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Dover Post
Central Middle students collect supplies for hurricane-ravaged Puerto Ricowater to pet supplies to US commonwealth Jeff Brown; jeff.brown@doverpost.com;
Dover Post / Posted 12 minutes ago
water to pet supplies to US commonwealth Jeff Brown; jeff.brown@doverpost.com; @DoPoJeff The devastation visited upon Puerto Rico by Hurricane Maria nearly two months ago may have disappeared from the headlines, but not from the hearts and... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Leesburg thrift store launches Christmas drive for homelessbring some Christmas joy into their lives,” said Stapleton, who recently collec
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 14 minutes ago
bring some Christmas joy into their lives,” said Stapleton, who recently collected donations for Hurricane Maria victims in Puerto Rico, filling up a 26-foot-long truck with goods. “I really want the community to come together and show they care... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Teacher receives dozens of coats for new Puerto Rican studentsBUFFALO, N.Y. – Families from Puerto Rico devastated by Hurricane Maria are con
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 14 minutes ago
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Families from Puerto Rico devastated by Hurricane Maria are continuing to move to Buffalo with little to nothing. With the uptick in new families, one Buffalo teacher noticed many of the new children were lacking a necessity here in... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Recruiting to begin in Puerto Rico for SC Department of Correctionsa maximum security prison. So now, the Department of Corrections is getting cr
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 44 minutes ago
a maximum security prison. So now, the Department of Corrections is getting creative. The department will advertise in Puerto Rico, hoping any unemployed people in the storm-ravaged community will need a job enough to consider the... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Progress slow at SpaceX's planned spaceporthe said he hadn’t heard anything specifically about SpaceX’s latest Boca Chica
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 59 minutes ago
he said he hadn’t heard anything specifically about SpaceX’s latest Boca Chica plans. Texas beat out Florida, Georgia and Puerto Rico to win the future spaceport. The state pledged $2.3 million from the jobs-focused Texas Enterprise Fund and $13... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Progress slow at SpaceX's planned spaceporthe said he hadn’t heard anything specifically about SpaceX’s latest Boca Chica
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 59 minutes ago
he said he hadn’t heard anything specifically about SpaceX’s latest Boca Chica plans. Texas beat out Florida, Georgia and Puerto Rico to win the future spaceport. The state pledged $2.3 million from the jobs-focused Texas Enterprise Fund and $13... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Progress slow at SpaceX’s planned spaceporthe said he hadn’t heard anything specifically about SpaceX’s latest Boca Chica
Dayton Daily News / Posted an hour ago
he said he hadn’t heard anything specifically about SpaceX’s latest Boca Chica plans. Texas beat out Florida, Georgia and Puerto Rico to win the future spaceport. The state pledged $2.3 million from the jobs-focused Texas Enterprise Fund and $13... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Progress slow at SpaceX’s planned spaceporthe said he hadn’t heard anything specifically about SpaceX’s latest Boca Chica
Springfield News-Sun / Posted an hour ago
he said he hadn’t heard anything specifically about SpaceX’s latest Boca Chica plans. Texas beat out Florida, Georgia and Puerto Rico to win the future spaceport. The state pledged $2.3 million from the jobs-focused Texas Enterprise Fund and $13... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Progress slow at SpaceX's planned spaceporthe said he hadn’t heard anything specifically about SpaceX’s latest Boca Chica
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted an hour ago
he said he hadn’t heard anything specifically about SpaceX’s latest Boca Chica plans. Texas beat out Florida, Georgia and Puerto Rico to win the future spaceport. The state pledged $2.3 million from the jobs-focused Texas Enterprise Fund and $13... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Louisville Army Corps employees to forgo Thanksgiving, work to restore power after hurricanesmade in the Caribbean and the US Virgin Islands following the devastating hurri
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted an hour ago
made in the Caribbean and the US Virgin Islands following the devastating hurricanes earlier this year. Neighborhoods in Puerto Rico are getting their power turned back on thanks to members of the Louisville District of the Army Corps of... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Progress slow at SpaceX's planned spaceporthe said he hadn’t heard anything specifically about SpaceX’s latest Boca Chica
