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2 killed in Arches National Park fall were from California

Authorities say a man and woman who died last week while hiking in a popular area of Arches National Park in Utah were a couple from California.

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Proposed RV park outside Zion National Park rejected

A proposal to build an RV park, hotel and gas station near the northwest entrance to Zion National Park has been rejected by county commissioners who said the rural area wasn’t equipped to handle that kind of commercial development.

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Head of Arizona state troopers got warning for going 90 mph

The head of Arizona's public safety department has apologized after it was revealed he was pulled over for driving over 90 mph on a state highway nearly two months ago.

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Search for girl in rural Arizona creek now a recovery effort

Authorities say the search for a 6-year-old girl missing since being swept away in a rural Arizona creek during a rainstorm last week now is a recovery effort and no longer a rescue mission.

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Arizona tribes oppose plan to dam Colorado River tributary

Native American tribes, environmentalists, state and federal agencies, river rafters and others say they have significant concerns about proposals to dam a Colorado River tributary in northern Arizona for hydropower. P

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Search resumes for Arizona girl swept away in creek waters

Authorities are resuming the search for a 6-year-old Arizona girl who was among three children swept away in raging creek waters.

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3 outfitter guides convicted, banned from Arizona forests

Three outfitter guides have been banned from northern Arizona forests after being convicted of illegally operating commercial businesses.

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West Virginia sportsmens groups oppose national park status for New River Gorge

West Virginia sportsmen’s groups say they are not happy they could lose about 4,800 acres of hunting land if the New River Gorge National River is designated a national park and preserve.

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Agency: Arizona flu cases now triple level from last season

State health officials say flu cases in Arizona have tripled in comparison with previous seasons at this time and that all 15 Arizona counties have reported flu cases.

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Judge denies halt to bison hunt near Yellowstone

A District of Columbia federal judge has denied a Montana landowner’s plea to halt the hunting of bison just outside Yellowstone National Park.

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