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Science Says: Hawaii volcano has oozed hot lava for decades

By SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – Scientists are seeing a slight decrease in pressure in the volcano that’s erupting in Hawaii, but it’s likely a temporary lull. U.S. Geological Survey volcano expert Charles Mandeville said Monday that scientists won’t know for certain if things have calmed down enough …

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Outlook for vital Southwestern US river remains grim

By DAN ELLIOTTAssociated Press DENVER (AP) – The outlook for the most important river in the Southwestern U.S. remains grim this summer after April storms failed to produce much snow in the mountains that feed the waterway, forecasters said Monday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said the Colorado River …

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Officials: 26 homes, 4 other buildings destroyed by volcano

By CALEB JONES, JENNIFER PELTZ and SOPHIA YANAssociated Press PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) – The number of homes destroyed by Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano jumped to 26 on Sunday as scientists reported lava spewing more than 200 feet (61 meters) into the air. In revised figures, Hawaii County officials said another four …

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The Latest: 26 homes, 4 other structures destroyed by lava

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) – The Latest on a volcanic eruption on the Big Island of Hawaii (all times local): 6:20 p.m. The number of homes destroyed by Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano jumped to 26 as scientists reported lava spewing more than 200 feet (61 meters) into the air. In revised figures, …

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Lava from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has destroyed 9 homes

By CALEB JONES and AUDREY McAVOYAssociated Press PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) – The number of homes destroyed by lava shooting out of openings in the ground created by Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano climbed to nine Sunday as some of the more than 1,700 people who evacuated prepared for the possibility they may …

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The Latest: New fissure triggers 230-feet ‘lava fountains’

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) – The Latest on a volcanic eruption on the Big Island of Hawaii (all times local): 10:55 a.m. Officials on Hawaii’s Big Island say what started out as a small spattering of lava from the ground only took minutes to become cascading fountains. U.S. Geological Survey volcanologist …

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2 found dead in quake-hit Polish coal mine; 3 still missing

By MONIKA SCISLOWSKAAssociated Press WARSAW, Poland (AP) – Polish rescue workers on Sunday found the bodies of two miners after an earthquake hit a coal mine in southern Poland. Three other miners remain missing some 900 meters (2,950 feet) below ground since the quake hit Saturday morning in the mine, …

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The Latest: 8 vents quiet after sputtering lava in Hawaii

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) – The Latest on a volcanic eruption on the Big Island of Hawaii (all times local): 4:30 p.m. The eight vents that sent lava from Kilauea volcano shooting into a residential part of Hawaii’s Big Island are quieting down. Hawaii County spokeswoman Kanani Aton said Saturday the …

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The Latest: Polish rescue workers find 2nd body in mine

WARSAW, Poland (AP) – The Latest on the missing miners in Poland (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Polish rescue workers say they have found a second body after an earthquake hit a coal mine in southern Poland. Two miners were found dead Sunday and three others remain missing some 900 …

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