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A man is carried on the sidewalk after he hurt his leg while fleeing a building during an earthquake in Mexico City, Aug. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Ivan Pierre Aguirre)

Moderately strong quake shakes Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A moderately strong earthquake struck near Mexico’s Pacific coast resort of Acapulco on Wednesday, causing cracks in some buildings and swaying buildings in Mexico City. The U.S. Geological Survey said the […]

08/21/2013

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Pacific Hurricane Cosme strengthens off Mexico

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Cosme has strengthened in the Pacific Ocean well off the coast of Mexico. The hurricane had top sustained winds of 80 mph Tuesday afternoon, and forecasters say the storm will strengthen […]

06/25/2013

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Ore. lawmakers hear chilling quake forecast

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s lawmakers are getting briefed Thursday on an extensive report on the potential damage from a monster earthquake and tsunami off the Pacific coast. The report predicts unprecedented devastation when the big one hits.

03/14/2013

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Western lawmakers seek probe of refineries

Six Democratic senators representing states along the Pacific Coast are asking the Justice Department to investigate the role of oil refineries in gas spikes that occurred in May and October even as crude oil prices were declining.

11/27/2012

Great white swims past surfers, warnings posted

(AP) – A great white shark sighting has led to warning signs on California central coast beaches. Surfers spotted the shark on Tuesday near Leadbetter Point in Santa Barbara. KSBY-TV says the shark was swimming […]

08/15/2012

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