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  • Southmoore Band will present ForeverMoore memorial concert for 2013 Moore tornado

    By Matt Patterson, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    The Southmoore High School marching band’s performance pays tribute to the resiliency of Moore in the wake of the 2013 tornado.

  • FairPoint accuses striking workers of intimidation

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    A nor'easter that arrived Tuesday could deliver the first major test for replacement workers hired by FairPoint Communications in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, with driving rain and strong wind gusts possibly causing service disruptions as more than 1,700 workers remain on strike. The...

  • Storm water flood overwhelms treatment plant

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    HONOLULU (AP) — The largest amount of damage caused by Hurricane Ana as it passed Honolulu was underground, according to Mayor Kirk Caldwell. Storm water Sunday flooded into one a critical sewage treatment plant and sent 20 million gallons of untreated sludge into tunnels and underground rooms,...

  • Mantoloking, Brick sea wall 75 percent finished

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    BRICK, N.J. (AP) — After Superstorm Sandy nearly wiped his town off the map, Mantoloking Councilman Steve Gillingham heard the voices calling for a retreat from vulnerable locations along the coast. "Right after the storm there were suggestions that maybe we shouldn't be here at all, that a...

  • Total CEO killed in Moscow runway crash

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    MOSCOW (AP) — Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA who helped establish the multinational oil company as one of the world's biggest, was killed at a Moscow airport when his private jet collided with a snowplow whose driver was reportedly drunk. As well as questioning the...

  • Joplin to get 155 new trees for tornado recovery

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Inmates at a Missouri prison have been taking care of 155 new trees that will be donated to Joplin to replace trees lost in the May 2011 tornado. The Missouri Department of Corrections on Monday announced that oaks, tulip poplars and other trees will be donated to...

  • Hurricane remnants lash UK; 1 woman killed by tree

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — A woman has been killed by a falling tree in London as the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo lashed Britain with rain and strong winds. London Ambulance Service say paramedics tried to resuscitate the woman but she was pronounced dead at the scene in the Knightsbridge area. Several...

  • Strong winds, heavy rains in Northwest forecast

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — Forecasters say an active fall weather pattern will bring wet and windy weather the next few days in parts of Washington and Oregon. The Weather Service has issued a high wind warning from the central Oregon coast to southwest Washington from Tuesday afternoon to noon Wednesday...

  • Temperatures in the low 80s in Oklahoma Tuesday

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Warm weather is sticking around in central Oklahoma. Tuesday the high temperature will be near 81 degrees.

  • Weather Service: tornado touched down in Maryland


    SAVAGE, Md. (AP) — The National Weather Service says a low-end tornado touched down in Howard County and uprooted a tree that fell on an apartment building. Meteorologists say the EF-0 tornado touched down in near Savage on Wednesday afternoon. The Weather Service says the tornado uprooted a...

  • Hawaii rides out storm, but remote islands at risk


    HONOLULU (AP) — Sunny skies returned to the Aloha State, the day after a hurricane left Hawaii without inflicting much harm beyond heavy rain. Hurricane Ana was downgraded to a tropical storm late Sunday afternoon as it moved west of the chain. While the main Hawaiian islands rode out the...

  • NYC mayor: Sandy home-repair effort working better


    NEW YORK (AP) — A program to help city homeowners with Superstorm Sandy home-repair efforts has made progress following an overhaul, and is aiming to count up to 1,000 construction starts and 1,500 reimbursement checks by the end of the year, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday. De...


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