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US: Teenagers threatened with jail if they ‘Trick or Treat’

By: Kevin Mathews From Care2 Trick-or-treating is not a crime … or at least it shouldn’t be. Some towns around the country have decided to impose strict age limits on the Halloween ritual with actual laws and ordinances. It’s a…

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Storm Michael: Monster storm mauls US south-east

From BBC One of the strongest storms in recorded history to hit the US has battered north-west Florida, flooding beach towns and snapping trees. Rescue services are waiting for daylight to assess the full impact of Hurricane Michael, which made…

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Revived Kirk heading for Lesser Antilles; Japan in Trami’s Sights

By Bob Henson From Weather Underground Tropical storm watches and warnings are in place across several eastern Caribbean islands ahead of strengthening Tropical Storm Kirk. As of 2 pm EDT Wednesday, Kirk’s top sustained winds were up to 60 mph….

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Storm Florence: Heavy flooding cuts off Wilmington

From BBC The coastal city of Wilmington, North Carolina, has been cut off from the rest of the state because of heavy floods following Hurricane Florence. Officials say all roads in and out are now impassable and have warned evacuated…

Photos show the destruction and power of Florence

BY MARCUS GILMER From Mashable Volunteer Amber Hersel from the Civilian Crisis Response Team helps rescue 7-year-old Keiyana Cromartie and her family from Florence’s flooding in James City, North Carolina.IMAGE: GETTY IMAGES While Florence is, as of 12:00 p.m. ET…

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Hurricane Florence is forecast to be as big as the whole state of North Carolina when it hits the US

Hurricane Florence is surging toward the US East Coast with sustained wind speeds of 130 mph. It is forecast to hit North Carolina later this week, by which time the storm could be as large as the state. It is…

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Hurricane Florence expected to cause at least $27 billion in damages

From Newsmax Florence continued to roll toward the U.S. East Coast, poised to become the strongest hurricane in almost 30 years to hit the Carolinas as more than 1 million people began fleeing a coastline that could see a 12-foot…

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Saunas help reduce risk of Alzheimer’s, other diseases

By Lynn Allison From Newsmax If you love leisurely sauna baths, you may be reaping more health benefits than you imagined. New research published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings examined sauna bathing, an activity that has been a tradition in…

Gen Zs & millennials

7 ways Gen Zs and millennials are drastically different By Rachel Premack From Business Insider 100 Gen Zs shared with Business Insider what they think makes them different from millennials, and a few trends were clear. Gen Zs believe themselves…

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Renogy Solar announces best buy product launch as part of campaign for hurricane preparedness

Hurricane safety begins with preparation. Renogy’s E Product line of small solar recharging devices and battery storage banks provide peace of mind during power outages and emergencies. Jun 24, 2018, 9:00am EDT ONTARIO, Calif., June 24, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — News…