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Weakening But Still Powerful Matthew Plows Up Atlantic Coast

Mobley, who owns a general contracting business, said his crews boarded up about 20 homes before the storm and all have escaped without major damage. As the storm passed and the skies cleared, people started cleaning up, reopening their businesses or hitting the beach.


Storm wipes out Florida sand crucial for protection, tourism

Storm wipes out Florida sand crucial for protection, tourism

By mid-day Saturday, the number of Florida homes and businesses without power was down from a peak of 1.13 million -11 percent of all utility customers - late Friday to 763,828, about 7 percent of the state's utility customers. "I'm grateful that the damage wasn't worse than it is, but there's a whole lot of work to do", Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry said at the news conference Saturday.



Sheriff Joe Arpaio To Be Criminally Charged Just Before Election Day

Attorneys for the U.S. Department of Justice, who are handling the case, also told Federal Judge Susan Bolton that they are investigating Arpaio for possible obstruction of justice, connected to the sheriff's investigation of a judge and failure to hand over evidence.


Sacramento Kings are the latest National Basketball Association team to sell jersey ads

Sacramento Kings are the latest National Basketball Association team to sell jersey ads

Beginning in the 2017 season, a Blue Diamond logo will be incorporated in all of the Sacramento Kings uniforms. Why? According to professional brand fluffer Darren Rovell of ESPN, teams don't want to get screwed , essentially. The three-year agreement comes after the National Basketball Association approved long-mooted plans to introduce jersey sponsorship to the league in April of this year.



Tiger Woods to delay return to PGA Tour

Saying he is "not yet ready", the golfer withdrew from this week's Safeway Open tournament and the Turkish Airlines Open in November. In fact, even competing in his first event appearance, like his own Hero World Challenge, which is apparently still a possibility for his return, won't get me excited about anything.