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July 22, 2014 at 6:39 AM

Scientists to release finding in deadly Oso slide

The Associated Press A team of scientists examining the deadly March 22 landslide in Washington state is planning to release its report Tuesday. The geologists and geotechnical engineers spent four days collecting data at the site of the mudslide that killed 43 people and devastated a community of Oso about 55 miles northeast of Seattle. The team is…


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March 25, 2014 at 7:35 AM

Slide search continues in rain; FEMA to arrive

UPDATE 9:30 a.m. | Despite the forecast of rain through the week in the area of the massive mudslide, visibility was good this morning and is expected to allow airborne searchers a thorough look at the area, said Snohomish County Emergency Services Director John Pennington. With 14 confirmed dead and 176 reports of people remaining unaccounted for, Pennington said the chance of…


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March 23, 2014 at 8:33 AM

Seven victims of the mudslide remain hospitalized

Seven people injured in the mudslide in Snohomish County remain hospitalized. Five individuals — a woman, three men and an infant — were flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle by Airlift Northwest Saturday. Here are their conditions: — A 25-year-old woman: satisfactory. — A 6-month-old- baby: critical, in intensive care unit. — A 37-year-old man: serious, intensive care unit. —…


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