User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Hurricanes
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Former burger flipper at Magic Mountain is now the boss 15.5.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

Bonnie Weber was a 16-year-old high school student when she started working a summer job at Six Flags Magic Mountain. Now she runs the sprawling theme park, which has more roller coasters than any other attraction in the country.
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N.C. said it still needs $929 million in aid for Hurricane Matthew. It got $6.1 million. 12.5.2017 Washington Post
N.C. said it still needs $929 million in aid for Hurricane Matthew. It got $6.1 million.
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Here’s what’s happening — and when — as Olympic National Park prepares for summer 5.5.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

A complete roundup of opening dates and conditions all over the popular national park.
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She started flipping burgers, now she's the boss at Six Flags Magic Mountain 30.4.2017 LA Times: Business
Bonnie Weber went from flipping burgers at the park to running Six Flags Magic Mountain
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Body of man missing 5 months found; death blamed on Matthew 29.4.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The body of a North Carolina man missing since November has been identified by police as a victim of flooding caused by Hurricane Matthew. A statement from the Fayetteville Police Department on Friday said detectives identified the man as 49-year-old Rodney Terrell Williams. His body was found near an apartment complex […]
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Drought in America falls to 17-year low 28.4.2017 Washington Post
Drought in America falls to 17-year low
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Raleigh, N.C., swamped by biggest rain event since Hurricane Matthew 26.4.2017 Washington Post
Raleigh, N.C., swamped by biggest rain event since Hurricane Matthew
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Indie Focus: Opening up to Summer Sneaks, 'Free Fire' and 'A Quiet Passion' 23.4.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Hello! I’m Mark Olsen, and welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies.

The L.A. Times’ Summer Movie Sneaks published Sunday, and it is reliably full of information on movies big and small coming out over the next few months.

Josh Rottenberg wrote about...

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The United States may be about to inflict a massive hardship on Haiti 23.4.2017 Washington Post: Editorials
Sending 50,000 Haitians back to the hemisphere’s poorest nation would be cruel and risky.
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Utah Hike of the Week: Overlooking State Street in Hurricane 18.4.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Directions • The trailhead is in a cul de sac at the eastern edge of 1000 South in Hurricane. From State Street (also known as State Route 9) turn south onto 200 West for four-tenths of a mile. Then turn east onto 400 South followed by a quick turn south again onto 180 West. Follow 180 West for six-tenths of a mile to 1000 South. The cul de sac and trailhead will be on your left. The hike • This is a good hike to see Hurricane Valley and the southern Utah town of the same name. From the trailh... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Artist sets futuristic dinner party in world reshaped by rising seas 16.4.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
How will our diets shift as climate change causes sea-level rise and coastal flooding? Photographer Allie Wist attempts to answer that with pictures of an imagined "post-sea-level-rise dinner party."
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‘I’M A GONER’: El Faro’s last hours as ship sails into storm 12.4.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Danielle Randolph squinted through rain-splattered windows as the sea freighter lunged upward sharply, then fell into the trough of a 30-foot-tall wave. The skies were black. The second mate stood on the navigation bridge high above the El Faro’s main deck, which spread out before her like an aircraft carrier stacked […]
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'I'M A GONER': El Faro's last hours as ship sails into storm 12.4.2017 AP Business
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Danielle Randolph squinted through rain-splattered windows as the sea freighter lunged upward sharply, then fell into the trough of a 30-foot-tall wave. The skies were black. The second mate stood on the navigation bridge high above the El Faro&apos;s main deck, which spread out before her like an aircraft carrier stacked high with red, white and blue cargo containers....
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Dallas warning sirens 'set off by hacker' 10.4.2017 BBC: Technology
All 156 warning sirens in Dallas suddenly sounded just before midnight on Friday, waking people up.
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Study: Climate Change Could Increase PTSD, Suicide, and Depression 8.4.2017 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Huffington Post and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Climate change threatens our cities , our crops , our health and our safety . What many people don't know is that it also threatens our minds. On Wednesday, just a day after President Donald Trump signed an executive order undoing the Obama administration's climate change efforts, the American Psychological Association and the environmental group ecoAmerica published a report describing how climate change is poised to take a grievous toll on our mental health. The report, " Mental Health and our Changing Climate : Impacts, Implications and Guidance," concludes that people living in a number of regions could become more susceptible to post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression, suicide, and other mental health issues as a result of climate change. "It all sounds quite drastic, but it's not inevitable," Susan Clayton, one of the authors of the report, said Wednesday during a ...
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Letter: The climate depends on us 4.4.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Nature abhors a vacuum, so how is she going to deal with the void left by the Trump administration’s dismissal of climate change? In nature’s arsenal: floods, wildfires, drought, extreme heat, hurricanes, extinctions and more. Luckily, the vacuum is mostly at the top. Many cities, counties and states are moving on their own to reduce fossil fuel consumption. Salt Lake City, for example, has pledged to make city utility sources carbon free by 2032 and to meet at least half its municipal energy ...
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Storms take aim at Alabama after killing 2 in Louisiana 3.4.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

BREAUX BRIDGE, La. (AP) — Powerful storms that killed two in Louisiana took aim at Alabama and other parts of the Southeast on Monday, bringing strong winds and heavy rains to the region. A tornado flipped a mobile home Sunday in Bruex Bridge, Louisiana, killing a mother and her 3-year-old daughter. The storm also brought […]
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Storm kills 2 in Louisiana; state put on ‘high alert’ 3.4.2017 World – The Indian Express
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'Extremely dangerous' storm ravages Deep South and kills mother and daughter in Louisiana 3.4.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Strong winds flipped a mobile home off its foundation Sunday in Louisiana, killing a mother and her 3-year-old daughter, as a storm system with hurricane-force winds crawled across the Deep South, damaging homes and businesses.

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards put the entire state on "high alert"...

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Category 5 Flores 1.4.2017 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
A Florida Republican keeps a trial bar payday going for another year.
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