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Hurricane Irma weakens, but what will daylight reveal? What we know Monday morning

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 06:49
Irma weakened to a Category 1 storm as the massive hurricane zeroed in on the Tampa Bay region early Monday after hammering much of Florida with roof-ripping winds, gushing floodwaters and widespread power outages. Associated Press http://connect.silive.com/user/apnationaldesk/index.html
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Hurricane Irma brings 'whiteout, wreckage' to Fla.: What we know Sunday evening

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 03:46
Josh Morgerman, a hurricane chaser positioned in Naples, described the scene: "Went thru violent, destructive winds. Screaming, whiteout, wreckage blowing by in fog." Then the calm eye moved overhead. Associated Press http://connect.silive.com/user/apnationaldesk/index.html
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Caribbean islands, decimated by Irma, take stock of dead, damage

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 02:20
The storm-stricken Caribbean took on the feel of a sprawling disaster zone. The Washington Post http://connect.silive.com/user/washingtonpostnationaldesk/index.html
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Hundreds gather at Angels' Circle to mark 9/11 anniversary

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 01:15
Wendy Pellegrino founded Angels' Circle as a symbol of love to ensure people would never forget an act of hate, she said Sunday night. Paul Liotta | pliotta@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/liottap2/index.html
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Hundreds gather at Angels' Circle to mark 9/11 anniversary

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 01:15
Wendy Pellegrino founded Angels' Circle as a symbol of love to ensure people would never forget an act of hate, she said Sunday night. Paul Liotta | pliotta@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/liottap2/index.html
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New CVS vending machines coming to NYC

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 22:25
Next time you have a headache you may be able to get medicine from a CVS vending machine. Tracey Porpora | porpora@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/tporpora/index.html
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Schumer pushes new law that would require cell providers to carry signals during emergencies

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 22:15
Sen. Charles Schumer is pushing a new law that would require cell phone providers to carry signals during emergencies. Paul Liotta | pliotta@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/liottap2/index.html
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Cuomo endorses Debi Rose for City Council

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 20:44
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo endorsed City Councilwoman Debi Rose (D-North Shore) for re-election to the 49th New York City Council District. Tracey Porpora | porpora@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/tporpora/index.html
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Former Staten Islanders ride out Hurricane Irma in Florida

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 20:08
Former Staten Islanders prepare for Hurricane Irma as it hits Florida. Annalise Knudson | aknudson@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/aknudson/index.html
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Amid racist scandal, retired FDNY father defends EMT son

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 19:51
A retired FDNY batallion chief says his EMT son had nothing to do with a report of a racist threat placed in the locker of a colleague. Kyle Lawson | Klawson@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/klaws/index.html
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Black Heritage Family Day celebration scheduled for Saturday

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 19:37
The seventh annual Staten Island Black Heritage Family Day will be held on Saturday. Annalise Knudson | aknudson@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/aknudson/index.html
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New Springville traffic light to be modified for traffic flow

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 19:13
The DOT will modify the traffic signal at the intersection of Richmond Avenue and Draper Place/Travis Avenue. Annalise Knudson | aknudson@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/aknudson/index.html
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Hurricane Irma hits Florida: See latest photos, videos as massive storm hits US

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 19:00
Hurricane Irma hit the Florida Keys last night, packing winds of 130 mph as it started its march along the Florida peninsula. Leada Gore | lgore@al.com http://connect.silive.com/user/LeadaGore/index.html
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Nurse who was the subject of a viral video walks for ovarian cancer cure

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 18:17
Josephine Corcoran was joined by 75 Islanders on her team in the T.E.A.L Walk/Run in Brooklyn on Saturday. Tracey Porpora | porpora@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/tporpora/index.html
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Report: Racist note shakes up FDNY command on Staten Island

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 17:50
An alleged racist threat from a rookie Staten Island EMT to a 17-year veteran reportedly has led to a personnel shake-up handed down from FDNY's top brass, according to a Daily News report. Kyle Lawson | Klawson@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/klaws/index.html
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How to help: Toy drop off locations for Harvey victims

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 17:25
Non-profit Where to Turn is organizing toy drives and drop off locations for Hurricane Harvey victims. Annalise Knudson | aknudson@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/aknudson/index.html
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Hurricane Irma: Miami woman delivers own baby after winds prevent help from arriving

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 17:10
The call came in at 3:23 a.m. Sunday. A woman from the Little Haiti neighborhood, just outside of downtown Miami, told a dispatcher that she was in labor. The Washington Post http://connect.silive.com/user/washingtonpostnationaldesk/index.html
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Hurricane Irma to hit Florida Peninsula after slamming Keys, 'catastrophic' storm surge feared

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 17:00
The extremely dangerous Category 4 Irma crashed into the Florida Keys on Sunday morning, unleashing violent wind gusts and storm-surge flooding. Florida's western coast next faces Irma's wrath, and forecasters fear this storm will go down as one of the worst in the state's history. The Washington Post http://connect.silive.com/user/washingtonpostnationaldesk/index.html
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Florida sheriff's office warns people not to shoot at Hurricane Irma

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 16:00
A Florida man's sarcastic post suggesting people should shoot guns at Hurricane Irma to show "that we shoot first" prompted law enforcement to warn people not to fire weapons at the hurricane. Scott J. Croteau | scroteau@masslive.com http://connect.silive.com/user/scroteau/index.html
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Remembering 9/11: The Advance's front pages through the years

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 15:01
A look at how the Advance covered the World Trade Center attacks in stories and images on its front pages. Staten Island Advance http://connect.silive.com/user/sisiadvance/index.html
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