Posts Tagged Environment and nature

Louisiana turkey season could be productive

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — If Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries turkey study leader Jimmy Stafford could go turkey hunting anywhere in the state on opening day, he would likely opt for a stand around the Jackson-Bienville Wildlife Management Area.

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IOC commissioners begin inspections of Beijing’s 2022 bid

BEIJING (AP) — IOC evaluators began a five-day inspection tour of Beijing’s bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics on Tuesday, in a key test of the city’s status as a front-runner in the competition for hosting rights.

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Report: $243M to turn Astrodome into large park, civic space

In this July 30, 2014, file photo, the Houston Astrodome is reflected in a puddle in Houston. A proposal to turn the iconic but shuttered Astrodome into a massive indoor park and build a tree-lined green space around the structure could cost nearly $243 million, according to a report released Monday, March 23, 2015, by a nonprofit research group focused on land use. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)

HOUSTON (AP) — A proposal to turn the iconic but shuttered Houston Astrodome into a massive indoor park and build a tree-lined green space around the structure could cost nearly $243 million, according to a report released Monday by a nonprofit research group focused on land use.

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