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Preparing for the Big One: ‘Cascadia Rising 2016’ getting under way
SEATTLE -- Is the Pacific Northwest ready for a magnitude 9.0 mega earthquake and tsunami? That’s what emergency crews are going to find out this week. "Cascadia Rising 2016" is getting under way. It’s a region-wide exercise to test the emergency response to a major disaster in the Cascadia Subduction Zone.