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    Police: 2 people killed after large boulders tumble down cliff behind a house

    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/12/13...-behind-house/

    ROCKVILLE, Utah – .......

    Authorities say at least a half-dozen large boulders fell from a cliff behind the house, destroying it and a garage early Thursday evening.


    Little more at link....


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    http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57...ulder.html.csp

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    A rockslide that killed two residents Thursday afternoon is the first fatal slide in Rockville’s recent history, but there have been a handful of near-misses.

    Thursday’s slide realized those fears, crushing a home and burying two occupants.

    Rockville Mayor Dan McGuire told The Tribune that the residents of the $380,000 house were Maureen Morris, 65, and Jeff Elsey, 58. The bodies had been removed Friday afternoon and were transported to a medical examiner for positive identification........more......


    "The further we (as the human race) grow away from the natural world, the quieter the natural world becomes and the more pathological we become as a culture."........Bernie Krause

    The citizens of the United States of America have a right to applaud themselves for having given to mankind examples of an enlarged and liberal policy—a policy worthy of imitation......which gives to bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance.......George Washington

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    Hence the name, Rockville.

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    Wow, those are some BOULDERS! I was thinking extra large rocks, but nothing of that size.



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