News from the Field

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Iceland Hit by Mass Herring Deaths

Iceland has launched an investigation into the mass death of tens of thousands of wild herring. One newspaper estimated the value of the dead fish to be almost $10 million. This is the second such... Read More

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Colorado Supreme Court Ends Bike Ban

The town of Black Hawk may not ban bicyclists from riding within limits, the Colorado Supreme Court said on Monday. The ban, enacted in 2010, was aimed at curbing cycling traffic in order to lessen... Read More

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Obama Picks REI CEO for Cabinet

President Obama has selected Sally Jewell as his nominee for Secretary of the Interior Department, according to White House officials. Jewell is the current chief executive of REI. Before joining... Read More

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Lindsey Vonn Injured in Crash (Update)

Lindsey Vonn will miss the rest of the World Cup season with multiple knee injuries after crashing out during a race in Schladming, Austria. The four-time world champion was 0.12 seconds behind... Read More

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Students Lose Fingers in Tug of War

Truly, the age of innocence has passed. Two students at South El Monte High School in California were participating in a seemingly harmless game of tug of war with about 40 of their peers when the... Read More