Obama opens Eastern Seaboard to oil exploration

ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH, Fla. - The Obama administration is reopening the Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil and gas exploration, approving seismic surveys using sonic cannons that can pinpoint energy deposits deep beneath...

Growing web of pipelines spawns resistance

...England to North Carolina, scattered insurgencies have formed in opposition to a spider web of pipelines up and down the Eastern Seaboard as the nation's energy industry seeks to move pent-up natural gas supplies.Behind the pipeline boom: vast deposits of...

SC roads hit hard by powerful storm

...well as we have."At least seven weather-related deaths have been reported since rains began spreading over the Eastern seaboard, which appeared to dodge the full brunt of Hurricane Joaquin as it veered out to sea.The latest death reported was a woman...

Hiker visits Fort Gordon during trek for charity

Trekking the Eastern seaboard from Canada to Key West, Fla., was something that New Jersey resident David Madden already had planned to do. Using the walk...

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Storm damage minor

Despite storms and deadly flooding from Hurricane Floyd along the eastern seaboard, Thursday dawned clear in Georgia and South Carolina, where the biggest problem for thousands of refugees was figuring out how...

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Q: When did passenger trains stopped serving Augusta? A: Seaboard Coastline Railroad, which is now CSX, scheduled its last passenger train in May of 1970 into and out of Florence, S.C...

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Emergencies declared ahead of Eastern superstorm

SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. - With much of the Eastern Seaboard in the path of a rare behemoth storm, governors in the nation's most densely populated corridor declared states of emergency...

Augusta braces for Bertha

As Hurricane Bertha churned out of the Bahamas and headed for the Eastern Seaboard Wednesday, Augusta-area officials braced themselves for an onslaught they hope won't come. At its current speed, Bertha...

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Thousands of evacuees come to Augusta during storm

When the next storm of the century strikes the eastern seaboard, Augusta will know what to expect. As Hurricane Floyd approached the Carolina coasts, thousands of evacuees swarmed into Augusta...

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Temperature records broken on first day of summer

NEW YORK - The official start of summer brought temperatures in the high 90s to the Eastern Seaboard on Wednesday, setting records in some spots and getting awfully close in others, with people wilting at graduation ceremonies...