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  • 5.8 magnitude earthquake hits Virginia, rattles East Coast

    5.8 magnitude earthquake hits Virginia, rattles East Coast
    An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 struck near Washington, D.C., the U.S.Geological Survey said. The epicenter was about 40 miles northwest of Richmond and about 85 miles southwest of Washington, at a depth of about 1 kilometer, according...
  • West Michigan Feels Quake

    West Michigan Feels Quake
    A magnitude 5.9 earthquake occurred around 1:51 p.m. 41 miles NW or Richmond, Virginia and 83 miles south-west of Washington D.C. Initial reports indicate the capitol building and pentagon were evacuated. The quake could be felt as far as West Michigan,...
  • Timeline of earthquakes felt in Maryland

    Timeline of earthquakes felt in Maryland
    Some significant quakes felt in Maryland Earliest April 24, 1758: The 30 seconds of shaking in Annapolis were preceded by subterranean noises. Also felt inPennsylvania. Largest 1811-1812: Series of quakes centered in New Madrid, Mo., were felt in...
  • CBS 6 Storm Team: Irene moves into New England

    CBS 6 Storm Team: Irene moves into New England
    Hurricane Irene will continue tracking through the northeastern USA the rest of Sunday.  She produced damage similar to what we experienced from Hurricane Isabel in 2003 in terms of wind, power outages, and rainfall. The storm surge at the mouth of the...
  • Food, water available as Irene damage estimates roll in

    Hurricane Irene inflicted an estimated $605,000 in damage to 90 homes, a manufactured home, five businesses and a church, according to a Gloucester County tally. The storm also caused an estimated $1.4 million in crop losses, according to a Virginia...
  • Free admission for military at museums around the country all summer

    Free admission for military at museums around the country all summer
    Active duty military, members of the Reserves and the National Guard and their families will receive free admission to a number of local museums from Monday through Labor Day. Here is the complete list of local museums: - Hampton History Museum - The...
  • 4 Dead in Virginia Tour Bus Crash

    4 Dead in Virginia Tour Bus Crash
    CAROLINE COUNTY, Va. -- Four passengers aboard a commercial tour bus died and an undetermined number others were injured early Tuesday when the vehicle overturned on I-95 in Caroline County, Virginia, according to state police. The bus ran off the...
  • Press Release: Dodd Remarks On Senate Retirement

    EAST HADDAM, CT-- "Every six years over the past three decades, I have invited you to join me at our home to share in my decision to seek election and re-election to the United States Senate. On each of these occasions I have begun my remarks by...
  • Central Floridians reflect on where they were when Eagle landed

    The Rev. Randolph Bracy Jr., president of the Orange County branch of the NAACP "I was in Tallahassee, in grad school [at Florida A&M University], coming out of class when I heard other students talking about it. A man walking on the moon — you had...
  • Controversy doesn't hinder USF as Bulls land prospects QB Jeffrey Godfrey, OL Todd Chandler and DL Jose Jose

    USF had a huge recruiting day on Tuesday, even amid the allegations that coach Jim Leavitt struck a player. The Bulls picked up a pledge from coveted Miami Central QB Jeffrey Godfrey, and also saw two decommits fall to them in Miami Central OL Jose Jose...
  • Cocoa's Ra'shawde Meyers decommits Colorado State to join Doc Holliday at Marshall

    Mark one off the Colorado State list of 2010 commitments from the Central Florida area. And chalk one more up for new Marshall head coach Doc Halliday. Cocoa defensive end Ra'Shawde Myers, a 6-foot-4, 230-pound standout for the two-time defending...