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On This Day, November 7 1940

On This Day, November 7 1940

Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapses  The Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapses due to high winds on this day in 1940.The only fatality was a dog left in a car stranded on the bridge.. The Tacoma Narrows Bridge was built in Washington during the 1930s and opened to traffic on July 1, 1940. It spanned the Puget Sound from Gig Harbor to Tacoma, which is 40 miles south of Seattle. The channel is about a mile wide where the bridge crossed the sound. Sleek and slender, it was the third longest suspension ... Full Story

Reign dampens Eagles’ Firefighter Appreciation

Reign dampens Eagles’ Firefighter Appreciation Night

    LOVELAND, Colo. - The Ontario Reign defeated the Colorado Eagles, 6-2, to take both games of a weekend set at the Budweiser Events Center. Jean-Francois Berube picked up his first win of the season, while Chris Carrozzi suffered the loss in his first start of the year in his first game with the Eagles. The Eagles got off to a blazing start. Chad Costello opened the scoring just 1:16 in when his shot from low in the right circle beat Berube, 5-hole, just making it over the goal ... Full Story