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2 hrs ago | GPB.org

Obama Tours Mudslide Devastation, Pledges Solidarity With Families

Marine One, carrying President Obama, takes an aerial tour of Oso, Wash., on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Oso, WA, US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors

7 hrs ago | KING-TV Seattle

President Obama visiting Oso landslide today

President Barack Obama this afternoon took an aerial tour of Oso, one month to the day that a landslide killed at least 41 people.

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Related Topix: Oso, WA, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Everett, WA, Snohomish County, WA

11 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

Ukraine orders new 'anti-terror' operation

An Oklahoma inmate's execution set for Tuesday was canceled following a stay order that the state Supreme Court handed down a day earlier, a spokesman for the state Department of Corrections said.

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Related Topix: Prison, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Wyoming Government, Wyoming, Science / Technology, Space

11 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

Ukraine orders new 'anti-terror' operation

What's happening in this Wyoming resort town might be better described as a land creep than a landslide, but the lack of speed has not hindered the sheer power of the moving earth.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, World News, Ukraine,

14 hrs ago | Montreal Gazette

Landslide in Ste-Sophie forces evacuations

A landslide in the Laurentians town of Ste-Sophie forced the evacuation of four homes during the long weekend, and officials say it could be several days before the ground stabilizes enough for residents to return home.

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19 hrs ago | AlertNet

Obama to visit site of Washington State landslide

The White House said President Barack Obama is due to meet with the families of victims of a deadly mudslide in Washington State on Tuesday afternoon before leaving for a four-country tour of Asia.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Snohomish County, WA, Oso, WA

23 hrs ago | CNN

Washington landslide: Obama visits Oso on grim milestone

An excavator clears a drainage channel Wednesday, April 2, at the scene of the deadly landslide that devastated Oso, Washington, on March 22. The landslide crossed the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River and caused multiple deaths and massive damage.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Oso, WA, Democrat, Washington, Arlington, WA, Darrington, WA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

News Max

Jackson Hole Landslide Moving an Inch Per Day, Still Cause for Concern

A landslide in Jackson Hole is plodding along at an inch per day, but that doesn't mean the slow motion creep isn't cause for concern for local citizens, their homes, and their businesses.

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Related Topix: Jackson, WY, Weather

Marin Independent Journal

In Marin and beyond, landslide prediction a risky venture

Hills rise above Lucas Valley homes in San Rafael, Calif. on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: San Rafael, CA, Geology, Science, Weather, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, California

WNYC-AM New York

Oso, Wash., Mudslide Death Toll Rises To 41; 4 Still Missing

Authorities announced Monday that the death toll from last month's mudslide near Oso, Wash., had risen to 41. Four people are still listed as missing.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Oso, WA, Mudflow

Live Science

Slow-Motion Disaster: Wyoming Landslide Rips Apart House

A creeping landslide threatening homes and businesses since early April in Jackson, Wyo., suddenly lurched Friday, tearing apart a house.

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Berkshire Eagle

Section of Route 8 closed by landslide expected to reopen Tuesday

The section of Beaver Street , just several hundred feet from the Clarksburg line, was closed completely April 15 after a landslide cut off an important artery between communities.

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Related Topix: Weather, North Adams, MA

CBC News

Laurentians landslide leads to evacuation of four homes

Sainte-Sophie residents and civil security officials gather to discuss precautionary measures after a landslide in the area forced four families from their homes.

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KCBY-TV Coos Bay

Seeking answers, Oso woman files damages claims in 530 mudslide

OSO, Wash. - An Oso woman, whose husband died in the 530 mudslide, has filed claims against Snohomish County and the state to seek answers and 3.5 million dollars in damages.

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Related Topix: Oso, WA, Natural Disasters, Mudflow, Snohomish County, WA

HeraldNet

Landslide costs mount to $65 million a month after disaster

The economic toll of the deadly March 22 mudslide has risen rapidly since President Barack Obama declared it a major disaster.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Mudflow, Snohomish County, WA

HeraldNet

Oso landslide hits fire, other districts twice with costs, loss of revenue

The mudslide that claimed more than three dozen lives also could threaten the financial survival of the Oso and Darrington fire districts.

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Related Topix: Fire, Oso, WA, Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Darrington, WA, Snohomish County, WA

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Washington Times

Jackson officials to drill at landslide's crest

Workers were building a path Sunday to haul a drilling rig up a slow-moving landslide as Jackson officials looked for information to help stop the collapsing earth threatening homes and businesses.

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Christian Science Monitor

Wyoming, Washington State landslides: Natural or human-caused?

Landslides are a common occurrence, a function of geology, seismic activity, erosion caused by heavy rainfall, changes in temperature, changes in groundwater, wildfire, and other natural events But human activities can trigger landslides as well: commercial and residential development, logging, mining, road-building, and water diversions among ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Geology, Science, Oso, WA, Mudflow, Natural Disasters, University of Washington

Daily Mail

Infant survivor of the Washington landslide reunited with his...

Three weeks after baby Duke Suddarth was rescued from the brink of death, Arlington firefighter paramedic Marty Ruffner and EMT Jason Brisson were reunited with the young life they helped save.

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Star Tribune

Oso mudslide survivors ponder rebuilding - and its risks

It is a delicate chemistry, responders and residents say, with the needs of the families grieving or looking for their loved ones - 39 people were killed by the slide, with four others still missing - balanced against the needs of the many other families and businesses struggling with the slide's aftereffects on the local economy, the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Flood, Darrington, WA

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