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Small earthquake rattles some near Summerville, SC
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Thu, 03/20/2014 - 6:32am.

A small earthquake has shaken houses and rattled some residents in the Summerville area. The US Geological Survey initially reported the tremor at 2.4 on the Richter scale, then eventually upgraded it to 3.0.

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Still no answers as 'booms' rock Cape Fear coast
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 02/28/2012 - 4:45pm.

video The booms are back. Around 10 a.m. Tuesday, reports came spilling in from around the Cape Fear of loud noises and shaking. For years, the mysterious booms have confused residents who not only want to know what's happening but why.

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NC tests probe whether gas fracking pollutes water
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Thu, 12/01/2011 - 7:51am.

North Carolina will be a testing case to help determine whether a natural gas drilling method called fracking contaminates drinking water supplies.

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FIRST ON 3: Earthquake in Virginia rattles Cape Fear
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/23/2011 - 10:01pm.

video Waterspouts. A funnel cloud. A hurricane this weekend. Now an earthquake. Yes, if you felt the ground shake around 2 p.m., that was indeed a 5.8 earthquake centered north of Richmond, VA.

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