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A buck at any cost: price gouging for Irma

A buck at any cost: price gouging for Irma

By Kasie Strickland | The Easley Progress, S.C.

September 12, 2017


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"We expect normal price increases, but we may see businesses looking to take advantage of the situation through price gouging of commodities."

Families gather at Ground Zero for 9/11 ceremony

Families gather at Ground Zero for 9/11 ceremony

By Newsday

September 11, 2017


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Sixteen years after the 9/11 attacks, emotions were still raw Monday as victims' relatives and public officials gathered in lower Manhattan on the anniversary of the worst terrorism on U.S. soil. Shortly after 8:46 a.m., the moment when the first plane struck the north tower of the World Trade Center,...

Hurricanes Irma, Harvey restart debate on climate change and warmer oceans

Hurricanes Irma, Harvey restart debate on climate change and warmer oceans

By Stuart Leavenworth | McClatchy Washington Bureau

September 7, 2017


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Scientists agree that a warming planet will produce bigger and more destructive hurricanes, with many arguing that those impacts are already occurring.

Nearly a week after Harvey’s exit, floodwaters persist in some areas

Nearly a week after Harvey’s exit, floodwaters persist in some areas

By Julie Chang | Austin American-Statesman

September 5, 2017


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"When you get hit by a 1,000-year flood, nobody's ready for it. A large portion of our citizens don't have flood insurance."

Officials: Time to prepare in Northeast Florida as Hurricane Irma becomes category 5 storm

Officials: Time to prepare in Northeast Florida as Hurricane Irma becomes category 5 storm

By Joe Daraskevich | The Florida Times-Union

September 5, 2017


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Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency Monday in all 67 counties in Florida.

Penn State frat members cleared of most serious charge in pledge’s death

Penn State frat members cleared of most serious charge in pledge’s death

By Susan Snyder | The Philadelphia Inquirer

September 1, 2017


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A sophomore pledge died after being forced to consume large amounts of alcohol during a fraternity hazing ritual Feb. 2nd.

Harvey aid, seen topping Katrina and Sandy, may be in batches

Harvey aid, seen topping Katrina and Sandy, may be in batches

By Ryan McCrimmon | CQ-Roll Call

September 1, 2017


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The uncertainty of the cost of rebuilding after Harvey is another unresolved issue for lawmakers returning to work Sept. 5.

Joe Arpaio mulling challenge to Sen. Jeff Flake

Joe Arpaio mulling challenge to Sen. Jeff Flake

By Eric Garcia | CQ-Roll Call

August 31, 2017


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Arpaio was found guilty last year for violating a court order in a racial profiling case, and pardoned by Trump Friday.

New fears of nuclear war spark interest in Missouri Minuteman missile shelter

New fears of nuclear war spark interest in Missouri Minuteman missile shelter

By Joe Robertson | The Kansas City Star

August 30, 2017


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Bomb shelter companies across the nation are reporting a boost in sales.

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