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Andiario is the suburbs' best new restaurant 10.8.2018 Philly.com News
Andiario in West Chester, an intensely seasonal restaurant built on locally foraged ingredients and Italian techniques, is the best new restaurant in the Pennsylvania suburbs.
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YouTube: Will Smith has Grand Canyon plans for his 50th birthday 28.7.2018 Philly.com News
The bungee jump from a helicopter, scheduled for Sept. 25, comes on the heels of a challenge from YouTubers Yes Theory.
Take all the snaps you want of bear and elk in Rocky Mountain National Park. Just don’t abuse the selfie, Colorado State campaign says. 28.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A message that there is a better way to get selfies of wild animals is being packaged by a group of Colorado State University faculty and students. It seems to be gaining traction. They say the number of people keeping a safe distance from wildlife increased by at least 16 percent in three of four national parks after their campaign began last year.
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World-class heritage — here in the U.S. 5.5.2018 Washington Post
World-class heritage — here in the U.S.
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Scientists hope bug experiment fattens Colorado River fish 1.5.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Any great fishing hole depends on the health and well-being of its bugs.
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Arizona Educators Stage First Statewide Walkout as Teacher Revolt Grows 26.4.2018 Truthout.com
Strikers listen to a speaker during the #RedForEd strike in Arizona, April 25, 2017. (Photo: Arizona Education Association ) Unlike West Virginia and Oklahoma, today's teacher walkout in Arizona is the first statewide strike ever held by educators in the Grand Canyon State. But the state still resembles others revolting this spring because educators there also lack collective bargaining rights under so-called "right-to-work" provisions, and their decision walk out over decades of low pay and cuts to education is technically illegal. Strikers listen to a speaker during the #RedForEd strike in Arizona, April 25, 2017. (Photo: Arizona Education Association ) Help Truthout keep publishing stories like this one: We depend on reader support! Click here to make a tax-deductible donation. Unlike West Virginia and Oklahoma, today's teacher walkout in Arizona is the first statewide strike ever held by educators in the Grand Canyon State. But the state still resembles others revolting this spring because educators ...
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Before Robert Louis Stevenson was famous, he was captivated by California. What better place for a scandalous liaison? 22.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

In the summer of 1879, an obscure Scottish author set out for California in pursuit of a married woman 10 years his senior. The three-week journey nearly killed him. And the shock and shame nearly killed his pious, Presbyterian parents in Edinburgh.

The author’s name was Robert Louis Stevenson....

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Hurley and Pendleton to honor U.S. national parks with a special collection for Earth Day 19.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Collaborations have become a rite of passage in the fashion world, but on occasion, well-known brands have come together to not only create something fresh but do some good. That’s the case with Costa Mesa-based Hurley’s new collection with Pendleton Woolen Mills and the U.S. National Park Service.

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Popular national parks to raise fees to $35, not $70 13.4.2018 AP National
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Interior Department is increasing fees at the most popular national parks to $35 per vehicle, backing down from an earlier plan that would have forced visitors to pay $70 per vehicle to visit the Grand Canyon, Yosemite and other iconic parks....
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Three office workers experience burning eyes and throats after exposure to unknown powder in Greenwood Village 13.4.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
South Metro Fire Rescue is investigating a hazardous material situation after three office workers were exposed to an unknown powder while moving boxes.
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Jared Leto's really quick 'hitchhike' across America 6.4.2018 Washington Post
Jared Leto's really quick 'hitchhike' across America
Arizona tribe: Ruling could help Native students across US 6.4.2018 AP National
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Stephen C. has been taught only math and English at a U.S.-run elementary school for Native American children deep in a gorge off the Grand Canyon. Teachers have left midyear, and he repeatedly faces suspension and arrest for behavior his attorneys say is linked to a disability stemming from traumatic experiences....
A klutz's guide to a weekend at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon 5.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

The last time I visited the Grand Canyon, I was a teenager … eons ago. But hey, compared with the national park’s age — 2 billion years or so — I’m a youngster. Last spring, my husband and I arrived at the South Rim and immediately took a hike on the steep Bright Angel Trail. Plot twist: I twisted...

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Low runoff into Colorado River could threaten endangered fish, complicate work for water managers 5.4.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Federal officials told regional water managers last week not to plan on coordinated reservoir releases this spring to help endangered fish in the Colorado River near Grand Junction as there's likely not going to be enough water.
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Americans tell Interior to take a hike over proposed national park fee increase 3.4.2018 Washington Post
The plan to raise peak-season entrance fees from $25 to $70 at 17 parks is being reconsidered after overwhelmingly negative public reaction.
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Grand Canyon tests change in water system serving visitors 31.3.2018 AP National
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Crews are drilling at the bottom of the Grand Canyon to test the idea of shifting the area where water is drawn to serve millions of people at the national park's popular South Rim....
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Internal watchdog to open probe into National Park Service leader for allegedly making crude gesture 24.3.2018 Washington Post
Internal watchdog to open probe into National Park Service leader for allegedly making crude gesture
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Colorado Book Award finalists announced 23.3.2018 Denver Post: Local
The Colorado Humanities and Center for the Book last week announced the finalists for the Colorado Book Awards.
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Colorado’s native humpback chub may move from endangered species list, but fish still needs help to survive 23.3.2018 Denver Post: Local
After decades of trying to rescue the Colorado River's imperiled humpback chub natives that settlers once scorned as "trash fish" and tried to eradicate, federal wildlife authorities on Thursday pronounced them stable.
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EPA orders Sunnyside to begin costly groundwater investigation for Gold King Mine Superfund cleanup 16.3.2018 Denver Post: Local
The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday ordered Sunnyside Gold Corp. to do more to assist in the investigation of groundwater contamination as part of the federal government's superfund cleanup of toxic mining sites above Silverton in southwestern Colorado.
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