Posts Tagged Environment and nature

Longtime Lions stalwart Charlie Sanders dies at age 68

In this Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007 file photo, former Detroit Lions tight end Charlie Sanders stands with his bronze bust during the Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Sanders played 10 seasons in the NFL. The Detroit Lions say Hall of Fame tight end Charlie Sanders has died at age 68, Thursday, July 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Phil Long, File)

DETROIT (AP) — Hall of Fame tight end Charlie Sanders epitomized Detroit’s blue-collar roots.

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10 riders to watch at the Tour de France

Movistar teammates ride with Colombia's Nairo Quintana, left, during a training session two days before the start of the Tour de France cycling race near Utrecht, Netherlands, Thursday, July 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — 10 riders to watch in the Tour de France, which starts on Saturday in Utrecht, Netherlands.

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Redskins name hinders DC’s efforts for stadium site lease

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service won’t grant the District of Columbia a new lease for the site of the Washington Redskins’ former stadium in part because Interior Secretary Sally Jewell opposes the team’s name.

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State ends lease for Union Wildlife Management Area

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — State wildlife officials say the property known as Union Wildlife Management Area will no longer be part of the department’s wildlife management area program, effective July 1

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