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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Homeland Security officials are organizing Hoosiers' participation in a multi-state earthquake-preparation drill next month. The drill dubbed the "Great Central U.S. Shakeout" on Feb. 7 is one of several led by the...
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CLARKSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Three rare midwinter tornadoes, one with winds of up to 100 mph, touched down in southern Indiana as a wave of severe thunderstorms cut across the state, leaving behind scattered damage, forecasters said. No injuries were...
WSBT-TV ReporterSOUTH BEND – Classrooms and businesses across the country took time today to drop, cover and hold on for the “Great Central U.S. Shakeout.” The Department of Homeland Security worked with local Red Cross chapters and emergency...
It seems like the type of drill more likely to happen in California: But your kids may take time today to prepare for an earthquake. For the second time, people will participate in an earthquake drill called "The Great Central U.S. Shake Out." In...
If you don't know where you're going on vacation this year, you may not be indecisive. You might just be a bargain hunter. Increasingly, travelers are trading the certainty of the destination for savings, Peter Yesawich, vice chairman of MMGY Global, a...
Four a.m. is a terrible time of day, too late for night owls, too early for early risers. The exception is 4 a.m. at Borobudur, waiting for the sun to rise over the Kedu Plain in central Java with 504 figures of Buddha. The temple is one of three great...
Tags: UNESCO, Religious Conflicts, Indonesia, Asia, Arts
The Hartford CourantKatharine Hepburn's storied seaside Connecticut mansion in Fenwick is again for sale. Yes, it is the Hepburn estate. And yet, it isn't. It's someone else's house not only by title, but by feel. A massive, multi-million dollar renovation pushed the...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — With much of the Southwest struggling with drought, many ranchers and dairy farmers are having difficulty finding enough hay for their livestock and making tough choices: pay up to twice as much as last year and ship it...
After 50 years of honoring the town’s most beautiful and lush landscaping, La Cañada Valley Beautiful has launched a new award to honor those yards that are green in more ways than one. Each month the club will issue a Green Award to residents...
Tags: Droughts, Natural Disasters, Droughts, The Getty
SOUTH PASADENA — The next time the Hoover High and South Pasadena wrestling teams meet, they may well be league rivals. For now, the host Tigers enjoyed a 46-36 nonleague victory over the Tornadoes on Thursday afternoon in a nonleague match in...
Dozens of homes were damaged and several injuries reported when possible tornadoes touched down in northwestern North Carolina Wednesday night. 10 injuries were reported in Rutherford County. Two of those seriously hurt. The storms moved through...
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