Hurricane Irma latest: Electric utilities get two-week pollution waiver

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 8:42am
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TAMPA, Fla. — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local):

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Richmond County public libraries closed today

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 8:09am
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All Augusta-Richmond County public libraries will be closed on Monday, , due to inclement weather, according to a news release form the library system.

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Irma set records; luckily, late weakening dampened its power

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 10:16pm
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Before crashing into Florida, Hurricane Irma set all sorts of records for brute strength as it flattened Caribbean islands and swamped the Florida Keys. Irma’s assault — so soon after Harvey’s deluge of Houston — marked the first time the U.S. was hit by two Category 4 storms in the same year.

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2 manatees stranded as Irma sucks water from Sarasota Bay

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 10:14pm
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TAMPA, Fla. — Two manatees were stranded after Hurricane Irma sucked water out of Sarasota Bay, in Florida’s Manatee County.

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Gas price jumps after Hurricane Harvey

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 8:50pm
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CAMARILLO, Calif. — The average price of gasoline jumped in the past two weeks after Hurricane Harvey prompted the closure of refineries.

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Family of missing twins look to community to raise funds for reward into 1990 case

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 8:13pm
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After two Atlanta podcasters recently brought awareness to an Augusta family’s struggles on finding missing twin sisters Dannette and Jeannette Millbrooks , they are now looking to the community for support to raise a reward for the 1990 case.

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