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T.S. Claudette nears Florida Panhandle

| August 16, 2009 | 1 Comment



Chris Dolce, Lead Meteorologist, The Weather Channel Aug. 16, 2009 5:41 pm ET ATLANTIC An area of low pressure off of Florida's West Coast that became Tropical Depression Four early this morning has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Claudette. As of 5 p.m. Sunday afternoon, Claudette was located about 40 miles wet-southwest of Apalachicola, Florida. […]




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Tropical Storm Claudette closing in on Florida Panhandle

| August 16, 2009 | 1 Comment



Chris Dolce, Lead Meteorologist, The Weather Channel Aug. 16, 2009 12:47 pm ET ATLANTIC An area of low pressure off of Florida's West Coast that became Tropical Depression Four early this morning has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Claudette. As of 11 a.m. Sunday morning, Claudette was located about 75 miles south-southeast of Apalachicola, Florida. […]




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T.D. Four closing in on Florida Panhandle

| August 16, 2009 | 0 Comments



T.D. Four closing in on Florida Panhandle Chris Dolce, Lead Meteorologist, The Weather Channel Aug. 16, 2009 11:07 am ET ATLANTIC Tropical Depression 4 (35 mile per hour winds) developed from an area of low pressure off of Florida's West Coast early this morning. As of 11 a.m. Sunday morning, T.D. 4 was located about […]




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Tropical Storm Bill forms as Ana threatens

| August 15, 2009 | 1 Comment



James Wilson, Lead Meteorologist, The Weather Channel Aug. 15, 2009 5:50 pm ET ATLANTIC Atlantic Basin has become quite active: Tropical Storm Ana with top winds of 40 mph and is located 805 miles east-southeast of the Leeward Islands. This is the first named storm of the 2009 Atlantic Hurricane Season. The Government of the […]




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Tropical storm Ana forms over Atlantic, moves west

| August 15, 2009 | 0 Comments



MIAMI (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Ana, the first named storm of the 2009 Atlantic hurricane season, formed on Saturday and was moving west toward the Leeward Islands, the National Hurricane Center said. With maximum sustained winds near 40 miles per hour, Ana was expected to strengthen slowly and turn toward the west-northwest, which could bring […]




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Kidnap globalises as victim profiles broaden

| August 13, 2009 | 0 Comments



The news that the UK government considers it unlikely that two more of the Britons taken hostage in Iraq in May 2007 will return alive is a tragic reminder of the risk of kidnapping run by international companies operating in turbulent regions of the world. If true, four of the five men taken captive while […]




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Israel NSC issues High Holiday travel warning

| August 11, 2009 | 2 Comments



The Counter-Terrorism Bureau issued a warning Tuesday against traveling to Sinai at the current time and during the upcoming holidays in September. The bureau stressed that "Hezbollah continues to accuse Israel of the death of Imad Mughniyeh, which increases threats of terror made by Hezbollah towards Israeli targets abroad". The bureau warns of kidnapping and […]




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NOAA Lowers Hurricane Season Outlook, Cautions Public Not to Let Down Guard

| August 9, 2009 | 1 Comment



According to its August Atlantic hurricane season outlook, NOAA now expects a near- to below-normal Atlantic hurricane season, as the calming effects of El Niño continue to develop. But scientists say the season’s quiet start does not guarantee quiet times ahead. The season, which began June 1, is entering its historical peak period of August […]




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DHS: Updated Federal Guidelines for 2009 H1N1 Influenza in Schools Offer Many Options

| August 7, 2009 | 0 Comments



Release Date: August 7, 2009 For Immediate Release Office of the Press Secretary Contact: DHS Press Office, 202-282-8010 HHS Press Office, 202-690-6343 DOE Press Office, 202-591-6734 Updated federal guidelines offer state and local public health and school officials a range of options for responding to 2009 H1N1 influenza in schools, depending on how severe the […]




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FTC Alert: Churches Cheated in Opportunity Scam

| July 16, 2009 | 0 Comments



There’s no cost to your church. It may even make money to use for good works. It’s a win-win situation, right? Maybe not. In fact, it could be a scam. Con artists with similar pitches are targeting African-American churches with so-called opportunity scams. Emphasizing a shared faith, culture, or concern for the community to win […]




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Texas DPS warns of alarm company scams

| July 8, 2009 | 1 Comment



The Texas Department of Public Safety is urging Texas residents to make sure that any alarm salesperson, company or alarm installer that they hire is licensed by the Private Security Bureau.   The Private Security Bureau has initiated investigations in Houston, San Antonio, Dallas and Austin following reports that numerous unlicensed salespersons, installers and companies […]




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