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Yosemite Reopens with Smoky Air

Park was closed for 20 days     By JOCELYN GECKER and MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press Hikers and nature lovers returned to Yosemite National Park’s scenic valley Tuesday after a rare 20-day closure because of smoke from wildfires. Some said ...

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Wildfire Strikes Glacier National Park

Fast-moving fire triggered evacuations     By MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press A wildfire destroyed structures and forced evacuations Monday from the busiest area of Montana’s Glacier National Park, as officials in California prepared to reopen Yosemite National Park following a ...

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Containment Grows Around Holy Fire

Holy Fire containment increases to 29 percent     By MARCIA SANCHEZ and AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters made significant progress trying to tamp down a wildfire that threatened homes and has been raging ...

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Texas Native Pilots 747 Supertanker

Valdez began firefighting as a teen     FORT WORTH (FOX4 News) – A Fort Worth man is helping out by flying above the flames of the historic California wildfires. Marcos Valdez has been in California piloting a 747 jet ...

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