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Travel Alert July 2019: Inclement Weather to Affect Northeastern United States

If the northeastern United States is in your immediate travel plans, 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 the effects of significant precipitation resulting from a storm system.

When an unusually strong cold front muscles into an area which has undergone a deadly heat wave from which four people have lost their lives, the ingredients come together to create volatile situation pertaining to stormy weather.

Although most areas from…

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Travel Alert July 2019: Inclement Weather to Affect New York Metropolitan Area

If the greater metropolitan area of New York is in your immediate travel plans, 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 the effects of significant precipitation resulting from the remnants of what was once Hurricane Barry.

As much as…

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Teenager Hit by Rock While in Hotel Swimming Pool; 17 Stitches Required

To celebrate winning a softball game on Saturday, July 13, 2019 during the Atlanta Legacy Showcase softball tournament, members of the Silver Creek High School team from Sellersburg in Indiana decided to use the swimming pool at the Comfort Inn hotel property in Douglasville — which is located approximately 20 miles west of Atlanta — when a large rock suddenly hit its pitcher in the face while she was in the water.

Megan Ekart — who is 16 years old — was taken to the hospital, where…

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All Flights Canceled Because of Hurricane Barry 2019 To and From New Orleans

Additional airlines have posted travel waivers due to Tropical Storm Barry — which experienced a brief stint as a Category 1 hurricane prior to landfall, which has occurred earlier today approximately 100 miles west of New Orleans on the coast of Louisiana near Intracoastal City.

The following message appeared at the official Twitter account of New Orleans Airport…

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Update: Tropical Storm Barry to Impact the Gulf Coast of the United States

Additional airlines have posted travel waivers due to Tropical Storm Barry, of which landfall could possible occur on the coast of Louisiana as early as Saturday afternoon, July 13, 2019. If the Gulf Coast of the United States is 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.

Maximum sustained winds of this storm…

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Travel Alert July 2019: Tropical Storm Barry to Impact the Gulf Coast of the United States

If the Gulf Coast of the United States is 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 Tropical Storm Barry, of which landfall of what is forecast to be a Category 1 hurricane could possible occur on the coast of Louisiana as early as…

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Temperature Reaches 90 Degrees in Anchorage and Breaks All-Time Record

During a current heat wave, people being advised to stay hydrated and drink plenty of water; dress in lightweight, light-colored clothing; work outside in the early morning or late evening if you must; ensure to take breaks often and seek out shade; and not forgetting to apply sunscreen to your skin is not unusual in and of itself…

……but consider that the aforementioned advice from the National Weather Service for residents of…

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Travel Alert May 2019: Civil Unrest in Honduras

If Honduras is in your travel plans over the next week or so, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to civil unrest in that country.

The United States Embassy in Honduras has issued this official demonstration alert for…

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Man Bitten By Emotional Support Animal Sues Airline For Damages

Almost two years to the day after claiming that he was bitten by what has been called an emotional support dog, Marlin Jackson filed a lawsuit against Delta Air Lines and the owner of the dog in question in order to be compensated for damages as a result of the incident — including pain and suffering, lost wages, medical expenses and emotional pain, suffering and mental anguish.

Not long after Jackson settled in his seat in row 31 next to the window aboard the airplane — which operated as Delta Air Lines flight 1430 from Atlanta to San Diego in June of 2017 — the dog which sat on the lap of the passenger next to him started to…

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Travel Alert May 2019: Industrial Action in Argentina

A call for labor strikes has been issued by members of the General Confederation of Labor in Argentina for 24 hours on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 to protest the economic and social policies of the administration of Mauricio Macri — who is the current president of the country — and the industrial labor action is likely to…

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