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New hand scanners are in place for students to use on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. These scanners function as an alternative to scanning student IDs. In order for the scanners to allow access the student first has to be registered at the information desk. So far, there are only two scanners. (Auston Mahone)

Rec Center patrons can now enter by scanning their hands

By Tierra Carpenter
September 19, 2017
Tom Kepner, left, stocks gas containers as shoppers buy hurricane items at The Home Depot in Lady Lake on Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 5, 2017. Buyers are preparing for Hurricane Irma. The store was out of generators and water early Tuesday. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)

Food bank, Red Cross anticipate long-term response

By Paul Swiech | The Pantagraph
September 12, 2017
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Reading benefit to raise money for hurricane victims

By Tierra Carpenter
September 10, 2017
House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., at a mock swearing-in ceremony in the U.S. Capitol on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016. Ryan swore in three new members of Congress, James Comer, R-Ky., Colleen Hanabusa, D-Hawaii, and Dwight Evans, D-Pa. (Bill Clark/Congressional Quarterly/Newscom/Zuma Press/TNS)

House approves $7.85B in emergency Harvey aid

By Tom Brune | Newsday
September 6, 2017
A military search and rescue helicopter is refueling mid-flight before resuming nighttime missions over areas flooded in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Harvey in Lumberton, Texas, on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

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

By Ryan McCrimmon | CQ-Roll Call
September 1, 2017
Volunteers sort donated clothes as more than 9,000 and counting have gathered at the downtown evacuation center at the George R. Brown Convention Center on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)

Student groups collecting donations for Harvey survivors

By Tierra Carpenter
August 31, 2017
A large boat storage facility teeters on the brink of collapse after being ripped apart by Hurricane HarveyTexas in Rockport, Texas, on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

SIU professor assists Harvey rescue efforts

By Marnie Leonard
August 28, 2017
A large boat storage facility teeters on the brink of collapse after being ripped apart by Hurricane HarveyTexas in Rockport, Texas, on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Harvey’s toll: 30,000 expected in Houston shelters, 450,000 may need disaster help

By Matt Pearce and Molly Hennessy-Fiske | Los Angeles Times
August 28, 2017
Ted Cruz meets with voters at the Freedom Country Store in Freedom, N.H., on Jan. 20, 2016. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Ted Cruz said to be considered by Donald Trump for attorney general

By Jennifer Jacobs | Bloomberg News
November 16, 2016
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