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Taxi driver killed by falling masonry was working in high winds to...

Julie Sillitoe's husband asked her to stay at home on Valentine's Day this year, but she went to work so she could buy a gift A taxi driver killed by falling masonry was working in high winds so she could buy her partner a birthday present.


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US trained Alaskans as secret 'stay-behind agents'

Fearing a Russian invasion and occupation of Alaska, the U.S. government in the early Cold War years recruited and trained fishermen, bush pilots, trappers and other private citizens across Alaska for a covert network to feed wartime intelligence to the military, newly declassified Air Force and FBI documents show.


Related Topix: Alaska, US Military, US Air Force

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Times Bulletin

NY's Electric Zoo music fest shut down by storms

NY's Electric Zoo music fest shut down by storms JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press NEW YORK - The Electric Zoo music festival was shut down in the face of powerful thunderstorms Sunday, forcing thousands of people to leave its island setting and marking its second cancellation in as many years.


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Bad Weather Blasts Through Northeast

Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast have slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events and sent people scurrying from a beach in New York after three men there were struck by lightning.



9 people hurt in 50-car pileup in Washington state

Authorities say nine people were hurt in an interstate pileup involving about 50 cars during a dust storm Saturday in southeastern Washington.


The Bennington Banner

Flash floods snarl traffic in Sweden, Denmark

A car is salvaged from a flooded street in Malmo, southern Sweden, Sunday Aug. 31, 2014.


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KABC-AM Los Angeles

Labor Day Weekend Features Severe Weather Threat From the Central Plains to Midwest

Through the remainder of the Labor Day holiday weekend, severe weather threatens outdoor plans from the central Plains to the Midwest.


Related Topix: Salina, KS, Hailstorm, Natural Disasters, Tornado

The Argus

WEATHER forecasters are predicting a hurricane - " but don't worry, it's set to be a scorcher.

Hurricane Cristobal, which is gathering speed in the Bahamas, is forecast to narrowly miss Britain at the end of the week.


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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Salinas Californian

Legislature ends with water, ethics, guns billsLegislature ends with...

Legislature ends with water, ethics, guns bills One bill allows judges to prohibit a potentially dangerous person from possessing guns.


Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Natural Disasters, Drought

Athens Banner-Herald

Wind, weather stoke Northern California wildfires

A pair of wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago was still growing on Saturday while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.


Related Topix: Happy Camp, CA, Siskiyou County, CA

The Winnipeg Free Press

Sturla Gunnarsson's documentary 'Monsoon' a 'love letter to India'

Sturla Gunnarsson's documentary "Monsoon" is his "love letter to India" and a return to the vast and bustling country for the prolific Canadian filmmaker.


Related Topix: Beowulf & Grendel, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Iceland, World News

The Wichita Eagle

Sesame catching on in southeast US

Sesame is gaining a foothold in parts of the southeast United States, where cotton has long been king, as farmers take advantage of its drought tolerance and a recently developed trait that lets them bring it in with typical ag equipment.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science


Botulism outbreak killing ducks at refuge

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service spokesman Matt Baun said Friday the outbreak is not unusual, but has been exacerbated by the drought.


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Belper News

Hurricane set to bathe Derbyshire in September heat

A hurricane is set to pull warm air over Derbyshire next week - making the start of autumn feel more like summer.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Hurricane Cristobal, Hurricane Bertha

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Lawmakers pass first California groundwater rules

The worst drought in a generation has pushed California lawmakers to overhaul the state's longstanding "pump-as-you-please" groundwater policy under a package of bills lawmakers sent Friday to Gov. Jerry Brown.

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Related Topix: California, Natural Disasters, Drought, Jerry Brown, US Governors, US News

KABC-AM Los Angeles

Weather to Expect This Labor Day Weekend

It's a weekend we all knew would come too quickly. Labor Day marks the final "unofficial" weekend of summer.


Related Topix: Wichita, KS

KTNV-TV Las Vegas

US official airs 'myths' on Colorado River water

A top federal water administrator says several myths stand in the way of broad agreements needed to deal with increasing demand for water in the drought-stricken and "over-allocated" Colorado River basin.


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Unsettled weather across UK

It is an unsettled day across the UK with quite a few showers around and chilly temperatures, although it will be dry and bright in the East.



EU funds IT projects to help with flood monitoring and protection

So far, the European Commission has invested in apps, software and sensors used to send flood alerts and monitor flood emergencies in real time, the Commission said in a news release on Thursday .


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood

Windsor Beacon

Rescuers seek survivors of China landslide

Hundreds of rescuers hunted Friday for survivors of a massive landslide in southwestern China that killed at least 14 people.


Related Topix: China, Asia, World News