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    An environmental group is going to court in an effort to protect several rare amphibians and reptiles found in New Mexico, Texas and Arizona.

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Former U.S. Marine Angel Gomez of Fresno, Calif., casts his line onto a pond earlier this month outside Ketchum, Idaho. Mr. Gomez was left with traumatic brain injury after his truck was hit by an IED in Iraq. The fly fishing program is part of Sun Valley Adaptive Sports, which uses sports and recreation to help rehabilitate injured service members.

    EDITORIAL: Shot in the dark at lead ammo

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  • Alaska to sue over bear listing

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The state of Alaska will sue to challenge the recent listing of polar bears as a threatened species, Gov. Sarah Palin announced yesterday.

  • Alaska to challenge polar bear listing

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The state of Alaska will sue to challenge the recent listing of polar bears as a threatened species, Gov. Sarah Palin announced today.

  • Nonnative penguins eyed for U.S. list

    The Bush administration will decide whether nearly a dozen species of nonnative penguins will be included on the U.S. list of threatened and endangered species and whether a decline in populations is based in part on global warming.

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    The Bush administration will decide whether nearly a dozen species of nonnative penguins will be included on the U.S. list of threatened and endangered species and whether a decline in populations is based in part on global warming.

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