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As Pasco County sinkhole widens, some are determined to stay put

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The Florida sinkhole that swallowed two homes last week isn’t getting any deeper, but it’s getting wider, officials said Wednesday — and one resident who’s back home after being evacuated is vowing to stay unless the hole consumes her house. “I’m apprehensive, a little nervous,” said Patty Camunas, 57, whose family lives near the sinkhole.

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Massive sinkhole swallows city building

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A giant sinkhole larger than a street intersection has swallowed a three-story building and a house in Guatemala, as residents reel from a storm that has killed at least 146 people across Central America. In the north of Guatemala City, the giant sinkhole opened up in the wake of Tropical Storm Agatha, reportedly killing a security guard although local officials have not confirmed the death. A similar hole opened up nearby last year and residents blamed the sinkhole on a…

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