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  • An inside-out adventure canyoneering in Utah

    An inside-out adventure canyoneering in Utah
    SPRINGDALE, Utah — There comes a moment when you step backward off a cliff, clinging to a rope the width of your pinkie, and ask yourself, "Why am I doing this?" It's inevitable. Fear of heights (and its close cousin, fear of falling) is as deeply...
  • Jensen Beach a water sports paradise

    Jensen Beach a water sports paradise
    The toughest decision facing those who come here to enjoy the water is where to go and what to do first. Anglers can fish for snook, sea trout, redfish and tarpon in the Indian River or in the St. Lucie River or they can fish for kingfish, cobia,...
  • If you go to Jensen Beach

    Where to stay: River Palm Cottages & Fish Camp in Jensen Beach (riverpalmcottages.com or 800-305-0511) is Old Florida at its best and most relaxing. Featuring more than a dozen colorful cottages with a private beach and dock on the west bank of the Indian...
  • Hiker found safe in Sierra National Forest

    An Irvine woman who went missing in the Sierra National Forest was found safe Friday, authorities said. Barbara Taborek, 58, of Irvine, was reported missing at 9 p.m. Thursday after she was last seen near the Fernandez Pass Trailhead, above North Fork,...
  • Seneca Rocks is a West Virginia landmark with rich climbing history

    Seneca Rocks is a West Virginia landmark with rich climbing history
    SENECA ROCKS, W.Va. - It is hard to miss Seneca Rocks. It is a giant slab of bare white sandstone with sheer cliffs, towering 900 feet above the surrounding valley in the Allegheny Mountains in West Virginia's eastern panhandle. It is one of the most...
  • Clock Is Ticking On Plum Island Preservation

    Federal plans to shutter the Plum Island Animal Disease Laboratory and move the operation to Kansas have set into motion steps to sell the 843-acre New York island just off the North Fork of Long Island and visible from the Connecticut shoreline. But...
  • For sale: 'The Hunger Games' District 12 town

    For sale: 'The Hunger Games' District 12 town
    If you have a spare $1.4 million -- are you listening Mega-Millions winners? -- you can buy the abandoned North Carolina village that portrayed Katniss Everdeen's hometown in "The Hunger Games" movie. Henry River Mill Village was built in the early...
  • Assembly approves off-reservation tribal casino

    Assembly approves off-reservation tribal casino
    SACRAMENTO -- Assembly Speaker John A. Perez (D-Los Angeles) employed a little legislative arm-twisting to persuade lawmakers to pass a measure that would allow a Central California Indian tribe to open a casino just off a major state highway. The...
  • Jerry Brown clears way for controversial new tribal casino

    Jerry Brown clears way for controversial new tribal casino
    SACRAMENTO -- A Central Valley Indian tribe has earned the right to build a new casino with 2,000 slot machines near the city of Madera, thanks to a bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday. Brown’s action permits the North Fork Rancheria of...
  • No Good Reason To Sell Plum Island

    While plans to transfer the animal disease laboratory on Plum Island to Kansas are moving ahead, it's less likely that selling the island will help pay for the new laboratory, as Congress had hoped when it passed a law in 2008 calling for the sale....
  • California Senate approves casino deal for North Fork tribe

    SACRAMENTO -- The state Senate gave final approval to a controversial new tribal casino that divided Democrats and Republicans in Sacramento and could reshape the future of gambling in California. The 22-11 vote, which split members of both parties,...