-year-old Zion woman faces charges for fatally hitting a bicyclist with the SUV she was driving and then fleeing the scene, Waukegan police said.
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COVID-19 shutdown widens NBA title pool beyond the Lakers, Clippers and Bucks 14.7.2020 LA Times: Health

The Lakers, Clippers and Bucks were the clear favorites to win the NBA title in March. One expert says as many as nine teams are now in the title discussion.

Teen shot near July 4 party in Zion that drew hundreds 7.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Teen shot near Zion party
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Home of the Week: Through the lens of a Malibu modernist 27.6.2020 LA Times: Business

Ravenseye, a striking Malibu modern designed by architect Harry Gesner, was built to withstand earthquakes and wildfires. Asking price: $14 million.

Protesters call for Justus Howell case to be reopened; Lake County state’s attorney says officer was justified in fatal shooting 26.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Standing beside the eight blown-up pages of Justus Howell’s autopsy report, the attorney for the 17-year-old’s family called on the Lake County State’s Attorney to reopen the five-year-old case and convene a grand jury.
Spurs coach Gregg Popovich cuts price of San Antonio mansion once more 25.6.2020 LA Times: Business

Legendary Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has cut the price of his San Antonio mansion to $3.1 million, down $1.4 million from his original ask.

Hoping to take a vacation this summer? Why bike touring could be your safest bet 24.6.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Bike tour operators gear up for summer with a focus on cleanliness and social distancing.

Fatal shooting in Zion, gunshot injury in Gurnee both under investigation 22.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
A 44-year-old Zion man was found shot about 11 p.m. Sunday after a Zion police officer was flagged down in the 2800 block of Galilee Avenue for a report of someone possibly passed out, Zion police said Monday.
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Victim of fatal Beach Park officer-involved shooting identified 19.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
The 24-year-old black man fatally shot in Beach Park Tuesday afternoon when white law enforcement officers returned fire while attempting to arrest him was identified Thursday.
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Deal alert: 30% off rooms at Death Valley and Grand Canyon lodges 16.6.2020 LA Times: Health

National park deals: Death Valley and the Grand Canyon have rooms available now through September with prices discounted as much as 30%.

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Policy News: June 15, 2020 15.6.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: President Trump Signs Executive Order Directing Agencies to Use Emergency Provisions of Environmental Laws to Speed COVID-19 Economic Recovery Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Tom Cotton (R-AR) and James Lankford (R-OK) introduce bills to reform NEPA permitting. COVID-19 Delays Competition for NEON Management Battelle Memorial Institute will continue to manage NEON in the ...
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Carried by wind and rain, plastics pollution is contaminating Rocky Mountain National Park and other western wildernesses 11.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
New research finds plastics pollution is spiraling, spreading thousands of miles in wind as well as through rainwater, with the heaviest deposition of inhalable particles measured at high-elevation Colorado sites such as Rocky Mountain National Park.
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Chicago man charged with murder in Cicero shooting 5.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Jose Gutierrez was one of two people shot and killed after unrest that the western suburb blamed on “outside agitators.”
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