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Feds: Grazing doesn't fit Ore. national monument

Posted: 07/10/2008 - Federal rangeland managers said continuing to allow cattle to graze on the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument is harming the rare plants, fish and wildlife the monument was created eight years ago to protect.

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Key developing nations reject G-8 climate plan

Posted: 07/10/2008 - China, India and other energy-guzzling developing nations on Wednesday rejected key elements of a global warming strategy embraced by President Bush and leaders of wealthy nations. And the U.N's top climate official dismissed the G-8 goals as insignificant.

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New federal rules proposed for offshore fish farms

Posted: 07/10/2008 - The Bush administration proposed a set of rules on Wednesday to regulate future projects off American shores that would use the ocean for alternative energy and aquaculture.

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California to require algebra taught in 8th grade

Posted: 07/10/2008 - California educational leaders have voted to make their state the first to require an eighth-grade algebra test, despite concerns over funding, teacher staffing and how it could raise the dropout rate.

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Flames force Calif. residents to flee - again

Posted: 07/10/2008 - A wildfire raging in the Sierra Nevada foothills turned residents into refugees as firefighters hoped to keep the blaze from crossing a river and igniting a nearby town.

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Wildfire strategy: fighting fire with fire

Posted: 07/10/2008 - As a wildfire bore down on a mountain community north of Phoenix late last month, the town was protected in part by fires intentionally set in previous years.

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Statistics: People Cause Most Wildfires

Updated: 07/10/2008 - More than 630,000 acres of land were burning in the U.S. as of Wednesday morning. Some were sparked by lightning, but the number one cause might surprise you.

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Hurricane Bertha Advisory

Posted: 07/09/2008 - Here is the latest Hurricane Bertha advisory from the National Hurricane Center.

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The Nation's Weather

Posted: 07/09/2008 - Here is the Wednesday morning national weather summary.

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G-8 tries to be inclusive, but wary of expansion

Posted: 07/09/2008 - Despite its name, this year's Group of Eight summit had a cast of more than two dozen - and leaders said they will keep inviting heads of state from all over the world to give a global spin to its annual meetings.

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Bush Hails G-8 summit's work on climate change

Posted: 07/09/2008 - President Bush on Wednesday hailed the move by G-8 leaders to coalesce behind a broad climate-change strategy, saying in a valedictory to summitry that "significant progress" has been made on global warming.

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Developing economies don't back G-8 climate goal

Posted: 07/09/2008 - A joint gathering of major developed and developing nations on Wednesday agreed that climate change was "one of the great global challenges of our time" and pledged to back a United Nations effort to conclude new climate pact by 2009.

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Fringe autism treatment could get federal study

Posted: 07/09/2008 - Pressured by desperate parents, government researchers are pushing to test an unproven treatment on autistic children, a move some scientists see as an unethical experiment in voodoo medicine.

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