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Stories with subject: Estuaries
  • Wal-Mart jumps into the money transfer biz, loudly 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 7:07 pm
  • NEW YORK - Wal-Mart is delving deeper into financial services at its stores and shaking up the money transfer business.

  • State town hall yields water recommendations 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 6:04 pm
  • ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Hundreds of New Mexico officials, business leaders and others finished hashing out recommendations Wednesday for improving the way the drought-stricken state uses its water and plans for the future.

  • Va. stands with Chesapeake Bay restoration plan 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 2:52 pm
  • RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia is defending the multistate plan to restore the environmentally battered Chesapeake Bay, arguing in a court filing that the state's interest in the nation's largest estuary is "incalculably great."

  • California Chrome easily wins Santa Anita Derby 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 9:06 pm
  • ARCADIA, California - Art Sherman knows what it takes to get a horse to the Kentucky Derby and win. He had a close-up view as an 18-year-old workout rider when Swaps won the 1955 Run for the Roses. Nearly 60 years later, Sherman is taking his own colt to Louisville as the early Derby favorite.

  • Salmon season opens; fishermen warned about otters 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 5:44 pm
  • MOSS LANDING, California - As the recreational salmon fishing season opens Saturday, marine conservationists at the Monterey Bay Aquarium are warning boaters to look out for California sea otters when they head out to sea.

  • Lost crab traps still a danger to bay boaters 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 4:52 pm
  • GALLOWAY, New Jersey - Fishermen call them ghost traps, and the hulks do look a little scary when they break the surface of Great Bay: hairy with marine growth, packed with muck and sometimes remains of long-dead crabs.

  • Va. Aquarium's stranding team helps marine animals 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 8:56 am
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - The mystery began with a telephone call on an otherwise normal Wednesday to the Mid-Atlantic Marine Conservation Center, a plain building on a dead-end street near the Virginia Beach oceanfront.

  • NM scientist to lead energy, water research group 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 5:22 am
  • SANTA FE, New Mexico - A scientist from Los Alamos National Laboratory has been tapped to help New Mexico with complex issues related to energy and water science.