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FILE - In this March 3, 2020 file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell pauses during a news conference in Washington. Powell provided a bleak outlook for the U.S. economy in remarks Wednesday, May 13. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
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May 13, 2020 - 10:32 am
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell warned Wednesday of the threat of a prolonged recession resulting from the viral outbreak and urged Congress and the White House to act further to prevent long-lasting economic damage.
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Bricks from a collapsed wall of the Geist restaurant litter the ground after a tornado touched down in downtown Nashville, Tuesday, March 3, 2020. (Alex Carlson via AP)
(Alex Carlson via AP)
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March 03, 2020 - 9:16 am
By JONATHAN MATTISE and MARK HUMPHREY Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tornadoes ripped across Tennessee early Tuesday, shredding at least 40 buildings and killing at least eight people. One of the twisters caused severe damage in downtown Nashville. Daybreak revealed a landscape littered...
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Debris from a collapsed wall of a building litters the ground after an earthquake struck Puerto Rico before dawn, in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
(AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
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January 07, 2020 - 10:33 am
By DANICA COTO Associated Press PONCE, Puerto Rico (AP) — A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck Puerto Rico before dawn on Tuesday, killing one man, injuring at least eight other people and collapsing buildings. The quake was followed by a series of strong aftershocks, part of a 10-day series of...
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A stationary bike stands where the roof collapsed next to a home's game room located on the second floor, which is the top floor, after an earthquake hit Guanica, Puerto Rico. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
(AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
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January 06, 2020 - 1:05 pm
By DANICA COTO Associated Press GUÁNICA, Puerto Rico (AP) — A 5.8-magnitude quake hit Puerto Rico before dawn Monday, unleashing small landslides, causing power outages and severely cracking some homes. It was one of the strongest quakes yet to hit the U.S. territory that has been shaking for the...
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(AP Photo / Ramon Espinosa)
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September 12, 2019 - 11:16 am
By DÁNICA COTO, Associated Press HIGH ROCK, Bahamas (AP) — Pastor Jeremiah Saunders stood in the golden afternoon sun and barely blinked as he debated what to pick out from the ruins of the church he built 22 years ago in the seaside village of High Rock on the eastern end of Grand Bahama island. A...
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(Connie Leinbach/Ocracoke Observer via AP)
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September 07, 2019 - 10:45 am
By JEFFREY COLLINS and BEN FINLEY Associated Press ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. (AP) — As the sky cleared and floodwaters receded Saturday, residents of North Carolina's Outer Banks began to assess the damage wrought by Hurricane Dorian. Steve Harris has lived on Ocracoke Island for most of the last 19...
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AP Photo/Tom Copeland)
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September 05, 2019 - 2:19 pm
By MEG KINNARD Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Hurricane Dorian raked the Carolina coast with howling, window-rattling winds and sideways rain Thursday, spinning off tornadoes and knocking out power to more than 200,000 homes and businesses as it pushed northward toward the dangerously...
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(AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
October 18, 2018 - 1:40 pm
By DAVID GOLDMAN and JAY REEVES, Associated Press PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Their home full of soggy furniture and mosquitoes, Wilmer Capps was desperate to find shelter for his wife and their son Luke, born just three days after Hurricane Michael ravaged the Florida Panhandle. So Capps, his wife...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
July 05, 2018 - 10:55 am
Midlothian, VA (wrva.com) - Chesterfield firefighters say discarded firework debris placed in a trash can caused a fire that damaged a home off Lucks Lane. The home on Duxbury Court suffered significant damage. Two adults and two children were displaced as a result of the fire. No injuries were...
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(Dreamstime)
June 22, 2018 - 12:58 pm
(RICHMOND, Va. - wrva.com) - Parts of Virginia have received more than two months’ worth of rain in just two weeks, and that's hurting many of the Commonwealth's farmers, including here in Central Virgnia. Agriculture is the number one private industry in Virginia, says Elaine Lidholm of the...
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