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From Staff and Wire ReportsThe Web log is no longer being updated, but read through our coverage from the last page forward of Hurricane Charley's rampage through Central Florida. Sat. Aug. 14, 4:23 p.m. Heavy rain caused the roofs to collapse on several condemned apartments near...
A drive along Angus Street in hilly Silver Lake requires navigating a gantlet of buckled concrete slabs and dirt-filled cracks. But on South Seabluff Drive in Playa Vista the ride is smooth, the pavement is black and you can smell the fresh asphalt....
According to Appalachian Power and the National Weather Service, the threat of a dam failure at the Byllesby/Buck hydroelectric dam on the New River has been downgraded. Officials in Wythe County warned residents of a potential dam failure earlier...
Assignment ManagerAccording to Appalachian Power and the National Weather Service, the threat of a dam failure at the Byllesby/Buck hydroelectric dam on the New River has been downgraded. Officials in Wythe County warned residents of a potential dam failure earlier...
Larry Moorehouse's Oct. 26 letter, "We need smart managers, not meters," on smart meters raised a serious issue of priorities. I have read material that is highly critical of smart meters, and that reports several northern governmental bodies have...
Locals call the mix of heavy snow plus rain, "Sierra concrete". Firefighters are blaming the Saturday night collapse of two roofs in Pollock Pines on it. "I think this is a pretty unusual winter and now spring and we've gotten 3 feet of snow in the last...
Chicago Tribune architecture criticThe World Trade Center, a symbol of American economic might, survived one terrorist attack in 1993. It was designed to withstand the impact of a jet, but both its towers collapsed this morning after planes rammed them. The structural engineer who...
Zap2ItSay goodbye to Hollywood. Well, almost. The whip-smart and Emmy-winning HBO showbiz-insider comedy series "Entourage" starts its eighth and final season Sunday, July 24, while rumors abound about a possible feature-film spinoff a la HBO's "Sex and the...
Daily American Staff WriterA group of Amish men from Ohio are continuing to work on the new visitors center at the Quecreek Mine Rescue site at Dormel Farms near Somerset. “Eli Weaver of Dundie, Ohio, started coming in with motor coaches,” said Bill Arnold, president...
Here are the SCI quarterly contest results for the fourth quarter of 2010. Congratulations to all the winners. Breaking news, Watchdog and Sense-Making were judged by editors of the Chicago Tribune under the watchful eye of Margaret Holt,...
It’s the time of summer to remember that good things can happen when people work together for a common cause. On Saturday Somerset County will remember the miracle in the mine that happened nine years ago in a coal mine near Queecreek. In July...
Daily American CorrespondentNine years ago this week, the eyes of the world were on Somerset County, as nine miners had their lives in the hands of others, as they were trapped more than 200 feet underground for 77 hours in a flooded coal mine. On Saturday, at the Quecreek Mine...
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