USOC hopeful LA will bid for 2024 Games

...A. its candidate to try to bring the games back to U.S. soil for the first time in a generation.USOC CEO Scott Blackmun...generation of Americans who haven't seen the games on American soil. We want to address that, and make sure the games come to the...
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What's happening this week

...a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, Douglas Minipark, 4th Street. Volunteers will build raised beds, fill them with soil, and plant the beginnings of a fruiting forest. Bring water, shovels, small hand rakes, wheelbarrows, battery powered drills...
Land managers working on mine cleanup study

...project manager Mike McCrum said other options include excavating the Red Devil Creek valley and removing the tailings and effected soil."In the end the most important thing is to address the tailings," McCrum said. "They're still piled up next to Red Devil...
My Turn: End the cold war on trust lands

...come to similar conclusions: Cultivate a paradigm shift toward local self-determination; local solutions, grown from local soil, for oftentimes uniquely local challenges. Alaska Native tribal governments are heeding the call of their generation, mobilizing...
Dirt Girl: All about the spud when the potatoes you eventually eat begin forming. Most potatoes grow in the top six to eight inches of soil. Continue to pile soil around the plant to allow space for the tubers to grow larger. Like carrots, if the potatoes are exposed to...
Kerry implores Congress to back Iran nuclear deal

...Agency told The Associated Press that Iran may be allowed to take soil samples at the Parchin military complex that is suspected as...outside experts.The officials said stringent oversight of the soil-sampling could include video monitoring. The samples would...
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Japan's secret campaign against the U.S.

...planes from submarines just off the U.S. coast. This was done once in 1942 - a float plane dropped a few bombs on Oregon soil, then returned to the sub. But the Japanese navy had no vessels to spare for such minor campaigns. Q: What would a typical...
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Alaska Science Forum: The lonliest camp on Earth

...from the beach, 100 feet below. Griffin wrote a paper published recently summing up what he learned by excavating a square of soil and vegetation at the Pottery House during three wet, cool days.The builders of this house first dug a floor surface into...
US, Turkey plan for 'safe zone' free of IS in Syria

...The U.S. has been conducting airstrikes there, which will accelerate now that the U.S. can launch strikes from Turkish soil, the official said.No agreement between Turkey and the U.S. has yet been finalized, said the official, who spoke on condition...
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Britons mark 10th anniversary of London transit attacks

...candles Tuesday to mark the 10th anniversary of suicide bombings on London's transit system in the worst terror attack on British soil and a day of pain seared into London's collective memory.Four British men inspired by al-Qaida blew themselves up on three...
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