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Virginia Earthquake (2011)

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  • Washington Monument wears its scaffolding well

    WASHINGTON — The soaring white obelisk is a defining feature of the capital's architectural landscape, so visitors to the Washington Monument this summer may be disappointed that the view of the iconic memorial has been obscured by its renovation. Or not.
  • Harford participates in "Great ShakeOut" drill

    On Thursday, Oct. 17 at approximately 10:17 a.m., millions of people around the world participated in the world's largest earthquake drill. An estimated 18 million people worldwide were to participate in the 2013 "Great ShakeOut" drill. Maryland is one...

    Wednesday mailbox -- do you eat lunch at your desk?

    Yesterday there was a Wednesday mailbox post. Why was that? I blame it on 1) the effects of a magnitude-5.9 earthquake (4.7ish in these parts, according to this), 2) the effects of the Junk Food Social thrown by the Features Department 3) the inclusion...

    Attend the Preparedness Fair and learn what to do in case of a diaster

    The 5.9 magnitude earthquake that was felt in our area Aug. 23 didn't do a lot of damage, but it brings to light the need to be prepared in case of a natural disaster. Did you know that September is National Preparedness Month? Will you be prepared if...

    Shaken, but un-stirred

    As of the end of  the week, we've been looking down the barrel of a powerful named storm, the kind that cause flooding, power outages and general mayhem in these parts. No one can predict what the storm named Irene has in store for Harford County. It may...