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Deputies: Man made bomb threat to avoid work

Apr. 25, 2020 10:01 AM EDT

WELLINGTON, Fla. (AP) — A Florida construction worker called in a bomb threat to a water treatment facility to get a day off work, authorities said. Richard Hamilton, 36, was arrested Thursday and charged with making a bomb threat, the Palm Beach Post reported. More than 20 people evacuated Wellington's...

In this Saturday, April 11, 2020, drone photo provided by WildEarth Guardians, the Rio Grande flows through White Rock Canyon near White Rock, N.M. U.S. forecasters predict spring flows will be less than half of average near the Otowi Bridge gauge and even less downstream, signaling potential trouble for the already stressed waterway. (Galen Hecht/WildEarth Guardians via AP)

More drought on tap for western US amid low river flows

Apr. 14, 2020 1:42 PM EDT

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — The mighty Rio Grande is looking less mighty as U.S. forecasters predict spring flows will be less than half of average — or worse — and that signals potential trouble for the already stressed waterway. One of the longest rivers in North America, the Rio Grande...