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USArray Headed To Maryland To Monitor East Coast Earthquake Activity

Peeking under the covers. A National Science Foundation project is coming to Maryland to monitor the Earth.


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Hurricane Irene Brings Rain, Heavy Seas To Coast

Hurricane Irene began lashing the East Coast with rain Friday ahead of a weekend of violent weather that was almost certain to heap punishment on a vast stretch of shoreline from the Carolinas to Massachusetts.


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Palin Kick-Starts Bus Tour On Back Of Motorcycle

Sarah Palin rumbled through Washington on the back of a Harley as she and her family began an East Coast tour Sunday, renewing speculation that the former Alaska governor would join the still unsettled Republican presidential contest.