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted an hour ago
he said he hadn’t heard anything specifically about SpaceX’s latest Boca Chica plans. Texas beat out Florida, Georgia and Puerto Rico to win the future spaceport. The state pledged $2.3 million from the jobs-focused Texas Enterprise Fund and $13... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Progress slow at SpaceX’s planned spaceporthe said he hadn’t heard anything specifically about SpaceX’s latest Boca Chica
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted an hour ago
he said he hadn’t heard anything specifically about SpaceX’s latest Boca Chica plans. Texas beat out Florida, Georgia and Puerto Rico to win the future spaceport. The state pledged $2.3 million from the jobs-focused Texas Enterprise Fund and $13... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Last of Benning's combat support hospital soldiers return home from Puerto RicoBENNING, GA (WTVM) – Last week we told you about the troops coming home to For
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted an hour ago
BENNING, GA (WTVM) – Last week we told you about the troops coming home to Fort Benning after helping recovery efforts in Puerto Rico, and Wednesday the last of the troops from the 14th Combat Support Hospital returned. While there, they set up a... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Progress slow at SpaceX’s planned spaceporthe said he hadn’t heard anything specifically about SpaceX’s latest Boca Chica
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 2 hours ago
he said he hadn’t heard anything specifically about SpaceX’s latest Boca Chica plans. Texas beat out Florida, Georgia and Puerto Rico to win the future spaceport. The state pledged $2.3 million from the jobs-focused Texas Enterprise Fund and $13... Read more
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The Morning Call
A rainbow for Puerto Rico, Milton Carrero GalarzaMayaguez, Puerto Rico—The same nature that gives us life's colors can devastate
The Morning Call / Posted 2 hours ago
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico—The same nature that gives us life's colors can devastate us. María has made this clear. We are all linked to nature's cycles whether we realize this or not. Daylight-savings time makes a difference when your body is tuned to a... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Gorilla Men Competing at Eckerd Thanksgiving Classicand Nova Southeastern (92-69). Eckerd is 3-1 on the season heading into a Wedn
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 3 hours ago
and Nova Southeastern (92-69). Eckerd is 3-1 on the season heading into a Wednesday (Nov. 22) home match-up against Puerto Rico-Bayamon. The Tritons opened the season with wins against No. 25 Delta State (61-55), West Alabama (82-79) and... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Displaced Puerto Rican family finds happiness in small blessings-- Wednesday marked one month since Areliz Gonzalez arrived in Lowell to stay w
Lowell Sun / Posted 3 hours ago
-- Wednesday marked one month since Areliz Gonzalez arrived in Lowell to stay with her sister after leaving Puerto Rico. Weeks after Hurricane Maria flooded her cement block home in Rio Grande -- a municipality on the island's... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Local Live Music (Nov. 23-26)Friday — Upward Groove, 8 p.m.; Saturday — Tony G's Funky Holiday Spectacular,
MPNnow.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Friday — Upward Groove, 8 p.m.; Saturday — Tony G's Funky Holiday Spectacular, 8 p.m.; Sunday — Red Cross benefit for Puerto Rico featuring Standby, Acoustica and Son Boricua, 2-6 p.m. Towpath Grille, 6 N. Main St., Fairport: Friday — Greg... Read more
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Wayne Post
Local Live Music (Nov. 23-26)Friday — Upward Groove, 8 p.m.; Saturday — Tony G's Funky Holiday Spectacular,
Wayne Post / Posted 5 hours ago
Friday — Upward Groove, 8 p.m.; Saturday — Tony G's Funky Holiday Spectacular, 8 p.m.; Sunday — Red Cross benefit for Puerto Rico featuring Standby, Acoustica and Son Boricua, 2-6 p.m. Towpath Grille, 6 N. Main St., Fairport: Friday — Greg... Read more
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Boston Globe
A holiday tempered by grief and changeup in New York, so it feels like a homecoming to him. But his wife and children
Boston Globe / Posted 6 hours ago
up in New York, so it feels like a homecoming to him. But his wife and children have spent almost their entire lives on Puerto Rico, and spoke little English when they arrived. The family is grateful for power and running water, for... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Thanksgiving away from home: Puerto Rican evacuees in Orlando cope with frustration, uncertaintybecause over social media I saw a lot of videos of the Florida governor saying
