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- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
In the Texas Panhandle, a huge family-owned ranch officially hits the real estate market this week. “It is simply a one of one, and possibly the last of the great ones.”
- Miami Herald
As the staggering price tag of elevating roads in the Florida Keys comes into focus, where exactly all that cash will come from remains unclear.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources played a fun wildlife game with its Facebook followers.
Officials Are Finally Fixing a Major Issue at Denali National Park — Heres How It Will Affect Your Trip
You might have to wait, but don't worry, it's worth it.
- USA TODAY
A British wildlife hospital received a call from a local stonemasonry firm about a long, spotted snake they found in a shipping container from India.
- Idaho Statesman
A Chipotle burrito can be pretty filling on its own, but a photo shows what the full feast is for a bear.
A beast of a bomb cyclone will take shape just off the coast of the northwestern United States and western Canada later this week, and AccuWeather forecasters say it will rival, in some aspects, the intensity of strong hurricanes from the Atlantic this season. The powerful storm will bring dangerous and damaging impacts up and down the West Coast, but the precipitation it will deliver to parts of California, Oregon and Washington is greatly needed. The storm will have some tropical origins. Sate
- The Weather Network
Welcome to fall on the West Coast! No end in sight to the storm parade across British Columbia, with heavy rain to persist through the end of October.
(Bloomberg) -- A river from the sky is about to wash over California and the Pacific Northwest and it could bring some relief from the fire season that has charred millions of acres across the West.Most Read from BloombergGoogle’s Biggest Moonshot Is Its Search for a Carbon-Free FutureA $30 Billion Fortune Is Hiding in China’s Silicon ValleyThe Biggest Public Graveyard in the U.S. Is Becoming a ParkGoogle’s CEO: ‘We’re Losing Time’ in the Climate FightBeef Industry Tries to Erase Its Emissions W
- KFSN – Fresno
An atmospheric river will move into the Valley this week. ABC30 Meteorologist Madeline Evans is tracking when rainfall will hit Central California.
- Kansas City Star
“You know, I just tried to stay alive. I somehow got a hold of his antlers and I just screamed and screamed.”
A Spanish drone operator on Tuesday received permission to try to rescue three emaciated dogs trapped near a volcano in the Canary Islands, by catching them with a remote-controlled net and flying them out over a stream of lava. The three dogs have been stranded for weeks in an abandoned yard covered with volcanic ash on the island of La Palma. After evaluating the proposed rescue mission, emergency authorities said in a statement they had decided to allow it.
When we were conducting our first drive of the 2022 Ford Maverick compact pickup, Ford told us it was targeting a city fuel economy rating of 40 miles per gallon for the standard Hybrid version. Now, the EPA has provided its rating, and Ford — as well as potential customers — should be pleased. The official fuel economy numbers for the Maverick Hybrid are 42 mpg city, 33 mpg highway and 37 mpg combined.
- Business Insider
A meteor that incinerated the residents of an ancient city inspired the biblical story of Sodom, research suggests
Millennia ago, a meteor half the size of the Statue of Liberty struck an Middle Eastern city. The event may have inspired the biblical story of Sodom.
- Raleigh News and Observer
The truck that visited Durham Tuesday is one of only a handful in the world.
Diver Jade Pursell encountered a whale shark while swimming near Ningaloo Reef, Australia, but the massive animal was more interested in her labrador retriever Sailor
- The Weather Network
The hurricane season started with a vengeance and then, things quieted down. A lot.
- Better Homes & Gardens
Several classic garden favorites have turned out to be aggressive enough to harm native ecosystems. Here’s what to plant instead.
- Associated Press
After Venice suffered the second-worst flood in its history in November 2019, it was inundated with four more exceptional tides within six weeks, shocking Venetians and triggering fears about the worsening impact of climate change. The repeated invasion of brackish lagoon water into St. Mark’s Basilica this summer is a quiet reminder that the threat hasn't receded. Venice’s unique topography, built on log piles among canals, has made it particularly vulnerable to climate change.
Real, significant amounts of rainfall are finally on deck for Northern California. This is something the state is going to need to see a lot of - all throughout the fall and winter - to put a dent in the drought. But just this first sequence of rains could do a lot of work towards reducing our fire danger. Wilson Walker reports.