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Fire sale: Prices of oil, natural gas, coal all down

Fire sale: Prices of oil, natural gas, coal all down

Consumers rejoice, but low prices have their downside.

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Wildlife officials search for poacher who shot deer in city

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Wildlife officials are searching for a poacher who shot a deer inside city limits over the weekend.

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Toxic algae blooming in warm water from California to Alaska

SEATTLE (AP) — A vast bloom of toxic algae off the West Coast is denser, more widespread and deeper than scientists feared even weeks ago, according to surveyors aboard a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research vessel.

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Fire sale on stuff that burns: Oil, natural gas, coal down

Fire sale on stuff that burns: Oil, natural gas, coal down

The average U.S. retail price of gasoline is down 30 percent through the first half of this year, at $2.64 per gallon.

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Fire sale on stuff that burns: Oil, natural gas, coal down

Fire sale on stuff that burns: Oil, natural gas, coal down

The average price for crude oil for the year was $53 a barrel in July, down 48 percent compared with the same period last year and on track for its lowest annual average since 2004.

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Wild stallion dies during gelding procedure

SALT LAKE CITY — A once-wild Utah stallion died of a heart attack during a gelding procedure at a Bureau of Land Management holding corral.

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Hunters in Africa say they have a role in conservation

Hunters in Africa say they have a role in conservation

In 1909-10, Theodore Roosevelt headed a Smithsonian hunting and trapping expedition in Africa.

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States' targets shift in final Obama climate change plan

States' targets shift in final Obama climate change plan

FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2015 file photo, a plume of steam billows from the coal-fired Merrimack Station in Bow, N.H. President Barack Obama presented his final plan for carbon dioxide reduction targets on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, which would reduce emissions 32 percent below 2005 levels by 2030…

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Hunters in Africa say they have a role in conservation

Hunters in Africa say they have a role in conservation

In 1909-10, Theodore Roosevelt headed a Smithsonian hunting and trapping expedition in Africa.

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Camera captures lone gray wolf in Northern California's wild

YREKA, Calif. — State wildlife officials say they believe a gray wolf has been roaming the wilds of Northern California.

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Obama climate change plan criticized by Wyoming leaders

Obama climate change plan criticized by Wyoming leaders

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The latest version of the Obama administration's plan to fight climate change won't work as promised and instead will drive up electricity rates and cost jobs, Wyoming's governor and congressional delegation said Monday.

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Lawsuit hatched over Nebraska woman's backyard chickens

OMAHA, Neb. — A Nebraska woman's six backyard chickens have ruffled her neighbors, who want a judge to force her to immediately get rid of the birds.

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'Dark day' for Mille Lacs walleye stirs uncertainty, anger

'Dark day' for Mille Lacs walleye stirs uncertainty, anger

ISLE, Minn. — On the wind-swept shores of Lake Mille Lacs, the abrupt end to this year's walleye fishing season sunk in Monday with a mix of nervousness, resentment and resolve.

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'Dark day' for Mille Lacs walleye stirs uncertainty, anger

'Dark day' for Mille Lacs walleye stirs uncertainty, anger

Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr speaks to the media about the status of the Mille Lacs Lake's walleye fishing in St. Paul, Minn., Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015. Years of dropping walleye populations in the central Minnesota lake combined with heavy fishing in early July that…

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Alpha coal seeks bankruptcy as more utilities usegas

Alpha coal seeks bankruptcy as more utilities usegas

NEW YORK — Alpha Natural Resources Inc., one of the country’s biggest coal producers, became the latest in a string of coal companies to seek bankruptcy protection amid an historic shift in the electric power sector brought on by cheap natural gas and stricter pollution regulations.

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Alpha is latest coal producer to seek bankruptcy protection

Alpha is latest coal producer to seek bankruptcy protection

Alpha Natural Resources Inc., which operates this mine disaster training area in Julian, Va., is the latest coal producer to file for bankruptcy amid a shift brought on by cheap natural gas and pollution regulations.

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Slain game wardens to be honored 70 years after deaths

RAWLINS, Wyo. — Two Wyoming game wardens who were slain in the line of duty nearly 70 years ago will be honored this week during a memorial dedication at a Medicine Bow National Forest campground.

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Hunters in Africa say they have a role in conservation

Hunters in Africa say they have a role in conservation

FILE : In this file photo taken June 28, 1965, the son of famous hunter and author, Ernest Hemingway, Patrick Hemingway, third right, teaches future game wardens to conserve the big game his father, hunted and wrote about. An international outcry has erupted since an American dentist killed …

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Hunters in Africa say they have a role in conservation

Hunters in Africa say they have a role in conservation

FILE - In this file photo taken Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008 a lion's head and skin from an East African safari expedition donated to The Explorers Club sometime between 1908 and 1910 by former U.S. president, big game hunter, conservationist and adventurer Theodore Roosevelt, decorates a surfac…

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Hunters in Africa say they have a role in conservation

Hunters in Africa say they have a role in conservation

FILE - In this file photo taken Tuesday April 17, 2012, animal rights protesters hold placards near a hospital in Madrid where Spanish King Juan Carlos was being treated for an injury suffered while elephant hunting in Botswana. Carlos came under scathing criticism for going on the trip in B…

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