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2018 summer hours, opening dates and prices for Northern Utah swimming pools

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Find out the opening dates, summer hours and admission costs for swimming pools and water parks in...

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Shortage expected after floods smother Hawaii staple crop

Hawaii Floods Taro Crop

HONOLULU (AP) — Farmers on the Hawaiian island of Kauai say their state should brace for a shortage of its taro crop, a staple of the traditional Hawaiian diet, after record-breaking rains flooded their fields. The deluge hit the north shore community of Hanalei particularly hard. The region grows...


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The Latest: Alberto still strong as it approaches Gulf Coast

Tropical Weather

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Subtropical Storm Alberto (all times local): 2 a.m. Subtropical Storm Alberto has gained an early jump on the 2018 hurricane season, heading toward expected landfall sometime Monday on the northern Gulf Coast. Though the Atlantic hurricane season doesn’t...


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Maryland community heartbroken after second flood in 2 years

Maryland Flash Flooding

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — After flash floods sent cars floating down Main Street in historic Ellicott City, Maryland, local officials said they were heartbroken to see the community so severely damaged again less than two years after a devastating flood killed two people and caused millions in...


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Storm Alberto maintains strength as it approaches Gulf Coast

Tropical Weather

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Subtropical Storm Alberto gained the early jump on the 2018 hurricane season as it headed toward anticipated landfall sometime Monday on the northern Gulf Coast, where white sandy beaches emptied of their usual Memorial Day crowds. Though the Atlantic hurricane season...


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Huge lightning storms in UK disrupt travel at London airport

Britain Lightning Storms

LONDON (AP) — British meteorologists said thousands of lightning strikes hit the U.K. during a powerful overnight thunderstorm, and a London-area airport reported flight disruptions Sunday after an aircraft refueling system was damaged. London Stansted Airport said that a lightning strike disabled...


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Besides lava and ash, Hawaii volcano is pumping out 'vog'

Hawaii Volcano Vog

HONOLULU (AP) — Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island has had it all over the past three weeks: molten rock shooting toward the sky, lava oozing from the ground and ash clouds rising miles into the air. You can also add “vog” to the mix. Scientists say higher sulfur dioxide emissions recorded at...


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Bloody but forgotten WWII battle still haunts soldiers

Battle of Attu Anniversary

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — William Roy Dover’s memory of the World War II battle is as sharp as it was 75 years ago, even though it’s been long forgotten by most everyone else. His first sergeant rousted him from his pup tent around 2 a.m. when word came the Japanese were attacking and had maybe even...


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The Latest: Alberto stronger on move toward US Gulf Coast

Tropical Weather

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Subtropical Storm Alberto (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Subtropical Storm Alberto has gained strength as it approaches the northern Gulf Coast. Forecasters say Alberto was centered about 195 miles (315 kilometers) west of Tampa, Florida, at 7:30 p.m. EDT. It is...


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The Latest: Official 'heartbroken' by flood devastation

Maryland Flash Flooding

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — The Latest on Sunday’s flash flooding in Maryland (all times local): 9:20 p.m. A Maryland official, Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman, says authorities aren’t aware of any fatalities or missing people after a devastating flash flood struck a community in that state....


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Authorities: Flash flood surges through Maryland community

Maryland Flash Flooding

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — Flash floods struck a Maryland city on Sunday that had been wracked by similar devastation two years earlier, prompting emergency rescues as raging waters engulfed cars and rose above the first floor of some buildings, authorities said. News outlets showed local photos and...


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