Hurricanes in the Gulf Region: Virgin Islands
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Hurricanes in the Gulf Region: Virgin Islands

The United States and British Virgin Islands were among some of the first victims of the largest and deadliest recorded Atlantic storm, Hurricane Irma, with its full force of sustained 185-miles-per-hour winds at a Category 5. Saint Thomas and Saint John (of the U.S. territories)…

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Hurricanes in the Gulf Region: Antigua and Barbuda
Hurricane Irma over Barbuda. (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

Hurricanes in the Gulf Region: Antigua and Barbuda

  Barbuda was the first landmass to make contact with the monstrous Hurricane Irma and the entire island of 1,800 former inhabitants was evacuated--the first time in 300 years that Barbuda is completely empty. The country is comprised of the two namesake islands and several…

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New year, new NCSA

A new year welcomes a new class president and cabinet to represent the interests of students. On Apr. 14, Leo Jobsis, the supervisor of elections, announced the results of the 2017 New College Student Alliance (NCSA) elections. Third-year Ximena Pedroza and her previous running mate…

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Trump’s American Health Care Act passes in House – here’s what you need to know
(L-R) U.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, and U.S. Representative Greg Walden hold a news conference on the American Health Care Act on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. March 7, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Thayer - RTS11VMP

Trump’s American Health Care Act passes in House – here’s what you need to know

Trump’s plans for a replacement to the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) passed in the House on the afternoon of Thursday, May 4. This replacement, called the American Health Care Act, still requires Senate approval. However, if it passes in its current form…

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5 Florida greyhounds test positive for cocaine
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5 Florida greyhounds test positive for cocaine

A greyhound racing trainer named Malcolm McAllister permanently lost his training license on April 24 after five of his dogs tested positive for cocaine in their system back in January. State employees took urine samples of the dogs following a race at the St. Petersburg…

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