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 hours ago
because over social media I saw a lot of videos of the Florida governor saying the doors were open for those coming from Puerto Rico, and I said, ‘If I go there, at least I can have the opportunity to get ahead.’ Because that’s what you hope to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
UN Pledges Over $2B to Hurricane-Affected Caribbean Nationsand St. Kitts and Nevis also suffered damage, while St. Maarten/St. Martin as w
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 hours ago
and St. Kitts and Nevis also suffered damage, while St. Maarten/St. Martin as well as Cuba, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico were also impacted.“It is a very long road to recovery,” Mr. O’Malley said in an interview with UN News, noting... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Confronted with Harvey's chaos, an artist and his friends rescue the rescuersissues. Data from their storm work, much of which was done through the app Zell
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 hours ago
issues. Data from their storm work, much of which was done through the app Zello, was adapted by rescue teams in Florida, Puerto Rico and elsewhere. And they hope to help government officials build a strong model for citizen rescue and relief... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Here’s the most disturbing thing about the Uber hackstates have particular notification processes that must be followed. Forty-Eigh
Dayton Daily News / Posted 7 hours ago
states have particular notification processes that must be followed. Forty-Eight states, D.C., Guam, the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico all have statutes on the books related to breaches, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Team USA coach Jeff Van Gundy views Magic as playoff contenderNBA G League players — practiced Wednesday at UCF, its coach identified a weak
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 hours ago
NBA G League players — practiced Wednesday at UCF, its coach identified a weak spot. He also will coach Team USA against Puerto Rico at 7:30 p.m. on Thanksgiving at CFE Arena. The basketball game is the beginning of a long qualifying process for... Read more
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CircleID
FCC Plans to Order States Not to Impose Laws Regulating Broadband Service, Senior Officials Revealedcitizens’ fundamental rights. more The FCC has granted Alphabet's Project Loon
CircleID / Posted 8 hours ago
citizens’ fundamental rights. more The FCC has granted Alphabet's Project Loon an experimental license to operate in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands for the purpose of helping the islands regain Internet connectivity. more Experts fear... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Air National Guard Members Arrive Home After Hurricane Recovery Workfrom the 132nd wing of the Iowa Air National Guard touched down in Sioux City o
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 8 hours ago
from the 132nd wing of the Iowa Air National Guard touched down in Sioux City on Tuesday night. The airmen left for Puerto Rico on September 26th to help with recovery from Hurricane Maria. Their mission included picking up supplies from a... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Is Puerto Rico BeingTwo months after the Sept. 20 landfall of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico -- like
Op-Ed News / Posted 8 hours ago
Two months after the Sept. 20 landfall of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico -- like the nearby Virgin Islands -- is still in a state of horrifying devastation. The help being offered by the Trump administration is thin to the point of being cruel and... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Critical dialysis for son brings Puerto Rico mother to central FloridaClara Medina Verges , with her 8-year-old son, Gabriel Bodon Medina --refugees
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 hours ago
Clara Medina Verges , with her 8-year-old son, Gabriel Bodon Medina --refugees from Puerto Rico because of Hurricane Maria-- talks about her experience in leaving the island to find medical care for her son in central Florida, Tuesday, November 21,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Dry weather clears the way for Thanksgiving travel for millionsmove at LaGuardia Airport in New York which remained under control on Wednesday
Daily Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
move at LaGuardia Airport in New York which remained under control on Wednesday afternoon CRISIS WEARS ON IN HURRICANE-HIT PUERTO RICO The damage continues in Puerto Rico where residents are still reeling from the destruction caused by Hurricane... Read more
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The Hill
