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Sinkhole Threatens Cajun Bayou Community

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Almost a year after a salt cavern collapsed near a scenic south Louisiana bayou, the sinkhole has grown to 22- acres and is still releasing oil and natural gas. Hundreds of residents have evacuated but a few stayed behind despite the dangers.

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AP (Nov. 10, 2014) — A vehicle was swallowed by what appeared to be a growing sinkhole in a community not far from Tampa, Fla. on Monday. A local TV station reports a number of families living in nearby homes were evacuated. (Nov. 10) Video provided by AP
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A Massive Sinkhole in Louisiana Devours Trees

A Massive Sinkhole in Louisiana Devours Trees

Reuters (Aug. 23, 2013) — Dramatic cell phone video shows tall trees disappearing into a sinkhole in Louisiana. It's raising new fears among homeowners there.
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RAW VIDEO: Louisiana Sinkhole Swallows Giant Trees

RAW VIDEO: Louisiana Sinkhole Swallows Giant Trees

AP (Aug. 22, 2013) — It took just seconds for a sinkhole to swallow several giant trees in Louisiana's Assumption Parish. The parish's emergency management department caught it on video.
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Giant Sinkhole Swallows Bosnian Pond

Giant Sinkhole Swallows Bosnian Pond

AP (Nov. 26, 2013) — Residents of a remote Bosnian village have been left dumbfounded after a sinkhole formed two weeks ago and swallowed their local pond. Experts say drying underground water currents or soil drainage changes could be the culprit. (Nov. 26)
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