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Sinkhole in Seattle

SEATTLE — Officials are trying to determine the scope of an “apparent sinkhole” that appeared Thursday morning in the city’s Queen Anne neighborhood, Seattle Department of Transportation spokesperson Norm Mah said.

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Environment

Strange School

Dream Setting:

At a large mall for a school project.

My Dream:

I was in high school or college, I don’t know which. Several of my friends and I had a school assignment to do. 296 more words

Unsuprisingly, Radiation and the Human Body are Not Best Friends

When people talk about harmful radiation or radiation poisoning, it usually conjures up images of deformed animals with two heads or a glowing green lump of metal. 645 more words

Halifax researchers developing disaster-planning tool that will work like video game

A pair of researchers in Halifax are working on an elaborate, computerized disaster-planning simulator that will one day function like a multiplayer video game – the first version of which has already plotted what could happen if the port city is inundated by a catastrophic flood. 528 more words

Canada

On this day: the Great Dayton Flood

The Great Dayton Flood, when the overflowing Great Miami River inundated Ohio, began on the 21st of March, 1913.

Over the course of the next few days, an estimated 360 people died, making the flood the worst natural disaster in the state’s history. 53 more words

History

No help! No Vote!

BY ROBERT TIKI

More than 5000 villagersin Anglimp-South Waghi, Jiwaka, vow to boycott the National Election over the Government’s lack of response to their cry for help… 415 more words

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