Hurricane Maria

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San Antonio Express-News
Middletown church, school communities rally, sending 211 backpacks full of necessities to Puerto Ricoconviction, a small troop of local volunteers with ties to Puerto Rico, intent
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 51 minutes ago
conviction, a small troop of local volunteers with ties to Puerto Rico, intent on sending relief to the island savaged by Hurricane Maria a month ago, has completed its mission to bring a bit of hope to the island. Deyanira Vazquez, who works at... Read more
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Lowell Sun
In Maria aftermath, Lowell awaits wave of Puerto Ricansof folks are coming with very little income at this point because they don't ha
Lowell Sun / Posted an hour ago
of folks are coming with very little income at this point because they don't have jobs, because of the hurricane." Since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, support for the its victims has poured in Lowell from organizations like the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
For couple, a return home to Lowell after agonizing weeksweeks LOWELL -- Hedalys Machado and her husband, Alex E. Huertas, held on as l
Lowell Sun / Posted an hour ago
weeks LOWELL -- Hedalys Machado and her husband, Alex E. Huertas, held on as long as they could in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria struck. They did not want to leave. The couple said their green cement block home in Utuado -- a municipality... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Police officer rescues kitten and raccoon found cuddled inside dumpsterSpokane chef headed to Puerto Rico to help Spokane, Wash. When Jeremy Hansen s
KULR-8 Billings / Posted an hour ago
Spokane chef headed to Puerto Rico to help Spokane, Wash. When Jeremy Hansen started to see photos of the aftermath from hurricane Maria, he knew he had to help those in Puerto Rico "It's a pretty crazy situation, and they need all the help they... Read more
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Reuters
Plane by plane, New York greets Puerto Ricans displaced by hurricanethousands of Puerto Ricans that New York officials estimate will flee from the
Reuters / Posted an hour ago
thousands of Puerto Ricans that New York officials estimate will flee from the lingering devastation wrought a month ago by Hurricane Maria. Many are expected to stay for months - or years - and some forever, in a largely reluctant wave of... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Don't Surrender, Reinvent: The New Mantra Of Small Biz In Puerto Ricowas overjoyed at how quickly it found success. "Everything was going perfect,"
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 hours ago
was overjoyed at how quickly it found success. "Everything was going perfect," says Sanchez, 28. "Then the storm hit." Hurricane Maria, which blew through Puerto Rico four weeks ago, nearly destroyed his property. The damage was heavy, though... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Don't Surrender, Reinvent: The New Mantra Of Small Biz In Puerto Ricowas overjoyed at how quickly it found success. "Everything was going perfect,"
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 hours ago
was overjoyed at how quickly it found success. "Everything was going perfect," says Sanchez, 28. "Then the storm hit." Hurricane Maria, which blew through Puerto Rico four weeks ago, nearly destroyed his property. The damage was heavy, though... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Body found in dumpster outside Spokane GoodwillSpokane chef headed to Puerto Rico to help Spokane, Wash. When Jeremy Hansen s
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 4 hours ago
Spokane chef headed to Puerto Rico to help Spokane, Wash. When Jeremy Hansen started to see photos of the aftermath from hurricane Maria, he knew he had to help those in Puerto Rico "It's a pretty crazy situation, and they need all the help they... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
2 mountain climbers die after Montana avalancheSpokane chef headed to Puerto Rico to help Spokane, Wash. When Jeremy Hansen s
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 4 hours ago
Spokane chef headed to Puerto Rico to help Spokane, Wash. When Jeremy Hansen started to see photos of the aftermath from hurricane Maria, he knew he had to help those in Puerto Rico "It's a pretty crazy situation, and they need all the help they... Read more
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NBC San Diego
How Solar Could Transform Puerto Rico's FutureWhile more than 80 percent of Puerto Rico remains without power a month after H
NBC San Diego / Posted 4 hours ago
While more than 80 percent of Puerto Rico remains without power a month after Hurricane Maria knocked out the island’s power grid, Hector Alejandro Santiago Rodriguez is at work on his nursery in Barranquitas because of the solar panels he installed... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Mayor of Puerto Rican capital a fighter who took on Trump08:30 Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz. (Carlos Giusti, AP) San Juan - As Puerto Rico
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 hours ago
08:30 Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz. (Carlos Giusti, AP) San Juan - As Puerto Rico grapples with the destruction wrought by Hurricane Maria, it boasts a pint-sized, in-your-face advocate in San Juan's mayor - a woman feisty enough to lock horns with... Read more
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SecondsOut.com
Corrales Over Weight In Veronato upset the odds and bring the WBA title back to Puerto Rico, where he hails f
