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Somber day in Sitka

...word 'safe' or 'safety,' but that's what it comes down to."By the end of the day the recovery crews, using heavy machinery, chainsaws and any other means at their disposal, had removed 25 yards worth of debris from the site where the landslide...
A few strange stories

...Country to retrace the different routes described in "The Strangest Story Ever Told." A deer, several cows and heavy machinery under operation were encountered. The three didn't spot any devil creatures or come down with any abnormal madness...
Questions arise about neighborhood where slide killed 144

...said fire department spokesman Julio Sanchez. He said the number of rescuers has been reduced and crews were using heavy machinery to move the mud.Maldonado said authorities are still committed to recovering the bodies of victims, but stressed...
Nation and World
Slack Tide: Cashing in on the green gold

...laser-light shows). And I neither condone nor condemn its use, provided you're of legal age and not operating heavy machinery. Plus, of course, there's nothing funny about substance abuse, except maybe the first two Cheech and Chong movies...
The second strangest story ever told

...mysteriousness of our venture. Less than a mile up the well maintained logging road we heard the buzz and roar of heavy machinery working. I walked up to a man operating a backhoe. Other machinery was at work in the background. He didn't seem...
Group petitions for removal of Mississippi flag from Juneau display

...enough to obtain, removing the flag would come with a cost. Carroll said that taking down the flag will require heavy machinery, which Friends of the Flags can't afford. However, Flag Justice is prepared to raise the money required to replace...
Little hope of survivors in military plane crash

MEDAN, Indonesia - Rescuers with heavy machinery searched a shattered residential neighborhood Tuesday for any survivors from an Indonesian air force transport plane that crashed...
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City officials launch daycare reform in the morning and afternoon, instead of all day long.Noise concerns for childcare centers would not include heavy machinery or loud music, Kiehl said, but simply kids laughing and playing.Kako-Gehring said the current zoning regulation...
Kodiak cleanup continues in ship grounding

...Attention will next turn to the fate of the Monterey, which had been on a mission to deliver construction supplies and heavy machinery to Bethel.Maj. Annmarie Daneker, spokeswoman for the U.S. Army Reserve, which operates the landing craft...
High Court to decide how logging roads are regulated

...permit for stormwater that runs through ditches, pipes and channels."Industrialized logging operations with all the heavy machinery that takes place on lands at issue here is, we think, pretty clearly industrial in nature," he said. "That's...


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