Species reintroduction

A pair of brown pelicans head for San Francisco Bay after being released at Fort Baker with the Golden Gate Bridge in the background Friday, June 29, 2018, in Sausalito, Calif. Seven young brown pelicans were released into the wild in Northern California after spending weeks at an aviary recovering from malnutrition. Russ Curtis of International Bird Rescue said the birds noted for their large, pointy beaks are among more than 80 sick and starving pelicans taken in by the group throughout the state since April. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
June 29, 2018 - 5:17 pm
SAUSALITO, Calif. (AP) — Seven young brown pelicans have been released into the wild in Northern California after spending weeks at an aviary recovering from malnutrition. Russ Curtis of International Bird Rescue says the birds noted for their large, pointy beaks were returned to a beach Friday in...
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June 12, 2018 - 7:16 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Eddie Vedder's support of the Chicago Cubs remains strong. The Pearl Jam frontman's new 7-inch vinyl single will be given out to those who buy tickets to the July 6 Cubs-Reds game at Wrigley Field. Pressed on blue and red vinyl, the record feature's Vedder's 2007 Cubs song "All the...
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June 07, 2018 - 2:37 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish environmental authorities say they have captured a rare lynx in Catalonia, three years after it was released in Portugal. Litio, a four-year-old Iberian lynx, had been spotted on the outskirts of Barcelona on May 29. Officials said Thursday the lynx was captured...
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May 11, 2018 - 4:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Mayer, a leading mainstream and independent publisher of the past half century who acquired such million-selling books as "Up the Down Staircase" and "Jonathan Livingston Seagull" and was known for his innovative and volatile style, died Friday at age 82. Mayer's daughter,...
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FILE - This Dec. 17, 2017 file photo shows Carolina Panthers' Daryl Worley (26) celebrating his interception against the Green Bay Packers during the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C. The Philadelphia Eagles have released Worley hours after he was arrested. NFL Network reported that Worley was arrested Sunday, April 15, 2018 near the team’s practice facility and that police used a Taser on him after he became combative. The Eagles traded wide receiver Torrey Smith to the Carolina Panthers for Worley in March. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
April 15, 2018 - 6:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have released cornerback Daryl Worley, hours after he was arrested. NFL Network reported that Worley was arrested Sunday morning near the team's practice facility and that police used a Taser on him after he became combative. The report also said a gun...
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March 25, 2018 - 10:37 pm
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned OF Austin Hays to Bowie (EL). BOSTON RED SOX — Optioned 1B Sam Travis to Pawtucket (IL). Agreed to terms with C Christian Vazquez on a four-year contract. CLEVELAND INDIANS — Released 1B/DH Mike Napoli, who accepted assignment to Columbus (IL)...
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March 23, 2018 - 5:37 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have added another free agent receiver with Allen Hurns agreeing to a two-year deal. Hurns joined the Cowboys on Friday, three days after being released by the Jacksonville Jaguars. After initially signing with the Jaguars as an undrafted rookie out of Miami...
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March 20, 2018 - 4:30 pm
COLLEGE BASKETBALL-OKLAHOMA-YOUNG Freshman leaves Oklahoma for NBA NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma star freshman Trae Young is leaving for the NBA after a standout season. The 6-foot-2 guard averaged 27.4 points and 8.7 assists this season, and many projections have him going early in the first round...
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March 20, 2018 - 2:33 pm
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FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2017, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars tight end Marcedes Lewis (89) makes a catch over Indianapolis Colts safety Matthias Farley, left, for a 2-point conversion during the second half of an NFL football game, in Jacksonville, Fla. Jaguars tight end Marcedes Lewis says he has been released after 12 seasons with the team. Lewis told The Associated Press on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, he got the news from his agent and feels “disrespected” by the timing of the move. It came a week after free agency began. He says, “I wish they would have done it sooner. I think I deserved a little better than this.”(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File)
March 20, 2018 - 2:27 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars unceremoniously dumped the longest-tenured player on their roster Tuesday, and he wasn't happy about it. The Jaguars released veteran tight end Marcedes Lewis after 12 seasons to save $3.5 million in salary-cap space. The move came the same day...
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