Some of the national park's famed views will be off limits starting late Friday as the park temporarily closes much of the Yosemite Valley. YOSEMITE VALLEY, Calif. — After winter storms dumped massive amounts of snow on California's mountains, visitors to the state's famed Yosemite National Park can catch a glimpse of rushing streams, scenic waterfalls and … [Read more...] about Yosemite flood risk, closures block some springtime visitors
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Plans for I-30 East of Downtown Dallas Revealed
Home Top Stories State highway department planners revealed plans for the Interstate 30 segment from Ferguson Road in East Dallas to Bass Pro Drive in Garland in a public and virtual meeting Thursday evening. The Texas Department of Transportation meeting will be held at the Mesquite Arts Center at 1527 N. Galloway Avenue in Mesquite for those who wish to see the plans, hear … [Read more...] about Plans for I-30 East of Downtown Dallas Revealed
He spent 81 days recovering. Now a North Texas DPS trooper run over on an icy interstate is home.
Physical therapists who worked with DPS Trooper Curtis Putz say they’ve never seen someone with such determination to get home to his family and get back to work. DALLAS — Trooper Curtis Putz probably didn’t realize how much he missed the sound of a siren. He couldn’t help but smile while sitting in a black SUV … [Read more...] about He spent 81 days recovering. Now a North Texas DPS trooper run over on an icy interstate is home.
Explosive thrown at Japan PM at campaign event; 1 hurt
Police wrestled a suspect to the ground as screaming bystanders scrambled to get away and smoke filled the air. TOKYO, Japan — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida was evacuated unharmed Saturday after someone threw an explosive device in his direction while he was campaigning at a fishing port in western Japan, officials said. Police wrestled a suspect to … [Read more...] about Explosive thrown at Japan PM at campaign event; 1 hurt
New sinkhole formed next to old one that swallowed part of Texas town, report says
In a preliminary report released Thursday, state researchers said the expansion was actually a new and smaller sinkhole that formed adjacent to the one from 2008. DAISETTA, Texas — When the massive sinkhole first appeared in Daisetta in May 2008, some residents feared it might engulf their small Southeast Texas town. … [Read more...] about New sinkhole formed next to old one that swallowed part of Texas town, report says
TxDOT Breaks Ground On Newest Phase of I-30 Expansion in Rockwall
As more and more people move to North Texas, the Texas Department of Transportation is launching the next phase of a major construction project to accommodate the growth. Officials broke ground on segment two of the Interstate 30 expansion and improvement project happening over Lake Ray Hubbard. “This road is how people travel, it's how they get here,” said Rockwall mayor … [Read more...] about TxDOT Breaks Ground On Newest Phase of I-30 Expansion in Rockwall