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DULUTH, Minn. — Fueled by the cheapest November gas prices in years, Americans are expected to travel more for Thanksgiving this year than any year since before the Great Recession. AAA last week forecasted that 48.7 million Americans will travel for the holiday, the busiest Thanksgiving period on U.S. roads and in the skies since 2007. AAA said that between Nov. 23 and 27, a full million more Americans will travel at least 50 miles from their home compared to last year's Thanksgiving holiday.
ST. PAUL—Minnesota had an estimated 2,278 wolves last winter, up just a tick from the year before, according to survey results released Monday by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The winter survey estimate showed several more wolf packs across the wolf range — about the northern one-third of Minnesota — but the population was statistically unchanged from the estimate of 2,221 in 2015, the DNR said.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Thursday announced that Minnesota's rapidly declining moose herd may warrant protection under the federal Endangered Species Act. The federal agency is responding to...
State wants quarantine on western pine logs
With monarch butterfly numbers down more than 90 percent over the past 20 years and their habitat increasingly disappearing, conservation groups recently called on the U.S. government to list the...
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