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  1. FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2017, file photo, work continues on the...Read the original story

    Dec 6, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    In this Nov. 30, 2017, file photo, work continues on the Oroville Dam spillway in Oroville, Calif. California water officials plan to update a Northern California community about their efforts to repair the nation's tallest dam after damage to its spillways forced nearly 200,000 people to evacuate last February.

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  2. Not even desert safe from wildfire threat in blazing WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    A tree continues to burn from a wildfire along Lumpkin Road near Oroville, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. The wildfire is among a series of wildfires burning across the U.S. West.

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  3. Ex-governor's ambitions paved way to dam crisis, records sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Historical records reveal the late Gov. Pat Brown misled voters about the cost of building the nation's tallest dam, ignored recommendations to delay construction and dismissed allegations that substandard materials were used to build the ambitious project. Sixty years before a damaged spillway at the Oroville Dam forced thousands of people to evacuate, Brown's administration overcame labor strikes, worker deaths and other scandals to get Oroville built on time, The Sacramento Bee reports.

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  4. Mayors: California not operating damaged dam safelyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    In this Feb. 28, 2017 file photo, a small flow of water goes down Oroville Dam's crippled spillway in Oroville, Calif. California is asking the federal government to pay for 75 percent of the hundreds of millions of dollars in repairs to the badly damaged spillways at the nation's tallest dam, a state water agency spokeswoman said Monday, May 8, 2017.

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  5. More California rainstorms prompt reopening of damaged Oroville Dam spillwayRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    State officials have reopened the damaged spillway at Oroville Dam as another set of rainstorms began moving across Northern California. Water resumed gushing through the partly collapsed concrete chute Friday morning, said Kristyne Van Skike, who is on the California Department of Water Resources team that's managing the spillway.

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  6. Water releases to resume at damaged California dam spillwayRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    This Feb. 27, 2017, file image provided by KCRA shows Oroville Dam's crippled spillway in Oroville, Calif. With stormy weather approaching, California plans to resume releasing water down the damaged spillway at the nation's tallest dam.

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