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In Russia, Sometimes it Rains Cement

Posted: 06/17/2008 - Russian air force planes dropped a 25-kg (55-lb) sack of cement on a suburban Moscow home last week while seeding clouds to prevent rain from spoiling a holiday, Russian media said on Tuesday.

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Astronomers Find 'Super Earths' Circling a Star

Posted: 06/17/2008 - European astronomers have found a trio of "super-Earths" closely circling a star that astronomers once figured had nothing orbiting it, demonstrating that planets keep popping up in unexpected places.

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Iowa City's Flood Protections Face a Marathon Test

Posted: 06/16/2008 - Record-high floodwaters that brought misery to some of Iowa's smaller river towns may have helped spare Iowa City from cataclysmic flooding, but the lingering high level of the Iowa River is giving the city's flood protections a marathon test.

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NOAA: Global Temperature Seventh Warmest for Spring, Eighth Warmest for May

Posted: 06/16/2008 - The combined average global land and ocean surface temperatures for spring (March-May) ranked seventh warmest, while May was the eighth warmest since worldwide records began in 1880 according to an analysis by NOAA's National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, N.C.

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Cedar Rapids Flood Recedes; Des Moines Levee Fails

Updated: 06/14/2008 - The dark, filthy water that flooded Iowa's second-largest city finally started to recede Saturday after forcing 24,000 people to flee, but those who remained were urged to cut back on showering and flushing to save the last of their unspoiled drinking water.

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Flash Flood Warning

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Flash Flood Warning for Cherokee,Dade,Jasper,Polk Counties

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Rising Water Forces Evacuation of Iowa Hospital

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Rising water from the Cedar River forced the evacuation of a downtown hospital Friday after residents of more than 3,000 homes fled for higher ground. A railroad bridge collapsed, and 100 city blocks were under water.

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