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When the West Coast Went Dark: What We Learned from Massive 1996 Power Outage

On August 10, 1996, a massive power outage struck Western North America, knocking out power in several U.S. states, two Canadian provinces and Baja California during a heat wave. 365 more words

Storms cause damage in Decorah

DECORAH, Iowa – Storms that swept through North Iowa Thursday picked up steam as they headed to Decorah, and left severe damage behind.

According to the Decorah Police Department, the storm knocked down many trees and utility lines and caused significant property damage.   34 more words

Iowa

2,500 Manitoba customers without power after severe storm

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Hydro is sending out crews Thursday morning, to try and clean up the damage from a storm that ripped through parts of the province. 132 more words

Weather

Dread Grew As Messages To Victims On Balloon Went Unanswered

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Among the 16 people who were killed in a hot air balloon crash  over the weekend were a couple celebrating their 17th wedding anniversary, a researcher whose work focused on treating burn victims and a woman who took her mother as a belated Mother’s Day gift, grieving family members said. 756 more words

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The moon is eclipsed by power lines. A city may be illuminated by artificial light made possible by electricity, but moonlight remains the most significant and profoundly captivating.

Photo by I.R. Arenas

Urban

A scary spark on our street in Eastwood

My dear wife Karen and I headed out to run an errand when she got off from her job at SMG Monday night. We didn’t stay out long. 300 more words

Life