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Joyner: Disasters Happen Because We Kicked God Out of the Country

Patheos (blog)
Was God kicked out of the Great Plains? Half a million people were left homeless from that disaster. The 1906 earthquake in San Francisco? 3000 people died and more than 200,000 were left homeless. The Johnstown flood of 1889? It killed 2200 people.

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Historical marker commemorates Leechburg's beginnings

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In 1827, Dam No. 1 was constructed at Leechburg, and it supplied the remainder of the route to Pittsburgh with water and 7 miles of slack water navigation to Apollo. The dam remained in operation until 1865 and washed away in the Johnstown Flood of 1889.

1990 Academy Awards Documentary Short Winner The Johnstown Flood News

The Battle of Homestead Foundation's The Homestead Strike of 1892

PGH City Paper
Matt Henderson is impressive both as a dedicated union organizer and a nameless Frick friend who ends a discussion of fishing with a flippant reference to the then-recent Johnstown Flood. Yes, Frick, Carnegie and their buddies were indeed involved in ...

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Giving When Disaster Strikes

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The recent response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma is a reminder of the role charitable giving plays in disaster response efforts. Individuals responding to the needs of others is not new, but how people give is changing in many ways. Surprise--the ...

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