Uber faces mounting scrutiny over massive data breachthe Privacy and Data Security Group at the Ballard Spahr law firm. It would al
The Hill / Posted 9 hours ago
the Privacy and Data Security Group at the Ballard Spahr law firm. It would also violate rules in Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. Breach notification laws apply to whichever state an account holder lives in, regardless of the location of the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Predominantly bilingual practices in Orlando pitch in to help Puerto Rico evacueesAs medical providers across Central Florida handle the recent surge of evacuees
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 hours ago
As medical providers across Central Florida handle the recent surge of evacuees from Puerto Rico, a few practices that are well-known in the Hispanic community have become a home-away-from-home for evacuees. Some are offering free first visits to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Forum: Trump administration disaster request abandons the most vulnerable: young childrenIn Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Gulf States, our government’s
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 hours ago
In Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Gulf States, our government’s response to recent hurricanes is failing—and young children, our most vulnerable citizens, are paying the price. On Friday, the Trump Administration submitted a request... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
'JV squad': US opens World Cup qualifying with G Leaguersstarts Thursday night in Orlando, Florida - when Van Gundy and a team of largel
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 10 hours ago
starts Thursday night in Orlando, Florida - when Van Gundy and a team of largely unheralded G League players take on Puerto Rico in the start of a tournament that will decide if the U.S. goes to the World Cup in China two years from now. Van... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
'JV squad': US opens World Cup qualifying with G Leaguersstarts Thursday night in Orlando, Florida - when Van Gundy and a team of largel
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 10 hours ago
starts Thursday night in Orlando, Florida - when Van Gundy and a team of largely unheralded G League players take on Puerto Rico in the start of a tournament that will decide if the U.S. goes to the World Cup in China two years from now. Van... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Company fires about 50 workers for refusing to get flu shotthe United States are still urging people to get their flu vaccines as the viru
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 11 hours ago
the United States are still urging people to get their flu vaccines as the virus continues to spread in 40 states and Puerto Rico and has been associated with 15 pediatric deaths, seven of them reported in the week ending January 28. Health... Read more
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KERA North Texas
If The Developing World Can Go Solar, Maybe Puerto Rico Can TooPuerto Rico is in the midst of the worst electricity outage in U.S. history. Mo
KERA North Texas / Posted 11 hours ago
Puerto Rico is in the midst of the worst electricity outage in U.S. history. Most of the island remains without power more than two months after Hurricane Maria hit the island. Some Puerto Ricans are saying that the current crisis should be a... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
If The Developing World Can Go Solar, Maybe Puerto Rico Can TooPuerto Rico is in the midst of the worst electricity outage in U.S. history. Mo
KPBS San Diego / Posted 11 hours ago
Puerto Rico is in the midst of the worst electricity outage in U.S. history. Most of the island remains without power more than two months after Hurricane Maria hit the island. Some Puerto Ricans are saying that the current crisis should be a... Read more
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Business Insider
Bill Gates' investment group spent $80 million to build a 'smart city' in the desert — and urban planners are dividedan Arizona-based urban planner from LVA Design Studio. "After the latest set o
Business Insider / Posted 11 hours ago
an Arizona-based urban planner from LVA Design Studio. "After the latest set of hurricanes that hit Houston, Florida, and Puerto Rico, we have seen what happens to businesses when they have to completely shut down," he said. However, Arizona's... Read more
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Lowell Sun
What we are working onmeal at Iglesia Trono Celestial for those in need, including some families who
Lowell Sun / Posted 11 hours ago
meal at Iglesia Trono Celestial for those in need, including some families who were forces from their homes in Puerto Rico following the hurricane. Reporter Amaris Castillo, acastillo@lowellsun.com, will have a story following-up on... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Children's Generosity Is The Greatest Gifthomeless or otherwise down-and-out people and sharing with them what he can. It
