Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Containment expected soon on early season wildfireRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Wenatchee World

    OROVILLE Firefighters were gaining control on a 200-acre wildfire in Canada that jumped across the border into Okanogan County on Monday. The fire initially reported as a prescribed fire that escaped its perimeter was actually started by a private landowner who was burning in British Columbia, officials said.

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  2. Ruling forces California water districts to review ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Deseret News

    In this April 17, 2015 photo, Jim Reardon, who is awaiting a ruling from a California appeals court regarding his suit over tiered water rates, stands outside his home where he installed drought-tolerant landscaping in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. The appeals court has ruled that the city's tiered water-rates are unconstitutional.

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  3. PBS probing Affleck request to omit slave-owning ancestorRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KAUZ

    The lawyer for the family of Freddie Gray, a black man who died of spinal injuries he sustained during an arrest in Baltimore, said he believes the police had no reason to stop the man in the first place.

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  4. Justice Dept. opens Baltimore police probe; hundreds protestRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

    Baltimore's top police officials, mayor and prosecutor sought to calm a "community on edge" Monday while i... . William Stewart, a friend of Freddie Gray, protests outside City Hall in Baltimore, Monday, April 20, 2015.

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  5. Obama, lawmakers mingle to mark rare bipartisan breakthroughRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

    The sheriff for metro Phoenix begins a four-day hearing Tuesday that could bring him fines and make him politically vulnerable for his acknowledged violations of a judge's orders in a racial profiling case.

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  6. Blue Bell says it's still trying to pinpoint listeria causeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    A South Carolina teenager who authorities say was attracted to the Islamic State group and who was plotting to kill U.S. troops in North Carolina has been sentenced to five years in juvenile prison on a gun charge. A South Carolina teenager who authorities say was attracted to the Islamic State group and who was plotting to kill U.S. troops in North Carolina has been sentenced to five years in juvenile prison on a gun charge.

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  7. Family of Hans Huseby prepares for first Miami Corporate Run without patriarchRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    Approaching Thursday's 30th anniversary of the 28,000-strong Mercedes-Benz Miami Corporate Run, race director Laurie Huseby instantly knew her most memorable years: 1993, when the official starter mistakenly signaled 8,700 participants to begin while a police car ahead of the starting line sat with its front doors open, a flood of runners miraculously avoiding the car. 2011, when more than 20,000 participants were halted in their tracks as a drawbridge over the Miami River unexpectedly opened.

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  8. Man lost in Boston tunnel vent calls police, gets arrestedRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    PBS is conducting an internal review following revelations that producers of "Roots of Freedom" may have violated the network's editorial standards following a request by Ben Affleck that the program not reveal... PBS is conducting an internal review following revelations that producers of "Roots of Freedom" may have violated the network's editorial standards following a request by Ben Affleck that the program not reveal he had... A South Carolina teenager who authorities say was attracted to the Islamic State group and who was plotting to kill U.S. troops in North Carolina has been sentenced to five years in juvenile prison on a gun charge.

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  9. UPDATED: Crews make headway in extinguishing North Yorkshire forest fireRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

    The incident is at Cropton Forest, near Pickering, began this afternoon and earlier this evening there were nine fire engines at the scene. A water bowser and two specialist argocat all-terrain vehicles were used to cover two areas that were well ablaze.

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  10. Oklahoma geology group links earthquakes to oil waste wellsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    The Oklahoma Geological Survey said Tuesday it is "very likely" that most of the state's recent earthquakes were triggered by the subsurface injection of wastewater from oil and natural gas drilling operations. Geologists have been studying the cause of hundreds of earthquakes that have shaken the homes and the nerves of residents in central and north-central Oklahoma, where the pace of oil and gas drilling has accelerated in recent years.

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  11. Orangeville City to impose water restrictionsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Emery County Progress

    The Orangeville City Council spent much time discussing the drought, Cottonwood Creek Consolidated Irrigation Company and what water restrictions should be imposed upon Orangeville citizens. The water in Joe's Valley Dam is low, the snow pack in the mountains is less than 40 percent of normal and the dam will not come close to spilling this year.

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  12. Firefighters preparing for long, dry fire seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

    With California four years into a historical drought that has Bay Area hillsides already parched and brown, officials are warning of a potentially deadly fire season, and residents in fire-prone areas are even more on edge than in the past. “We haven't seen a season like this, ever,” said David Osteen, who owns Clayton Valley Pumpkin Farm and Christmas Trees with his wife, Sharon.

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  13. Hail can do major damageRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | This Week Community News

    Severe weather season is here and it started with a major outbreak of tornadoes earlier this month. Chances are you saw the storm spotter video of the EF-4 tornado that touched down in Northern Illinois.

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  14. A primer on the bird flu affecting Midwest poultry flocksRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    PBS is conducting an internal review following revelations that producers of "Roots of Freedom" may have violated the network's editorial standards following a request by Ben Affleck that the program not reveal... PBS is conducting an internal review following revelations that producers of "Roots of Freedom" may have violated the network's editorial standards following a request by Ben Affleck that the program not reveal he had... A South Carolina teenager who authorities say was attracted to the Islamic State group and who was plotting to kill U.S. troops in North Carolina has been sentenced to five years in juvenile prison on a gun charge.

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  15. SC teen attracted to IS sentenced to prison on gun chargeRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The lawyer for the family of Freddie Gray, a black man who died of spinal injuries he sustained during an arrest in Baltimore, said he believes the police had no reason to stop the man in the first place.

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  16. No listing for Sierra sage grouse sends signal across WestRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KIII

    Interior Secretary Sally Jewell reversed the government's proposed federal protection for a type of sage grouse specific to California and Nevada on Tuesday, and said it shows it's still possible to head off a bigger, looming listing decision for the greater sage grouse across 11 western states. Jewell joined Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and others in announcing she's withdrawing the government's 2013 proposal to declare the bistate, Mono Basin sage grouse a threatened species along the California-Nevada line.

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  17. Amgen tops estimates with 51 percent spike in 1Q profitRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KAUZ

    A South Carolina teenager who authorities say was attracted to the Islamic State group and who was plotting to kill U.S. troops in North Carolina has been sentenced to five years in juvenile prison on a gun charge. A South Carolina teenager who authorities say was attracted to the Islamic State group and who was plotting to kill U.S. troops in North Carolina has been sentenced to five years in juvenile prison on a gun charge.

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  18. Smuggler's mistake turned rescue into tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison

    A smuggler's boat crammed with ... . Survivors of the boat that overturned off the coasts of Libya Saturday, disembark from Italian Coast Guard ship Bruno Gregoretti, at Catania Harbor, Italy, Monday, April 20, 2015.

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  19. Sheriff Joe Arpaio in court over profiling case in ArizonaRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | CBS Atlanta

    PBS is conducting an internal review following revelations that producers of "Roots of Freedom" may have violated the network's editorial standards following a request by Ben Affleck that the program not reveal... PBS is conducting an internal review following revelations that producers of "Roots of Freedom" may have violated the network's editorial standards following a request by Ben Affleck that the program not reveal he had... A California county has approved paying a $650,000 settlement to avoid a lawsuit by a man whose beating by deputies after a horse chase was captured on video.

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  20. 100-carat diamond sells for $22 million at auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS Atlanta

    The "perfect" 100-carat diamond in a classic emerald cut is going on the auction block, where it could fetch between $19 million ... . A Sotheby's employee models a 100-carat emerald-cut diamond, Friday, April 17, 2015, in New York.

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