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Kirk Siegler

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Among La. Flood Victims, 'Depression Levels Are Really High'

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

More than 115,000 residents have applied for aid, and at least as many homes and businesses are ruined or badly damaged. The sheer scope of wreckage and loss can be overwhelming.

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In Wildfires, Big Flames Attract Attention, But Watch Out For The Embers

Monday, August 22, 2016

You may think the greatest danger to homes from wildfires is when the wall of flames moves through. But experts say that buildings are often destroyed hours later, after the firetrucks have left.

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In Nevada, Tribes Push To Protect Land At The Heart Of Bundy Ranch Standoff

Thursday, August 18, 2016

National monument designations that bypass Congress are hugely controversial. In this presidential election year, the politics in a state like Nevada are even more sensitive.

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Tribal Activists Push White House To Make Gold Butte A National Monument

Thursday, August 18, 2016

In the late hour of the Obama administration, Native American tribes are ramping up pressure on the president to designate several national monuments on western lands that they consider sacred.

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Explosive Bluecut Wildfire Challenges California Crews

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

"It hit hard, it hit fast, it hit with an intensity that we haven't seen before," San Bernardino County Fire Chief Mark Hartwig says. "There will be a lot of families that come home to nothing."

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Out-Of-Control Southern California Brush Fire Forces 80,000 To Evacuate

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

The Bluecut Fire east of Los Angeles has burned 15,000 acres and shut down Interstate 15, which links Los Angeles with Las Vegas and points north.

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Massive Wildfire Burns Through Northern California

Monday, August 15, 2016

In historically dry California, fire crews are struggling to contain wildfires that have destroyed an untold number of homes and businesses.

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Vail Resorts To Buy Canada's Whistler Blackcomb For $1.06 Billion

Monday, August 08, 2016

They are among North America's largest ski industry companies. Ski venues have been looking for ways to share revenue and spread vulnerability to declining snowfall and season pass sales.

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Some Evacuation Orders Lifted In Southern California Wildfire

Monday, July 25, 2016

The body of a man was found in an area burned by a 33,000 acre wildfire north of Los Angeles. The Sand Fire has destroyed more than a dozen homes and is one of 19 major fires burning in California.

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Police Utilize Soft Force Tactics At Cleveland Convention Protests

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

The overwhelming use of soft force and quick reaction times are two tactics among many being used in Cleveland this week to keep protests peaceful.

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Mormons Uneasy With Trump Make A Question Of Reliably Red Utah

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Utah has gone for every Republican presidential nominee since 1968, but this year could be different because Donald Trump is a hard sell with many of the state's Mormon voters.

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Call Logs Reveal New Details From Orlando Shooting

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

The city of Orlando released hundreds of pages from police and fire communications the day of the nightclub shootings that killed 49 people and injured more than 50 others.

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#NPRreads: Drink In These 3 Stories This Weekend

Saturday, June 25, 2016

June 18, 2016 • Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.

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Southwest Heat Wave Causes Snowpack To Melt Earlier, Quicker

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Scientists say more heat will likely be the new normal for the Southwest. Water managers are warning that soaring temperatures are also causing the region's already stressed snowpack to melt faster.

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Grand Jury Considers Whether To Charge Orlando Gunman's Wife

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Police in Orlando have released new details on Sunday's deadly shootings at a nightclub. Forty nine people died and more than 50 others were injured.

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Investigators Probe Why More Wasn't Done About Shooter's Red Flags

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

As Orlando continues to mourn the victims of last weekend's massacre, some in the city are bristling at how quickly the national conversation has shifted from healing to politics.

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Orlando's LGBT Bars Respond Differently To Pulse Massacre

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

The Orlando shootings sent a wave of shock across the city that is known as a premier destination for gay nightlife. Pulse is one of about a dozen gay bars and night clubs. Some clubs closed temporarily at the request of police while safety protocols are revised, others are hiring armed security guards and remaining open.

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Utah Sheriffs Threaten To Arrest Rangers If They Try To Close Public Lands

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Clashes over grazing rights continue. Local sheriffs will give you an earful about how they believe environmental extremists have taken over federal agencies. But this is more than just a turf battle.

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Even With Bundy Behind Bars, 'Range War' Lives On For Some Ranchers

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Cliven Bundy and many of his militia followers are now in jail, but some Western ranchers vow to continue defying the federal government when it comes to cattle grazing on public lands.

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Transportation Milestone: Last Leg Of LA's Metro Expo Line Completed

Monday, May 23, 2016

After more than 30 years of planning, legal battles and cost overruns, passenger rail is once again connecting downtown Los Angeles to the ocean.

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