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Partial Government Shutdown Complicates Alaska Landslide Response

The partial government shutdown that lasted 35 days has complicated efforts to clear a key roadway following a landslide on southeast Alaska’s Prince of Wales Island. About 300 people have been affected by the closure, and an old logging road …

Work Plan May Have Been Ignored in Washington Bridge Fatal Accident

Officials in the Washington city where a concrete slab fell from an overpass and killed a young family in a pickup below say they would’ve closed the roadway if they had known heavy work was being performed on the structure. …