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Just Discovered: A Site Listing The 1...

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Like the commercial says, “It pays to be prepared.” Insurance aside,┬áBankrate.com has posted a list of the costliest ten states to live in due to their history of major disasters. Although the list is designed to promote their insurance products, it may be of interest to those concerned with where disasters are likely to strike. [...]

The Worst Drought in 500 Years

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  The New York Times reported Saturday┬áthat 17 rural communities in California that are providing water to 40,000 people are in danger of running out within 60 to 120 days. State officials said they were moving to put emergency plans in place. In the worst case, they said drinking water would have to be brought by truck into parched com [...]

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