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High Winds Push Growing Washington Wildfire

posted on July 24, 2014 at 1:52 PM

WINTHROP, Wash. (AP) — Pushed by howling, erratic winds, a massive wildfire in north-central Washington was growing rapidly and burning in new directions Saturday.Road closures and evacuations were changing regularly, as hot weather and... Full Story

Western Wildfires

posted on July 18, 2014 at 11:27 AM

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A north-central Washington sheriff issued an urgent evacuation notice late Thursday for the wildfire-threatened small town of Pateros and officials were also evacuating a hospital in a nearby town, authorities... Full Story

Severe Weather Erases Drought in Portions of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota

posted on June 20, 2014 at 5:53 PM

Severe Weather Erases Drought in Portions of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota
Mother Nature took aim with both barrels this week, riddling several states with destructive weather. Full Story

Market to Market (December 20, 2013)

posted on December 20, 2013 at 7:17 PM

Market to Market (December 20, 2013)
Full Program: Arid conditions stoke wildfires in California, but the rest of the country could see a break in the weather. The “Oracle of Omaha” gets a larger stake in wind power, as lawmakers call for reforms in renewable energy policy. Locomotives roll... Full Story

Late-Season Fires Burn Scenic Area While Winter May Return to Normal

posted on December 20, 2013 at 5:25 PM

Late-Season Fires Burn Scenic Area While Winter May Return to Normal
Residents of California endured another round of wildfires this week. The latest fire tore through dry vegetation in the scenic Big Sur region south of San Francisco. And a change in weather patterns may be coming to the Great Plains and points... Full Story

Market to Market (September 27, 2013)

posted on September 28, 2013 at 12:08 AM

Market to Market (September 27, 2013)
Full Program: The clock is ticking on a potential government shutdown while partisan bickering rules the day. A study indicates sub-therapeutic use of antibiotics in livestock production may lead to trouble. As one of the worst wildfire seasons continues,... Full Story

Market to Market (August 30, 2013)

posted on August 30, 2013 at 9:10 PM

Market to Market (August 30, 2013)
Full Program: The battle to contain Western wild fires rages on. Intense summer heat pounds the nation’s midsection. And the legacy of a popular New Deal program runs deep. Market analysis with John Roach. 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

Market to Market (August 16, 2013)

posted on August 16, 2013 at 7:28 PM

Market to Market (August 16, 2013)
Full Program: Persistent drought provides plenty of fuel for western wildfires. A key barometer of the rural economy reveals a slowdown in August. Soybean prices rally in the wake of a bullish report on supply and demand. Market analysis with Sue Martin. Full Story

Market to Market (July 19, 2013)

posted on July 19, 2013 at 7:13 PM

Market to Market (July 19, 2013)
Full Program: Californians flee from the flames, while other Americans swelter in a persistent heat wave. Innovators replace man with machine to address a growing labor shortage in the fields. Researchers make a breakthrough in the fight against a lethal swine... Full Story

Crews Battling Largest Nevada Fires Near Vegas, Reno

posted on July 12, 2013 at 11:04 AM

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fire crews worked Tuesday to stop two large Nevada wildfires advancing through rugged mountain areas, including one billowing smoke visible from downtown Las Vegas and another southwest of Reno. Fifty firefighters were... Full Story

Market to Market (July 5, 2013)

posted on July 5, 2013 at 7:05 PM

Market to Market (July 5, 2013)
Full Program: Washington’s failure to enact a Farm Bill, leaves dairy producers in limbo. A barometer of the Midwest economy declines for the third consecutive month. A record-breaking heat fuels lethal wildfires as the drought intensifies in the southwest.... Full Story

Deadly Wildfires Burn Across Arizona

posted on July 5, 2013 at 5:31 PM

Deadly Wildfires Burn Across Arizona
The wildfire season of 2013 took a deadly turn this week as 19 firefighters were killed in the line of duty. The elite crew members were overtaken as a quick moving fire blazed near the central Arizona town of Yarnell. Full Story

Investigators To Examine Why Arizona Blaze Killed 19

posted on July 3, 2013 at 3:26 PM

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — Shortly before flames engulfed his comrades, the Hotshot firefighters' lookout radioed his team that the blaze had shifted direction with the wind and that he was fleeing for safety. The harrowing experience of the... Full Story
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