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By Guest Author On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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4 Off The Beaten Track Locations You Should Visit In Vietnam

Vietnam has so much to offer, with its lush green rice paddies, ancient temples, bustling cities and delicious cuisine. However, the Asian country has a less-travelled, unusual side as can be seen from the suggested More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 19th, 2018
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Matthew West set for the 96th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on December 2

 Taking the audience on a walk down memory lane, Matthew West has been announced as a performer at the 96th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting. Promising to be unforgettable with exciting and fun renditions More...

By Oscar Nkala On Saturday, October 13th, 2018
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Mozambique elephant poaching 2018

The usual reception for any new arrival to the town of Massingir in the southern province of Gaza in Mozambique is a long, inquisitive and hostile look reserved only for unwelcome intruders. It was the same feeling More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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Top 7 Reasons to Splurge on Luxury Vacation Rentals in Utah

It’s one of the saddest realities in the tourism industry that Utah isn’t as well-known as other places when it comes to vacation spots. Yet for those who have visited at least once, Utah may seem like heaven More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Maryland: John Martin identified as body found in Middle River

The body found in the water at the mouth of Middle River in Essex on Wednesday morning has been identified by Maryland Natural Resources Police as John G. Martin. The body of Martin, 58, was found about 7:30 a.m. More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
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Mount Rainier National Park’s Geoff Walker Receives Top Ranger Award

Geoff Walker from Mount Rainier National Park is the recipient of the annual Harry Yount National Park Ranger Award, one of the National Park Service’s most prestigious honors. Walker received his award at a ceremony More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
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ADF defends Dr Andrew Snelling, sues National Park Service after they deny research permit due to his Christian beliefs

Alliance Defending Freedom allied attorney Michael L. Kitchen, along with ADF staff attorneys, filed suit in federal court Tuesday against the U.S. Department of the Interior, the National Park Service, and Grand More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, December 31st, 2016
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President Obama ‘protects’ over 1.9 million more acres for new national monuments as ‘land grab’ continues

The White House designated two new national monuments, one in Utah and the other in Nevada, that will protect important Native American cultural sites and the President will count as part of a legacy of environmental More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, December 8th, 2016
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Two teens arrested in connection with Tennessee’s deadly wildfires

Authorities have arrested two teenagers in connection with last week’s deadly wildfires. Officials held a news conference at the Sevier County Courthouse Wednesday, confirming that they have been charged with More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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Utah.com celebrates 100th anniversary of National Parks with Details and Itineraries

The National Park Service celebrates its 100th birthday this year.  Utah’s five National Parks featured on Utah.com offer adventure travelers and families a unique blend of accessibility and grandeur that have More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, July 4th, 2015
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Plum Island: Sen Chuck Schumer wants to ensure it is protected and preserved after animal lab moves

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has announced legislation that would help ensure Plum Island is protected and preserved. Specifically, the legislation provides the General Services Administration (GSA) with the More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
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Rev Clementa Pinckney remembered as a ‘giant, a legend’ and ‘moral compass’

“He was a giant, a legend, a moral compas,” said South Carolina state senator Marlon Kimpson to describe the Rev. Clementa Pinckney, the pastor and politician who was among nine people killed by gunman Dylann More...

By Guest Author On Friday, May 22nd, 2015
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How Recent Droughts Will Affect the Future of US Waterfalls

In recent years, much of America has experienced extreme temperatures and widespread drought. These weather patterns not only affect how people live their daily lives, but, on a larger scale, they also affect the More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
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National Parks see attendance records in 2014

Visitation at America’s national parks broke all-time records in 2014, as the National Park Service prepares to celebrate its centennial in 2016 with a major push to encourage more visitors to experience their More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 13th, 2015
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Aleksander Doba named Nat Geo ‘Adventurer of the Year’ over Tommy Caldwell, Will Gadd

Aleksander Doba has been named the 2015 National Geographic People’s Choice Adventurer of the Year for completing the longest open-water kayak crossing of the Atlantic Ocean — at age 67. Doba was selected from More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 20th, 2014
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‘Big Cat Week’ coming to Nat Geo WILD in November, lineup revealed

BANDHAVGARH, INDIA: A remote and protected wilderness, Bandhavgarh, lies deep in the heart of ancient India. Tigers battle for dominance among the ruins of a lost empire. (Photo credit: © National Geographic Channels) This More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 28th, 2014
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The Wonders of a Machu Picchu trek

Covering five square miles 7,972 feet up in the Andes Mountains, the city of Machu Picchu, which means “old peak” in the Andean Quecha language, is one of the premier archaeological sites on this planet. It More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, July 26th, 2014
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Mountain Lion and Coati are the latest animal plague deaths reported in New Mexico

The New Mexico Department of Health and the Department of Game and Fish report continuing instances of plague in the East Mountain area, which includes parts of Bernalillo, Torrance, and Santa Fe counties. Two animals, More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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South Dakota: Sylvatic plague vaccine for prairie dogs being tested in Wind Cave National Park

Wind Cave National Park is one of 34 areas testing a vaccine to prevent the spread of sylvatic plague in prairie dog populations. If successful, it could be used to protect the park’s endangered black-footed More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, June 20th, 2014
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Flying unmanned aircraft over National Parks banned

WASHINGTON – National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis today signed a policy memorandum that directs superintendents nationwide to prohibit launching, landing, or operating unmanned aircraft on lands and More...


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