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7:16am

Thu April 10, 2014
Headlines

Top Stories: School Stabbing Suspect; Mudslide Survivors

Originally published on Thu April 10, 2014 6:25 am

1:12pm

Wed April 9, 2014
Transportation

On Heels Of GM, Toyota Recalls More Than 6 Million Vehicles

Originally published on Wed April 9, 2014 1:57 pm

Unsold 2007 RAV4 sport utility vehicles are shown on the lot of a Toyota agency in the east Denver suburb of Aurora, Colo., in 2006. The popular SUV was one of several subject to recall.
David Zalubowski AP

Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling more than 6 million vehicles spanning nearly 30 models in the U.S., Japan and Europe for a variety of problems, ranging from air bags not deploying to driver's seats not locking properly.

The top-selling RAV4 SUV, Corolla, Yaris and Matrix are among the vehicles being recalled, according to a company statement.

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6:24am

Wed April 9, 2014

4:24pm

Tue April 8, 2014
Around the Nation

Natural Disasters Are Rare, But So Is Mudslide Insurance

Originally published on Wed April 9, 2014 3:24 am

Searchers walk near a demolished house in Oso, Wash., in March. Few homeowners in Washington and neighboring Oregon have mudslide insurance.
Elaine Thompson AP

Depending on whom you talk to, either no one could have predicted the massive mudslide in Oso, Wash., last month — or it was a disaster just waiting to happen. But if homeowners in the slide's path are typical of most people in this part of the country, they were not insured against this kind of event — and are unlikely to see an insurance payout.

That's because standard homeowner's insurance doesn't cover mudslides. And the insurance is not only expensive, it's also difficult to purchase.

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3:25pm

Tue April 8, 2014
History

Developer To Preserve Ancient Tequesta Village In Heart Of Miami

Originally published on Wed April 9, 2014 3:24 am

A series of postholes sit on a site that some call a major archeological find, once home to a Tequesta village. A developer wants to build on the site, but agreed to preserve the village.
Greg Allen NPR

In downtown Miami, amidst the office buildings, shops and high-rise condos, visitors will soon be able to see a site historians are calling Miami's birthplace.

The spot where the Miami River meets Biscayne Bay used to be home to the Tequesta tribe, which is where Spanish explorers who first arrived in Florida in the early 1500s encountered them. Today, that spot is the heart of downtown Miami.

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