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Downtown Detroit hit by massive sinkhole
Fox News ^ | 01/20/2014

Posted on 01/21/2014 2:07:38 PM PST by Responsibility2nd

Officials say it could take days to repair a massive sinkhole that has opened up in downtown Detroit.

The sinkhole, which opened up Saturday just blocks away from the North American International Auto Show, is now about 14 feet deep, WJBK reports.

Traffic in the area is being disrupted as crews work to fix the hole, which is 10 feet wide, according to WWJ-AM.

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KEYWORDS: detroit; sinkhole
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Here we have a story about a massive giant empty hole of nothing.

But enough about Detroit.

Lets talk about a sinkhole.

1 posted on 01/21/2014 2:07:39 PM PST by Responsibility2nd
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To: Responsibility2nd

Its very fitting, actually


2 posted on 01/21/2014 2:08:04 PM PST by PGR88
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To: Responsibility2nd

Did anyone notice?


3 posted on 01/21/2014 2:08:18 PM PST by EDINVA ( m)
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To: Responsibility2nd

How fitting!


4 posted on 01/21/2014 2:08:28 PM PST by alice_in_bubbaland (When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes mandatory ... Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Christie passing through?


5 posted on 01/21/2014 2:09:24 PM PST by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.))
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To: Responsibility2nd

Republicans’ fault.


6 posted on 01/21/2014 2:09:31 PM PST by 353FMG
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To: EDINVA

I saw it from the People Mover and thought it was just another pothole.


7 posted on 01/21/2014 2:09:40 PM PST by Antihero101607
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To: alice_in_bubbaland

They can charge when people come by to view it. Tourist attraction like no other.


8 posted on 01/21/2014 2:10:02 PM PST by George from New England (escaped CT in 2006, now living north of Tampa)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Sinkhole? D)@#($. I had rain of frogs in the pool.
9 posted on 01/21/2014 2:10:06 PM PST by KarlInOhio (Republican amnesty supporters don't care whether their own homes are called mansions or haciendas.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Is God trying to tell us something?


11 posted on 01/21/2014 2:10:22 PM PST by uncitizen (Obama said 'period', but he meant 'asterisk'.)
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To: 353FMG

It was just obamma laying down with his mouth open, sign sez give me your money sucka...


12 posted on 01/21/2014 2:11:03 PM PST by aces (Jesus Saves not Society)
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To: Responsibility2nd

They’re fixing a hole where the rain gets in.
That’s big enough to swallow a school bus! Glad it’s not being ignored.


13 posted on 01/21/2014 2:11:33 PM PST by lee martell
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To: Responsibility2nd

just a new efficient way of doing the necessary Urban Renewal work?


14 posted on 01/21/2014 2:12:46 PM PST by faithhopecharity (C)
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To: Responsibility2nd

...Downtown Detroit hit by massive sinkhole...
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14 feet deep and 10 feet wide is not very “massive”.


15 posted on 01/21/2014 2:13:37 PM PST by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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16 posted on 01/21/2014 2:14:20 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Responsibility2nd

They finally found Jimmy Hoffa!


17 posted on 01/21/2014 2:15:17 PM PST by zeestephen
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To: Repeal The 17th
Define "massive".





19 posted on 01/21/2014 2:16:20 PM PST by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Democrats have a new hole to toss money into!


20 posted on 01/21/2014 2:16:25 PM PST by Alex Murphy ("the defacto Leader of the FR Calvinist Protestant Brigades")
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To: Responsibility2nd

I suspect the sinkhole caused millions of dollars’ worth of improvements...


21 posted on 01/21/2014 2:16:40 PM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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To: Responsibility2nd
This is Detroit...

Welcome to the suck...

22 posted on 01/21/2014 2:17:22 PM PST by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Downtown Detroit hit by massive sinkhole

Aw, come on, Duggan's not that bad! ;)

23 posted on 01/21/2014 2:18:40 PM PST by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Alex Murphy

Eggs Ackley! we have BINGO!


24 posted on 01/21/2014 2:19:33 PM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Detroit’s end game?


25 posted on 01/21/2014 2:20:05 PM PST by DannyTN (A>)
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To: uncitizen

Is God trying to tell us something?

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I hope so. We’ll know if that sinkhole swallows the entire city.


26 posted on 01/21/2014 2:20:13 PM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: musicman

Lesson two: Nuke any city controlled by Democrats and it should help!


