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  1. Power plant restarted at California's troubled Oroville DamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Crews began restarting a power plant Friday at the base of Oroville Dam, allowing them to release water from the Northern California lake without having to send it over a badly damaged spillway, officials said. The move is a major milestone in the race to protect Oroville and downstream communities from the threat of flooding, said Bill Croyle, acting director of the California Department of Water Resources.

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  2. California dam spillway water shut off to clear debrisRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2017 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    After the water from the Oroville Dam's crippled spillway was shut off, construction workers clear the rock debris Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, in Oroville, Calif. California water authorities stopped the flow of water down the dam's spillway allowing workers to start clearing out massive debris that's blocking a hydroelectric plant from working.

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  3. Officials to stop California dam's outflow to clear debrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    This Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, file aerial photo released by the California Department of Water Resources shows the damaged spillway with eroded hillside in Oroville, Calif. California water authorities will cut the outflow from the dam to allow workers to remove debris piled at the base of its main spillway.

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  4. Flood warnings issued amid heavy rain in Northern CaliforniaRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2017 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    A member of Cal Fire, right, talks to workers on the Oroville Dam project in front of the main spillway in Oroville, Calif., Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. Forecasters issued flash flood warnings Monday throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and elsewhere in Northern California as downpours swelled creeks and rivers in the already soggy region.

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  5. Heavy rains could impact Oroville Dam on Sunday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    As spillway repairs continue at the Oroville Dam, area residents are bracing for a storm Sunday that will put more stress on the California dam, the Los Angeles Times reported. "It looks like it's going to be a pretty good rainmaker," said meteorologist Mike Smith of the National Weather Service.

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  6. AP Exclusive: If California dam failed, people likely stuckRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    In this Aug. 23, 2016, satellite image released by DigitalGlobe and taken by DigitalGlobe's WorldView-2 satellite shows an overview of the Oroville Dam in Oroville, Calif. On Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, thousands of people were evacuated from counties downstream of the nation's tallest dam amid concerns the spillway could fail and send water roaring downstream.

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  7. AP Exclusive: Warning, escape route lack by California damRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    This Aug. 23, 2016, satellite image released by DigitalGlobe and taken by DigitalGlobe's WorldView-2 satellite shows an overview of the Oroville Dam in Oroville, Calif. On Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, thousands of people were evacuated from counties downstream of the nation's tallest dam amid concerns the spillway could fail and send water roaring downstream.

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  8. What we know so far about problems at the tallest US damRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    It's been more than a week since engineers at the nation's tallest dam noticed damage to its emergency spillway, launching a series of events that culminated with the threat of catastrophic flooding and the two-day evacuation of nearly 200,000 California residents downstream. Officials said Thursday that they are confident the lake behind Oroville Dam will keep draining despite storms expected to dump several inches of rain in the coming days.

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  9. Cracks may offer clues to California dam's troublesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    In this photo taken Oct. 7, 2009, California Department of Water Resources crews do maintenance repairs on the Oroville Dam spillway in Oroville, Calif. Six months before rushing water scoured a huge hole in a channel that drains a Northern California reservoir, state inspectors said the concrete spillway was sound.

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  10. The Latest: Some evacuees arriving home near damRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Rod Remocal, who lives in Biggs, west of Lake Oroville, says he and his wife were almost home an hour after officials announced an evacuation ordered had been lifted. Remocal says they took a long route back and saw police and deputies from across Northern California stationed at every major intersection.

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  11. Dam evacuees relieved but frustrated as they head homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    In this photo taken Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, Gerldeen Trammell, right, sits in her family's car with her daughter and grandchildren from Oroville at the evacuation center at Silver Dollar Fairgrounds in Chico, Calif. Authorities on Tuesday lifted an evacuation order Tuesday for thousands of California residents who live below the nation's tallest dam after declaring that the risk of catastrophic collapse of a damaged spillway had been significantly reduced.

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  12. Evacuation lifted for 200K Californians living below damRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Truck after truck line the Oroville Dam roadway as the effort to stabilize the emergency spillway continues Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, in Oroville, Calif. Officials say the decision to lift the evacuation order for nearly 200,000 people living below a damaged dam in California has taken into account updated weather forecasts.

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  13. The Latest: Evacuees start returning to homes near damRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Hundreds of people at an emergency shelter watched a broadcast as the sheriff said people could return to their homes because the danger from a damaged dam spillway had lessened. People staying at Neighborhood Church of Chico started packing immediately when Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea announced the evacuation order was lifted.

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  14. The Latest: Sheriff: Changes may mean more evacuation ordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    A California sheriff says residents returning home near a damaged dam should be prepared for "the prospect that we will issue another evacuation order." Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said Tuesday that they could tell people to leave again "if the situation changes."

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  15. Crews rush to repair centerpiece of Northern California lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Rose Leal and her family leave an emergency shelter at the Sutter High School gymnasium to take showers on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, in Sutter, Calif. The thousands of people who were ordered to leave their homes after a damaged California spillway threatened to unleash a 30-foot wall of water may not be able to return until significant erosion is repaired, authorities said Monday.

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  16. Damaged dam system threatens Northern California townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    This June 23, 2005, aerial photo provided by the California Department of Water Resources shows Oroville Dam, Lake Oroville and the Feather River in the foothills of Sierra Nevada near Oroville, Calif. The concrete spillway that was undermined and developed huge holes in the last few days is at lower left.

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  17. California dam managers dismissed flood concern 12 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    CORRECTS DATE TO MONDAY FEB 13, NOT 12 - Water continues to run down the main spillway at Lake Oroville on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, in Oroville, Calif. The water level dropped Monday behind the nation's tallest dam, reducing the risk of a catastrophic spillway collapse and easing fears that prompted the evacuation of nearly 200,000 people downstream.

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  18. Officials repeatedly said spillway safe before evacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    For six days, amid rising waters and heavy rain, officials assured Northern California residents living downstream from a damaged dam that they were safe. Then on Sunday afternoon, a few hours after once again being told they were safe, the alarm was sounded: evacuate immediately.

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  19. Panic ensues as dam evacuees grab what they can and fleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Still others couldn't leave at all Sunday when word came down that a damaged spillway at California's gigantic Oroville Dam might collapse and send a 30-foot wall of water rushing toward them. He was trying to escape the small town of Live Oak in a four-car caravan with his wife, three sons, mother and stepfather when they learned the roads ahead were jammed with traffic.

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  20. Q&A: Wet winter, damage to dam combine to threaten citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Tens of thousands of people below the tallest U.S. dam evacuated after its damaged emergency spillway threatened to give way and cause massive flooding. Failure of the spillway could send uncontrolled torrents of water flooding downstream from Lake Oroville, which filled to capacity after California and other parts of the West saw some of the heaviest rain and snow in decades this winter.

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