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Briceburg Fire Grows to 3,600 Acres.

The Briceburg Fire has spread to 3,600 acres near Yosemite National Park, but it hasn't burned any buildings or resulted in fatalities, Cal Fire officials said Wednesday morning. The wildfire, which is restricted to Mariposa County, is 10% contained. Nearly...
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Health Impact From Smoke Rises With More Intense Wildfires

BILLINGS, Mont. — Climate change in the Western U.S. means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will sweep across the continent to affect tens of millions of people and cause a spike in premature deaths. "There...
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Canada Now World’s Largest Legal Marijuana Market

MONTREAL — Ian Power was among the first to buy legal recreational marijuana in Canada but he has no plans to smoke it. He plans to frame it. "This is going to going to make a real difference for people who ...
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Ferguson Fire Now the Biggest in Sierra National Forest History

Officials overseeing the effort against the deadly Ferguson Fire said Monday morning that it is the largest wildfire in Sierra National Forest history. The fire has grown to 91,502 acres and is 38% contained, officials said. There have been two fatalitie...