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  1. Oroville Evacuation Order Lifted As Flooding Threats EaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Switched

    The nearly 200,000 people evacuated Sunday from the area surrounding the Oroville Dam in Oroville, California, are now free to return home, Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea announced Tuesday afternoon. Following successful efforts to lower Oroville Lake's water level and address erosion in its spillways, officials reduced the evacuation order to an evacuation warning, allowing more than 188,000 residents to return to their homes and businesses.

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  2. Oroville Crisis A 'Textbook Example' Of Need For Infrastructure Overhaul, White House SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Switched

    The White House says the critical situation at California's Oroville dam , which prompted evacuations of nearly 200,000 people over the weekend, shows why America needs to overhaul its crumbling roads, bridges and waterways. Officials are working to repair a severely damaged spillway below the country's tallest dam, which holds back California's largest water reservoir.

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  3. Oroville Dam Crisis Shows Why We Must Invest In InfrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | Switched

    Every few years an actual or threatened disaster highlights the state of America's crumbling infrastructure. President Barack Obama, for example, pointed to a 2007 bridge collapse in Minneapolis , which left 13 people dead and dozens of others injured, in his push for more federal funding to overhaul roads, bridges and waterways.

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  4. Sikh Temples Open Their Doors To Oroville Dam EvacueesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | Switched

    More than 180,000 people in Northern California were ordered to evacuate late on Sunday due to erosion of the emergency spillway in the nation's tallest dam. Several Sikh temples in the area opened their doors to people in need of places to spend the night.

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