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NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 11, 1999
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(Studio: Fredricka Whitfield) Three mild earthquakes in southern California noted.

(Los Angeles: Colleen Dominguez) The dangers of building homes in sites prone to earthquakes and landslides featured; scenes shown from a mountainous area in California slated to be developed. [University of California at Los Angeles geology department Dr. Stephen SALYARDS - says hills indicate faults.] [WOMAN - raises the issue of building on such sites.] The legal problems in Kelso, WA, following last year's damages to homes outlined. [March '98, Kelso homeowner Julia SMITH - shows where her house fell.] [California developer Dave LINDEN - says the state has updated its building codes.]

Dominguez, Colleen;
Whitfield, Fredricka

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