Summary COLLBRAN -- Residents along Salt Creek Road were loading up horses Wednesday, lining up a moving truck for a 127-year-old grand piano, boxing up baby pictures and reassuring anxious relatives by phone that they were keeping a close eye on the huge landslide on the mountain above them.
Summary COLLBRAN -- Authorities and scientists are figuring out how to monitor movements that could signal another mudslide near Collbran. At a town hall meeting Thursday night, Jeff Coe of the U.S. Geological Survey suggested putting a GPS receiver on the site to send information to a remote server.
Summary Last year, on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving , a winter storm barreled across the country, stranding thousands and leaving them bartering with a higher power for Wi-Fi in an overcrowded, turkey-less airport. Using Misery Map , a real-time weather and flight data visualization by the live flight-tracking site Flight Aware, you can watch the delays pile up airport by airport in a neat, somewhat dizzying animation.
Summary This year, the opposite is happening: Natural gas prices are rising in the region, while home heating-oil prices have plunged to their lowest levels in four years. The drop in heating oil costs follows the plunge in crude oil prices, the result of a surge in US production and a slowing global economy that's lowering demand.
Summary About 200 or 300 largely peaceful demonstrators crisscrossed downtown streets for several hours in the afternoon and evening before some were finally stopped by a phalanx of riot-clad police near the Central Library. James Lafferty, executive director of the Los Angeles chapter of the National Lawyers Guild, said the process of releasing them was going slowly because of the sheer number of people and initial efforts to collect the bail and process fingerprints.
Summary 25 year old had been in a coma since being operated on earlier this week. However, it was cricket that won out -- with the left-handed batsman going on to represent Australia in 26 Tests, the highest standard of the game after making his debut in 2009 at the age of 20.