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The ChehrÄbÄd salt mine is located near the village of Hamzelou in Northwestern Iran, but there hasn't been any actual mining there for more than a decade. That's because, starting in 1993, excavators began digging up mummies along with the usual salt crystals. Since then, remains of at least eight individuals have been unearthed. In 2009, the site was protected under Iranian Heritage laws.

Apr. 20—COLLINSVILLE — An effort to establish national park status for Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site and related areas has started again with the reintroduction of companion bills in the U.S. House and Senate. State Rep. Mike Bost, R-Murphysboro, and Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, have introduced legislation to establish national park status for Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site. The ...

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JACKSON, Mich., April 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- After more than a year of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, many Michiganders are more than ready to undertake outdoor digging projects like landscaping and other home improvements. Dig Safely Month is designed to remind residents and excavators that safe digging measures must be taken with every project, large or small.