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  1. Report Warns of a Significant Riska if Oroville Dam Spillway Is Not RepairedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    According to the Associated Press, a new federal report about the Oroville Dam warns of a very significant risk if the main spillway is not repaired by November. That looming deadline has those who live in the town worried the state won't get it finished in time.

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  2. Weeks after Oroville Spillway Emergency, All Evacuation Advisories Lifted for Butte CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    All evacuation advisories and warnings have been lifted for Butte County, more than five weeks after the Oroville Dam spillway emergency. "These past six weeks have been a very difficult and unsettling time for many individuals and families affected by the danger posed by fast-moving erosion to the emergency spillway," Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said in a news release sent Wednesday.

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  3. Human Remains Unearthed Along Feather RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    An extraordinarily wet winter and massive outflows from Lake Oroville have laid bare human remains embedded in the banks of the Feather River north of Yuba City. "There's the jaw bone, teeth -- a couple of molars.

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  4. Damaged Main Spillway of Oroville Dam to Reopen Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    Oroville Dam's heavily damaged main spillway is expected to resume releasing water next week as levels continue to rise in the reservoir. The Sacramento Bee reports the state Department of Water Resources says the battered concrete spillway is likely to begin water releases around March 17 when the level in Lake Oroville is expected to have risen to 865 feet.

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  5. 49ers Send Footballs to Oroville Kids Returning to SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    "The kids had to sleep in their cars because that's where the animals were. So it was a long tough week, and we are proud of them coming back," Superintendent Tim Taylor said.

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  6. Oroville Spillway: Where We Stand NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    It's Wednesday, and the sun is shining on Oroville and its dam. After what's happened during the last few weeks, the California Department of Water Resources' acting director Bill Croyle feels pretty good.

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  7. Lack of Oroville Spillway Water Creates Massive Reductions DownstreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    When officials with the Department of Water Resources stopped the flow of water over the main spillway at the Oroville Dam Monday afternoon, it did not take long for it to significantly change water levels down stream. At the Bed Rock Park in Oroville islands are now visible for the first time in months on the Feather River.

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  8. 18-Year-Old Leads Oroville Officers on High-Speed Chase in Stolen CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    Officers chased down an 18-year-old and his two passengers Saturday as the driver led them on a high-speed pursuit through the streets of Oroville in a stolen car. At around 4:35 p.m. Officer Khan of the Oroville Police Department spotted a car that had been reportedly stolen from Oroville earlier in the day.

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  9. Nearby Citizens Keep Watchful Eye on Stressed Garden Highway LeveeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    He's driving the Garden Highway north of Sacramento in Sutter County where the Feather River is swollen and running fast. Where this road, and the levee beneath it, are the only things between that water and the acres of farmland and homes on the other side.

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  10. Water Levels at Lake Oroville Keep Falling Despite RainRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    The California Department of Water Resources says the level of Lake Oroville continues to fall despite the stormy weather, and the amount of water flowing down the spillway continues to be cut. In a statement, the department says that "as runoff flows into the reservoir, water levels will likely fluctuate but will remain within acceptable and typical depths during times of storm activity."

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  11. Carjacking Suspects Arrested After Hitting Oroville Evacuee With His Stolen TruckRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    Two suspects have been arrested on suspicion of stealing an Oroville man's truck and running him over with it while he and his father were fleeing during Sunday's evacuations. The Butte County Sheriff's Office reports that suspects Cody Bowles, 27, and Lucia Ripley, 31, were found by officers of the Gridley-Biggs Police Department Friday night.

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  12. Oroville Dam Spillway Reinforcement Work Continues Through Steady RainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    Helicopters continued their boulder drops from the air, as crews with trucks on the ground continued to reinforce the emergency spillway. "We've been working very hard to reduce the water level behind the lake," said Bill Croyle, acting director of the Department of Water Resources.

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  13. TIMELINE: What Happened at the Oroville DamRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    January 13 - Record rainfall in the Feather River watershed leads the state Department of Water Resources to make reservoir releases from Lake Oroville of up to 10,000 cubic feet per second . January 31 - Flows through the main spillway increase to more than 10,000 cfs as runoff into the river increases.

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  14. Relief Yet Caution for Returning Oroville ResidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    Tired, hungry and in need of a restroom, the McDonald's off Highway 70 and Oro Dam Boulevard in Oroville was the first stop for hundreds of evacuees returning to their city Tuesday. When the fast-food restaurant's doors opened at 6:15 p.m. long lines formed inside and in the drive-through, customers who rushed home were served by employees who were called in on short notice -- for a paycheck, and in this case, to help out.

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  15. Emergency Work Underway on Garden Highway LeveeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    As most eyes were trained on the Oroville Dam up river, emergency work was underway on the Garden Highway levee in Sutter County . The levee at the confluence of the Feather and Sacramento rivers showed signs of trouble Monday, with work continuing through the day Tuesday.

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  16. DWR: a Agressive, Proactive Attacka to Address Erosion at Oroville SpillwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    For another day, helicopters fly above the Oroville Dam, carrying heavy bags of sand and rock to plug up holes in the damaged spillway. As work continues, onlookers from the area watch -- intrigued by the fast and necessary repairs at the nation's tallest dam.

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  17. Evacuation Centers Established as Crews Fight Potential Failure of Oroville Dam SpillwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    Immediate evacuations have been ordered for residents of the low levels of Oroville and areas downstream, according to officials with the California Department of Water Resources. An evacuation center for residents has been set up at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds at 2357 Fair Street in Chico.

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  18. Evacuations Ordered Due to a Hazardous Situationa Developing at Oroville Dam Emergency SpillwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    Immediate evacuations have been ordered for residents of the low levels of Oroville and areas downstream, according to officials with the California Department of Water Resources. Officials say a hazardous situation is developing with the Oroville Dam auxiliary spillway.

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  19. Water No Longer Flowing Over Oroville Dam Auxiliary SpillwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    Engineers with the Department of Water Resources will be at the dam Monday morning to assess whether their strategy of increasing water flows on the spillway worked. It is their goal to get more water out of Lake Oroville before more storms move in.

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  20. California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks during a news conference on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    Governor Jerry Brown issued a state of emergency order for Sutter, Butte and Yuba counties late Sunday related to the erosion concerns at the Lake Oroville Dam's auxiliary spillway and subsequent evacuations. "I've been in close contact with emergency personnel managing the situation in Oroville throughout the weekend and it's clear the circumstances are complex and rapidly changing," said Governor Brown.

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