Greg Allen

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Restoring Power To Puerto Rico Remains A Herculean Task

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Efforts to restore the power grid have suffered setbacks in recent days. It's one reason more than 150,000 Puerto Ricans have left the island for Florida and other states since Hurricane Maria.

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When Will Power Come Back To Puerto Rico? Depends Who You Ask

Thursday, November 16, 2017

These days, Puerto Rico's monumental power restoration effort involves helicopters dropping 100-foot towers into the mountains and a "big dance" of crews, equipment and expertise.

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Thousands Of Puerto Ricans Are Still In Shelters. Now What?

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

A severe housing shortage is forcing emergency managers to look off the island to find temporary housing. But many Puerto Ricans don't want to leave.

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Frustration Mounts Over Puerto Rico's 'New Normal' As Federal Troops Leave The Island

Thursday, November 09, 2017

Army officials say they're beginning a drawdown of federal troops on Puerto Rico, even as many homes still lack power and clean drinking water.

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Opioid Commission Delivers Recommendations

Thursday, November 02, 2017

A commission chaired by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has delivered a long list of recommendations to President Trump in its final report on the country's opioid crisis.

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Doctors React To Trump's Opioid Emergency Declaration

Friday, October 27, 2017

Doctors and others working on the country's opioid epidemic are welcoming President Trump's declaration of a public health emergency, but they say it's not enough.

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Opioid Crisis: Does A 'Public Health Emergency' Go Far Enough?

Thursday, October 26, 2017

The White House says it will declare a public health emergency in response to the opioid crisis, as opposed to a national emergency. Many are disappointed with a plan that does not allocate new funds.

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Trump Administration Declares Opioid Crisis A Public Health Emergency

Thursday, October 26, 2017

The move stops short of declaring a national emergency, which the president had pledged to do.

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University Of Florida Officials Brace For White Nationalist's Speech

Thursday, October 19, 2017

The campus in Gainesville is on high alert. It's intended to prevent an outbreak of violence around a speech, scheduled for later Thursday by White Nationalist Richard Spencer.

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Congressional Aid Could Help Puerto Rico Create Sustainable Economy

Thursday, October 12, 2017

The U.S. House is expected to pass a $36 billion relief package including billions for Puerto Rico. Although Congress is not expected to revisit the island's $74 billion debt, analysts say the infusion of federal aid may help revive Puerto Rico's stagnant economy.

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Puerto Rico Struggling With Many Issues After Hurricane Maria

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Puerto Ricans say their island remains paralyzed because of a lack of diesel distribution owing to a lack of truck drivers. Additionally, there are concerns that there are many more Hurricane Maria-related deaths than the 16 confirmed so far.

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In Puerto Rico, Relying On Luck And Enough Gas To Get Medical Care

Thursday, September 28, 2017

One San Juan hospital ran out of diesel earlier this week and had to discharge 40 patients. It now has enough to fuel its generators until Saturday.

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Relief Effort In Puerto Rico Drags, Fuel Shortages Are Monumental

Thursday, September 28, 2017

More than a week after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico's fuel shortage is affecting recovery efforts. Businesses and hospitals are low on diesel — leading to calls for FEMA to take over distribution.

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Puerto Rico Hospitals Are Struggling To Provide Care After Hurricane Maria

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Hospital officials in San Juan, Puerto Rico say they are operating in crisis mode after Hurricane Maria. With only emergency power, doctors are struggling to provide medical care as needs grow daily.

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No Electricity Means No Clean Water For Many In Puerto Rico

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Power is still out for virtually all of Puerto Rico with little hope in most places it will be back anytime soon. And in many communities, the greatest need is clean running water.

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In Puerto Rico, Residents Scramble For Supplies A Week After Hurricane Maria

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Aid has yet to arrive in many Puerto Rican communities even though nearly a week has passed since Hurricane Maria hit the island hard. Residents are scrambling for water and gasoline.

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Desperation In Puerto Rican Town Where 60 Percent Are Now Homeless

Monday, September 25, 2017

In Cataño, near San Juan, the storm left hundreds living in a shelter where conditions are becoming increasingly dire.

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Hurricane Maria Hits Puerto Rico At Time When The Island Is Already Struggling

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Devastation expected from the hurricane will challenge many Puerto Rico institutions, especially its beleaguered power authority, which is still struggling to restore electricity in some areas after Hurricane Irma.

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Hurricane Maria Makes Landfall In Puerto Rico

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

We have an update as Hurricane Maria makes landfall in Puerto Rico, after crashing into St. Croix overnight.

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Update On Hurricane Maria

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Hurricane Maria is hitting Puerto Rico this morning after rolling across the Caribbean and devastating parts of the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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