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Travel News: September 21, 2018

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United Airlines to add more Dreamliner flights at Newark hub, report says USA Today Expect to see more United Boeing 787 “Dreamliners” flying international routes from New Jersey’s Newark Liberty next summer. That’s according to trade publication FlightGlobal.com, which reports United plans to deploy 787s on “six international Atlantic routes” from Newark – presumably to European destinations – once the carrier’s 2019 summer schedule begins March 31. United revealed the plans in an internal letter to pilots, according to FlightGlobal. The letter did not specify which routes would get Dreamliners but did say that a 787 pilot base at Newark would be staffed with 160 […]

City Council Adopts Budget for 2018-19

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City Hall – Kathy M. Slaughter photo CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News)—The Katy City Council Monday night adopted a $28.5 million budget for 2018-19, and kept the tax rate to fund it the same as last year’s rate. The budget is an 8.5 percent increase from the 2017 budget of $26.1 million. It includes a three percent cost-of-living increase for city employees. City officials have said that the competition between cities is intense for qualified employees, particularly police officers and firefighters. The budget calls for the hiring of seven police officers, three firefighters, and one fire investigator, among 19 […]

Trump’s Lies Have Grown Far More Frequent—and More Dangerous

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In recent months, the steady stream became a deluge. Although Washington Post journalists and other fact-checkers have dutifully documented President Donald Trump’s now more than 5,000 misleading statements and outright lies, the American public may no longer pay much attention to the exhausting flood of misinformation. Now, a book-length study from the nonpartisan RAND Corporation warns that a growing disregard for basic facts could have dire longterm consequences for American democracy. From June through August, Trump averaged more than 15 bogus statements a day—more than triple his daily rate in 2017. Recently, he went after Google, falsely claiming the country’s biggest information search tool […]

Wilmington Isle: Food, water handouts set in isolated city

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With one of North Carolina’s largest cities still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence, officials prepared to begin distributing food, water and tarps to Wilmington residents as yet more people were rescued from submerged inland neighborhoods. Read more: foxnews.com Please follow and like us:

Some 200 Horses Seek Refuge From Hurricane Florence In Aiken

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Farms near Aiken, S.C. have taken in roughly 200 horses from the coastal Carolinas in anticipation of Hurricane Florence. The Blood-Horse reported the refugees are mostly show horses and polo ponies seeking shelter ahead of the storm. Aiken is far enough inland it doesn’t often experience significant damage from storms, according to Dogwood Stable’s Jack Sadler. The storm is expected to delay transport of some horses form the Keeneland September sale as horsemen will likely wait out the system. Florence began to make landfall Thursday as the outer bands of the storm reached the shore. Read more at The Blood-Horse […]

Humanity Losing Survivability With Every Generation

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Most of the readers should know what happened to native peoples around the world when European explorers arrived.  With the explorers came diseases such as Small Pox, Flu, Whooping Cough… etc.  With no resistance to the diseases millions of natives died.  In the time span of a few years, entire cultures were wiped out. If we take those history lessons and apply them to modern prepping, humanity is losing survivability with every passing generation. Why are we losing our survivability? How many millions of people have never grown a single piece of their own food? How many millions never fished? […]

Tracking how Hurricane Florence affects CFB’s Week 3

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Every Division I game scheduled to be played in the Carolinas or Virginia has changed in some way. The Category 2 Hurricane Florence was approaching the Carolinas and Virginia early this week, leading government officials to order at least a million people to evacuate. States of emergency were declared in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia, and Georgia. The college football season’s intersection with hurricane season often creates challenges for universities and governments. When thousands of people converge on stadiums as storms approach, the events take up a lot of law-enforcement and public-safety resources. They can also create additional traffic […]

Here’s why your phone and TV will scream at you at 2:18 PM EST today

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FEMA FEMA announced a nationwide test of its two emergency messaging systems. The test starts at 2:18 PM EST and will continue for about half an hour. Because FEMA is a U.S. agency, the test will only take place in the U.S. In coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the U.S. Federal Emergency Management System (FEMA) will put its Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) and Emergency Alert System (EAS) functions through a nationwide test to make sure they work as advertised. The WEA and EAS tests were supposed to go down on September 20, but were delayed due to the […]

The September Jobs Report in 9 Charts

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U.S. employers added 134,000 jobs and the unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since 1969 in September. The total number of nonfarm payroll jobs rose by 1.7% over the past year, a pace that’s been little changed over the past two years. Weekly wages increased about 3.4% while hourly wages are up about 2.8% over the past year. Most of those gains, however, are only a little bit higher than the inflation rate. The unemployment rate of 3.7% is now the lowest since 1969. Broader measures of unemployment, which include discouraged workers who have given up searching for work, […]

Scary Hurricane Florence Facts by the Numbers

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Breaking down the expected impact of this historic storm. Read more: feedproxy.google.com Please follow and like us: