Adrian Florido

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Why Stay During A Hurricane? Because It's Not As Simple As 'Get Out'

Thursday, October 18, 2018

As rescues continue after Hurricane Michael, officials expressed frustration at people who didn't evacuate. But experts say people's decisions to stay are almost always carefully considered.

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Where Hurricane Maria First Made Landfall, Songs Memorialize The Tragedy

Thursday, September 20, 2018

At 6:15 a.m. on Sept. 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria made landfall on the shores of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico. One year later to the minute, and at the same spot, a choir memorialized that tragedy with song.

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One Year After Hurricane, How Puerto Rico Has Changed

Thursday, September 20, 2018

It's been a year since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico. Though many buildings have been repaired, and the power is on in every part of the island, it's clear the storm provoked lasting change.

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Trump Lauds Government Response To Hurricane Maria

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

President Donald Trump praised the government's response to Hurricane Maria, prompting an outcry among many in Puerto Rico.

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Hurricane Maria Caused 2,975 Deaths In Puerto Rico, Independent Study Estimates

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Puerto Rico's governor updated the island's official death toll from 64 on Tuesday after the long-awaited study, based on access to government mortality data and death certificates, was released.

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WATCH: Hawaii Man Surfs Drainage Canal 'Like Ninja Turtles' After Record Rainfall

Monday, August 27, 2018

Shawn Pila said the wave he rode on Saturday was the largest he'd ever surfed in the canal near his home.

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Hawaii's Big Island Gets The Worst Of Hurricane Lane

Monday, August 27, 2018

Hurricane Lane dumped a huge amount of rain on the big island of Hawaii causing flooding and damage. Downgraded to a tropical storm, Lane is moving back out to sea.

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Hurricane Lane Dumps More Than 30 Inches Of Rain On Parts Of Hawaii's Big Island

Friday, August 24, 2018

Hurricane Lane continues to hit Hawaii and dumped more than 30 inches of rain on the Big Island Thursday night into Friday morning. The storm has caused road closures and landslides.

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Off The Coast Of Hawaii, Hurricane Lane Dumps Sheets Of Rain

Friday, August 24, 2018

Lane is a powerful storm with an uncertain trajectory. Even though it has weakened somewhat over the past day, it's expected that the storm will cause considerable damage in the Hawaiian islands.

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Hurricane Lane Is Beginning To Bear Down On Hawaii

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Hurricane Lane is approaching Hawaii and residents are preparing for heavy rain, strong winds and high surf.

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Hawaii Braces For Lane, A Category 4 Hurricane

Thursday, August 23, 2018

As Hurricane Lane approached Hawaii, President Trump signed a disaster declaration for the state. And officials there say they're preparing for the worst as the category 4 storm nears.

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In Hawaii, Residents And Officials Are Scrambling To Prepare For Hurricane Lane

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Hawaii is bracing for a hit by Hurricane Lane. The storm strengthened overnight, and the governor has issued an emergency proclamation to speed the state's preparations.

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FEMA Begins Scaling Back Financial Assistance In Puerto Rico

Friday, August 17, 2018

Declaring the island's emergency over, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has begun scaling back its financial assistance. Puerto Rico's government is not happy about that.

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11 Months After Hurricane Maria Hit Puerto Rico, Officials Say All Power Is Restored

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

It's been almost a year since Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico. Now, the power authority claims it has fully restored electricity on the island.

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Puerto Rico Estimates It Will Cost $139 Billion To Fully Recover From Hurricane Maria

Thursday, August 09, 2018

Puerto Rico has submitted a report to Congress in which it pegs $139 billion as the amount it will need to recover from the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria.

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Judge Rules In Favor Of Puerto Rico Oversight Board's Authority

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

A federal judge has ruled that Puerto Rico's government does not have final say on its finances. It belongs to a fiscal oversight board Congress appointed to get the island out of debt.

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News Brief: Election Night Results, Rick Gates Testifies, Puerto Rico's Finances

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

We have a recap of elections in several states. Also, the latest in the Paul Manafort trial and a federal court decision with lasting repercussions for Puerto Rico's government.

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Puerto Rico's Electric Utility Is In Chaos, With Customers Still Awaiting Power

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Leadership of Puerto Rico's troubled electric utility collapsed after a mass resignation from its board of directors. At the same time, thousands of residents are still waiting for power 10 months after Hurricane Maria.

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Leadership Of Puerto Rico's Electric Utility Crumbles Amid Power Struggle

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Five board members — including the newly named CEO — resigned rather than submit to demands from the governor. The utility still has not restored power to all who lost it after Hurricane Maria.

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Closures Of Schools In Puerto Rico Complicate Family Life

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Parents and teachers have argued that Puerto Rico's plan to close 265 public schools did not consider the impact those closures would have on individual communities. A judge has agreed, throwing a wrench in the government's plans.

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