Tag: Natural disasters

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FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has declared a statewide emergency following heavy rainfall and flooding. ...
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HOUSTON — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Friday that leading up to and during Hurricane Harvey it "worked diligently" with officials to...
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HOUSTON — Six months after Hurricane Harvey's flooding wreaked havoc in Houston, recovery efforts in the United States' fourth-largest city aren't "happening fast enough,"...
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NEWPORT, Ore. — For more than 50 years, Oregon State has had an unassuming outpost on a spit of land near the mouth of...
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TRENTON, N.J. — Five more New Jersey residents have been charged with filing fraudulent applications for Superstorm Sandy relief. ...
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MIAMI — A U.S. military spokeswoman says a wildfire at the Guantanamo Bay Navy base has been put out with help from Cuban fire...
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DANVILLE, Calif. — Several more small earthquakes have occurred east of San Francisco Bay in the Danville area of Contra Costa County where a...
Rain hampers search for Indonesian landslide victims, 7 dead

BREBES, Indonesia — Heavy rains hampered the search Friday for victims of a landslide on the Indonesian island of Java as authorities raised the...
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FALKVILLE, Ala. — Volunteers this weekend will collect litter and other garbage during the 25th annual Friends of Hurricane Creek Cleanup. ...
Arizona governor warns of difficult fire season

PHOENIX — Arizona's governor issued an outlook Thursday for an especially difficult wildfire season because of record dry winter conditions. ...

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