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This Oregon project saves homes from fire but it's tough to replicate on broad scale

By ANDREW SELSKY

The Deschutes Collaborative Forest Project shows the potential of thinning -- and the challenges of doing it across the West. A shortage of workers and money are among the obstacles.


Texas storms shift some views on climate change

By CLAIRE GALOFARO

In Jefferson County, as the downpour from Hurricane Harvey stretched into its second day, Joe Evans watched from the window of his home and an unexpected sense of guilt overcame him: “What have we been doing to the planet for all of these years?”


Landscaper creates garden to heal Vegas

The day after a gunman opened fire on a country music festival from a high-rise Las Vegas hotel, a local landscaper was at City Hall with an idea for remembering the 58 people killed in the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history.


One missing, seven injured in Louisiana gas platform blast

By KEVIN McGILL

Authorities on the scene reported that cleaning chemicals had ignited on the structure, but Clovelly Oil Co. said the cause of the blast was unknown.


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