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2 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland

Slow-moving landslide splits house in two

A slow-moving landslide in Jackson, Wyoming, has split a home on a hill in half.

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Related Topix: Landslide, Jackson, WY, US Geological Survey

6 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque

Dealership owner, well-known volunteer, dies

Don owned dealerships in Rio Rancho, Santa Fe and Albuquerque. According to the Sandia Foundation website, he also served on the following boards: The UNM Board of Regents, University of New Mexico Foundation, College of Santa Fe Board of Trustees, Expolra Science and Children's Museum, 4-H Foundation, Junior Achievement, and the New Mexico ... (more)

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Related Topix: Rio Rancho, NM, Albuquerque, NM, Sandia, University of New Mexico

13 hrs ago | Ohio.com

White amurs emerge as species of concern on Lake Erie

Federal officials reported in the fall that white amurs, a species of Asian carp, appear to be reproducing naturally in the Lake Erie basin for the first time.

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Related Topix: US Geological Survey

17 hrs ago | Green Bay Press-Gazette

CITGO dealer raises $32,000

From Feb. 1 through March 17, customers visited 18 participating Q Mart stations in the Sheboygan area to purchase paper shamrocks, which were posted around the store as a sign of their commitment to the cause.

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Related Topix: CITGO Petroleum, Energy, Oil & Gas, Muscular Dystrophy Association

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Lake Isabella in Kern County

A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Saturday evening eight miles from Bodfish, Calif., near Lake Isabella in Kern County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey .

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Lake Isabella, CA, Kern County, CA, Bodfish, CA, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science

NEWS.com.au

World News Update, what you need to know

THOUSANDS of Christian pilgrims have thronged the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem to celebrate the holy fire ceremony on the eve of Easter.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News, US Geological Survey, Solomon Islands

Northern Territory News

Tsunami warning follows PNG quake

A POWERFUL earthquake with a magnitude of 7.5 has struck off Papua New Guinea, the US Geological Survey says.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, Solomon Islands, Tsunami

CBS Local

Cal Scientists Go Underground To Monitor Hayward Fault Heartbeat

Cutting a direct path through the East Bay hills, the Hayward Fault is the San Andreas Fault's less-celebrated sibling.

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Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, UC Berkeley

KKTV

7.5-Magnitude Quake Strikes Off Papua New Guinea

An earthquake struck late Saturday off Papua New Guinea's eastern coast with a preliminary magnitude of 7.5, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, Oceania, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science

ThinkProgress

High Levels Of Mercury Found In Fish In Remote National Parks

Unhealthily high levels of mercury have been found in fish in national parks in Alaska and the West, proving that even the most remote lakes and streams in the U.S. aren't immune to mercury pollution.

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Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, US News, Liberal Political News

Albany Times Union

Price Chopper joins RPI test using air flow to stretch trucking fuel

Daniele Gallardo works in a wind tunnel at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on how directed air flow actuators can help reduce air resistence and improve energy efficiency in tractor trailers.

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Related Topix: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Control Group, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, Albany, NY, Environment, Science

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Yahoo!

6.6-quake hits off PNG's Bougainville

A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea's Bougainville Island on Saturday but there was no risk of a widespread tsunami, seismologists said.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Tsunami, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science

The Honolulu Advertiser

No tsunami threat to Hawaii from strong South Pacific quake

The quake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9, struck about 39 miles southwest of Panguna, Papua New Guinea, at a depth of about 28 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News, US Geological Survey, Ewa Beach, HI

AlertNet

Teck's Red Dog zinc mine still operating after quakes

Teck Resources said on Friday its Red Dog operation in Alaska, the world's largest zinc and lead mine, is operating as usual after two earthquakes struck a few miles from the site.

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Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Geology, Science

AlertNet

Landslide gains speed, threatens Wyoming resort homes

A slow-moving landslide threatening the affluent Wyoming community of Jackson is picking up speed, and efforts to stabilize the area were called off because of safety concerns, city officials said on Friday.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, US Geological Survey

Reuters

Two quakes strike near zinc mine in Alaska -USGS

Two earthquakes, a magnitude 5.5 and a magnitude 5.4, struck near the Red Dog Operations zinc-lead mine in remote northwest Alaska, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, Red Dog Mine, AK

Common Dreams

7.5 Earthquake Strikes Southern Mexico

A powerful earthquake rattled Southern Mexico Friday morning, sending people scrambling into the streets in populated areas such as Mexico City.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, World News, Mexico, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, US News, Liberal Political News

Cleveland Daily Banner

Hruby: TVA plans to reduce use of coal

Raymond Hruby, general manager of technical services at TVAa SWatts Bar Unit 2, speaks to the Rotary Club of Cleveland.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, TN, Nuclear Energy

Dallas Morning News

USGS confirms what Northwest Dallas felt Thursday: There was a 2.5...

At 2:47 p.m. Thursday several Northwest Dallas neighbors called, texted and emailed with the exact same question: "Did we just have an earthquake?" And the U.S. Geological Survey said nothing - until early Friday morning, when it confirmed that, yes, there was indeed a 2.5 quake Thursday at 2:44 p.m. near the intersection of Northwest Highway and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WFTV Orlando

Foundation makes boy's super hero dream come true

Huffington Post reported Max turned into his alter ego Iron Max as he put on the costume and flew, or rather floated, in an indoor skydiving facility in Colorado.

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Related Topix: Muscular Dystrophy Association

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