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Cairo, Illinois. May 25th, 2011.

Commercial Avenue and sections of Martin Luther King Jr. Street are among the most heavily damaged blocks. The 400 block of 14th Street is closed as a sinkhole covers the entire width of the street. The same is true at … Continue reading

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Jersey City, New Jersey. May 12th, 2011.

A large sinkhole in Jersey City’s Greenville Section has resulted in electric, gas and water service to be suspended for a number of residence, and a roughly six-block area has been closed to traffic, officials said. The sinkhole, which is about 30 … Continue reading

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Memphis, Tennessee. April 27th, 2011.

At 5:00 am Wednesday, 45-year old Marsha Newsom of Holly Springs made her daily commute to work. She traveled from Byhalia on Highway 309 but came to a screeching halt. As her daughter, Moneesa Harris, told us by phone- that’s … Continue reading

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Beijing, China. April 26th, 2011.

Workers block off the site of a sinkhole which occured overnight on Shiliuzhuang road, in Beijing. A section of the road collapsed beneath a truck, slightly injuring the driver and a passenger, who both jumped out the vehicle before it … Continue reading

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Syracuse, New York. April 26th, 2011.

Syracuse officials fear that the 20-feet deep sinkhole being repaired on Richmond Avenue today is just the first of several holes created by rushing water during that fierce storm that dumped 1.8 inches of water on April 26. “We anticipate … Continue reading

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Anderson Township, Ohio. April 26th, 2011.

The daily doses of rain are making a big problem in one Anderson Township parking lot even bigger. A sinkhole has opened up in the back of Plants by Wolfangel in the 8100 block of Beechmont Avenue. News 5’s Andrew … Continue reading

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Kampung Baru, Malaysia. April 20th, 2011.

ABOUT 30 families have been evacuated to a community hall after a two-metre deep sinkhole appeared in front of their houses. The sinkhole was believed to be caused by the bursting of old underground pipes. Federal Territories and Urban Wellbeing … Continue reading

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