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Federal report: Warming is changing US daily life
By SETH BORENSTEIN
AP Science Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A massive new federal scientific report says global warming is already changing America from sea to rising sea and how Americans live.
The government issued Friday a 1,146-page draft report that details in dozens of ways how climate change is already disrupting the health, homes and other facets of daily American life. It warns that those disruptions will increase in the future.
The blunt report takes a global environmental issue and explains what it means for different U.S. regions, for various sectors of the economy and for future generations.
The National Climate Assessment doesn't say what should be done about global warming. White House science adviser John Holdren writes that it will help leaders, regulators, city planners and even farmers figure out what to do to cope with coming changes.
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Posted: Sunday, January 13 2013, 12:16 PM CST
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
Police ask Okla. public to avoid storm areas
May 20, 2013 21:49 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Police in Oklahoma City have issued a request that residents stay away from areas that have sustained tornado damage.
Officials said Monday afternoon that victims remained trapped in wreckage and that emergency crews are trying to reach those areas to conduct search and rescue operations.
The area in Oklahoma City between Southwest 164th and Southwest 134th, and Western Avenue to Santa Fe Avenue is particularly hard hit.
Police say live power lines are down across the area and open gas lines pose a further risk.
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By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ
AP Business Writer
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