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Haitian-American students react to hurricane devastation, plan volunteer effort
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Haitian-American students react to hurricane devastation, plan volunteer effort

More than 100 people in Haiti are dead as a result of Hurricane Matthew, and that number is expected to go up, according to Haitian officials. The hurricane tore through the nation on Tuesday, leaving a country already-ravaged by a recent cholera outbreak and an earthquake six years ago even more devastated. Members of Planet Kreyol, the Haitian-American…

Hurricane Matthew weakens, warnings downgraded
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Hurricane Matthew weakens, warnings downgraded

Update, 8:03 p.m., Oct. 6, 2016: The hurricane warning for Broward County has been downgraded to a tropical storm warning, according to the NHC’s 8 p.m. advisory. Hurricane warnings remain in effect for the areas of Boca Raton to South Santee River and Lake Okeechobee. Update, 6:26 p.m., Oct. 6, 2016: Hurricane Matthew’s track shifted slightly in the early…

Storm approaches South Florida
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Storm approaches South Florida

A tropical wave about 600 miles southeast of Miami-Dade County could pose a threat to South Florida in the coming days, according to the National Weather Service and the university’s Crisis Decision Team. The area of low pressure, named Invest 99, swept over the Bahamas on Thursday and could develop into a tropical storm or…

News Briefs 4/11: Miss UM, Earth Week
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News Briefs 4/11: Miss UM, Earth Week

New Miss UM Chinonyelum “Chi-Chi” Maduka stepped down from her role as Miss University of Miami on Friday due to her involvement with a research initiative in Australia that will keep her from participating in the Miss Florida pageant this summer. Freshman Kyra Freeman, the runner-up, took over the role. Freeman will be formally crowned…

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