Alaska volcano erupts

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In this photo provided by the Alaskan Volcano Observatory, the Pavlof volcano erupts Thursday, May 16, 2013, as seen from the air from the southwest in Cold Bay, Alaska. (AP Photo/Alaskan Volcano Observatory, Theo Chesley)

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Pavlof Volcano, which as been spewing ash and lava for the past six weeks erupted with new intensity on June 25, belching a plume of cinders 5 miles into the sky and onto a nearby town and disrupting local flights, officials said.The volcano is one of the most active volcanoes in the Aleutian region. (Reuters)

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