SecondsOut.com / Posted 5 hours ago
to upset the odds and bring the WBA title back to Puerto Rico, where he hails from. “This fight is for my son, my family, and for Puerto Rico. I know that a victory would bring happiness to Puerto Rico after the destruction caused by Hurricane... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Nurses come to island's aidwashed away or wounds were made worse by muddy floodwater. Some people died not
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
washed away or wounds were made worse by muddy floodwater. Some people died not having access to dialysis, they said. Hurricane Maria’s death toll in Puerto Rico rose to 49 and about 30 percent of the island still is without water, Puerto... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Puerto Rican MLB players bond over hurricane — and WhatsAppCarlos Beltran charter aircrafts to send relief aid to Puerto Rico and evacuate
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 hours ago
Carlos Beltran charter aircrafts to send relief aid to Puerto Rico and evacuate cancer patients from the island after Hurricane Maria, the Puerto Rican slugger quickly thought about "the chat group." He wanted to send word to other Puerto... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Ricoballoons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where c
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 6 hours ago
balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria. Two of the search giant's "Project Loon" balloons are already over the country enabling texts, emails and... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Ricoballoons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where c
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 6 hours ago
balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria. Two of the search giant's "Project Loon" balloons are already over the country enabling texts, emails and... Read more
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Northwest Herald
What Puerto Rico is doing to get the power back after stormIn this Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 photo, a resident tries to connect electrical lin
Northwest Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
In this Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 photo, a resident tries to connect electrical lines downed by Hurricane Maria in preparation for when electricity is restored in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico. A month after the storm rolled across the center of Puerto Rico,... Read more
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asianage
Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Ricoballoons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where c
asianage / Posted 7 hours ago
balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria. Two of the search giant's "Project Loon" balloons are already over the country enabling texts, emails and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Google firm flies balloons to deliver internet, cellphone signals in devastated Puerto Ricoballoons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where c
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 hours ago
balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria. Two of the search giant’s “Project Loon” balloons are already over the country enabling texts, emails and... Read more
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New York Post
Hedge funder says Puerto Rico is better off with massive debtfund’s investors. Calls to erase Puerto Rico’s $74 billion debt load intensifi
New York Post / Posted 7 hours ago
fund’s investors. Calls to erase Puerto Rico’s $74 billion debt load intensified after the cash-strapped island was hit by Hurricane Maria last month. Baupost owns nearly $1 billion in Puerto Rico’s sales tax bonds, The Intercept revealed earlier... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Walk to Defeat ALS takes place Saturday morningformer New Orleans Saints player Steve Gleason helped fly an ALS patient from P
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 7 hours ago
former New Orleans Saints player Steve Gleason helped fly an ALS patient from Puerto Rico to New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Gleason was one of the first to visit Carmelo Diaz at Ochsner Hospital. Organizers hope tomorrow's walk... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Google Parent Turns On Internet Balloons In Puerto Ricoballoons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where c
CBS Baltimore / Posted 8 hours ago
balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria. Two of the search giant’s “Project Loon” balloons are already over the country enabling texts, emails and... Read more
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KJCT 8 Grand Junction
VA Volunteers Back From Puerto RicoHURRICANE MARIA IS REGARDED AS THE WORST NATURAL DISASTER ON RECORD IN THE CARI
KJCT 8 Grand Junction / Posted 8 hours ago
HURRICANE MARIA IS REGARDED AS THE WORST NATURAL DISASTER ON RECORD IN THE CARIBBEAN, Meteorologist Brad Miller has your Friday 10/20/2017 and weekend weather forecast. Tope Elementary Students are spreading a message that kindness rocks, and... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Blumenthal pushes to protect ‘sensitive locations’ for undocumented immigrantsof Puerto Rican citizens starting to pour into New Haven to live with relatives
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 hours ago
