News from the Field

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Explosion Injures Workers at WV Fracking Site

Federal and state officials are investigating what was behind an explosion at a West Virginia fracking site that left several employees with serious injuries over the weekend. The accident occured... Read More

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Town to Put Deer on the Pill

Communities in New York’s Westchester County have long used hunters to control deer populations, but now one town, Hastings-on-Hudson, is taking a more progressive approach. The town,... Read More

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TV Network for Dogs Launching

After four years of development and a trial roll-out in San Diego last year, the first TV network aimed at dogs will launch nationwide on DirecTV in August. The network, designed for pups of all... Read More

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Solar-Powered Plane Completes Cross-Country Flight

The world's first solar-powered plane completed its first-ever cross-country flight on Monday. The Solar Impulse touched down in New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport at 11:09 p.m.,... Read More

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Nevada Blazes Continue to Grow

Two large wildfires escaped containment Monday and continue to rage in Nevada near Las Vegas and Reno. Over 750 firefighters and 18 Hotshot crews are currently battling the Las Vegas fire, 25 miles... Read More