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Conservation Organizations Team Up For Quail

Posted: 9:53 PM - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) at its meeting today near Tallahassee announced a partnership with three other conservation organizations to help the northern bobwhite (quail) and youth shooting programs in Florida and Georgia.

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  • Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions _ for now
    GENEVA (AP) -- In a surprise accord, Ukraine and Russia agreed Thursday on tentative steps to halt violence and calm tensions along their shared border after more than a month of Cold War-style military posturing triggered by Moscow's annexation of Crimea....
  • Avalanche sweeps Everest; 6 killed, 9 missing
    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- An avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to ascend the world's highest peak, killing at least six Nepalese guides and leaving nine more missing, officials said....
  • Transcript shows ferry captain delayed evacuation
    MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- Fresh questions arose about whether quicker action by the captain of a doomed ferry could have saved lives, even as rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of passengers still missing Friday and feared dead....
  • Sub scours ocean for missing Malaysian jet
    PERTH, Australia (AP) -- A robotic submarine headed back down into the depths of the Indian Ocean on Friday to scour the seafloor for any trace of the missing Malaysian jet one month after the search began off Australia's west coast, as data from the sub's previous missions turned up no evidence of the plane....
  • Obama: 8 million signed up for health care
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The enrollments exceeded expectations and offered new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of the midterm elections....
  • Obama: 8 million signed up for health care
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The enrollments exceeded expectations and offered new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of the midterm elections....
  • Jury convicts husband in Iraqi woman's death
    EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) -- An Iraqi immigrant was convicted Thursday of bludgeoning his wife to death in a case that initially was considered a hate crime because a note found next to her body said: "This is my country, go back to yours, you terrorist."...
  • Oregon ruling spurs halt on immigration detainers
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A federal judge in Oregon has found that an immigrant woman's constitutional rights were violated when she was held in jail without probable cause at the request of U.S. immigration authorities, one of several recent federal court decisions to scrutinize the practice of keeping people in jail after they're eligible for release so that they can be considered for deportation....
  • 911 calls capture chaos after truck-on-bus crash
    ORLAND, Calif. (AP) -- With shrieks in the background, a shocked passenger struggled to recount to an emergency dispatcher how a FedEx tractor-trailer smashed into a tour bus carrying high school students. In other 911 calls released Thursday, other witnesses described explosions after the fiery wreck that left 10 people dead....
  • Chelsea Clinton expecting first child this fall
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- For the Clintons, 2014 is the year of the baby....
  • Ukrainian unity on display with peaceful rallies
    MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) -- Thousands gathered for peaceful demonstrations Thursday in at least four eastern cities to denounce Russia for its perceived meddling in Ukrainian affairs, a day after the most lethal clash so far killed three pro-Russian activists....
  • Transcript shows ferry captain delayed evacuation
    MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- Fresh questions arose about whether quicker action by the captain of a doomed ferry could have saved lives, even as rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of passengers still missing Friday and feared dead....
  • Grief in town of students missing in ferry sinking
    ANSAN, South Korea (AP) -- The most poignant reminders of what's been lost here are the most ordinary....
  • Sub scours ocean for missing Malaysian jet
    PERTH, Australia (AP) -- A robotic submarine headed back down into the depths of the Indian Ocean on Friday to scour the seafloor for any trace of the missing Malaysian jet one month after the search began off Australia's west coast, as data from the sub's previous missions turned up no evidence of the plane....
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87
    MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast....
  • Obama: 8 million signed up for health care
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The enrollments exceeded expectations and offered new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of the midterm elections....
  • Chelsea Clinton expecting first child this fall
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- For the Clintons, 2014 is the year of the baby....
  • IRS audits less than 1 percent of big partnerships
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Internal Revenue Service audits fewer than 1 percent of large business partnerships, according to a government report released Tuesday....
  • Homeland Security reissues immigrant asylum rules
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Homeland Security Department has reissued asylum rules to immigration officials amid concerns that they are misinterpreting how to decide which immigrants get to see a judge for asylum claims....
  • 2 long-time friends discuss the First Amendment
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The legality of government surveillance is likely to come before the Supreme Court someday, and Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg appear less than thrilled at the prospect....
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