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New Bubbles Could Signal Blast Risk at Louisiana Sinkhole Site

Authorities say state and parish agencies are testing to see whether newly discovered gas bubbles northeast of the Bayou Corne-area sinkhole are tied to the swampland hole. The Advocate reports the state Office of Conservation and contractor CB&I have taken …

Bankruptcy Case Reveals Virginia Mansion Deteriorating

The historic Carter’s Grove mansion near Williamsburg, Va., is in serious disrepair. The Virginian-Pilot says a grim picture of the 257-year-old landmark has emerged in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Norfolk. A judge heard some of the details last week and …