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Fourth and Final Crewman Pulled Alive from Capsized Ship

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. — Coast Guard rescuers pulled four trapped men alive from a capsized cargo ship Monday, drilling into the hull’s steel plates to extract the crew members more than a day after their vessel overturned while leaving a …

Hurricane Dorian Expected to Menace Carolinas Through Friday

Sep 5, 2019, 9:58 AM — Hurricane Dorian will strafe the North Carolina coast by Thursday night, and could make landfall in the state with 115 mile-per-hour winds and an 8-foot storm surge. Located about 70 miles (113 kilometers) from …

Weakened Hurricane Dorian Moving Up Coasts of Florida, Carolinas, Georgia

Sep 4, 2019, 5:31 AM — Hurricane Dorian menaced the U.S. East Coast with devastating flooding and winds, lashing Florida after laying waste to the Bahamas in a brutal two-day battering that caused damage that may cost the islands billions …

Southeast Officials Worry About Storm Evacuation Fatigue

It’s become a hurricane-season ritual in the Southeast: When a storm threatens, coastal residents board up homes, load up SUVs and fill highways where the traffic lanes are reversed to offer a speedy escape inland. For some people, Hurricane Dorian …

Solar Panels May Be Tested by Dorian’s Winds

Hurricane Dorian could be a rigorous test for the thousands of solar panels installed across Florida in recent years. The Sunshine State ranks fifth in solar capacity in the U.S., with about 380,000 homes powered by panels, according to the …

Southeast Coast Braces for Storm Surge, Winds as Hurricane Dorian Slowly Treks North

Sep 3, 2019, 8:47 AM — Hurricane Dorian is starting to move again, inching toward the northwest and potentially up the U.S. East Coast after bashing the Bahamas for almost two days with high winds and driving rains that have …

Florida Prepares for Hurricane Dorian; CoreLogic Warns on Homes Exposed

Hurricane Dorian has set its sights on the Southeast coast, with Florida likely to be the state that feels the biggest impact when it makes its U.S. landfall sometime over the weekend or early next week, according to forecasters. Disaster …

Hurricane Dorian Gains Strength Heading for Florida

Hurricane Dorian gained strength as it crept closer to Florida’s coast on Friday, raising the risk that parts of the U.S. state will be hit by strong winds, a storm surge and heavy rain for a prolonged period after it …

Tennessee Valley Coal Ash Cleanup Workers Face Burden of Proving Illnesses

The Tennessee Valley Authority, long respected for providing good jobs and cheap electricity, is facing a growing backlash over its handling of a massive coal ash spill a decade ago, with potentially serious consequences for an industry often opposed to …

Update: Hurricane Dorian Gathers Force As It Heads for Florida

Dorian is gathering force as it aims to become the first major hurricane to slam into the Florida’s east coast in 15 years, with winds of at least 115 miles per hour and drenching rains. The hurricane’s center was located …

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