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June 2 2011 Tornado Watch 420 For West Central Illinois & West Central Missouri

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June 2 2011 The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch number 420 For West Central Illinois & West Central Missouri at 3:40 PM CDT until 9:00 PM CDT URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 420 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 340 PM CDT THU JUN 2 2011 THE NWS STORM …

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Dec 30 2010 Indiana Earthquake Rare Earthquake in Indiana Registers 3.8

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A 3.8 magnitude Indiana earthquake, initially thought to be 4.2 by the way, has rattled much of Central Indiana Thursday morning, and was even felt by some residents from Chicago, several hundred miles away. The U.S. Geological Survey initially estimated the quake’s strength was magnitude 4.2, but has since then lowered that number down to …

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Why Electric Cars Are a Great Invention

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Did you know that some of the very first automobiles were electric? The concept of the electric car is often considered to be the product of an oil-weary culture, but it is actually an original automobile concept. Basically an electric carriage without the horse, these first electric vehicles were developed in Europe and evolved into …

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Hard Hit Haiti And Tomas Hurricane Tomas Tracking For Haiti

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Haiti is preparing for Hurricane Tomas, which is tracking right off the western coast of the hard hit Caribbean island nation is bracing for heavy rains and winds in an already devastated region. Tomas currently has maximum sustained winds of 85 mph, or 135 kph, and is located about 160 miles or 255 kilometers west …

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Cutting Down on Food Miles Tips to Help You Cut Down on Food Miles

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Have you ever thought about the fuel it takes to get food to the grocery store? Produce from large farms is harvested using gas-powered machinery. It is then transported – often hundreds or even thousands of miles – by airplane or truck to your local store. It is estimated that produce on average travels 1500 …

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5.2 Earthquake Rocks Alaska Southwest of Anchorage

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The Alaska Earthquake Information Center located a moderate earthquake that occurred on Thursday, June 16th at 11:06 AM AKDT in the Kenai Peninsula region of Alaska. This earthquake had a preliminary magnitude of 5.2 and was located at a depth of about 36 miles (57 km). The magnitude and location may change slightly as additional …

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