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  • Austrian mountaineer dies in avalanche on Pakistan mountain

    One member of a three-man mountaineering expedition has died in an avalanche on a more than 7,000-meter (7,658-yard) high peak in northern Pakistan, officials said Saturday. Karrar Haidri, secretary of Alpine Club of Pakistan, said Austrian mountaineer Christian Huber was killed when an...

    ABC News
  • 4 new mountain lions kittens found in California mountains

    THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Four new mountain lion kittens have been found by researchers studying the wild cats living in Southern California’s Santa Monica Mountains. The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area said Tuesday…

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  • 'Suleiman Mountain': Film Review

    A female shaman and her con-man husband bring to life Elizaveta Stishova’s human drama set in Kyrgyzstan 'Suleiman Mountain,' which won both the NETPAC and Fipresci awards at the Eurasia Intl. Film Festival. read more

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • The Stray Birds On Mountain Stage

    Listen to an intimate concert from one of our favorite folk bands.

    NPR.org
  • How the Watchung Mountains won the Revolution

    New Jersey hill underappreciated as Washington's hiding place I grew up in the Watchung Mountains, in Summit to be exact. Despite the name, the town is not the highest elevation; that distinction belongs to Preakness Mountain in Wayne. The mountains run from Campgaw Mountain in Mahwah, to Pill Hill in Far Hills. If you take your arm and "make a muscle" it mimics the shape of the range, with the Ramapo Mountains at the fist and the Somerset Hills at the bicep. Summit...

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  • Loudon Wainwright III On Mountain Stage

    The folk singer shares stories about persevering through dark times.

    NPR.org
  • Coffee and conservation: Mozambique tries both on a mountain

    At Mozambique’s Mount Gorongosa — where farmers are being encouraged to grow coffee in the shade of hardwood trees, both to improve their own lot and to restore the forest — there is a point beyond which visitors are told not to go.

    Washington Post
  • Coffee and conservation: Mozambique tries both on a mountain

    At Mozambique's Mount Gorongosa — where farmers are being encouraged to grow coffee in the shade of hardwood trees, both to improve their own lot and to restore the forest — there is a point beyond which visitors are told not to go. The problem: Base camps of Mozambique's main opposition...

    ABC News
  • Coffee and conservation: Mozambique tries both on a mountain

    At Mozambique's Mount Gorongosa — where farmers are being encouraged to grow coffee in the shade of hardwood trees, both to improve their own lot and to restore the forest — there is a point beyond which visitors are told not to go.

    Fox News
  • Coffee and conservation: Mozambique tries both on a mountain

    MOUNT GORONGOSA, Mozambique (AP) - At Mozambique's Mount Gorongosa - where farmers are being encouraged to grow coffee in the shade of hardwood trees, both...

    Mail Online
  • Coffee and conservation: Mozambique tries both on a mountain

    MOUNT GORONGOSA, Mozambique (AP) — At Mozambique’s Mount Gorongosa — where farmers are being encouraged to grow coffee in the shade of hardwood trees, both to improve their own lot and to restore the forest…

    WTOP
  • Coffee and conservation: Mozambique tries both on a mountain

    At Mozambique's Mount Gorongosa—where farmers are being encouraged to grow coffee in the shade of hardwood trees, both to improve their own lot and to restore the forest—there is a point beyond which visitors are told not to go.

    phys.org
  • Coffee and conservation: Mozambique tries both on a mountain

    Conservationists on Mozambique's Mount Gorongosa are encouraging farmers to grow coffee in the shade of hardwood trees as a way to improve their lot and reverse deforestation at the same time.

    thenewstribune
  • Mountain lions may reappear in Missouri

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mountain lions may be making a reappearance in Missouri after being declared extinct in the state in the 1920s. The Kansas City Star reports that genetic material left behind on a dead elk in Shannon County confirmed the presence of a mountain lion. The material matched a mountain lion that had been trapped in 2012. Experts say there’s not yet evidence of a permanent breeding population, but it may only be a matter of time. University […]

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  • Pair assault in NSW Snowy Mountains

    A man and woman in their 20s visiting the NSW Snowy Mountains region have been hospitalised with facial injuries after a late-night attack.Police say a...

    Mail Online
  • Great Places to Retire Near the Mountains

    Retirement may afford you the perfect time to gain some perspective in life--and what better place to do it than in the mountains? On top of the scenic views, higher altitudes also give you cooler weather and less humidity. And America's mountain majesties can be found in many locations all over the country. We pinpointed the best place to retire in each state, taking into account living costs, safety, median incomes and poverty rates for retirement-age residents, as well as residents' sense of...

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  • Professor locks herself to Mountain Valley equipment

    BRUSH MOUNTAIN, Va. (AP) - A Virginia Tech professor has climbed atop a piece of construction equipment involved in work on the Mountain Valley Pipeline and...

    Mail Online
  • Santa Cruz 'predictive policing' raises concerns

    "It's a balancing act. A constant balancing act," Santa Cruz Police Chief Andy Mills said.

    KSBW
  • Manhunt for mountain goat poachers in Colorado continues

    “I’ve been a wildlife officer for 28 years and I’ve never seen this type of crime.”

    Newsweek
  • Latest Forecast: Thunderstorms Largely Limited To The Mountains

    Plan on temperatures staying slightly below normal on Friday with most neighborhoods topping out in the 80s. The chance for rain in the metro area is 10% or less.

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  • This mountain-climbing Paralympian taught The Rock to be a badass

    Jeff Glasbrenner was thrilled about his luck: He’d scored a seat in the roomy exit row on his flight. Maybe, he thought, the airline had heard he was flying back after just summiting Mount Everest, and this was their way of congratulating the first American amputee to do so. He popped his prosthetic legs —...

    New York Post
  • DUI arrests on the rise in Santa Cruz County

    So far this year, there have been 615 DUI arrests in Santa Cruz County.

    KSBW
  • Small fire burns theater at Santa's Village

    The Santa's Village theme park in New Hampshire says there was a small fire in its Polar Theater, but damage was minimal and the park is open for business.

    WCVB
  • 9 Tech Stocks That Sit Atop the Mountain

    There is a rule in technology called the 90-9-1 rule, and it usually holds true. Leading tech stocks tend to dominate 90% of the market, the second-place company gets 9%, and everyone else scraps for the remaining 1%. If you're an investor, the rule is simpler: Go with the winner. This is where we get the word "WinTel" from. WinTel described the virtual PC monopoly held by the Microsoft (MSFT) Windows operating system, running on Intel (INTC) hardware, 20 years ago. You could have owned Apple...

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