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By The Dispatch On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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New Orleans border patrol ‘taking an active role in Hurricane Florence relief efforts’

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in New Orleans is taking an active role in Hurricane Florence relief efforts throughout the Carolinas. Teams from the New Orleans Office of Field Operations (OFO), U.S. Border More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018
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Florida man, Theodore Symonds, sentences to 17 years for traveling to Dominican Republican to have sex with minors

A Florida man was sentenced Thursday to more than 17 years in prison and 30 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to traveling to the Dominican Republic for engaging in illicit sexual conduct with minors. More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 2nd, 2018
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Summer in Toronto: how to prepare your home for one of Canada’s hottest towns

Canada may be known for its long, harsh and cold winters but, with average temperatures exceeding 26 C, it does have its fair share of hot summer days too. Toronto ranks #9 on the list of towns with the hottest More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
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TRANSCRIPT: President Trump’s 2018 State of the Union Address

President Donald Trump gave his first State of the Union address on Tuesday. Read the President’s speech as prepared for delivery and released by the White House. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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Princeton’s Michael Oppenheimer, Michael Mann says global warming makes Hurricane Harvey, other storms worse

While scientists may admit that climate change didn’t cause Harvey and that they haven’t determined yet whether the storm was made worse by global warming, they do say that warmer air and water mean More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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BP oil spill did $17.2 billion in damage to natural resources, scientists find

The 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill did $17.2 billion in damage to the natural resources in the Gulf of Mexico, a team of scientists recently found after a six-year study of the impact of the largest oil spill More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 6th, 2016
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Florida should vote to retain Judge John Badalamenti who fights loopholes and abuses of the law

While Florida voters focus on Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, there are plenty of important decisions which go unnoticed and the retention of judges is one of the more difficult decisions for voters. Judge John More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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Oil Field Fails: Measures Underway to Keep Rig Workers Safe

Working in the oil and gas industry, mining, and other industries is dangerous. There’s just no two ways about it. Some jobs are inherently unsafe. Working on a rig in the middle of the ocean exposes workers to More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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John Boehner calls Obama’s veto of Keystone project a ‘national embarrassment’

Republicans lambasted Obam over his veto of the Keystone Pipeline bill and in fact, Republican House Speaker John Boehner stated that is “national embarrassment.” “The president’s veto of the Keystone More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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President Obama vetoes Keystone Pipeline bill

President Obama on Tuesday, as promised, vetoed the Republican led bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline, pointing to the long State Department analysis project as an important means to assess the proposed More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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Sharks and fish tagged with sensors to help scientists predict hurricanes

Fifty sharks, tuna, tarpon and billfish have been tagged and fitted with satellite-linked sensors to reportedly help track water temperatures, a method that they claim will help improve hurricane forecasting says More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 16th, 2012
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Gulf oil rig fire off of Louisiana leaves 2 dead, 4 injured, no leak

The U.S. Coast Guard says an oil rig off the coast of Louisiana has exploded, leaving two people dead and injuring at least four others.   The Guard said the oil rig was not in production at the time and that it More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 14th, 2012
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US officials confirms Russian submarine entered Gulf of Mexico undetected, operating for weeks

A Russian attack submarine, armed with long-range cruise missiles, operated undetected in the Gulf of Mexico for several weeks completely undetected by the US, the Washington Free Beacon has learned. photo/Paramount More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, November 22nd, 2010
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Exxon sells Gulf of Mexico oil and gas properties to Energy XXI

Energy XXI Ltd. announced Sunday that it has finalized a deal to buy oil and natural gas properties in the Gulf of Mexico from ExxonMobil for $1.01 billion. The announcement comes a little more than a month after More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, June 9th, 2010
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The BP oil leak-who’s to blame and how is it to be stopped?

The finger pointing has been intense since the oil started spewing out of the floor of the Gulf these past several weeks. The Republicans are blaming Obama , Obama is blaming BP, and it goes on and on (for purely More...


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