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By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 31st, 2017
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Sneak Peak: Discovery’s ‘Gold Rush Parker’s Trail’ premieres March 31

Between 1896 and 1899, more than 100,000 brave souls set out on a perilous journey into the frozen North on the legendary Klondike Gold Rush trail. Most never made it to the end. Killed or scared off by bears, treacherous More...

By Guest Author On Friday, March 31st, 2017
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Recovery Prospects Expected For The Oil Industry In 2017

In November, 2016, OPEC members and Russia decided to cut a total of 1.758 million b/d, marking the largest production cut meant to speed up global oil market rebalancing. Brent crude oil prices then sharply rose. More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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‘Deadliest Catch’ season 13 begins April 11 as fleet will go ‘further and deeper’

Over the past 12 years, the veteran captains of DEADLIEST CATCH thought they’ve seen it all. But this year proves to be like no other on record. Generations of fishermen have made a hard living setting out of More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Parker Schnabel to be center of focus for Discovery’s ‘Gold Rush Parker’s Trail’ starting March 31

Parker Schnabel of Discovery GOLD RUSH fame is about to attempt one of the most treacherous journeys of his life – by tackling the legendary Klondike Gold Rush trail. Between 1896 and 1899, more than 100,000 brave More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
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Toronto’s Paragon International on Impact of Argyle Mine’s Unclear Future

The global mining giant, Rio Tinto, which owns and operates the Argyle diamond mine in western Australia’s East Kimberley region, has reported a striking drop in the mine’s resources at the end of 2016 and recently More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Transcript: President Trump speech to the Joint Session of Congress

President Trump on Tuesday delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress on February 28, 2017. The following is a transcript. Thank you very much. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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Murray Energy’s Robert Murray calls global warming a hoax, Scott Pruitt set for EPA

Murray Energy Chairman and CEO Robert Murray on Friday claimed global warming is a hoax as President Trump signed a measure on Thursday to lift restrictions on coal mining near waterways. Murray references 4,000 More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017
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‘Being Sea Gold’ with Shawn Pomrenke, Zeke Tenhoff, Emily Riedel returns January 18 on The Discovery Channel

For the past century, the shores and waterways of Nome, Alaska have been a beacon to hard working dreamers. Fortunes have been won and lost for the miners seeking the golden riches of the Bering Sea. Now, after More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017
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Obama submits mountains of regulations, costing Americans $21 billion

As his time in office rushes to an end, the “most transparent president in history,” President Barack Obama just set a new, dubious record for the high number of “midnight” regulations by a lame-duck More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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‘Gold Rush’ season 7 starts October 14 on The Discovery Channel

Gold mining is a risky business – where one wrong move can cost a crew millions of dollars. As another Klondike winter thaws, this season the miners will take on even greater risks in hopes of finding more gold More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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Discovery’s ‘Bering Sea Gold’ returns tonight

With the 2016 ice-mining season underway, a modern-day gold rush sparks in Nome, Alaska, when Shawn Pomrenke AKA “Mr. Gold” offers the gold mining fleet access to his 160-acre claim of untouched Bering Sea floor. More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, April 1st, 2016
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Discovery’s ‘Gold Rush’ to honor John Schnabel, watch clip

A special GOLD RUSH airs April 1 at 9 PM on the Discovery Channel honoring the life and legacy of Grandpa John Schnabel. On March 18, 2016, John passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of 96. He lived a More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 19th, 2016
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Being Sea Gold’ returns March 30

How do you land the biggest cleanup in BERING SEA GOLD history? In short: gamble.  It’s the start of the summer mining season, and the dredgers of Nome, Alaska, face a new reality. With gold on the trusted Tomcod More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 18th, 2016
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Grandpa John Schnabel of Discovery’s ‘Gold Rush’ turns 96, talks virtue, past

ohn Schnabel with his grandson Parker, star of Discovery’s Gold Rush (courtesy of Discovery) As anyone who watches Discovery Channel’s mega-hit series GOLD RUSH knows, John Schnabel has been a guiding force More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 30th, 2015
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‘The 33’ Review: Great performances carry mining disaster drama

Great performances highlight a drab docu-drama surrounding the mining disaster which trapped 33 miners underground for over two months. The 33 bounces back-and-forth between the above ground efforts to save the More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, November 30th, 2015
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Discovery’s ‘Mega Week’ features ‘Street Outlaws’ ‘Moonshiners’ ‘Alaskan Bush People’ ‘Fast N Loud’ and more

Discovery Channel’s MEGA WEEK – a weeklong celebration of all things Discovery – kicks off Monday, December 7 to Sunday, December 13 and brings viewers a week of super-sized episodes of fan-favorite series More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 16th, 2015
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Discovery’s ‘Gold Rush’ season 6 starts tonight with pre-show ‘The Dirt’ – 2 new clips

As the Klondike winter comes to an end, a new mining season begins. And this year, the tables have certainly turned. There are bold new challenges, new equipment and massive power shifts.  It’s a battle like More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
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Discovery sets premiere of ‘Rebel Gold’ for September

As the Civil War came to an end in 1865, Confederate President Jefferson Davis fled Richmond, VA with the contents of the Confederate treasury – an estimated $20 million worth of gold and silver by today’s value. More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 20th, 2015
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‘Bering Sea Gold’ season 5 begins in Septemeber

It’s winter time in Nome, Alaska, and the gold miners are under pressure like never before. After chaos reigned last winter, new regulations are now in place making the winter mining season even shorter – with More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015
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Discovery Channel’s ‘Edge of Alaska’ returns August 14

Deep in the wilds of eastern Alaska is the America’s last true frontier town: McCarthy. EDGE OF ALASKA follows those holding on to their isolated town, surrounded by extreme wilderness, as they struggle with new More...


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