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Old Ruby’s Diner Caught Fire on Friday

Posted: May 23, 2016 at 3:18 am   /   Island News

Smoke towered at the coastline of Seal Beach Pier Friday morning as the old Ruby’s Diner building caught fire. The fire was reported at the Orange County Fire Authority around 7:45 in the morning, according to Captain Larry Kurtz. The burnt building was the old Ruby’s Diner, which closed last 2013. The fire was so […]

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Snowstorm Causes Schools to Close in West Michigan

Posted: March 1, 2016 at 10:45 pm   /   Island News

A snowstorm that started overnight has resulted to very hazardous conditions that forced closure of many school districts in Michigan on Tuesday. Among them are: Allendale, Byron Center, Caledonia, Cedar Springs, Comstock Park, Forest Hills, Grand Haven, Holland, Hudsonville, Jenison, Kenowa Hills, Lowell, Norhview, Thornapple Kellogg, Rockford, West Ottawa, and Zeeland. Morning and afternoon commutes […]

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The Unusual January Hurricane Formation at the Atlantic Ocean

Posted: January 16, 2016 at 6:43 pm   /   Island News

The first hurricane of 2016 was seen Thursday. Hurricane Alex formed at the southern portion of Azores islands on the afternoon of Wednesday, which traveled toward the islands. According to the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Alex made landfall in the Azores early Friday as tropical storm. It has recently transitioned to a non-tropical low pressure […]

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First Snow of the Year for Portland

Posted: January 5, 2016 at 7:09 am   /   Island News

What seemed to be a long holiday weekend had stretched to 4 days for many people living in Oregon when the snow turned to freezing rain and many roads are expected to stay slippery for most of the week. The weather condition transformed streets and sidewalks into skating rinks on Sunday and Monday morning, which […]

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Looking Back the Sandy Hook Tragedy

Posted: December 16, 2015 at 4:07 am   /   Island News

It was exactly 3 years ago when the Sandy Hook Tragedy has horrified Newtown, Connecticut. The said event has made the unthinkable be put into reality when a gunman invaded Sandy Hook Elementary School and killed 20 children and 6 school staffs including his very own mother. After killing all of these people, he turned […]

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Suicide Bombing in Nigeria: Few Dead, Many Injured

Posted: November 18, 2015 at 7:25 am   /   Island News

A night-time suicide bombing in Nigeria has killed 32 people, and left 80 injured at a truck stop. The blast breaks the 3-week hiatus of bombings after consecutive suicide attacks. According to Deputy Superintendent Othman Abubakar, the police spokesman for Adamawa state, most of the victims were vendors, bystanders, and passers-by. The attack on Nigeria […]

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Hurricane Patricia to Hit Mexico as Category 5

Posted: October 23, 2015 at 2:49 am   /   Island News

MANZANILLO – As Hurricane Patricia gets nearer in the Mexican coasts, it gets into a monstrous storm labeled as Category 5. As forecasted, it would hit the Mexico’s central Pacific Coast late Thursday. According to forecasters, it could be ‘potentially catastrophic’. It could be a tragic blow, thus alarming the Mexican government. Officials declared state […]

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Suspension Place Over Alpha Tau Omega Indiana University Because of its Highly Insulting Video

Posted: October 9, 2015 at 7:23 am   /   Island News

Late Wednesday, Alpha Tau Omega fraternity is suspended in the course of an investigation over a hazing ceremony charged and an associated sexually-explicit video that it surface from it according to officials and started to be viral online. Mark Land, the University spokesperson said that the hazing charges associated with “sexual misdemeanor” caused the suspension […]

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South Carolina Faces Tragic Flooding

Posted: October 5, 2015 at 4:53 am   /   Island News

COLUMBIA- Since last Sunday, South Carolina is experiencing a catastrophic flooding. As Governor Nikki Haley described, it is the “worst rains in 1000 years.” According to Gov. Haley, residents should stay off the roads because the condition is definitely disastrous and it is “changing by the minute”. The roads are flooding and rivers are at […]

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PM to visit affected areas

Posted: January 26, 2012 at 9:27 pm   /   Island News

Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama will conduct an extensive tour of the flood affected areas in the coming days. Bainimarama says emergency services continue to be on full alert to support the affected areas, and government is closely monitoring the weather situation as they begin planning recovery. He says the prayers and thoughts of the […]

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