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KIAHWith just a few hours’ notice, millions of lives are turned upside down. Deadly storms ripped through eight states from Illinois to New Jersey, including our nation's capital. At least a dozen are dead, and millions without power. Two of the...
FOX40 NewsA Sacramento firefighter missing in a Yuba County lake has been identified as a 10-year veteran of the department. William Porter went fishing at Camp Far West Reservoir Wednesday night, and never returned home. Yuba and Placer Counties Sheriffs’...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterA disaster-prone Texas tourist destination that for more than a century has been an on-again, off-again home to oceanfront amusements will once again lure thrill-seekers with roller coasters, midway games and carnival confections. PHOTOS: New rides at...
Texas Tribune In Dan Gattis’ Georgetown pasture, cows and their newborn calves have bright yellow ear tags with identification numbers. “I can take that knife and pull that ear tag out,” said Gattis, a former state representative,...
The first quarter of 2012 was supposed to be a sweet spot for passenger cruise lines. Wave season, as it's known, marks a time when cruise companies and travel agents roll out deep discounts on cruise vacations and rack up lots of sales. But that changed...
ReporterFour volunteers from Roanoke's Salvation Army left for Norfolk Friday morning. They got the call to deploy around 10 P.M. Thursday night. The volunteers are driving a large mobile unit that can feed up to a thousand people a day. The group is going to...
Associated PressBands of heavy rain and strong wind gusts from Tropical Storm Lee knocked out power to thousands in Louisiana and Mississippi on Saturday and prompted evacuations in bayou towns like Jean Lafitte, where water was lapping at the front doors of some homes....
Dear Tom, What is the possibility of a hurricane hitting Illinois? —Mark Aguirre, Markham Dear Mark, Even though Illinois' midcontinent location far from the ocean precludes it from being hit by a full-fledged hurricane, remnants of hurricanes...
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KIAH86-year-old Mary Porras lost her house in hurricane Ike in 2008, the place she'd called home since she was 11-years-old. Now she's getting the keys to the first of five homes completed from the Hurricane Ike Disaster Relief Fund. 63 other Houston area...
Press ReleasePresident Bill Clinton, founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation and the 42nd President of the United States of America, will come to DePauw University on Friday to mark the 25th anniversary of the Timothy and Sharon Ubben Lecture Series. Students,...
Nation NowThe 2011 Atlantic hurricane season officially ends on Wednesday, making the sixth straight year a major hurricane did not make landfall in the United States....
Maryland WeatherWe have a natural tendency to discount the "weaker" hurricanes, those Cat. 1 and 2 cyclones that seem so run-of-the-mill compared with the Cat. 4 and 5 beasts that show up from time to time.But the smaller tempests are sometimes......
Jul 1, 2012 |Story| KIAH-LTV
May 11, 2012 |Story| KTXL-LTV
Feb 9, 2012 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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Jan 19, 2012 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Aug 26, 2011 |Story| WDBJ7
Sep 3, 2011 |Story| AP Broadcast
Sep 7, 2011 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Aug 4, 2011 |Story| KIAH-LTV
Nov 18, 2011 |Story| WXIN-LTV
Nov 30, 2011 | Los Angeles Times
Jun 13, 2011 |Blog| Baltimore Sun
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