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Teen drowns on high school trip to Lake Powell

A 15-year-old boy drowned during a visit to Lake Powell with a group from his high school.

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Angels Landing trail in Zion temporarily closed for repairs

National Park Service officials say the popular Angels Landing trail at Zion National Park in southern Utah will be temporarily closed for repairs beginning Tuesday.

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Black bear falls on California deputy's patrol car

They probably don’t train people for this at the sheriff’s academy.

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North Dakota town, governor want Roosevelt library in national park

Gov. Doug Burgum and other backers of the proposed presidential library for Theodore Roosevelt are pushing to build the facility within the boundaries of the former president’s namesake national park in North Dakota’s badlands.

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Officials: Arizona man drowns in Lake Powell

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area authorities say an Arizona man has apparently drowned in Lake Powell.

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First Eurasian Lynx born in Pyrenees in almost a century

A Spanish nature conservation center says that the first baby lynx has been born in the Pyrenees in nearly a century.

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Bear breaks into house, leaves by pushing through a wall

A black bear broke into a Colorado house over the weekend and left by breaking through a wall “like the Kool-Aid Man.”

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Officials propose killing elk for cattle in California park

The National Park Service has proposed shooting a few elk each year as a way to reduce conflict with livestock that graze a park north of San Francisco.

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‘Era of the active shooter’: NPS restricts Fort Sumter beach access

The National Park Service says people can no longer stop by a historic South Carolina fort for free, unregulated visits.

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New Mexico chile plant selected to be grown in space

It’ll be one giant leap for chile-kind.

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