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Travel Alert June 2017: Tropical Storm Cindy to Affect the Gulf Coast

If southern portions of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and the western panhandle of Florida are in your travel plans over the next few days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to torrential rains which are expected to deliver as much as 20 inches of rain and potentially flood the aforementioned areas.

Tropical Storm Cindy — which…

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Girl Saves Drowning Woman in Hotel Pool

Ellie Austin is nine years of age and had learned how to swim only two years ago; but she is credited with saving the life of a woman who was drowning yesterday afternoon in a swimming pool at the Hampton Inn Bremen-I-20 hotel property — and the staff of that hotel property awarded her earlier today with flowers, a teddy bear, and a certificate which calls her a superhero.

Thinking at first that the incident was a joke, Austin then…

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Update: Interstate 85 in Atlanta to Be Open Again Monday Morning

The elevated portion of Interstate 85 near Piedmont Road in Atlanta which collapsed because of an intense fire back on Thursday, March 30, 2017 will open once again to traffic prior to rush hour on Monday morning, May 15, 2017 — one month sooner than originally expected…

…and the northbound lanes may open to traffic as soon as sometime during…

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Model Posed Nude Atop Sacred Mountain and Causes Controversy

“This climb has forever changed me. I proved just how far I could push myself and I am truely proud of my accomplishment. This mountain was steep, rugged, ever changing and just pure brutal! Safe to say, I will never do it again” is how she ended her comment.

Local Maori — who are the indigenous people of New Zealand – say the move was utterly insensitive and very inappropriate to their culture. The main reason is that…

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Graupel Fell From the Sky in Riga One Morning

I walked out the door of the hotel that cold morning, hoping to catch a sunrise like I did in Minsk and a sunset such as the one in Helsinki — only to find snow on the ground; and snow was still falling…

…but a closer look revealed to me something which I do not recall ever seeing before: the precipitation was more like…

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“Hitler…Didn’t Even Sink to Using Chemical Weapons”? Yeah. Right.

“We didn’t use chemical weapons in World War II. You know, you had a, you know, someone as despicable as Hitler who didn’t even sink to using chemical weapons,” Sean Spicer — who is the press secretary for the White House — said. “So you have to if you’re Russia, ask yourself: Is this a country that you, and a regime, that you want to align yourself with? You have previously signed onto international agreements, rightfully acknowledging that the use of chemical weapons should be out of bounds by every country.”

Multiple sources in the media — such as this article…

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Interstate 85 in Atlanta to Be Repaired by June 15, 2017?

The Georgia Department of Transportation announced earlier this week that it plans to complete the rebuilding of Interstate 85 by Wednesday, June 15, 2017 in an aggressive effort to return motorists to one of the main arteries through the greater Atlanta metropolitan area approximately ten weeks after the collapse of the elevated highway on…

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Travel Alert April 2017: Snowstorm to Affect Northeastern United States and Southeastern Canada

Atlanta may have traffic problems to come for the foreseeable future due to the collapse of a portion of Interstate 85; but travelers and motorists in portions of the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada will have their own problems as nature throws what could literally be a cruel April Fool joke: a major snowstorm threatens to disrupt early Spring on Saturday, April 1, 2017.

If Vermont, New Hampshire, portions of northeastern New York state, northern Massachusetts, western Maine, southeastern Ontario and southern Québec are in your travel plans over the next few days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least…

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