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Tuesday, October 28, 2003

California: Wildfires are largest in state history 1,500 homes are destroyed, 16 people killed and burned. Evacuations are ordered from parts of cities in Los Angeles and San Diego counties. //www.cnn.com/2003/US/West/10/28/california.wildfire/index.html The conflagration also spreads across the border into the Mexican state of Baja California, where two deaths are reported.
Economics: The United States Federal Reserve leaves its key interest rate unchanged at today's meeting, saying that rates will be kept low for a considerable period. //news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/3222071.stm
Solar system: The sun emits another coronal mass ejection directly toward the Earth, the third largest solar flare on record. The effects are projected to affect Earth on the 29th. //www.spaceweather.com///www.cnn.com/2003/TECH/space/10/28/solar.flare/index.html
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