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Dozens dead in Florida from Hurricane Ian

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NASA shows it can bump an asteroid in space in case one ever heads at us

A vivid drama in outer space last week was provided by a NASA mission to prepare for the potential disaster of an asteroid traveling toward Earth. Though the chance of that emergency is remote, the risk exists. So America's space agency built an...

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Drone technology used to inspect Scotland's sewers

The Scottish Water utility is pioneering the use of drones to inspect Scotland's sewers. The high-tech drones are fitted with cameras and laser technology called light detection and ranging (LiDAR), which scans sewers for issues like cracks, holes, p...

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Why are schools removing books?

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This week's word in the news: SCENARIO


An account or synopsis of a possible course of action or events.

This is a scenario that played out often after 2018?s Hurricane Michael.
The Tamp Bay Times -- 10/03/2022

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