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Wildfires burn through Weed and beyond in California

posted on September 19, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Wildfires burn through Weed and beyond in California
It was another week of intense wildfire fighting in tinder-dry California as thousands of homes were threatened and hundreds more were destroyed. Full Story

Wildfire season off pace, drought limited east of Rockies

posted on August 29, 2014 at 5:22 PM

Wildfire season off pace, drought limited east of Rockies
One of the driest periods in California history has not resulted in the number of wildfires as experts feared. Nevertheless, parts of the Golden State are burning. Full Story

Massive Wildfire Burns as Flash Drought Strengthens

posted on August 30, 2013 at 6:12 PM

Massive Wildfire Burns as Flash Drought Strengthens
Wildfire in Yosemite larger than the city of Chicago and much of the Corn Belt is now experiencing a flash drought. Full Story

Drought Spreads as Wildfires Expand

posted on August 23, 2013 at 5:40 PM

Drought Spreads as Wildfires Expand
Western wildfires continue to make the summer of 2013 a dynamic and expensive one. Nationally, there are 50 active wildfires being battled. Full Story

Wildfires Flare Up Again In Western U.S.

posted on August 15, 2013 at 4:41 PM

Wildfires Flare Up Again In Western U.S.
Thanks to persistent heat and dry conditions, wildfires are raging in the western U.S.Just after a fire in southern California caused hundreds to flee their homes last week, another emerged this week near Park City, Utah. Utah Governor Gary... Full Story

High winds calm after causing havoc on west coast

posted on December 23, 2011 at 3:05 PM

California winds that overturned trucks, toppled trees and fanned fires were dying down Friday and forecasters predicted calmer weather for the Christmas weekend. Full Story

Heat Creates Dangers for Farmers at Harvest Time

posted on October 7, 2011 at 2:06 PM

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Farmers usually hope for sunny weather to help speed their harvest, but weeks of unseasonably warm temperatures have dramatically increased the risk of field fires, prompting growers to take extra precautions as they navigate... Full Story

Wildfires cause lengthy damage

posted on September 30, 2011 at 4:09 PM

Wildfires cause lengthy damage
Texas wildfires damage estimates continue to climb. Full Story

Market to Market (September 16, 2011)

posted on September 16, 2011 at 7:01 PM

Market to Market (September 16, 2011)
Full Program: Government prognosticators predict a smaller crop and tighter ending stocks. Mother Nature continues her unrelenting assault on the South. A Midwestern cattle producer deploys innovative strategies to produce feed, food and fuel. Market... Full Story

Market to Market (September 9, 2011)

posted on September 9, 2011 at 1:54 PM

Market to Market (September 9, 2011)
Full Program: President Obama unveils his latest plans to put America back to work. Wildfires blacken 33 thousand acres in the tinderbox formerly known as Texas. And Nebraska residents find an oasis in what some have called a "food desert." Those stories and... Full Story

Guard Commander Takes Responsibility For Wildfire

posted on September 23, 2010 at 2:09 PM

HERRIMAN, Utah — The National Guard joined forces with firefighters again Tuesday to battle a fast-moving, wind-driven blaze that the guard ignited during a machine-gun training exercise. Full Story

Market to Market (December 11, 2009)

posted on December 11, 2009 at 6:12 PM

Market to Market (December 11, 2009)
Full Program: The Environmental Protection Agency begins the process of regulating greenhouse gases. A massive snowstorm paralyzes the Midwest, stranding travelers and leaving millions of bushels of corn in the field. But, when it get's hot, dedicated volunteers... Full Story

Wildfire Launches Funding Firestorm

posted on September 4, 2009 at 8:09 PM

Sen. Barbara Boxer on Thursday urged the U.S. Forest Service to dedicate more money to reduce wildfire danger in high-risk areas before another blaze threatens homes and lives. Full Story

Long Battle Over Field Burning Finds Resolution

posted on August 28, 2009 at 8:08 PM

LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — For nearly a decade Idaho farmers and clean-air advocates battled over agricultural field burning. Full Story

California Wildfires Force Thousands from Homes

posted on August 14, 2009 at 8:08 PM

DAVENPORT, Calif. (AP) - Crews battling wildfires across California are getting more manpower and some help from Mother Nature after the blazes forced thousands of people to leave their homes in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Full Story
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