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Part of Highway 1 Collapses Toward Sea

Pacific Coast Highway closed for at least a month during busy tourist season

(Newser) - Huge quantities of rock and dirt tumbled from a Big Sur cliff on Wednesday, collapsing a 40-foot stretch of California's Highway 1 toward the ocean. A 2-mile section of the Pacific Coast Highway will likely be impassable for at least a month, the Monterey Herald reports. “We don't want... More »

Record Snow Staggers Ohio

Columbus gets the brunt of it with 20 inches

(Newser) - A determined winter storm buried Ohio and beyond in snow yesterday, dumping a record 20.4 inches on Columbus and about a foot each on Cincinnati and Cleveland. Authorities closed roads as blizzard-velocity wind whipped the fallen flakes into three-foot-high drifts and reduced visibility. "It's horrible out there,"... More »

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