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8 min ago | USA Today

Iowa farmers wary of proposed crude oil pipeline

DES MOINES, Iowa - Construction of an 1,100-mile crude oil pipeline slicing diagonally through 17 Iowa counties would generate millions of dollars for the state's economy, but it's creating worries among Iowa farmers wary of proposed crude oil pipeline DES MOINES, Iowa - Construction of an 1,100-mile crude oil pipeline slicing diagonally through 17 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Iowa, Des Moines, IA, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, Boone County, IA

4 hrs ago | WCAV

Firefighters Fill the Boot for MDA

It's part of a national campaign by the Association for Firefighters to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association .

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Related Topix: Muscular Dystrophy Association, Charlottesville, VA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

CSP

Ryko CEO Transitioning to New Role as Vice Chairman

Ryko Solutions Inc., a major provider of managed car wash systems, said that Steve L'Heureux has transitioned out of his role as president and CEO into the position of vice chairman of the company's board.

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Common Dreams

Moving Mountains Tragedy 2014: Stunning Court Denial of Appalachian Health Crisis

In a breathtaking but largely overlooked ruling this week, a federal judge agreed that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers may disregard studies on the health impacts of mountaintop removal mining in its permitting process, only two weeks after Goldman Prize Award-winning activist Maria Gunnoe wrote an impassioned plea to President Obama to renew ... (more)

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Related Topix: Appalachia, VA, US News, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, Liberal Political News

News9 Oklahoma City

3.0 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded Near Cherokee

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, this earthquake was recorded at 2:23 p.m. Its epicenter was located eight miles northeast of Cherokee and 35 miles north, northwest of Enid.

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

WXLO-FM Worcester

Jason Derulo, American Authors, Aloe Blacc to Appear on MDA Labor Day Weekend Telethon

Jason Derulo , American Authors and Aloe Blacc are among the stars appearing on the MDA Show of Strength Telethon, benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association, on Sunday, August 31. The two-hour broadcast starts at 9 p.m. ET on ABC.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Poison, Reality TV, Entertainment, Nashville, Television

The Daily Courier

Volunteers sought for prairie dog project

The Daily Courier The Arizona Game and Fish Department is looking for volunteers to help trap and process prairie dogs for a research project.

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Related Topix: US Geological Survey

The Honolulu Advertiser

Deep earthquake off Lanai shakes Hawaii

The earthquake, in the deep ocean southwest of Lanai, was about 12 miles deep and struck at 12:37 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Geology, Science

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A local researcher who helped develop the serum used to treat Ebola patients is reacting to news of their release.

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Related Topix: Scripps Research Institute

Iol.co.za

Quake 'not as strong as estimated'

The Council for Geoscience says the earthquake that hit South Africa on Friday morning measured 3.8 on the Richter scale, and not 4.6 as estimated by the US Geological Survey .

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

Iol.co.za

Another quake hits Joburg

A 4.6 magnitude earthquake hit Johannesburg in the early hours of Friday morning, the US Geological Survey said on its website.

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

ABC15.com

Skunk Creek flooding first of its kind

"I've worked here 13 years and have never seen flooding like that near Skunk Creek," said Joe Munoz, Communications Director with Maricopa Flood Control District.

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Related Topix: Maricopa County, AZ, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science

The Miami Herald

63 trillion gallons of groundwater lost in drought, study finds

The ongoing drought in the western United States has caused so much loss of groundwater that the Earth, on average, has lifted up about 0.16 inches over the last 18 months, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, California, UC San Diego, Science, US Geological Survey, Geology

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Business Journal

AIC rides high with Sandia Tram and other projects

David Shaffer and his crew have just wrapped up four big projects recently - a newly redone Sandia Peak Tramway upper terminal; the Vortex Theatre's new digs; Central New Mexico Community Collge's black-box theater; and business offices for Presbyterian Healthcare Services.

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

El Paso Times

Thoughts from the top: Dangerous and iconic Mount Rainier beckons many climbers

Josh Bossin watches rope teams climb up Washington's Mount Rainier as the sun begins to rise during a climb on July 24 and 25. Dan Schwartz crosses a wooden bridge over a crack in a glacier after standing on top of the 14,410-foot-tall Mount Rainier.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Mount Rainier National Park, Weather, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science

Asbury Park Press

Where Barnegat Bay's pollution really comes fromWhere Barnegat Bay's...

Where Barnegat Bay's pollution really comes from New data show high growth areas are adding tons of pollution to embattled bay Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/VIsO1q Toms River - A stinging sea nettle swims in the Barnegat Bay, off Cattus Island County Park in Toms River this summer.

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Related Topix: Toms River, NJ, Ocean County, NJ, Barnegat, NJ, Waretown, NJ, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science

Business Journal

Sandia joins global warming project

Sandia National Laboratories is among 14 institutions picked by the Department of Energy to develop new models showing the effects of climate change.

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Related Topix: Sandia, Department of Energy, Science, Computer Science

Los Angeles Times

Earthquake: 4.1 quake strikes near Ridgemark, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 4.1 earthquake was reported Wednesday evening 21 miles from Ridgemark, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Ridgemark, CA, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, Hollister, CA, Soledad, CA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Sampson Independent

Clinton-area leaders going behind bars to support MDA

More than 200 business and civic leaders from throughout the Clinton area will be "arrested" and put "behind bars" for the Muscular Dystrophy Association's Lock-Up fundraiser on Sept.

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Related Topix: Clinton, NC, Muscular Dystrophy Association, King, NC

Holtville Tribune

Decade of Water Science: USGS Helps Assess Water Resources in Afghanistan

For the past decade, scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey have shared their expertise with the Afghanistan Geological Survey in efforts to build an inventory of Afghanistan's water resources.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, US Geological Survey, World News, Afghanistan,

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