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Breaking news: 6.3 earthquake strikes Mexican state of Veracruz, home to Mexico's nuclear power plant

The Yucatan Times reported today:

A strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake shook much of eastern Mexico on Tuesday July 29th, 2014, a few minutes before 6 in the morning, but there were no reports of damage or injury. 84 more words

Nuclear Power

Mysterious Markings

As I walked home down Poplar Crescent on Monday I noticed mysterious writing on the footpath opposite the Centennial Pool, and wondered what it was about. 69 more words

Central Christchurch

Returning Retail

They’re starting to build something new near the corner of Kilmore and Barbadoes Streets.  This is the section where there used to be an aquarium shop, a kitchen shop, Fuschia gifts, and the Deaf Association (although not all at once).  102 more words

Central Christchurch

Seismologist says today's 6.8 earthquake is an aftershock from 2011's massive earthquake, warns of more to come

The Borneo Post reported today:

Seismologists said an earthquake that struck near Japan’s shuttered Fukushima nuclear site early yesterday was an aftershock of the tremor that sparked 2011’s deadly tsunami, and warned of more to come. 197 more words

Nuclear Power

This just in: 6.8 earthquake, minor tsunami hit Fukushima region

The Bangkok Post just reported:

A minor tsunami hit large swathes of northeastern Japan early Saturday, including in a city near the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, after a strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the country’s Pacific coast. 151 more words

Nuclear Power

Convention Concept

Signs have gone up on the site of the proposed Convention Centre (formerly Farmers store).

Goodness knows when building will eventually start, or who will pay for it. 31 more words

Central Christchurch

Daily Disruption

“I want to walk where the paths know my feet”  I read this in a story about an Afghan woman being urged to leave her home village, and it resonated! 198 more words

Central Christchurch