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3news   03 March 2019   USA   Utah  
<p>SPRINGDALE, UTAH (KSNV) &mdash; Heavy rainfall prompted a rockslide in Zion National Park on Saturday night. As a result, some popular canyoneering routes have been closed indefinitely.<br />The Zion- Mount Carmel Highway was closed after reports of an ...   27 February 2019   USA   Seattle  
<p>SEATTLE - A company contracted to haul away dirt from the state Route 99 tunnel excavation has been cited for underpaying workers by more than $370,000.<br />While Bertha was drilling underground for the recently-opened SR-99 tunnel, Glacier Northwest was ...
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Express   11 February 2019   USA   California  
<p>CALIFORNIA will eventually be struck by a huge earthquake that could have catastrophic effects. But when will the Big One hit?</p>
Fox News   01 February 2019   USA   Chicago  
<p>Freezing temperatures in Chicago — which at one point Thursday were said to be lower than those in Alaska and Antarctica — have reportedly caused a loud, ground-shaking phenomenon to occur: so-called “frost quakes.”<br>Chicago residents reported hearing ...
Los Angeles Curbed   16 January 2019   USA   Los Angeles  
<p>In December, tech billionaire Elon Musk and his tunneling startup, The Boring Company, unveiled a mile-long tunnel beneath Hawthorne&mdash;a prototype of an undergroundtransportation system called &ldquo;Loop.&rdquo;<br />Musk has repeatedly suggested that ...
The Washington Post   15 January 2019   USA   New York  
<p>A big chunk of an old New York bridge went down in history Tuesday as explosives demolished the eastern part of the Tappan Zee Bridge.<br />The bridge has been replaced by the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, which carries Interstate 87 traffic over the ...   08 January 2019   USA   Seattle  
<p>SEATTLE &ndash; The new Highway 99 tunnel opening in early February has been constructed to withstand a powerful once-in-2,500-years earthquake of roughly 9.0 magnitude off the Washington coast, state Department of Transportation officials said Monday.<br ...
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The Guardian   04 January 2019   USA   California  
<p>Los Angeles has unveiled the US&rsquo;s first publicly available earthquake early-warning app, a development seismologists hope will move cities across the west coast to invest in wide-scale alert technology.<br /><br />ShakeAlertLA uses mobile app technology ...
The Post and Courier   29 December 2018   USA   Arizona-Utah  
<p>Like one’s first sight of the sea, a sky-piercing peak or soaring redwood forest, this iconic red-sand desert region straddling the Arizona-Utah border is indelible, a marvel to behold. Famed for the towering sandstone buttes of Monument Valley Navajo Tribal ...
Jefferson Public Radio   20 December 2018   USA   Washington  
<p>In the middle of Washington&rsquo;s desert, there&rsquo;s a tunnel that stretches a third of a mile underground.</p> <p>It&rsquo;s full of railcars with chemical and radioactive waste. Now, contractors at the Hanford cleanup site are racing to fill the ...
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