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Is extreme social media skewing our perception of extreme weather?

On June 30, 1912, a tornado left a trail of destruction through Regina, destroying 500 buildings, killing 28 and injuring hundreds. It was the only reported tornado for that year in Saskatchewan. 2,177 more words


Editorial: Is Montreal ready for the big one?

A temblor that registered 6.2 on the Richter scale rocked central Italy this week, killing more than 250 people and reducing ancient hilltop villages to rubble. 458 more words


Italy after the earthquake: Why has God done this to us?

The earthquake has wiped out villages in Italy’s Abruzzo region. Rescuers are still looking for survivors. Sometimes there is a strange hush over the disaster site. 802 more words

Real Estate

Public Health?

Most individuals would regard “good health” as a blessing because they are aware that without good health, they would not be able to function and carry out their day-to-day lives. 348 more words

Rescuers continue desperate search for survivors as aftershocks continue to rattle central Italy after earthquake

AMATRICE, Italy — Strong aftershocks rattled central Italy and shut down a key route into the hard-hit town of Amatrice on Friday as hopes dimmed that firefighters would find any more survivors from the earthquake that killed at least 267 people. 584 more words


Kokomo, Indiana Tornado: How you can help, contact info.

Kokomo has been hit the hardest… please contact your local Red Cross, Salvation Army, the United Way if you wish to help. Every little bit counts and your donations and efforts are appreciated by many. 347 more words

Current Affairs

Storm chaser has never seen anything like twister that hit LaSalle

Storm chaser and meteorologist Mark Robinson was “horrified” as he frantically tailed a violent tornado east, out of a LaSalle farm field toward heavily populated Windsor. 762 more words

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