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Hurricane Katrina – Another Birth Pain

At 10 pm CDT on Saturday, August 27, 2005, the National Hurricane Center issued a hurricane warning for the north central gulf coast from Morgan City, Louisiana, eastward to the Alabama/Florida border including the city of New Orleans. A hurricane warning means that hurricane conditions are expected within the next 24 hours and preparations to…

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Great Balls of Fire!

"I saw a large ball of fire, with a long tail that descended rapidly from the sky and fell before our incredulous eyes," said teacher Elmer Adan Rivera. Francisco Aguilar Sabillon described it more graphically, "I arrived almost immediately to the site of the explosion — there were enormous flames, and everything was destroyed ….

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Asteroid Update! Scientists Worried About Asteroids

On March 19, 1996, this article appeared in the French newspaper “Le Soir.” The “Le Soir” is considered to be a very reputable French newspaper in Belgium. Margriet Fernande-Vandewalle sent this summarized version of the article. “The Council of Europe wants to Study the Asteroids.” Some 2,000 asteroids exist within the vicinity of our planet…