of Puerto Rican citizens starting to pour into New Haven to live with relatives given the destruction of the island by Hurricane Maria. Lagarde said the situation on the island is a humanitarian crisis. “We are doing what we can. Despite what... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Evansville woman from Puerto Rico collecting items for Hurricane Maria reliefA Tri-State woman is seeking help for Puerto Rico. Her brothers and sisters are
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 9 hours ago
A Tri-State woman is seeking help for Puerto Rico. Her brothers and sisters are among those still in need, one month after Hurricane Maria upended the island. More than 80% of the island is still without power, and about a third of people have no... Read more
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Boston Globe
What Puerto Rico is doing to get the power back after stormcrews fan out across the battered island, erecting light poles and power lines
Boston Globe / Posted 9 hours ago
crews fan out across the battered island, erecting light poles and power lines in a block by block slog. A month after Hurricane Maria rolled across the center of Puerto Rico, the power is still out for the vast majority of people on the island... Read more
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Boston Globe
Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Ricoballoons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where c
Boston Globe / Posted 9 hours ago
balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria. Two of the search giant’s ‘‘Project Loon’’ balloons are already over the country enabling texts, emails and... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Evansville woman from Puerto Rico collecting items for Hurricane Maria reliefA Tri-State woman is seeking help for Puerto Rico. Her brothers and sisters are
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 9 hours ago
A Tri-State woman is seeking help for Puerto Rico. Her brothers and sisters are among those still in need, one month after Hurricane Maria upended the island. More than 80% of the island is still without power, and about a third of people have no... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Dental clinic employee stole thousands of dollars from patients, authorities sayrefund of her pre-payment. But authorities said Rodriguez used the money to sen
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 hours ago
refund of her pre-payment. But authorities said Rodriguez used the money to send back to her family in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, and left no proof of the patient’s payment. Gant said investigators interviewed employees at the clinic and... Read more
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BC Local News
‘Hearties’ descend on Langleywhen needed. In one case, they have co-ordinated a relief effort for one fan wh
BC Local News / Posted 9 hours ago
when needed. In one case, they have co-ordinated a relief effort for one fan who lives in Puerto Rico and was devastated by Hurricane Maria. The actors, too, will interact with the fans on social media, making it “feel like you’re there,” said Jody... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Ricoballoons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where c
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 hours ago
balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria. Two of the search giant's "Project Loon" balloons are already over the country enabling texts, emails and... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
Deltona dental clinic worker charged with stealing $18,000and request a refund of her pre-payment. She wanted to use the $400 to send sup
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 9 hours ago
and request a refund of her pre-payment. She wanted to use the $400 to send supplies to her family in Puerto Rico ahead of Hurricane Maria, which hit the island Sept. 20. The clinic staff searched through her file and found no record of any... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Ricoballoons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where c
WWLP Springfield / Posted 10 hours ago
balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria. Two of the search giant’s “Project Loon” balloons are already over the country enabling texts, emails and... Read more
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Daily Herald
Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Ricoballoons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where c
Daily Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria. Two of the search giant's "Project Loon" balloons are already over the country enabling texts, emails and... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Some in Houston wary of helping Puerto RicoHarvey hit nearly two months ago, is a Lady of the Night plant from Puerto Rico
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 10 hours ago
Harvey hit nearly two months ago, is a Lady of the Night plant from Puerto Rico that a friend gave her. Ever since Hurricane Maria ravaged the island, she says, she has paused at the blooming plant when she passes it, rubbing a leaf and... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Hayden 2nd graders send messages to Puerto RicoHAYDEN, Idaho – Students at Hayden Meadows Elementary School saw the devastatio
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 10 hours ago
HAYDEN, Idaho – Students at Hayden Meadows Elementary School saw the devastation in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria and wanted to help. Nearly 80 percent of Puerto Rico is still without power exactly one month after Hurricane Maria slammed into... Read more
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The Mercury News
Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Ricoballoons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where c
