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Track Review: Better Place- Rachel Platten

Rachel Platten, like Jessie J, is one of those artists who paid way too many dues before making it big. Now at 35 years old, she released her first studio album all the way back in 2003, but failed to have any mainstream success until really, the summer of 2015 with her breakout smash-hit “Fight Song”. 388 more words

Music

Fort McMurray wildfire: Crews to get boost from South African firefighters

Firefighting efforts in Fort McMurray are going to get a big boost from crews on the other side of the world.

On Sunday night, 300 firefighters from Johannesburg, South Africa will arrive at the Edmonton International Airport and make their way to the front lines of the blaze, … 276 more words

World

Wind Driving Brush Fire In Southern California

AGUA DULCE, Calif. (AP) – Firefighters are battling a wind-driven brush fire in the Agua Dulce area of northern Los Angeles County.

The county Fire Department says the blaze was reported at 2:17 p.m. 27 more words

News

Better Place - Rachel Platten

I’ll tell the world, I’ll sing a song
It’s a better place since you came along
Since you came along
Your touch is sunlight through the trees… 275 more words

Northern portion of Mantario hiking trail re-opens, southern portion remains closed

The Mantario Hiking Trail was partially re-opened Friday afternoon after being closed off to trekkers just over two weeks ago due to wildfires.

The longest trail in the Canadian Shield in Western Canada, Mantario is a popular destination for backpackers, hikers and even marathoners who have taken to the trail every year since 1980. 297 more words

Environment

Palo Alto Networks targets legacy displacements and subscription services to sustain growth

By Krista Macomber, Senior Analyst, and Stephanie Long, Research Analyst

Increasing scale and spend on portfolio and go-to-market development drove a downtick to Palo Alto Networks’ revenue growth and profitability in C1Q16… 681 more words

TBR

Hold the Fort

The story of the Frigon family, who — along with 88,000 others — fled the 2016 Fort McMurray fire in Alberta, Canada.

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