PITTSBURGH (AP) — Amateur radio operators relay radio messages during natural and man-made disasters and fun events like Pittsburgh's Great Race.
And they don't get a dime.
They can't, according to Federal Communications Commission regulations.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A natural resource conservation program in Maine is dedicating nearly $1.5 million to projects designed to restore and protect wetlands in the state.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — At least three of North Carolina's wild horse herds on the Outer Banks have survived Hurricane Florence, but caretakers are still trying to account for one herd living on a hard-hit barrier island.
The News & Observer reports that the condition of the Shackleford Banks Herd was still unknown Sunday.
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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Trump administration has announced plans to increase access to hunting and fishing on national wildlife refuges, including three in Maine.
The Portland Press Herald reports the proposal announced Monday by U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke would open about 250,000 acres to hunting and fishing.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — The National Audubon Society has awarded a medal to the CEO of Green Mountain Power.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A team of biologists that worked in Arizona to relocate an endangered fish from the Little Colorado River has received national recognition as populations of humpback chub appear to be growing.
For more than a decade, biologists from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have moved hundreds of humpback chub each fall about five miles upriver, where there are fewer predators and more food for the fish.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bridge work has taken some of the bite out of this year's Pittsburgh Marathon.
Marathon officials on Tuesday announced new courses for the marathon and half marathon to be run May 7.
The new courses will be slightly flatter and, therefore, faster.