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  1. Coos County flooding: 'This is looking out our front porch'Read the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | KVAL-TV Eugene

    The National Weather Service in Medford extended the Flood Warning for small streams in eastern Coos County until noon. Rivers overflowed banks overnight in parts of southwest Oregon, including the Siuslaw River at Mapleton and rivers and creeks near Powers and Sitkum in Coos County.

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  2. Kauai needs rainfall reportersRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    LIHUE >> In 1997, a devastating flash flood hit Fort Collins, Colorado, killing five people and causing $200 million in damages. In response, a volunteer organization was born with the goal of doing a better job of mapping and reporting intense storms.

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  3. Coos County flooding: 'This is looking out our front porch'Read the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | KATU-TV Portland

    The National Weather Service in Medford extended the Flood Warning for small streams in eastern Coos County until noon. Rivers overflowed banks overnight in parts of southwest Oregon, including the Siuslaw River at Mapleton and rivers and creeks near Powers and Sitkum in Coos County.

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  4. Could a tsunami disaster happen again?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Christian Science Monitor

    A tsunami evacuation sign shows the route on the side of a road leading from Banda Aceh to Lampuuk in Lampuuk, Indonesia. When the tsunami struck in December 2004, none of the affected countries around the Indian Ocean had any advance warning.

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  5. Tsunami 10 years after: How Indonesia built backRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... way on this sun-splashed beach is evidence of how far Banda Aceh has come 10 years after one of the worst natural disasters in human history - and a reminder that some work still needs to be done. A decade ago, an enormous earthquake and tsunami ...

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  6. Tsunami aftermath: The drive to move forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Christian Science Monitor

    We meet them during the most trying times of their lives. We call them victims, survivors, refugees.

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  7. Discover Hubbell Trading Post Where History Is Made Every DayRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Vogel Talks RVing

    Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site is equal parts museum, art gallery, and general store, a place where Native Americans come to sell or trade blankets, rugs, and jewelry for groceries, tools, and clothes. The post, its thick stone walls protecting visitors from the blazing summers and frigid winters of the high desert, continues to lure buyers and sellers alike.

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  8. As burials fuel Ebola outbreak, prominent Sierra Leoneans urge families to hold safe funeralsRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Nanaimo Daily News

    DAKAR, Senegal - The radio announcement is chilling and blunt: "If I die, I want the deaths to stop with me." Dr. Desmond Williams continues: "I want to give my family the permission to request a safe and dignified, medical burial for me."

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  9. a Christmas StoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | PennLive.com

    Christmas is the motor of capitalism. From the brick and mortar stores to internet sales, a good year of selling stuff that people don't really need to give to people you don't much care for is measured by the yardstick of sales at Christmas.

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  10. Jumping Girls Forming Heart Optical IllusionRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Mighty Optical Illusions

    Sunday is a day of rest and preparing to go back to work, but it can also be a day of fun! One fun thing that you all can do is go swimming, and that brings us to today's optical illusion ! These two young ladies are diving into the water, but they decided to form what looks like a heart! Did these two girls do this on purpose, or was it just a coincidence? However, you want to diagram this cool picture, the fact is that these girls really did form a heart ,and its really cool! Speaking of swimming, want to see something that will absolutely shock you all? Sometimes during the spring, a river can over flow and invade streets of a major city.

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  11. 106 acres in Washington County to be preserved in land buyRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    A conservation partnership between the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District's Greenseams flood management program and the Ozaukee Washington Land Trust acquired two properties this month in northern Washington County. The groups paid $519,900 to protect 106 acres harboring small streams, woodlands, wetlands and at least one rare species.

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  12. GPL: Maria Mehranian at the Glendale Central LibraryRead the original story

    57 min ago | Groong

    PRESS RELEASE Glendale Public Library 222 East Harvard Street Glendale CA 91205 Contact: EGrigorian@GlendaleCA.GOV Tel: 818-548-2030 FB: https://www.facebook.com/MyGlendale TW: http://instagram.com/myglendale Web: http://www.glendaleca.gov/ TW: https://twitter.com/MyGlendale California Water Infrastructure An Intriguing Presentation by Maria Mehranian The public is invited on Thursday, January 22, 2015, at 7 pm to a free intriguing presentation on California Water Infrastructure by Maria Mehranian in English at the Glendale Central Library Auditorium. In the face of aging water infrastructure and the on-going drought, the need to update to sustainable solutions has become paramount.

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  13. Indonesian Volcano Erupts; 1 Hiker MissingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

    TERNATE, Indonesia -- A volcano in eastern Indonesia erupted Friday, spewing towering clouds of hot ash into the air and leaving four hikers injured and one missing when they scrambled to safety, an official said. Mount Gamalama on Ternate island in North Maluku province shot thick gray smoke up to 6,500 feet into the sky just before midnight Thursday, said Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, the spokesman for Indonesia's Disaster Mitigation Agency.

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  14. JBLM C-17 squadron will be inactivated in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stars and Stripes

    A Joint Base Lewis-McChord C-17 Globemaster III prepares to perform aerial refueling with a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft from Fairchild Air Force Base's 92nd Air Refueling Wing on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, before a joint forcible entry exercise near the Keno drop zone, Nevada. One of four C-17 squadrons, representing about 400 Air Force jobs, will be inactivated at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in summer 2016, JBLM announced Saturday.

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  15. Centre for National Culture Launches Ebola-Cholera CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ghanamma.com

    Centre for National Culture in collaboration with Ministry of Health and Ghana Health Service, has launched an Ebola, Cholera campaign to bolster awareness of the disease and preventive measures to visitors who visits the Art center, Accra from different part of the world and people at the Centre. The awareness campaign, according to the president of the Bajoo hour, Mr. Daniel Clerk, will be done twice in a month at the Art center to sensitize Visitors as they enjoy the 'bajoo hour' and poetry telling.

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  16. Flood crisis to continue in Narathiwat until JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Nation

    Natthaphong spoke after the province's weather bureau said rain could continue both tomorrow and on Tuesday and potentially cause flash floods over the entire province. The flooding has been caused by runoff from Sankalakhiri mountain range, which was triggered by four consecutive days of heavy rain.

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  17. Here are ways you can help in Mideast, elsewhereRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Philly.com

    Readers often ask how they can help address some of the humanitarian tragedies I write about, including the impact of the Syrian civil war and the savagery of ISIS, which have produced floods of traumatized refugees. So, at the holiday season, when we try to help the less fortunate, here are some organizations that are assisting victims of this Mideast catastrophe.

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  18. Marin Ebola volunteer returns home, placed under quarantine for 21 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Inside Bay Area

    Retired firefighter and artist Davis Perkins pets his cat Frodo on Friday. Perkins volunteered in Liberia to assist in caring for Ebola patients.

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  19. Holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SwitchBL8's gebazel

    Whatever keeps me busy, annoys me, what I like and love or just find interesting, but often a place to put my mind at rest. It's the time of the year again, all social media sites and apps are overloaded by it.

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  20. No Tsunami Threat After Magnitude 6.6 Earthquake Strikes In Indonesia's Molucca SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [...] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with [...] MOLUCCA SEA - A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 struck in the Molucca Sea Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey's automated seismograph alert network. The quake struck an estimated depth of 34 miles below the earth's surface.

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