Hartford Courant / Posted 12 hours ago
homeless or otherwise down-and-out people and sharing with them what he can. It started to pick up steam in San Juan, Puerto Rico, last February. He and I met a guy whose “job” it was to help tourists find parking spaces on those narrow, hilly... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Impeach Trump Billboards go up in Times SquareCalifornia, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana. He has threatened to reduce
Op-Ed News / Posted 12 hours ago
California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana. He has threatened to reduce aid for millions of American citizens in Puerto Rico who are struggling to survive without drinkable water or electricity -- a move that would be a total dereliction... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Ideas for fighting Everglades pythons include mongooses, terriers and barbed wireon the Everglades. “Introduce mongooses,” suggested Victoria Olson of Fort Lau
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 12 hours ago
on the Everglades. “Introduce mongooses,” suggested Victoria Olson of Fort Lauderdale. “They have been successful in Puerto Rico & The US Virgin Islands to eradicate snakes, and yes they can kill a python.” Famous for their ability to kill... Read more
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Philly.com
Renovated Free Library branches aim to get more people in the doorMarrero was able to hire a community organizer to work with Spanish speakers, p
Philly.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Marrero was able to hire a community organizer to work with Spanish speakers, particularly those who have just arrived from Puerto Rico to escape the ravages of Hurricane Maria. None of this came cheap. It cost $28 million to renovate the four... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Ideas for fighting Everglades pythons include mongooses, terriers and barbed wireon the Everglades. “Introduce mongooses,” suggested Victoria Olson of Fort Lau
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 12 hours ago
on the Everglades. “Introduce mongooses,” suggested Victoria Olson of Fort Lauderdale. “They have been successful in Puerto Rico & The US Virgin Islands to eradicate snakes, and yes they can kill a python.” Famous for their ability to kill... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Thieves Are Carjacking UPS Trucks and Stealing PackagesFind $500K, Drugs, Guns After Neighbors Complain Happy birthday: Original Gerb
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 12 hours ago
Find $500K, Drugs, Guns After Neighbors Complain Happy birthday: Original Gerber baby turns 91 Influx of students from Puerto Rico after hurricane putting strain on system Disney star Jordan Fisher wins 'Dancing with the Stars' Trump: Prayers... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
GHSA flips coin to decide (some) home teams for semifinalsFind $500K, Drugs, Guns After Neighbors Complain Happy birthday: Original Gerb
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 12 hours ago
Find $500K, Drugs, Guns After Neighbors Complain Happy birthday: Original Gerber baby turns 91 Influx of students from Puerto Rico after hurricane putting strain on system Disney star Jordan Fisher wins 'Dancing with the Stars' Trump: Prayers... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
New coach at Berkmar, Putnam County coach steps downFind $500K, Drugs, Guns After Neighbors Complain Happy birthday: Original Gerb
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 12 hours ago
Find $500K, Drugs, Guns After Neighbors Complain Happy birthday: Original Gerber baby turns 91 Influx of students from Puerto Rico after hurricane putting strain on system Disney star Jordan Fisher wins 'Dancing with the Stars' Trump: Prayers... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
The Original Gerber Baby Turns 91 Years OldFind $500K, Drugs, Guns After Neighbors Complain Happy birthday: Original Gerb
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 12 hours ago
Find $500K, Drugs, Guns After Neighbors Complain Happy birthday: Original Gerber baby turns 91 Influx of students from Puerto Rico after hurricane putting strain on system Disney star Jordan Fisher wins 'Dancing with the Stars' Trump: Prayers... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Central Florida: Rain on ThanksgivingFind $500K, Drugs, Guns After Neighbors Complain Happy birthday: Original Gerb
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 12 hours ago
Find $500K, Drugs, Guns After Neighbors Complain Happy birthday: Original Gerber baby turns 91 Influx of students from Puerto Rico after hurricane putting strain on system Disney star Jordan Fisher wins 'Dancing with the Stars' Trump: Prayers... Read more
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