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In this June 25, 2014 photo, dead trees are seen in a tree island in the Florida Everglades near Miami.  A fungus that follows an invasive beetle from Asia is killing trees across the Everglades, and there’s no way to stop the blight from spreading. Since first detected west of Miami 2011, laurel wilt has killed swamp bay trees scattered across 330,000 acres of the Everglades, a roughly 2 million-acre system of state and federal lands. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
Deadly fungus spreads in Everglades, killing treesFungus spread by exotic beetle killing Everglades trees, adding to Fla's invasive species woes
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
In this aerial photo people inspect damage at Cherrystone Family Camping & RV Resort in Northampton County, Va., Thursday, July 24, 2014, after a severe storm swept through the area. Softball-sized hail and rain toppled dozens of trees and flipped recreational vehicles at the campground Thursday, killing two people and injuring more than two dozen, officials said. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, L. Todd Spencer)  MAGS OUT
Va. Gov. McAuliffe to tour tornado damageVirginia Gov. McAuliffe to tour tornado damage at Eastern Shore campground
The Associated Press46 minutes ago
During a news conference Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Long Beach, Calif., police display photos of Gus Adams and Andrea Miller. Police said they're deciding whether to arrest an 80-year-old man who shot a fleeing, unarmed burglar--Miller--despite her telling him she was pregnant, but they have arrested the woman's accomplice--Adams--on suspicion of murder for taking part in a crime that led to her death. (AP Photo/Long Beach Press-Telegram, Sean Hiller)
Man, 80, says he shot burglar after pregnancy pleaPolice investigating California man, 80, who said he shot burglar despite pleas of pregnancy
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this July 20, 2014 photo, with guns displayed for sale behind her, a gun store employee helps a customer at Dragonman's, east of Colorado Springs, Colo. When Colorado lawmakers expanded background checks on firearms last year, they were expecting a huge increase. But the actual number the first 12 months of the law is far lower than projected, according to an analysis of state data by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
APNewsBreak: Gun law based on flawed estimateAPNewsBreak: Colorado law expanding background checks on gun sales relied on flawed estimate
The Associated Press2 hours ago
This July 3, 2014 photo shows Jim Denny posing in front of his home in Brighton, Colo. Denny learned the hard way that he needed neighbors’ permission before growing hemp. He learned about marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin at an event earlier this spring and decided to try the crop on a 75-by-100-foot plot in his yard. But Denny’s hemp plot ran afoul of his homeowners’ association, which ruled the hemp experiment unacceptable. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
Pot may be legal, but homeowner agreements can banPot may be legal, but neighbors don't have to like it as weed complaints vex HOAs
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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