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A pesticide used to help coat corn was found in each sample of dead and dying bees.
Employment and wages increase in some sectors during a wildfire, but not enough to undo the social and economic damage a wildfire can cause.
When a helicopter pilot needed to alert several Mount Rainier campers that a deadly attacker was on the run, he used a low-tech solution: coffee cups.
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