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Sinkhole Forms On Highland Ave. in Hollywood After Oscars

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The heavyweight Hollywood mogul and talent concentration of power was so tremendous last night that the earth gave way, and opened up, and nearly swallowed Tinseltown. Okay, we are totally kidding. There was, however, a sinkhole in Hollywood last night, caused by a water main that was first reported broken at around 9 p.m. last night, just minutes after the Academy Awards ended.

The rupture happened south of the Kodak Theatre, on Highland Avenue, according to KTLA, and forced the closure of Highland between Santa Monica Boulevard and Lexington Avenue. Water pushing to the surface caused the roadway to buckle.