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Texas to receive nearly $58 million in federal housing funds

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is allocating to Texas $57.8 million in additional funds for clearing housing from areas flooded by Hurricane Harvey. 108 more words

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U.S.S. Constitution sails for first time in three years

(WTNH)–For the first time in three years, Old Ironsides is sailing again. Friday’s joyride around Boston was in honor of the Navy’s 242nd birthday, and the 220th anniversary of the iconic vessel’s maiden voyage. 71 more words

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TV Academy could boot Weinstein; new allegation revealed

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Another influential entertainment organization said Friday it would consider booting disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein as another woman accused the Oscar winner of sexual abuse. 723 more words

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FAA urging laptops be banned from checked bags due to fire, explosion risk

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is urging the world airline community to ban large, personal electronic devices like laptops from checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire. 442 more words

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Chief of staff John Kelly offers emotional take on fallen soldier controversy

(ABC News)–White House Chief of Staff John Kelly painted an emotional narrative of the outreach made in the aftermath of a U.S. service member’s death during Thursday’s White House press briefing, a description that came on a week in which President Donald Trump found himself in the midst of a controversy over his alleged comments to the widow of a fallen soldier and claims about former presidents’ attempts to reach out. 1,065 more words

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Hurricane Irma Leaves A Mark In Faculty’s Life

McCoy and her family were able to evacuate Thursday Sept. 11 and her leaving was delayed due to her family members from across the country calling every few hours to ask if she evacuate yet. 709 more words

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Key West Center Re-opening After Hurricane

The strong winds of Hurricane Irma caused major damages in the Keys, including tilting signs infront of the Key West Center. Credit: @AlainaPlowdrey

After the Hurricane, when residents came back to their homes, their were many efforts to clean up, including debris clean-ups on Plowdrey’s street Credit: @AlainaPlowdrey… 877 more words

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