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Panama Canal turns 100 as expansion hits snags

(Source: Associated Press, August 14, 2014)

PANAMA CITY — It was supposed to be a grand celebration of the engineering triumph that forged a nation. Instead, the 100th anniversary of the Panama Canal's opening Friday is being marred by doubts about the country's ability to harness the full benefits of a multibillion-dollar expansion beset by cost overruns, strikes and the threat of competition from rival projects.

Full story: Bellingham Herald

Friday, August 15, 2014

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