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Excavation

Living History: Saving the Colosseum

Darius Arya | Posted 07.17.2014 | Travel
Darius Arya

Who doesn't dream about seeing the Colosseum? The nearly 2000-year-old monument was the site of the Roman empire's amazing physical contests. But like every cultural heritage monument around the world, the Colosseum had succumbed to time, nature and pollution; it was in dire need of help.

Expat Recovery Room: Digging Stratonikeia

Mike Dunphy | Posted 02.05.2014 | Travel
Mike Dunphy

Sixty miles east of Bodrum, in the upper Marsyas valley, yet another ancient metropolis is shedding more than a millennium of earth and sparkling in the sun again -- Stratonikeia.

New Orleans Hospital Projects Marred By Transmission Lines

Susan Buchanan | Posted 01.12.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

A plan several years ago to bury transmission and other power lines at the University Medical Center and Veterans Affairs hospital in BioDistrict New Orleans, where both complexes are under construction now, was termed too costly.

Cops Find 5 Bodies In Rural Area Near Mexico City

AP | Posted 10.28.2011 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY -- A phone call to a relative of a missing person led police to excavate a corn field in a farming town not far from the capital, and disc...