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Photo Caption: There has been a variety of natural events and disasters that have occurred throughout 2020.

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Can 2020 Get Any Worse?

Imogene Ragan, Staff Writer October 28, 2020

In January, the coronavirus pandemic began. Many people lost their jobs and homes and the economy crashed from the loss of jobs and businesses closing.  In February, wildfires spread in Australia which...

Fires are destroying a popular tourist destination in Gatlinburg, Tenn., causing surrounding areas to panic and worry about the safety of locals and wildlife. While rain is covering most of the area and ceasing the fire, it is believed to cause more problems than it will help. Emergency evacuations are being conducted in the area as well.

Gatlinburg Evacuated due to Deadly Fire

Kristin Iler, Sports Editor December 2, 2016

Fires destroyed many parts of Gatlinburg, Tennessee over this week, forcing more than 1,000 residents to evacuate and fill the nearby shelters. Spreading fast over the entire forests of Gatlinburg, the...

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