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  • Buy Now, Save Now

    New-vehicle sales could rise by as much as six to seven percent during 2012 according to Automotive News, due largely to the effects of a stabilizing economy and pent-up consumer demand. Here's a breakdown of why the upcoming months could be the best time in years to buy a new car or truck.
  • Magnitude 6.8 quake hits off Indonesia, no tsunami warning

    An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 struck in the sea 160 km (100 miles) northwest of Ternate in Indonesia's Moluccas archipelago at 0933 ET on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Local media said there were no immediate reports of casualties...

    Tall freeway spans will be relatively safe in quakes, Caltrans says

    Tall freeway spans will be relatively safe in quakes, Caltrans says
    The sweeping, graceful arches of Southern California's towering interchanges form some of the most iconic features of the world's most famous freeway network. But in a region crisscrossed by fault lines, the ramps that soar hundreds of feet above...

    Magnitude 6.8 quake hits central Japan; no tsunami warning

    By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 6.8 jolted central Japan on Saturday evening, temporarily trapping 21 people when their homes collapsed and leaving 13 people injured, police and public broadcaster NHK said. The...

    Small quake shakes Dallas area, stirring fracking critics

    By Jim Forsyth (Reuters) - A light earthquake shook the Dallas-Ft. Worth area of North Texas on Saturday night, leaving no known damage or casualties but stirring concern about the potential of the area's oil and gas fracking industry to generate seismic...