News from the Field

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Utah National Parks Open Saturday

The federal government shutdown continues, but Utah's National Parks will open this weekend. Thursday, the Obama administration announced that it will work with governors who want to open their... Read More

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'Deadliest Catch' Faces 'Fishing Cliff'

The three-month Alaska crab season starts Tuesday, October 15, but it's still unclear if the federal shutdown will affect the 80-some vessels that sail the Bering Sea. Crabbers, including the crew... Read More

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Headmaster Cancels Class for Great Weather

The headmaster at Calvary Christian School in Columbus, Georgia, cancelled school on Friday because the weather was just too darn nice. According to the local ABC News outlet, the... Read More

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Huge North Dakota Oil Spill Ruins Crops

A Tesoro Logsitics LP pipeline in North Dakota has ruptured, spilling more than 20,000 barrels of crude oil into a nearby wheat field. The accident marks the biggest leak in the state since it... Read More

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Exercise: Good for Body and Brain

Exercise has long been linked to increased production of a protein known as the "brain-derived neurotrophic factor" (BDNF). BDNF is essential for creating and maintaining healthy neurons and... Read More