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A volcano in southern Alaska erupted anew Monday, the fifth eruption since coming back to life Sunday night.

A total of five "explosive events" were recorded at Mount Redoubt, U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar told reporters Monday.

The eruptions sent ash columns some 60,000 feet into the air above the snow-covered peak, and several communities west of Anchorage, Alaska, reported falling ash, officials said. Read full article »

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