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As numbers of gray seals rise, so do conflicts

As numbers of gray seals rise, so do conflicts

In this July 1, 2014 photo released by the International Fund for Animal Welfare, (IFAW) gray seals congregate on the shore in Chatham, Mass. Decades after gray seals were all but wiped out in New England waters, the population has rebounded so much that they are taking over large stretches …

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As numbers of gray seals rise, so do conflicts

As numbers of gray seals rise, so do conflicts

ROCKLAND, Maine — Decades after gray seals were all but wiped out in New England waters, the population has rebounded so much that some frustrated residents are calling for a controlled hunt.

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Trails, salmon viewing top free Anchorage events

Trails, salmon viewing top free Anchorage events

This photo taken July 4, 2014, shows bicyclists on the Tony Know Coastal Trail in downtown Anchorage, Alaska. The trail is among some of the free activities for people to do while waiting to catch a flight home after an Alaska cruise. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)

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Trails, salmon viewing top free Anchorage events

Trails, salmon viewing top free Anchorage events

This photo taken July 4, 2014, shows people watching fishermen angle for salmon on Ship Creek in downtown Anchorage, Alaska. Watching fishermen from pedestrian bridges is among some of the free activities for people to do while waiting to catch a flight home after an Alaska cruise. (AP Photo…

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Trails, salmon viewing top free Anchorage events

Trails, salmon viewing top free Anchorage events

This photo taken July 4, 2014, shows bicyclists on the Tony Know Coastal Trail in downtown Anchorage, Alaska. The trail is among some of the free activities for people to do while waiting to catch a flight home after an Alaska cruise. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)

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Trails, salmon viewing top free Anchorage events

Trails, salmon viewing top free Anchorage events

This photo taken July 4, 2014, shows bicyclists on the Tony Know Coastal Trail in downtown Anchorage, Alaska. The trail is among some of the free activities for people to do while waiting to catch a flight home after an Alaska cruise. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)

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Trails, salmon viewing top free Anchorage events

Trails, salmon viewing top free Anchorage events

This photo taken July 8, 2014, shows some of the police department badges from other states and displayed the Alaska State Trooper Museum in Anchorage, Alaska. The free museum offers a history of law enforcement in Alaska dating back to territorial days. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)

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Trails, salmon viewing top free Anchorage events

Trails, salmon viewing top free Anchorage events

This photo taken July 8, 2014, shows some of the police department badges from other states and displayed the Alaska State Trooper Museum in Anchorage, Alaska. The free museum offers a history of law enforcement in Alaska dating back to territorial days. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)

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Trails, salmon viewing top free Anchorage events

Trails, salmon viewing top free Anchorage events

This photo taken July 8, 2014, shows Cameron Sanders with the National Park Service, center, at the start of a walking tour of Captain Cook sites from the Alaska Public Lands Information Center in downtown, Anchorage, Alaska. The center is a clearinghouse for state and federal land in the na…

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Trails, salmon viewing top free Anchorage events

Trails, salmon viewing top free Anchorage events

The Tony Knowles Coastal Trail is accessible from many points in downtown Anchorage, and takes walkers or joggers about a mile and a half to the scenic Westchester Lagoon.

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5 free things to do in Anchorage

5 free things to do in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Most tourists making a summer trip to Alaska will pass through Anchorage on their way to Denali National Park and other scenic adventures. While in Alaska’s biggest city, also home to the state’s largest airport, there are plenty of free things to do. Here are a few:

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Trails, salmon viewing top free Anchorage events

Trails, salmon viewing top free Anchorage events

A restored 1952 Hudson Hornet displayed at the Alaska Troopers Museum in downtown Anchorage.

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Trails, salmon viewing top free Anchorage events

Trails, salmon viewing top free Anchorage events

Ship Creek runs along the edge of downtown Anchorage, attracting anglers hoping to hook a salmon.

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Trails, salmon viewing top free Anchorage events

Trails, salmon viewing top free Anchorage events

Skulls and hides are on display at the Alaska Public Lands Information Center.

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Santa Cruz River flows and now has fish

The Santa Cruz River is flowing vigorously near West Ina Road and for miles to the northwest even as Tucson withers in triple-digit heat.

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Fishicure ban toes the legal line, court rules

Fishicure ban toes the legal line, court rules

PHOENIX — It’s physically possible for a fish to perform a pedicure.

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Tucson man catches monster catfish at Patagonia Lake

Tucson man catches monster catfish at Patagonia Lake

A Tucson man caught a 56-pound catfish at Patagonia Lake this week, Arizona Game and Fish officials say.

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Fishing for flavor: Look to the sea for dinner possibilities during Lent

Fishing for flavor: Look to the sea for dinner possibilities during Lent

Lent is a time when less can mean more, especially in the kitchen. Going without need not be faced with a frown. Let dietary restrictions spur creativity and boost flavor, however modest the meal.

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Orange-sauced fish shows the subtleties possible with Mexican cuisine

Orange-sauced fish shows the subtleties possible with Mexican cuisine

Snapper sautéed in a savory orange sauce is an unusual, tangy Mexican dish. Rice makes a perfect accompaniment.

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Rick Grinnell: Consider all the facts before taking a position on the Rosemont mine

Rick Grinnell: Consider all the facts before taking a position on the Rosemont mine

Whether you are in favor of Rosemont Copper or opposed, your decision ought to be based on the most current facts.

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