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By The Dispatch On Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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Discovery Channel’s ‘Cajun Navy’ premieres July 23, highlighting post-Katrina rescues, heroes

In the days after Hurricane Katrina, a group of ordinary citizens came together with one goal: to pull people from the water. The government had failed New Orleans, and it was up to the people to get the job done. More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Texas: FEMA sends $5.8 million to Humble Independent School District for Hurricane Harvey relief

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $5.8 million to the Humble Independent School District for emergency protective measures taken before, during and following Hurricane Harvey. The More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, August 30th, 2018
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Understanding the Aftermath of a Flood and its Psychological Impact

It was in late-August of 2017 when the US was hit by Hurricane Harvey. Unprecedented amounts of rainfall took a toll on Houston, one of America’s largest cities. The rainfall, which totaled up to 60 inches, 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 Butter Bracco On Sunday, January 7th, 2018
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American Atheists object to churches receiving federal funds for disaster relief, ‘It is shameful’

American Atheists have gone public with their outrage over FEMA’s recent policy change making churches eligible for federal relief funds in the wake of natural disasters. The organization argued that such funds More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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US economy adds 261K jobs, unemployment continues to drop to 17-year low

The U.S. economy added 261,000 jobs in October, meeting expectations that the country had rebounded from the impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and the jobless rate ticked down to 4.1 percent — the lowest More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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North Korea Conflict Sends Gold Rising

Gold prices are benefitting from increased tensions between the United States and North Korea. The precious metal started the week on the rise as tensions between the two countries continue to mount. US President More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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When Tragedy Strikes, Freedom Debt Relief Could Help You Recover

Whether or not you are struggling financially right now, when tragedy strikes, your situation may quickly change. We have seen this recently as Texans fight to recover from the effects of Hurricane Harvey, where More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, September 10th, 2017
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Here’s How Hurricane Harvey will Affect the U.S. Economy, Let’s Not Even Get Started on Irma

Hurricane Harvey has already raged through Houston and we can’t seem to see the end of the footage on the devastation that it left in its path. While the U.S. continues to battle with effects of hurricane More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, September 9th, 2017
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Rand Paul’s ‘America First’ amendment tabled by Senate

On Thursday, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul introduced the “America First” amendment to the hurricane relief legislation that would provide assistance while preventing the federal government from further running More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Trump sets ‘gentlemen’s agreement’ with Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi to permanently remove the debt ceiling

President Trump and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) have agreed to pursue a deal that would permanently remove the requirement that Congress repeatedly raise the debt ceiling, three sources told More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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Sydney Morning Herald’s Peter Hannam places blame for Hurricane Harvey on Houston citizens

“Yes, Houston, you do have a problem, and – as insensitive as it seems to bring it up just now – some of it is your own making” begins Peter Hannam in his Sydney Morning Herald article: “Houston, 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...


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