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Cyclist fends off 500lb bear after getting bitten in Alaska
A cyclist confronted and bitten by a 500lb bear while out riding in Alaska told authorities he yelled at and kicked the animal as it ran after him, along a riverbed.
Five Things for Wednesday, including a historic parks pick from Oregon - Portland Business Journal
Good morning. Here are Five Things to start your Wednesday.
Six months ago, Britt Howard's Portland Garment Factory was a smoking ruin after a fire destroyed the Southeast Portland business.
'Stunning': Female mountain lion is 99th to be tracked in Santa Monica Mountains study
The National Park Service has captured its 99th mountain lion for an ongoing study of the community of big cats living in the Santa Monica Mountains.
Volunteers restoring aircraft at Floyd Bennett Field shut out due to suspected retaliation * Brooklyn Paper
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'Running out of options': Fight to protect giant sequoias has gotten experimental
As flames from the KNP Complex threatened to race up a steep slope toward the remote Muir Grove of giant sequoias, officials at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks had to think fast.
A woman was given 4 days in jail for getting too close to grizzlies in Yellowstone
A Grizzly bear mother and her cub walk near Pelican Creek in 2012 in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.
Fat Bear Week has a champion: All hail 480 Otis
480 Otis, who is believed to be around 25 years old, emerged from hibernation looking very thin and facing health problems.
Perspective | How to avoid damaging your home with a pressure washer
Do you own a pressure washer? I've had no fewer than five of them in my lifetime.
Federal Government Plans Permanent Rainbow Flag at Christopher Park
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Map: DC Street Closures for the Women's March on Saturday
The Women's March returns to Washington on October 2 for a rally in support of reproductive rights.