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What ignited many of California’s worst wildfires a mystery
It’s estimated human activity causes more than 80 percent of all wildfires in the United States.

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Purdue grape team offers expertise boosting Indiana wineries
Purdue's grape team offering expertise helping boost Indiana's growing wine industry
Yakima Valley Farmers Fight For The Future Of A Cascades Lake
The plan to tap Kachess Lake is just one piece of a massive compromise that aims to end the Yakima Valley’s water wars.
Judge: North Dakota anti-corporate farm law constitutional
A federal judge has upheld the constitutionality of North Dakota's Depression-era anti-corporate farming law
Grant County says to avoid Moses Lake water areas
The Grant County Health District is warning people to avoid contact with the water in Moses Lake
Case moved to Provo for man accused in massive 2017 wildfire
A judge has picked a new venue for the trial of a Utah man charged with accidentally starting a massive wildfire in southern Utah last year
Public meetings called on downsized Grand Staircase plans
The management of the downsized Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and will be the subject of two public meetings next month
Agency to handle only part of permitting for water pipeline
A federal agency's decision to pass on permitting for much of the Lake Powell Pipeline has opponents cheering
Patients react to new limits on Oregon medical marijuana
Oregon has been in the crosshairs of U.S. Justice Department leaders for not doing enough to crack down on the black market.
Oregon sees low-oxygen seasons in coastal waters
Hypoxia was rarely recorded last century, but it has been observed almost annually since 2002.
Colorado meatpacker recalls ground beef after E. coli death
A Colorado company has recalled more than 132,000 pounds of ground beef after an E. coli outbreak that killed one person and sickened 17