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In this Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 photo Brown University students from Puerto Rico, from the left, Estefania Perez, of Bayamon, Andres Schiavone, of Guaynabo, and Fabiola Guasp, of San Juan, stand together for a photograph on the Brown campus, in Providence, R.I. Dozens of mainland U.S. colleges are offering tuition discounts to help Puerto Rican students continue their studies while the island recovers from Hurricane Maria. Brown University is among more than a dozen schools that have brought Puerto Rican students to study on campus for free in the wake of September’s hurricane. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
February 10, 2018 - 12:35 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — It sounded like a scam at first. Three weeks after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, Brown University was offering to pick up 40 of the island's top students in a private jet and shuttle them to the Ivy League school to study for a year. And it would all be free. Coral...
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In this Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 photo Jeremy DaRos, who received an erroneous tsunami alert on his phone, poses on the waterfront in Portland, Maine. "People need to trust the alerts they're pushing out," he said. "This is important stuff, and to have two incidents in the span of a month is just unacceptable." (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
February 10, 2018 - 8:41 am
Weather junkie John Grosso knew it was highly unlikely a monster wave was barreling toward the Connecticut coast. Still, when a tsunami warning appeared out of the blue on his phone Tuesday, he felt a twinge of fear. His co-workers, who got the same alert, asked whether they should evacuate. It...
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This photo taken Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, shows Michelle Carr, a nurse and new mother living in Kittery, Maine, holding a dead lizard that she found and while eating a fresh salad, recently. Carr said she bought a bag of store-brand romaine lettuce at a supermarket in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on Jan. 26. The lettuce was distributed by a California company. A supermarket spokeswoman said it notified the supplier.. (Rich Beauchesne/Portsmouth Herald via AP)
February 10, 2018 - 8:27 am
ROMANIAN STUDY: HALF-DAY OLD SNOW IS SAFE TO EAT BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — How safe is it to eat snow? A Romanian university has published the results of just such a study. The 2017 experiment showed it was safe to eat snow that was a half-day old, and safer to eat it in the colder months. But by...
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Will Monk, 8, plays with his dog Zoey, a 2 year-old goldendoodle, in his backyard in Barrington, Ill., Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. The upper Midwest is preparing for a wintry blast as a winter storm is expected across the region, with forecasters saying up to a foot of snow is expected in some areas.(Stacey Wescott/Chicago Tribune via AP)
February 09, 2018 - 3:38 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Thousands of children in the Midwest got a rare snow day off school Friday as a winter storm moved through the Great Lakes region, dumping nearly a foot of the white powder in some places with more on the way. Midwest residents often boast that they are well prepared for winter...
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This photo taken Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, shows Michelle Carr, a nurse and new mother living in Kittery, Maine, holding a dead lizard that she found and while eating a fresh salad, recently. Carr said she bought a bag of store-brand romaine lettuce at a supermarket in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on Jan. 26. The lettuce was distributed by a California company. A supermarket spokeswoman said it notified the supplier.. (Rich Beauchesne/Portsmouth Herald via AP)
February 09, 2018 - 1:41 pm
ROMANIAN STUDY: HALF-DAY OLD SNOW IS SAFE TO EAT BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — How safe is it to eat snow? A Romanian university has published the results of just such a study. The 2017 experiment showed it was safe to eat snow that was a half-day old, and safer to eat it in the colder months. But by...
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The National Weather Service has a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY now extended through 9am Saturday. WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THIS MORNING ... * WHAT...Snow occurring. Plan on slippery road conditions. Additional snow accumulations of one to two inches are expected. * WHERE.....
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February 07, 2018 - 8:47 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Schools closed around New York as the state braced for a fast-moving storm that was expected to dump nearly a foot of snow on some areas. The National Weather Service said the storm sweeping across the state Wednesday was expected to bring 5 inches of snow to Buffalo, more than...
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Some people on the East Coast got a push alert on their phones Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, about a tsunami warning, but the National Weather Service says it was just a test. Meteorologist Hendricus Lulofs said there was a glitch Tuesday during a routine test. (AP Photo/Jeremy DaRos)
February 06, 2018 - 7:16 pm
A private forecasting company took what was intended to be a routine National Weather Service test message and sent it to subscribers' phones as an official tsunami warning Tuesday morning, the latest in a spate of false alarms since last month. AccuWeather blamed the National Weather Service for...
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Some people on the East Coast got a push alert on their phones Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, about a tsunami warning, but the National Weather Service says it was just a test. Meteorologist Hendricus Lulofs said there was a glitch Tuesday during a routine test. (AP Photo/Jeremy DaRos)
February 06, 2018 - 3:28 pm
A private forecasting company took what was intended to be a routine National Weather Service test message and sent it to subscribers' phones as an official tsunami warning Tuesday morning, the latest in a spate of false alarms since last month. AccuWeather blamed the National Weather Service for...
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(WBEN) Western New York won't escape a snowy blast of winter in the next several days. A Winter Weather Advisory is posted for the Buffalo metro area while a Winter Storm Warning is posted for portions of the southern tier Wednesday into Thursday. A storm passing southeast of the region will bring...
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