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  1. Viruses as weapons of mass destruction and the fi ght for optimum healthRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Final Call

    The deliberate targeting of human beings through viruses as weapons of mass destruction by global scientists of death as a means of social engineering is tied to corporate greed and the public must be educated and warned, Dr. Leonard Horowitz a public health expert and author of the book, Emerging Viruses: AIDS & Ebola, Accident or Intentional shared during an information-packed plenary session, during the Nation of Islam's Saviours' Day weekend.


  2. Villarrica volcano erupts in southern Chile, thousands fleeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    One of South America's most active volcanoes erupted early Tuesday in southern Chile, spewing heavy smoke into the air as lava surged down its slopes, prompting authorities to evacuate thousands of people. The Villarrica volcano erupted around 3 a.m. local time, according to the National Emergency Office, which issued a red alert and ordered evacuations.


  3. Although Southern Californians conserve more water, urban areas open faucetRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Pasadena Star-News

    California is heading into the fourth summer of a historic drought, but when it comes to conserving water, its urban residents are going backward. State officials are mulling tougher water restrictions, but critics say the new rules being considered don't go nearly far enough and that the state risks severe water shortages if it doesn't do more soon.


  4. Who needs 1800 square metres of living? 650 will doRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    Salisbury Mayor Gillian Aldridge says a plan to rezone parts of Gulfview Heights and Salisbury Heights will benefit the area. File picture: Calum Robertson SALISBURY Council has approved a contentious plan to rezone parts of Salisbury Heights and Gulfview Heights to cut back the minimum block size by more than half.


  5. Flood warning issued for Monongahela River at CharleroiRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | O-R Online

    CHARLEROI – The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a minor flood warning for the Monongahela River in Charleroi through Thursday morning because of warmer temperatures, rain and melting snow.


  6. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Spring Premiere Recap: Oh, the InhumanityRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TVLine

    Coming out of the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. winter finale, you'd think that all of the drama would revolve around Skye and her reaction to whatever the fresh hell went on But you'd be wrong. Instead, when Season 2 resumed, we saw that the whole of Team Coulson had something to say, opine or fret about Skye's rogue pursuit of Raina, Trip's ultimately fatal following of Skye and the earthquake that resulted from it all.


  7. California shuts down oil wells to protect groundwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    A dozen wells used to pump oil and gas in California's Central Valley have been ordered to stop production to protect underground drinking water from contamination, officials said Tuesday. The operators of 10 oil wells in Kern County voluntarily stopped production, while two were issued cease-and-desist orders, said Steven Bohlen, head of oil, gas and geothermal resources for the California Department of Conservation.


  8. Climate scientists, top water official differ on water planningRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    AUSTIN >> Texas' top water official and one of the state's leading climate scientists differ on how best to plan for future droughts and heat waves. In an interview Tuesday, Carlos Rubenstein, chairman of the Texas Water Development Board, said that past weather is the best guide to determining how much the state will need.


  9. California Urban Water Use Increases Month-Over-Month, Despite Dwindling Snowpack, Lingering DroughtRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs 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! 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 [] SAN FRANCISCO - California's urban water use increased during this past dry January compared with December, and the latest snowpack survey was far below normal for the third year in a row.


  10. Social media giant steps in to help prevent suicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines



  11. Your DWP bill will be climbing soon because of the dry winterRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Breeze

    The typical Los Angeles Department of Water and Power residential customer will see a $2.61 monthly billing increase by July, as this winter's low snow-pack means the agency has to buy more expensive imported water. Workers “needed neither boots nor jackets to do the snow survey” recently in the Eastern Sierra Nevada, where the city typically draws relatively inexpensive water, said Marty Adams, deputy senior assistant general manager.


  12. Ag economist: Water will matter more than ever in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    Tightening water supplies in California will reinforce its shift to almonds, walnuts and other high-value crops, an economist told a Modesto audience. Farmers will make that decision as they face recurring droughts and limits on river supplies and groundwater, said Richard Howitt, professor emeritus of agricultural and resource economics at UC Davis.


  13. Planning Commission ignores droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    A Field poll released Feb. 26 reported that 94% of Californians think the drought is a serious problem. It's too bad that belief doesn't extend to the Fresno County Planning Commission, which voted 5 to 1 that same day to approve yet another deep pit gravel mine in the Sanger river bottom.


  14. Bushfire emergency in state's NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Mercury

    The Tasmania Fire Service warns fire will put the Beechford Rd area at high risk within the next 30 minutes. The TFS says the fire will be difficult to control and warns residents that smoke and ash will make it difficult to see and breathe.


  15. South Africa: Wildfire destroys 5 homes in Cape TownRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Times of India

    Fire fighters, left, battle a fire near the town of Hout Bay. South African firefighters say they are battling to control a wildfire that has burned down five homes in Cape Town's southern peninsula.


  16. Massive Winter Storm Bringing Snow, Ice and Wind Hits 30 StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    The Alabama Supreme Court handed down a ruling Tuesday evening, ordering a stop to the issuance of same-sex marriage licenses by probate judges.


  17. Marvel's Agents of SHIELD Midseason Premiere ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | IGN

    SHIELD returned from its midseason break hitting the ground running, as the introduction of the Inhumans was pushed even further, indicating we will be learning quite a bit about this part of the Marvel Universe a full four years before The Inhumans film opens. As a longtime Marvel comics fan, it's pretty exciting to get terms like "Terrigenesis" thrown around, and I was happy to see Skye's mother Jiaying again via flashback.


  18. 09:28 Naryn and Jalal-Abad regions hit by earthquakesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | AkiPress

    An earthquake with a force of 2.5 points in the epicenter was registered at around 9 pm on March 3. The earthquake was located in the territory of Kyrgyzstan, in Kochkor district of Naryn region, 20 km to the west of the village of Kyzyl-Debe, 50 km south-west of the village of Chayek, 75 km to the south east of Bishkek, 60 km to the west of the village of Kochkor.


  19. Lompico plans to raise water ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    FELTON >> Lompico water customers will likely pay $600 more per year due to a single vote that killed a merger. Many saw the merger as the district's least costly shot at survival.


  20. Suspected Japanese tsunami debris found at Three Mile BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    At Three Mile Beach, local woodworker Matt Lovemark found a large log he believes came from Japan after the 2011 tsunami. SANTA CRUZ >> Debris from the 9.0-magnitude earthquake that shook Japan in 2011 and triggered a tsunami continues to wash up on the West Coast and Hawaii.