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  • Presidents Day coupons and retail deals

    Presidents Day coupons and retail deals
    You'll <3 my huge list of Presidents Day weekend freebies, dining deals and retail coupons to save at sales this weekend. Give your sweetie a free $168 4G tablet from T-Mobile, find savings at the stores, plus get free entry at natonal parks through...
  • Outdoors notebook

    Outdoors notebook
    Ocean expo: The Blue Wild Ocean Adventure Expo is 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 21-22 at the Broward County Convention Center. There are seminars on spearfishing, lobstering, free diving, underwater photography, shipwreck diving, kayak fishing and diving,...
  • Outdoors calendar

    Outdoors calendar
    Feb. 13: Fern Forest Nature Center in Coconut Creek has a naturalist-led night hike for all ages from 7 to 8 p.m. Cost is $5. Call the park at 954-357-5198. Feb. 14: The Bass Pro Shops store in Dania Beach has its annual Spring Fishing Classic, with...
  • Power company, preservationists face off over proposed towers across the James River

    Power company, preservationists face off over proposed towers across the James River
    JAMES CITY — Virginia's largest electricity provider will face off against James City County and preservationists this week in a battle over proposed new electrical towers crossing one of the nation's most historic waterways. The battleground is...
  • A look at Jamestown's role in forging the chains of slavery

    No place was more instrumental in the development and definition of slavery in Virginia than the first permanent English settlement at Jamestown. Here are some of the landmark events that played out in the colony's first capital during the 1600s:...
  • New study: Everglades rare plants under siege

    New study: Everglades rare plants under siege
    A landmark report — 10 years in the making — looked at critically imperiled plants at Everglades National Park and found that 16 of them may already have vanished from there. Possible culprits? The same threats faced by the park's endangered...
  • 2015 fee-free days at Everglades National Park

    2015 fee-free days at Everglades National Park
    The National Park Service will offer free admission to Everglades National Park and other U.S. National Parks on nine days in 2015, according to a release. In 2015, visitors can explore for free the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States...
  • President Barack Obama to make Chicago's Pullman area a national monument

     President Barack Obama to make Chicago's Pullman area a national monument
    There was joy in Pullman on Tuesday as word spread that President Barack Obama will designate the historic factory district a national monument, raising hopes for additional tourism, economic development and maybe just a little bit more respect. "A...
  • New park-finder website lets users search 11,000 California parks

    New park-finder website lets users search 11,000 California parks
    A new website allows you to search all California parklands, from the big national parks to local dog parks. The CaliParks website will help you plan your next adventure at 11,826 parks statewide and find what you're looking for in one place,...
  • As Obama arrives, remember the lessons of Pullman

    As Obama arrives, remember the lessons of Pullman
    Like the Petrified Forest National Park, the national monument that President Barack Obama will dedicate Thursday in Chicago is a place of arresting beauty. The back story of Pullman isn't pretty. The Far South Side neighborhood looks like a movie set...
  • Endangered bighorn sheep moved to Yosemite, Sequoia parks

    Endangered bighorn sheep moved to Yosemite, Sequoia parks
    For the first time in a century, endangered Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep are back on their ancestral range and headed toward recovery, wildlife officials said Monday. During an ongoing relocation effort, dozens of bighorns have been captured with nets...