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  • Katia weakens to tropical storm; likely to spare Caribbean

    Katia weakens to tropical storm; likely to spare Caribbean
    Hurricane Katia weakened to tropical storm strength Thursday afternoon and still appears on a path that likely will spare the islands of the eastern Caribbean, including Puerto Rico and Hispaniola. At 5 p.m. on Thursday, Tropical Storm Katia was about...
  • Coming up at Central Florida Zoo

     
    Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, on U.S. Highway 17-92 west of Sanford, is making plans for the next three months: Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Sept. 3-5, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. — Food Truck Phenomenon Treat your taste buds to a variety of foods...
  • Rico Suave

    Rico Suave
    Former Puerto Rico Senator Roberto Arango has resigned after he got caught with his pants down. Pictures of the conservative republican were found on an iPhone app called Grinder. The app is for gay and lesbian people to meet and hook up. Good god,...
  • Hippo Hygiene

    Hippo Hygiene
    Nobody likes a trip to the dentist -- especially a hungry hippo. Tommy the hippo, who lives at a Puerto Rico Zoo, needed an urgent trip to the dentist after a problem with his lower tooth prevented him from eating making him very hungry indeed. Tommy'...
  • Obama and his aides hail governments' response to Tropical Storm Irene

     
    Full text of remarks by Obama, Janet Napolitano and FEMA Director Craig Fugate....
  • U.S. on High Alert as Hurricane Irene Closes In

    U.S. on High Alert as Hurricane Irene Closes In
    (Reuters) - Hurricane Irene closed in on the U.S. Atlantic coast on Friday, triggering emergency preparations that included unprecedented mandatory evacuations in New York City as the massive storm approached. As Irene careened north, rain and tropical...
  • Waleska Martinez, 37

     Waleska Martinez, 37
    Born in Puerto Rico, Waleska Martinez Rivera, 37, of Jersey City, New Jersey, was the “backbone of the family,” according to her father. With a business and computer science degree from the University of Puerto Rico, Martinez came to the...
  • Large and powerful Irene heads for Outer Banks, Maryland resorts

    Large and powerful Irene heads for Outer Banks, Maryland resorts
    Hurricane Irene, already a 120-mph powerhouse with tropical storm winds 230 miles from its center, was turning toward North Carolina's Outer Banks late Wednesday en route to a very wet and potentially dangerous weekend encounter with Maryland's Eastern...
  • Evacuations Underway as East Coast Braces for Hurricane Irene

    Evacuations Underway as East Coast Braces for Hurricane Irene
    MIAMI, FL -- Hurricane Irene intensified into a Category 3 storm Wednesday as it battered the Bahamas and threatened to lash much of the United States' East Coast in coming days. Irene could reach Category 4 strength by Thursday, the National Hurricane...
  • Se ha pedido a los residentes de Florida mantenerse informados

    Se ha pedido a los residentes de Florida mantenerse informados
    Después de haber cobrado fuerza en las últims horas, el huracán Irene se encontraba acercándose a Las Bahamas el miércoles convientos sostenidos de 120 mph y lluvias torrenciales. Ahora de Categoría 3, se espera que el sistema siga intensificándose y...
  • Irene strengthens into Category 3 hurricane

    Hurricane Irene strengthened on Wednesday as it roared up from the Caribbean on a path that prompted residents along the U.S. east coast to prepare for a possible hit over the weekend. Irene regained force as a Category 2 storm, then quickly moved up...