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By Bob Dole
The industrious island has proved itself worthy of U.S. inclusion
Topic - California Department Of Forestry
The wildfire burning in and around Yosemite National Park has become the fourth-largest conflagration in modern California history, fire officials said Sunday as clouds and higher humidity helped crews further contain the biggest blaze in the United States this year.
A church bus with up to 20 teens aboard slid over the side of a highway in a Southern California ski area after colliding with a county fire vehicle.
President Bush declared a state of emergency in California on Saturday and ordered federal aid to help authorities battle the more than 1,000 wildfires burning out of control there.