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Strong quake hits Alaska, sparks tsunami warning
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- Officials say a tsunami warning is in effect for parts of southern Alaska and coastal Canada after a strong earthquake shook the region.
The Alaska Tsunami Warning Center says the warning area includes coastal areas from about 75 miles southeast of Cordova, Alaska, to the north tip of Vancouver Island, Canada. The warning area extends for about 475 miles.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 7.6 quake struck at midnight Friday Alaska time and was centered about 60 miles west of Craig, Alaska.
The tsunami center says a tsunami with a "significant widespread inundation of land is expected."
The first wave was expected around 1:15 a.m. (2:15 a./m. PST) in Craig, and 2:50 in Cordova, further to the north.
The center says widespread dangerous coastal flooding is possible.
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Posted: Saturday, January 5 2013, 10:50 AM CST
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
Friends remember `The Wall' after Okla. tornado
May 24, 2013 16:47 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Friends and teammates of Kyle Davis attended the boy's funeral wearing soccer jerseys bearing the number "16."
A funeral was held Friday for the 8-year-old, known by his soccer teammates "The Wall." His teammates wore their own jerseys, and adults and others in the crowd wore shirts reading "K. Davis 16."
Soccer coach Landon House said Kyle inspired him to remain in coaching, telling him during an especially cold practice last fall that he really loved the game. House said the child had a positive attitude toward life, soccer and his teammates.
Kyle was among seven children killed when the Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore collapsed when hit by an EF5 tornado Monday.
Monday's storm killed 24 people, including 10 children. Another twister Sunday killed two men at Shawnee.
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