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August 28, 2017 - 4:44 am
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Scientists are working to get a better understanding of what causes toxic algae to flourish in some lakes. The Environmental Protection Agency says it will work with state officials in Nebraska and Kansas to identify sources of water pollution and assess the toxic algae blooms...
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August 27, 2017 - 9:28 pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said he has no regrets about not calling for an evacuation of Houston residents ahead of Tropical Storm Harvey. Turner reiterated at a Sunday night news conference that the best course of action was for residents in Houston and surrounding...
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August 27, 2017 - 2:28 pm
High-ranking officials in the U.S. Navy are determined not to repeat the tragedies of the USS John S. McCain and the USS Fitzgerald again. The wrenching deaths of U.S. sailors, drowned this week while trapped in their bunks on the USS John S. McCain, have sent shockwaves around the American naval...
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August 26, 2017 - 7:17 am
Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas Friday night with sustained winds of 130 mph. At 1 p.m. CDT Saturday, Harvey is located about 60 miles east-southeast of San Antonio, Texas, moving north-northwest at just 2 mph. Maximum sustained winds are now 70 mph. More information regarding Harvey can be...
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