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9:17 am
Mon August 23, 2010

Quake Study

Miami, OK – MIAMI, Okla. (AP) The similarity of Ottawa County's soil to that of earthquake-prone areas has led to a quake simulation project in the region. The northeastern Oklahoma county is not prone to earthquakes, but researchers want to improve bridge building in places like San Francisco. So next month, pipes that represent bridge pilings will be shaken during the simulation project.

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Information from: Tulsa World, http://www.tulsaworld.com