Dorian

Porcelain figures rest among the remains of a shattered house at the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian in Freetown, Grand Bahama, Bahamas, Friday Sept. 13, 2019.
(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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September 16, 2019 - 12:43 pm
HIGH ROCK, Bahamas (AP) — One woman and her husband huddled on top of a bedroom dresser for two days, surrounded by floodwaters. Another man sat in his wheelchair for nearly 48 hours in water up to his chest, alone in his home. A third rescued a friend who sat in shock when part of a building where...
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(AP Photo / Ramon Espinosa)
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September 13, 2019 - 2:57 pm
By DÁNICA COTO Associated Press MCLEAN'S TOWN, Bahamas (AP) — They scan social media, peer under rubble, or try to follow the smell of death in an attempt to find family and friends. They search amid alarming reports that 1,300 people remain listed as missing nearly two weeks after Hurricane Dorian...
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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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September 11, 2019 - 3:39 pm
FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — The Bahamas government said Wednesday there are 2,500 people on its list of those missing after Hurricane Dorian. But the names have yet to be checked against the rosters of people evacuated from the devastated islands or staying in shelters. Carl Smith, a spokesman for the...
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September 09, 2019 - 5:42 pm
By JAY REEVES and SETH BORENSTEIN Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — The acting chief scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said his agency likely violated its scientific integrity rules last week when it publicly chastised a weather office that contradicted...
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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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September 06, 2019 - 2:53 pm
By JEFFREY COLLINS and BEN FINLEY Associated Press ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. (AP) — A weakened Hurricane Dorian flooded homes on North Carolina's Outer Banks on Friday with a fury that took even storm-hardened residents by surprise, forcing people to retreat to their attics. Hundreds were feared trapped...
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September 06, 2019 - 1:15 pm
By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN Associated Press ABACO, Bahamas (AP) — Carrying their meager possessions in duffel bags and shopping carts, hundreds of desperate storm victims gathered at the port in Grand Abaco on Friday in hopes of getting off the hurricane-devastated island, amid signs of rising...
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(Julia Wall/The News & Observer via AP)
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September 06, 2019 - 11:50 am
By JEFFREY COLLINS Associated Press WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A weakened Hurricane Dorian flooded homes on North Carolina's Outer Banks on Friday with a ferocity that seemed to take storm-hardened residents by surprise, and hundreds were feared trapped by high water. Sheriff's officials sent medics...
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September 05, 2019 - 4:07 pm
OCRACOKE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Dorian (all times local): Much of southeastern Virginia is shutting down as Hurricane Dorian churns up the Atlantic Coast. Virginia Beach officials announced mandatory evacuations Thursday for the community of Sandbridge. The strip of land is home to...
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