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It's been a month since rain drenched the region, turning communities that had never seen major flooding before into national disaster areas. The downpour started April 17, setting records for rainfall. Some of Chicago's suburbs recorded more than 7...
New Jersey will use $300 million in federal aid to buy out about 1,300 Hurricane Sandy-damaged and flood-prone homes in the state. Gov. Chris Christie said in a news release that the state initially will target houses that have flooded repeatedly,...
GAS STATION ATTACK Man charged in gas station stabbing, robbery DETROIT (AP) — A 27-year-old Detroit man is charged in the stabbing and robbery of a 64-year-old customer inside a northwest side gas station. The Wayne County prosecutor's office...
PURDUE-PLANE INTO FENCE Plane found in Purdue airport fence; pilot safe WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — The pilot of a small plane that veered into a fence at the Purdue University Airport says the aircraft was experiencing engine trouble before the...
Darien officials will be using input from residents to determine where to direct flood-proofing efforts going forward. After April's flooding, city leaders reached out to residents through a survey, asking for their input on how their properties were...
There were 11,256 bottles of wine in the cellar of Antoine's Restaurant on the morning of Aug. 29 when Hurricane Katrina struck, some of them rare, most of them expensive and all of them ruined when the power failed, the air conditioning died and the...
Gina Blandin has a theory about what caused the flooding disaster that befell New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina struck last August, an idea that has little to do with engineering studies or physical evidence and everything to do with the poisonous...
Nevada, Mo. – Biologists have found zebra mussels in a lake at the Schell-Osage Conservation Area, which is in Vernon and St. Clair counties in west central Missouri. Zebra mussels are an invasive species from Eurasia that can cause ecological and...
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Residents have been allowed back into a 32-story riverfront apartment tower in Grand Rapids after a 17-day flood evacuation. The Plaza Towers complex was closed on April 20 as flood waters entered the basement, swamping...
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Roanoke, VA - National forest officials are promoting flash flood awareness for neighboring communities and people who camp outdoors. A flash flood is a serious weather event for forest visitors because rising flood water is extremely dangerous—a...
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. -- While the Red River flooding grabs the biggest headlines for its critical flooding emergency, the chronic story is Devils Lake. "It's been going on for 20 years; you get tired of it," says Dan Webster, chairman of the Ramsey...
ReutersBy John Kemp LONDON, May 10 (Reuters) - For free-market purists, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is a monstrous hybrid - part giant electric producer, part government agency. The Obama administration has announced a strategic review that could...
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