VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Benedict, speaking before a larger than usual crowd at his penultimate Sunday address, asked the faithful to pray for him and for the next pope. The crowd in St. Peter's Square chanted "Long live the pope!," waved banners and broke into sustained applause as he spoke from his window. The 85-year-old Benedict, who will resign on February 28,...
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A federal judge ruled that a lawsuit against Pershing County, Nev., by the organizers of Burning Man can move forward. Judge Robert Jones on Friday denied Pershing County’s motion to dismiss the entire lawsuit, which Black Rock City LLC, the nonprofit that organizes the yearly event, filed in August over a new fee for the festival. “The ordinance is nothing more than the...
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The Tennessee Valley Authority is teaming up with state and local officials and other federal agencies to begin springtime prescribed burning on public lands.
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MONROVIA - Coroner's officials Friday released the name of a 58-year-old man found dead inside his burning mobile home over the weekend in an unincorporated county area near Monrovia.
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Firefighters pulled a Kelso man from a burning SUV Tuesday night, mere minutes before the passenger compartment caught on fire, officials said.
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The Tennessee Valley Authority has announced it is teaming up with state and local officials and other federal agencies to begin springtime prescribed burning on public lands.
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This year drew its largest crowd and its largest headline: A 36-year-old man was shot to death amid the crowd and four others were wounded, at least one critically.
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A federal jury has convicted a Logan County man of burning his duplex to collect insurance money. U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin said Thursday that Michael L. White, 58, of Chapmanville, was found guilty of conspiracy to commit arson, ...
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CARSON CITY — A Nevada legislative panel has narrowly approved a bill to prevent officials in rural Pershing County from imposing its own rules and fees on the Burning Man festival staged annually on the Black Rock Desert.
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With 60,000 tickets that often sell out in under two hours, the allure of Burning Man is indisputable. But as anyone who follows the festival knows, the playa is not without its controversies. From entry crises to safety concerns to serious questions about law enforcement, Burning Man faces a constant struggle between regulation and the event's free spirited mission. In...
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