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By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
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Body in Newcastle creek identified as Danielle Easey, woman famous as ‘1989 Earthquake Baby’

Police have identified the body wrapped in plastic, found in Cocke Creek near Newcastle as Danielle Easey, a woman famous for being born on the lawn outside of a hospital in the middle of Newcastle’s 1989 More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, December 15th, 2018
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Failing to Prepare Is Preparing to Fail: 9 Major Calamities That Possibly Await Humankind in the near Future

Every year presents new tornadoes, earthquakes, hurricanes, and other calamities to the world. Although there are areas that are more affected than others, most people fear the possibility of these disasters occurring More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 30th, 2018
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Indonesia: Earthquake, tsunami death toll rises to 800 with ‘fears’ of thousands

The series of earthquakes on Friday afternoon climaxed with a 7.5-magnitude earthquake and a tsunami which brought an 18-foot wave and devastated areas like Palu. The death toll, doubling daily, has now climbed More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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FEMA announces $2 million grant to Utah to ‘retrofit homes against earthquake’

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced a federal grant for the State of Utah that will make $1,916,396 available to Salt Lake City to help retrofit 100 homes in a community built along the More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
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IOM calls for over 9 million in relief for Ecuador earthquake victims

Following the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Ecuador’s Pacific coast on April 16th, the government has declared a “state of emergency” in the six provinces of Esmeraldas, Guayas, Los Rios, More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
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IOM aid headed to Ecuador as earthquake death toll over 413 with at least 2650 injured

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is quick to respond to crisis and IOM Director General William Lacy Swing “has approved the release of USD 100,000 from IOM’s Migration Emergency Funding More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, November 17th, 2015
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Small earthquake shakes Central Georgia

A small earthquake has been reported in central Georgia, shaking residents near Eatonton and Milledgeville before 10 a.m. Monday morning. The U.S. Geological Survey confirms a 2.6 magnitude earthquake was recorded More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
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Back to the Future with the Hendo Hover Board

The 1989 movie Back to the Future II featured a young Micheal J. Fox as Marty McFly, zipping around a future city on a futuristic hover board. This device, a future rethink of the skateboard, took our imaginations More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 1st, 2015
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Nepal earthquake death toll pass 6,200: morgues are full, ‘smell of victims’ over taking villages

The death toll in the massive earthquake which struck Nepal on Saturday has passed 6,200, and many thousands are still unaccounted for as the home ministry said the 6,134 fatalities had been confirmed, with 13,906 More...

By Herman Cummings On Saturday, March 14th, 2015
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The Truth of Genesis:  A Letter To the U.S. Supreme Court

Professor Isaac Asimov (1920 – 1992) wrote many books on science, including astronomy, physics, pulsars, the Moon, and other celestial bodies.  He made the following observation: “What in blazes is our More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, February 24th, 2013
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USGS geologists predict more earthquakes resulting in larger death tolls

“Predicted population increases in this century can be expected to translate into more people dying from earthquakes. There will be more individual earthquakes with very large death tolls as well as more More...

By Laura Jones On Sunday, November 11th, 2012
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From Atlanta to Cincinnati, the Kentucky 4.3 earthquake shook residents

A 4.3-magnitude earthquake centered in southeastern Kentucky on Saturday has shaken residents from northern Ohio to North Carolina and Alabama. A U.S. Geological Survey-provided map illustrates Saturday’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 5th, 2012
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New Jersey residents endure a small earthquake amidst Hurricane Sandy recovery

New Jersey residents endure a small earthquake amidst Hurricane Sandy recovery Residents in northern New Jersey were jolted awake Monday morning as a small 2.0 earthquake centered in Ringwood, who is still dealing More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, July 30th, 2012
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A duo of quakes jolt Davao area

Image/TheCoffee via Wikimedia Commons Two earthquakes shook the Davao region in the southern Philippines Sunday morning according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). The first More...


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