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Historic Moment for Alaska: Administration Changing Mount McKinley’s Name to Denali

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will change the name of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, a major symbolic gesture to Alaska Natives on the eve of President Barack Obama's historic visit to Alaska

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The Department of Natural Resources Says ‘No More Volunteers’

State Department of Natural Resources officials are closing down volunteer-intake centers and saying they have all the help they need to fight Washington's largest fire ever -- the Okanogan Complex.

Thousands of volunteers have gone through crash-course fire training, helped operate heavy equipment and directed other other volunteers to community service opportunities since the call for help went out last week, but for the moment the needs are being met DNR announced in a Thursday morning tweet.

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Gunman Shoots And Kills Two During Live Television Interview In Moneta, Virginia
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A Day After Horrific On-Air Shootings, Emotions Run High at Roanoke’s WDBJ-TV

MONETA, Va. (AP) — One day after the on-air killings of reporter and a cameraman shocked millions across the country, the grieving staff at WDBJ-TV came together Thursday for an emotional broadcast of its "Mornin'" show

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Yakima Fire Stations Collecting Donations for Okanogan Blaze

The wildfires that have consumed much of Washington are now making it difficult to provide even basic supplies for crews battling the blazes, especially in the Okanogan Valley.

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On-Air Shooting Claims Young Reporter, Cameraman

MONETA, Va. (AP) — A TV reporter and cameraman were shot to death on live television Wednesday by a man described as a disgruntled station employee. The man recorded himself carrying out the killings and posted the video on social media as he fled the scene

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Virginia News Reporter and Cameraman Killed in Shooting During Live Broadcast

A Virginia TV reporter and her cameraman were killed earlier this morning in Moneta, Virginia following a shooting that took during a live broadcast on the WDBJ morning news program.

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Washington State Wildfire Info Center

The folks at NBC-TV affiliate KING 5 in Seattle have compiled a helpful list of links to help those concerned and interested keep up with the latest on the Washington wildfires spreading across the state:

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Apple Music Festival Announces Headliners

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pharrell Williams, One Direction, Disclosure and Florence And The Machine will perform at the Apple Music Festival in London next month. The ten-day festival begins September 19

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To React Or Not To React, That Is The Question – Dave’s Diary

Here is a teachable moment about internet “news”, rumors, misinformation and what your responsibility is

In the inner sanctum of the KIT newsroom where we gather to plot out each day’s program we recently got word of a possible HOT talk topic -- the Navy was going to go after Navy Lt

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Break Out the Butter! September 25th Could be National Lobster Day!

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Happy Lobster Day! Not today, but how about Sept. 25? U.S. senators from New England are introducing a resolution to designate Sept. 25, 2015, as National Lobster Day. Maine's Angus King and Susan Collins say the crustacean deserves some respect

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