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California Dam Spillway Outflow Slowed to Clear Debris

California water authorities started slowing the outflow Monday from the Oroville Dam’s crippled spillway to allow workers to remove debris blocking a hydroelectric plant from working. After a winter of…

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A High-Water Event

Californians and the rest of the country have just received the latest, unpleasant reminder about the appalling condition of the national infrastructure. Any lingering, secret hopes that the country’s bridges,…

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Jet Run-In at California Airport

Actor Harrison Ford had a potentially serious run-in with an airliner at a Southern California airport. NBC reports that Ford, an experienced pilot, was told to land on a runway…

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Evacuation Order Lifted for Nearly 200,000 Californians

Authorities lifted an evacuation order Tuesday for nearly 200,000 California residents who live below the nation’s tallest dam after declaring the risk of catastrophic collapse of a damaged spillway had…

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California Dam Water Level Drops After Massive Evacuation

Water levels dropped Monday at California’s Lake Oroville, stopping water from spilling over a massive dam’s potentially hazardous emergency spillway after authorities ordered the evacuation of nearly 200,000 people from…

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