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Wednesday, August 20, 2014


United States

(1) The Western Governors' Association added its support to efforts to end "fire borrowing" in which mitigation funds are used to cover suppression costs
Western Governors' Association calls to end "wildfire borrowing"


(2) Evacuees from around Yosemite National Park were allowed to return home as firefighters brought the 612-acre Junction Fire to 35% containment
Wildfire near Yosemite slows; anxious evacuees return home

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