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In this photo taken July 30, 2013, and made available by Visit Florida, Gregg Matthews carries a Google street view camera as he walks recording St. George Island beach in the Florida Panhandle. (AP Photo/Visit Florida, Colin Hackley)

Google Maps Camera-toting teams map Fla. beaches

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Gregg Matthews fancies himself a lumbering Star Wars character of sorts as he treks along a popular Florida beach. He wears stout hiking sandals on the squishy sand and […]

08/15/2013

Washington Monument worker with ropes

From 500 feet, a new view of Washington Monument

WASHINGTON (AP) — The towering marble symbol of the nation’s capital is chipped, cracked and closed, though will soon be pieced back together by engineers working delicately across the Washington Monument’s surface. Some gashes in […]

06/07/2013

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Ewes-ful: Paris hires sheep to mow city lawns

PARIS (AP) — Will tourists soon see flocks of baaing sheep at the Eiffel Tower and bleating ewes by Notre Dame cathedral? That could be the case, since Paris City Hall this week installed a small flock of sheep to mow the lawn at the city’s gardens.

04/05/2013

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