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A sign on the door lets visitors know that the DMV was closed after the building was damged by a 5.8 earthquake on August 24, 2011 in Mineral, Virginia.   (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

600K Virginia Residents to Participate in Earthquake Drill

Nearly 600,000 Virginia residents are expected to participate in a multistate earthquake drill this week.

10/15/2012

Volunteers help to restock the shelves at Millers Market after the store was damaged by last year's 5.8 earthquake in Mineral, Va. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

East Coast Earthquake Created A ‘New Normal’

When the “Big One” rocked the East Coast one year ago, the earthquake centered on this rural Virginia town cracked ceiling tiles and damaged two local school buildings so badly that they had to be shuttered for good. Now as the academic year gets under way, students are reciting a new safety mantra: Drop, cover, and hold on.

08/23/2012

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National Cathedral Falling Short Of Earthquake Fundraising Goals

The Washington National Cathedral is hoping to raise $100,000 by Thursday to pay for damages sustained in the earthquake that rattled the East Coast last year.

08/22/2012

A sign on the door lets visitors know that the DMV was closed after the building was damged by a 5.8 earthquake on August 24, 2011 in Mineral, Virginia.   (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Aftershocks From 2011 Quake Continue In Virginia

Virginia continues to experience aftershocks from last summer’s earthquake, especially near its epicenter.

03/26/2012

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Did Earthquake Cause Washington Monument To Tilt?

The Washington Monument cracked and crumbled when a 5.8-magnitude earthquake shook the nation’s capital last August. But did it sink or tilt?

03/13/2012

A sign on the door lets visitors know that the DMV was closed after the building was damged by a 5.8 earthquake on August 24, 2011 in Mineral, Virginia.   (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Another Aftershock Rattles Central Virginia

More than five months after a 5.8 tremor struck Mineral, a 3.2 magnitude aftershock rattled central Virginia on Monday night.

01/30/2012

File photo of the Washington Monument. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report Details Damage To Washington Monument

A new report on the earthquake-damaged Washington Monument details extensive cracking and chipped stones on the top portion of the 127-year-old structure.

12/22/2011

The North Anna Power Station

VA Nuclear Plant Back At Full Power Following Quake

Two reactors at Dominion Virginia Power’s North Anna Power Station were at 100 percent as of Monday morning. The units automatically shut down after the 5.8-magnitude Aug. 23rd.

11/28/2011

Washington National Cathedral

National Cathedral To Reopen With Consecration

On Sunday, the cathedral will open its doors for its first public worship service since the 5.8-magnitude quake.

11/12/2011

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Gate Opening Delayed, But Nats To Play After Short Delay

No final word yet from the Washington Nationals as to whether or not today’s earthquake will delay or even cancel tonight’s game.

106.7 The Fan–08/23/2011

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