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Small tsunami generated by magnitude 7.5 earthquake that prompted evacuation orders

Small tsunami generated by magnitude 7.5 earthquake that prompted evacuation orders

The magnitude 7.5 earthquake near Sand Point, Alaska, generated a tsunami, Scott Langley with the National Tsunami Warning Center said Monday afternoon. Langley said the tsunami sent two waves, each measuring 130 centimeters (4 feet, 3 inches) high. But observers onshore reported the waves appeared to be 1.5 feet (45.7 centimeters) and 2 feet (61…MORE

At least 18 West Virginia Covid-19 outbreaks linked to church services, governor says

At least 18 West Virginia Covid-19 outbreaks linked to church services, governor says

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice said on Monday that at least 18 active Covid-19 outbreaks were traced to church services in the state. The outbreaks were reported in 13 counties: Berkeley, Doddridge, Harrison, Logan, Mason, Mercer, Monroe, Nicholas, Putnam, Upshur, Wayne, Wetzel, and Wood. “We all know that church is a place that absolutely this…MORE

Legendary NHL broadcaster Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick announces his retirement

Legendary NHL broadcaster Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick announces his retirement

After 47 years, Mike “Doc” Emrick, is stepping away from the broadcasting booth. Emrick, 74, has served as the lead play-by-play voice for the NHL on NBC for the last 15 years and is considered the preeminent voice of the league. While he will no longer be calling games, he will continue to contribute to…MORE

Indiana police recruit fired for participating in a Neo-Nazi internet forum

Indiana police recruit fired for participating in a Neo-Nazi internet forum

A police recruit in Lafayette, Indiana, has been terminated after an internal affairs investigation determined he participated in an online Neo-Nazi chat forum, authorities announced Saturday. A Twitter user brought recruit officer Joseph Zacharek to the attention of Lafayette Police Department late Friday, identifying him as having participated in the now defunct forum “Iron March”…MORE

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