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Updated 11/25/14 3:42pm
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Valley Fever a Rising Threat to Western Hunters, Hikers

Valley fever, or coccidioidomycosis, is caused by inhaling fungal spores in dust clouds. This potentially deadly disease is common in arid Southwestern states, including Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Utah. Although treatable, valley fever is often misdiagnosed and sometimes overlooked for the other usual suspects,…

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New Germany State Park to Host Youth Fishing Rodeo in Maryland

Who: Children 15 and under When: Saturday, May 18, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Where: New Germany State Park, 349 Headquarters Lane, Grantsville Cost: Free Contact: 301-895-5453 or lmongrain@dnr.state.md.us Young anglers of all skill levels are invited to enjoy a morning of fun and fishing at New Germany State Park’s annual…

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