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'Miraculous': Teen Survives 12 Hours In Los Angeles Sewage

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LOS ANGELES (CBSMiami/AP) — An amazing story of resilience and luck pulled from the depths of a sewer.

A 13-year-old boy was miraculously rescued Monday after falling into a river of sewage in Los Angeles, getting swept away and spending more than 12 hours in the city’s toxic and mazelike underground sewer system. 582 more words

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It's a Dirty Business

It seemed like a good idea when we bought our home in a distant suburb. Plenty of space, no rubbing elbows with neighbors, peace and quiet, fresh country air. 652 more words

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Baltimore Workers Remove "Fatberg" Of Grease From Sewer Pipe

BALTIMORE (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A “fatberg” that may have taken beyond half a century to grow below Baltimore has been removed.

CBS news station WJZ reports the city’s Public Works department used a camera, pressure washer and truck-mounted industrial vacuum to clear the mass of curdled grease, wet wipes and other waste. 132 more words

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Sewer program of Baton Rouge's cost has doubled, years have passed and overflow continues

Promises made

In 2001, the United States and the State of Louisiana announced a civil settlement with the City of Baton Rouge and East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. 323 more words

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