The Mercury News / Posted 10 hours ago
balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria. Two of the search giant’s “Project Loon” balloons are already over the country enabling texts, emails and... Read more
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Cloverdale Reporter
‘Hearties’ descend on Langleywhen needed. In one case, they have co-ordinated a relief effort for one fan wh
Cloverdale Reporter / Posted 10 hours ago
when needed. In one case, they have co-ordinated a relief effort for one fan who lives in Puerto Rico and was devastated by Hurricane Maria. The actors, too, will interact with the fans on social media, making it “feel like you’re there,” said Jody... Read more
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Peace Arch News
‘Hearties’ descend on Langleywhen needed. In one case, they have co-ordinated a relief effort for one fan wh
Peace Arch News / Posted 10 hours ago
when needed. In one case, they have co-ordinated a relief effort for one fan who lives in Puerto Rico and was devastated by Hurricane Maria. The actors, too, will interact with the fans on social media, making it “feel like you’re there,” said Jody... Read more
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TribLIVE
Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Ricoballoons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where c
TribLIVE / Posted 10 hours ago
balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria. Two of the search giant's “Project Loon” balloons are already over the country enabling texts, emails and... Read more
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Aldergrove Star
‘Hearties’ descend on Langleywhen needed. In one case, they have co-ordinated a relief effort for one fan wh
Aldergrove Star / Posted 10 hours ago
when needed. In one case, they have co-ordinated a relief effort for one fan who lives in Puerto Rico and was devastated by Hurricane Maria. The actors, too, will interact with the fans on social media, making it “feel like you’re there,” said Jody... Read more
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Langley Times
‘Hearties’ descend on Langleywhen needed. In one case, they have co-ordinated a relief effort for one fan wh
Langley Times / Posted 10 hours ago
when needed. In one case, they have co-ordinated a relief effort for one fan who lives in Puerto Rico and was devastated by Hurricane Maria. The actors, too, will interact with the fans on social media, making it “feel like you’re there,” said Jody... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Ricoballoons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where c
Connecticut Post / Posted 11 hours ago
balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria. Two of the search giant's "Project Loon" balloons are already over the country enabling texts, emails and... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Some in Houston wary of helping Puerto RicoHarvey hit nearly two months ago, is a Lady of the Night plant from Puerto Rico
The Register Citizen / Posted 11 hours ago
Harvey hit nearly two months ago, is a Lady of the Night plant from Puerto Rico that a friend gave her. Ever since Hurricane Maria ravaged the island, she says, she has paused at the blooming plant when she passes it, rubbing a leaf and... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Ricoballoons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where c
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 11 hours ago
balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria. Two of the search giant's "Project Loon" balloons are already over the country enabling texts, emails and... Read more
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CNET
Project Loon brings limited internet access to Puerto Ricoparent company, is hoping its high-flying internet balloons can help the people
CNET / Posted 11 hours ago
parent company, is hoping its high-flying internet balloons can help the people of Puerto Rico, about a month after Hurricane Maria made landfall. On Friday, the search giant announced some balloons from its Project Loon program had been... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Many Trump voters who got hurricane relief in Texas aren't sure Puerto Ricans shouldHarvey hit nearly two months ago, is a Lady of the Evening plant from Puerto Ri
The Middletown Press / Posted 11 hours ago
Harvey hit nearly two months ago, is a Lady of the Evening plant from Puerto Rico that a friend gave her. Ever since Hurricane Maria ravaged the island, she says, she has paused at the blooming plant when she passes it, rubbing a leaf and... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Ricoballoons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where c
The Middletown Press / Posted 11 hours ago
balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria. Two of the search giant's "Project Loon" balloons are already over the country enabling texts, emails and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Ricoballoons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where c
Daily Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria. Two of the search giant's 'Project Loon' balloons are already over the country enabling texts, emails and... Read more
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NBC Miami
Google Parent Turns on Internet Balloons in Puerto Ricoballoons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where c
NBC Miami / Posted 11 hours ago
balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria. Two of the search giant's "Project Loon" balloons are already over the country enabling texts, emails and... Read more
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