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Regional Headlines: Lookout Pass Closes; Yellowstone Quake; Gas Plant Explosion; Mudslide Update

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Here are some stories making headlines around the region:

Landslide Closes I-90 Near Lookout Pass - Westbound I-90 lanes were closed for about a two-mile stretch after a landslide came down Sunday afternoon, covering the road in debris. http://bit.ly/1pGIL0J

4.8 Earthquake Registered at Yellowstone - A magnitude 4.8 earthquake shook Yellowstone National Park Sunday. The earthquake was the strongest in the park since 1980. http://bit.ly/1msiaEF

Rain and Snow Threaten Calves - It seems like the winter that never ends. We've gotten more than 100 inches of snow, making it the snowiest season ever on record. But Sunday's rain and snow posed a threat to young livestock. http://bit.ly/1msiAdY

Fire and Explosion at Natural Gas Plant near Plymouth - Pipeline safety investigators from the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission are responding to the natural gas plant explosion near Plymouth. http://bit.ly/1ojJOZ0

Oso Mudslide: Death Toll Rises, Red Cross Volunteers From North Idaho Help Mudslide Survivors - Volunteers from all over the country continue to search for those missing in Oso, Washington. It has been eight days since the worst mudslide in U.S. history hit the town and crews continue working through treacherous conditions to find what is left. http://bit.ly/1pBLZ7D


 

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