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Budget cuts taking toll on national, state parks

Budget cuts taking toll on national, state parks

May 29th, 2013 2:30 am by Rita Beamish, Stateline.org (MCT)

National and state parks will be open for business this summer, but it won’t be business as usual: Washington’s sledgehammer budget cuts and fewer state dollars will result in overflowing trash cans, long lines and closed visitor centers.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Something unexpected on Memorial Day

PHOTO GALLERY: Something unexpected on Memorial Day

May 28th, 2013 1:52 pm by pamela and russell burns

Something unexpected on Memorial Day: a bald eagle sighting.

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Scrapbook Showcase: The Trail at Exchange Place

May 28th, 2013 1:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

This week's Scrapbook Showcase features photos submitted by Fred Mattingly. A collection of his photos appeared in the print edition of Sunday Stories on May 26.

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Sports Live Outdoors
TWRC to set Tennessee 2013-14 hunting seasons this week

TWRC to set Tennessee 2013-14 hunting seasons this week

May 28th, 2013 5:00 am by Associated Press

Dates and regulations for Tennessee’s 2013-14 hunting seasons will likely be set during the monthly meeting of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission scheduled for Thursday and Friday.

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Tennessee Aquarium coming to aid of Barrens topminnow

Tennessee Aquarium coming to aid of Barrens topminnow

May 27th, 2013 7:06 pm by Associated Press

Officials at the Tennessee Aquarium have partnered with officials at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in an effort to save a fish species.

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Sports Live Outdoors
Hunting regs comment deadline nearing

Hunting regs comment deadline nearing

May 24th, 2013 7:15 pm by Associated Press

Hunters have through Monday to comment to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency on hunting regulations for the next seasons.

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Regional & National Outdoors
Japanese climber, 80, becomes oldest atop Everest

Japanese climber, 80, becomes oldest atop Everest

May 23rd, 2013 11:49 pm by Associated Press

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer on Thursday became the oldest person to reach the top of Mount Everest — although his record may last only a few days.

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High water a factor for local fishermen, wherever they go

High water a factor for local fishermen, wherever they go

May 23rd, 2013 10:47 pm by George Thwaites

Northeast Tennessee is pretty much the TVA’s first line of flood control. With the Holston, Clinch and Powell watersheds continually absorbing thunderstorm run-off, fishing in the region is going to be affected.

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Grants help landowners conserve wildlife

Grants help landowners conserve wildlife

May 23rd, 2013 6:26 pm by Associated Press

Federal officials have set aside more than $1 million for Tennessee landowners who help conserve wildlife, the TWRA said.

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Celebrate Urban Birds with guided walk

Celebrate Urban Birds with guided walk

May 23rd, 2013 8:33 am by Staff Report

If you think downtown Kingsport is ready to take flight, then you’re right — in more ways than one. At 11 a.m., Friday, May 24, Kingsport will participate in the Celebrate Urban Birds event.

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