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Northwest Storm Causes Wind Damage, Landslide, Power Outages

SEATTLE (AP) — A powerful wind storm rolled through the Pacific Northwest leaving a trail of damage — including nearly blowing a semi off a bridge, a landslide and more than 500,000 people without power. Winds reached gusts 50-70 mph …

Edison Report Ties Equipment to a Deadly Los Angeles Wildfire

California utility giant Edison International has sent state regulators a report on a deadly wildfire that broke out last week on the edge of Los Angeles, signaling that the company’s equipment may have been somehow involved in the blaze. Southern …

Wind Storm Knocks Out Power in Alaska’s Largest City

An unseasonably early wind storm pummeled Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city and surrounding region, toppling scores of trees and leaving thousands without power for hours. Some areas around Anchorage recorded hurricane-force winds, while winds in lower elevations were clocked in at …