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Two dead in Austar coal mine collapse

CHRIS UHLMANN: The bodies of two miners remain trapped 500 metres below ground after they were killed in a mine collapse in the Hunter Valley in New South Wales overnight.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Daily Kos

IAN: Cave Paintings, Monday April 14, 2014

As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not affected by such things as heat, blizzards, floods, wild fires, hurricanes, tornadoes, power outages, or other such things that could keep us off DKos.

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The New Yorker

Burkhard Bilger: The dark and dangerous world of extreme cavers.

Atanasio, a cliff-face opening in the Sierra de Juarez mountains of Oaxaca, Mexico.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Wegmans taking cheese to a new level with cheese cave

One of the region's largest cheesemongers is about to go spelunking in its own cheese cave.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

'Bat Boy' is a fully refined creature feature at Colonial Players

"Bat Boy: The Musical" may not be what one expects - there's not a baseball in sight - but it's still a must-see show in all aspects, captivating Colonial Players audiences since it opened in March.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Examiner.com

The Jewel Cave in South Dakota

The Jewel Cave's 166 miles of mapped passageways have become a stunning place for South Dakota visitors to walk the trials and look at the crystals hidden within.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Advocate

Advocate photo by Ana Ivantsova--Surveyors in an air boat measure the ...

Texas Brine Co. and the class-action plaintiffs who sued over the sinkhole that forced hundreds from their Bayou Corne homes have agreed to a $48.1 million settlement that includes buying out their properties and settling other claims related to the underground collapse of the company's salt dome cavern.

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KTVB Boise

Roaring Springs newest waterslide going up

A new waterslide at Roaring Springs Waterpark is taking shape after crews lifted a 20-foot section of the slide into place today with a crane.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Scoop

Taking The Search Out Of Search And Rescue

Setting up a remote orienteering course with a friend, Jill Clendon stepped forward to place a marker on a small bush.

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The Advocate

Court ruling may lead to higher taxes for salt caverns

Advocate photo by Anna Ivantsova -- Absorbant and retardant boom line the outside of a levee surrounding the Bayou Corne sinkhole in Assumption Parish on Nov. 11. The Louisiana Office of Conservation has required Texas Brine Co.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

LA Observed

Going underground - and on stage - with 'Floyd Collins' in La Mirada

One of the best midsize venues for professional theater in LA County has a somewhat unusual location - its 199 seats are on located on the stage of La Mirada Theatre, adjacent to the actors.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Huffington Post

7 Awesome Cave Hotels To Add To Your Bucket List

Sleeping under the stars or in a super luxury hotel room or even underwater ... it's all be done before.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Examiner.com

Louisiana's Bayou Corne Sinkhole eats well pad. People next?

Louisiana's Bayou Corne Sinkhole devouring a 10' by 40' section of a well pad. The monster will come back for more later.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Newsday

Visiting Howe Caverns

Howe Caverns is a big, naturally formed rock exhibit in upstate New York. I visited there last summer and thought it was just amazing.

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Examiner.com

Blacksburg Parks & Recreation is going underground, and they're taking your kids

If this looks like the beginning of a great adventure to you or your child, sign up for the Intro to Caving Program now! By vastateparksstaff [CC-BY-2.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons If this looks like the beginning of a great adventure to you or your child, sign up for the Intro to Caving Program now! By vastateparksstaff [CC-BY-2.0 ], via Wikimedia ... (more)

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Daily Mail

Stunning photos from inside the two-year-old Alaskan ice cave that...

Stunning photos from inside the two-year-old Alaskan ice cave that could collapse at any moment This photographer is walking on thin ice after taking stunning photographs inside an Alaskan ice cave that could collapse at any moment.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

History to Debut Gripping Documentary No Place on Earth, 4/26

HISTORY, in collaboration with HISTORY FILMS and Sierra/Tango Productions, announce the television premiere of the poignant documentary NO PLACE ON EARTH Saturday, April 26 at 6 PM ET/PT.

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Kidderminster Shuttle

'Tunnnel Rats' build a cave for school kids

ADVENTROUS youngsters developed their own caving system at an education centre in Bewdley, which will be used to teach primary school children.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Advocate

Texas Brine moves contractors into Bayou Corne homes

Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- The original bubbling sites in Bayou Corne that were precusors to the sinkhole's emergence in August 2012 can be seen Tuesday next to a new protective levee, bottom, with tire tracks.

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The Huffington Post

Huffpost Hill - Rickrolls Herein

It's April Fools' Day in the Year of our Lord two-thousand and fourteen and people are still getting rickrolled.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Life, Hobbies, Barack Obama, Medicare, Health, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat

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