27 posted on 01/21/2014 2:20:22 PM PST by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Did the City Council enact a Sinkhole tax today or are they waiting until tomorrow?


28 posted on 01/21/2014 2:21:24 PM PST by BoringGuy
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To: Mad Dawgg

Those can’t be union workers... only 4 of them peering into the hole.


29 posted on 01/21/2014 2:21:37 PM PST by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Obama’s fault.


30 posted on 01/21/2014 2:21:49 PM PST by miserare (2014--The Year We Fight Back!)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Scary Movie 4 - Detroit
31 posted on 01/21/2014 2:22:52 PM PST by MD Expat in PA
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To: Responsibility2nd

Mother Gaia is assaulted in her privates by that steaming pile of crap created by Democrats formally known as Detroit!


32 posted on 01/21/2014 2:25:27 PM PST by TsonicTsunami08
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To: Repeal The 17th

Exactly my thought. This Detroit hole is small by Florida standards.


33 posted on 01/21/2014 2:26:34 PM PST by alancarp
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To: C210N
Those can’t be union workers... only 4 of them peering into the hole.

There's probably another dozen down in the hole, taking a coffee break.

34 posted on 01/21/2014 2:28:03 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Responsibility2nd

You can’t make this stuff up, I tell ya!


35 posted on 01/21/2014 2:33:29 PM PST by griswold3 (Post-Christian America is living on borrowed moral heritage)
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To: Repeal The 17th

Yea...in Florida a 14 ‘ sinkhole would barely make the news....


36 posted on 01/21/2014 2:37:38 PM PST by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: uncitizen
Is God trying to tell us something?

If he is, we aren't listening.

There's a sinkhole in Russia that dwarfs this one, and IS ON FIRE. Has been on fire for over 40 years. It is even named THE DOOR TO HELL.


37 posted on 01/21/2014 2:39:10 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (I forgot what my tagline was supposed to say)
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To: Responsibility2nd

but if He REALLY wants us to get the message He’ll have to put sinkholes in Chicago, SF and DC too.


38 posted on 01/21/2014 2:39:13 PM PST by uncitizen (Obama said 'period', but he meant 'asterisk'.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

There’s been a sinkhole in Detroit for years, it’s called the “Lions”.


39 posted on 01/21/2014 2:39:51 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: UCANSEE2

Wow! yeah you’d think they would’ve gotten that message loud and clear.


40 posted on 01/21/2014 2:40:12 PM PST by uncitizen (Obama said 'period', but he meant 'asterisk'.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

“Massive Sinkhole Polluted by Detroit”


41 posted on 01/21/2014 2:40:35 PM PST by IronJack
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To: lee martell

Why is the hole being fixed?

If it spreads large enough, problem solved.


42 posted on 01/21/2014 2:49:17 PM PST by alloysteel (Obamacare - Death and Taxes now available online. One-stop shopping at its best!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Look at some old maps and you’ll probably find out it was a big fill area that has now collapsed due to ???


43 posted on 01/21/2014 2:50:30 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Responsibility2nd
Caused by a watermain break...

I wouldn't really call it a sinkhole...

44 posted on 01/21/2014 2:52:35 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Responsibility2nd

If Detroit is still there, the sinkhole isn’t big enough.


45 posted on 01/21/2014 2:55:08 PM PST by ZULU (Magua is sitting in the Oval Office. Ted Cruz/Phil Robertson in 2016.)
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To: Sacajaweau

Pretty common in northern cities this time of year and Detroit actually seem to have them a whole lot.


46 posted on 01/21/2014 3:01:21 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: UCANSEE2

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Door_to_hell

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baba_Gurgur#Eternal_Fire

It is curious that both of these continually burning sites are in Muslim countries.


47 posted on 01/21/2014 3:19:23 PM PST by A Formerly Proud Canadian (I once was blind, but now I see...)
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To: cripplecreek
Here in Upstate, people should run their water before they go to bed. We have plenty of services just below the frost line that cause havoc.

Plenty of good insulation available for inside pipes exposed to cold.

48 posted on 01/21/2014 3:19:51 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Responsibility2nd
Let the whole town sink into it, then cover it with fill dirt.
49 posted on 01/21/2014 3:20:52 PM PST by JoeFromSidney (itYe)
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To: PGR88

Redundant!


50 posted on 01/21/2014 3:30:18 PM PST by Repulican Donkey
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