News from the Field

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Bradley Wiggins Struck by Car

Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins has been hospitalized after being struck by a car during a training ride in Eccleston, England, on Wednesday, and is said to have injured his ribs, hands, and... Read More

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Beaver Dam Floods Washington Town

At least one house has been damaged after a beaver dam in Duval, Washington, broke apart, unleashing the mud, water, and debris of a four-acre pond into the surrounding area. "I had a wall of water... Read More

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California Rejects GM Food Labeling

After a long contentious fight, proposition 37, a California ballot proposal to require labeling of genetically-modified food, was rejected on Tuesday. With 95 percent of the vote counted, 47... Read More

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Earthquake Strikes Guatemala

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said that a tsunami is unlikely in the aftermath of a 7.4-magnitude earthquake that rocked Guatemala on Wednesday, causing tremors as far away as Mexico City.... Read More

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June Mountain to Reopen Next Year

After closing unexpectedly last spring, Mammoth Mountain's June Mountain Ski Area has announced that it will reopen for the 2013-14 season. "Carl Williams [the mountain's general manager] is going... Read More