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Hurricane Michael: Army Corps preparing to cover ‘tens of thousands’ of damaged roofs

CLOSE Howling wind and pounding rain lash into Panama City, Florida. Hurricane Michael made landfall near Mexico Beach with wind speeds up to 155 mph. USA TODAYHurricane Michael, according to a senior officer.Computer models of damage wrought by the Category 4 storm indicate widespread roof damage and destruction across several states, Army Maj. Gen. Scott Spellmon,…

Hurricane Michael slams into Florida as Category 4 storm; rooftops torn off, one dead

Category 5 storm that smashed records as the strongest ever to roar onto the state’s exposed Panhandle.High winds and heavy rains lashed the coast. A quarter of a million homes and businesses already were without power, and the number was rising rapidly. It could reach into the millions from the “potentially catastrophic” Category 4 storm with sustained winds…

End ‘trauma porn’: After Kavanaugh vote, women say it’s time to take care of themselves – and vote

CLOSE After multiple arrests and hours of chanting, protesters kept up their fight even after the newly sworn justice, Brett Kavanaugh, left the Supreme Court. USA TODAYBrett Kavanaugh’s confirmation as the 114th Supreme Court justice came despite what many saw as Christine Blasey Ford laying bare her trauma and suffering as a result.It’s leading some…

Donald Trump says speech in which he attacked Christine Ford helped lead to Kavanaugh’s confirmation

the Kavanaugh dispute likely to become a major election issue next month, Trump also said many women voters are “extremely happy” with the confirmation because they are concerned men may be falsely accused.”They’re thinking of their sons, they’re thinking of their husbands, their brothers, their uncles, and others and women are, I think, extremely happy,”…

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