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Express   16 October 2018   USA   California  
<p>TWO MASSIVE earthquakes have struck the French island of New Caledonia sending aftershocks ricocheting through the volatile Ring of Fire region. A huge magnitude 6.8 quake rocked the region early on Tuesday morning. <br>The earthquake followed an earlier ...
The Mercury news   21 September 2018   USA   California  
<p>SUNOL &mdash; After toiling away in the remote hills east of Interstate 680 on the Alameda-Santa Clara county line for seven years, hundreds of construction workers have finally finished the largest dam built in the Bay Area in 20 years.</p> <p>The 220-foot ...
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FORBES   22 July 2018   USA   Wyoming  
<p>Devils Tower in Wyoming is surrounded by myths and mysteries. To the Sioux people, this site was sacred and some of their stories tell how this mountain formed. A long time ago a giant bear chased a group of children onto the flat top of the mountain. Out ...
CNN   19 July 2018   USA   California  
<p>(CNN) A portion of California's scenic Highway 1 reopened Wednesday more than a year after a major landslide buried the road, transportation officials said.<br />The landslide at Mud Creek in 2017 heaped six million tons of rock and dirt on about a quarter ...
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Channel3000   18 July 2018   USA   Wisconsin  
<p>ASHLAND, Wis. - Heavy rains have caused an earthen dam to fail in a rural area of northwestern Wisconsin.<br />Douglas County Emergency Management Director Keith Kesler says he's unaware of any evacuations from the damage Monday. Few people live in the ...
syracuse.com   17 July 2018   USA   New York  
<p>SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- An inspection 13 month ago of a stretch of elevated railroad bridge that collapsed this month found flaking and cracking in the bridge's sidewalls, according to records obtained by Syracuse.com | The Post-Standard.</p> <p>Despite the cracking ...
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Science Daily   26 June 2018   USA   California  
<p>Geologists identify the San Andreas Fault's 'Durmid Ladder' structure, a a nearly 15.5-mile-long, sheared zone with two, nearly parallel master faults and hundreds of smaller, rung-like cross faults that could be the site of the region's next major earthquake.</p ...
WJLA   21 June 2018   USA   Washington D.C.  
<p>WASHINGTON (WJLA) - One person is dead and three workers were rescued after a multi-vehicle crash and fire Wednesday morning on the Woodrow Wilson Bridge.<br />The Beltway was completely shut down in both directions for a time.</p>
Roads&Bridges   14 June 2018   USA   Maryland  
<p>Gov. Larry Hogan joined state and local officials this week for the ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the new Dover Bridge along S.R. 331 over the Choptank River between Talbot and Caroline counties in Maryland.<br />Traffic on S.R. 331 had already ...
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<p>MILLVALE (KDKA) &ndash; The crushing impact of the hillside is obvious in 37 and 33 Spring Street.</p> <p>From the air, the size of the slide is almost beyond belief as it progressively puts more and more pressure on the homes.</p> <p>Karl Cavanaugh is ...