A rare earthquake jolted the Mid-Atlantic region of the East Coast on Thursday evening, prompting some to flee offices and homes, but causing no serious damage or injuries.
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December 1, 2017 Comments Off on Rare quake shudders through Northeast; centered in Delaware
October 14, 2014 Comments Off on Maryland participating in earthquake drill Thursday
Coordinated by the Maryland Emergency Management Agency, the state is among those in the mid-Atlantic and Southeast participating in Thursday’s Great SouthEast ShakeOut, an earthquake preparedness drill. The ShakeOut, a self-led drill, is set for 10:16 a.m. Participants will practice ...Read More »
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November 6, 2012 Comments Off on Geologists find East Coast quakes travel farther
RICHMOND, Va. — Data from the 2011 earthquake centered in Virginia shows East Coast tremors can travel much farther and cause damage over larger areas than previously thought, the U.S. Geological Survey said Tuesday. The agency estimated about one-third of ...Read More »
August 23, 2012 Comments Off on Study: Earthquake damage to monument unlikely
WASHINGTON — A seismic assessment of the Washington Monument has concluded that it’s “extremely unlikely” another earthquake in the next two millennia will damage the monument any more than last year’s 5.8-magnitude quake. The National Park Service released the assessment ...Read More »
April 20, 2012 Comments Off on Crises make automakers rethink lean parts supplies
DETROIT — For the first time in more than 20 years, U.S. automakers are questioning a pillar of manufacturing: The practice of bringing parts to assembly lines right before they’re used. So-called just-in-time deliveries have helped automakers save billions and ...Read More »
March 14, 2012 Comments Off on National Cathedral’s preservation needs top $50M
WASHINGTON — It’s where the nation’s capital gathers to mourn, to pray and to seek comfort during tragedies. Now the Washington National Cathedral needs help weathering its own financial emergency. The church has long been a spiritual center for the ...Read More »
January 19, 2012 Comments Off on $7.5M gift to fix Washington Monument
WASHINGTON — A billionaire history buff has stepped forward to donate the $7.5 million matching gift that’s needed to start repairing cracks near the top of the Washington Monument caused by last summer’s East Coast earthquake. Businessman David Rubenstein told ...Read More »
January 3, 2012 Comments Off on Factories, builders boost economy at end of year
WASHINGTON — U.S. manufacturers ended 2011 with their best month of growth since the late spring. And the struggling construction industry spent more on projects for the third time in four months. The data bolstered hopes that the economy is ...Read More »
December 29, 2011 Comments Off on The Daily Record’s Top 20 stories of 2011
What were the biggest news stories of 2011? Race cars zooming around the Inner Harbor? Potential promised (new development in Owings Mills) or potential unrealized (development in East Baltimore, the future of horse racing in Maryland)? Maybe it can be ...
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