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Journalist Cokie Roberts died on Tuesday. Fellow NPR “Founding Mother” Nina Totenberg says Roberts was an “always polite political reporter, willing to ask the impolitic question if necessary.”
Roberts, who joined the fledgling network in 1978, was a seasoned Washington insider who developed a distinctive voice as a reporter and commentator for both NPR and ABC News.
All tropical storm watches related have been discontinued in Florida, as confidence increases that Tropical Storm Humberto will stay well offshore of the Atlantic Coast this weekend.
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We spent the full hour looking at the science behind the storm, its strength and speed, as well as the politics of climate change and the environment in the Sunshine State.
Hurricane Dorian is currently about 90 miles east of Daytona Beach and is moving North Northwest at 8 mph with maximum sustained winds of 105 mph.
The National Hurricane Center has reduced Dorian to a Major Category 4 Hurricane. Outer rain bands of the hurricane have arrived to Martin, Palm Beach, and Broward Counties, tropical storm force winds possible with proceeding bands.
We spent the full hour taking a closer look at how Floridians around the state are preparing for Dorian with:
Dorian become a Major Hurricane Friday afternoon, strengthening to category 3 status with winds up to 115 mph. The season’s second hurricane will likely intensify further, potentially into a Category 4 storm, prior to landfall with the Florida Peninsula.
Dorian strengthened to a category 2 storm Thursday night and forecasters say it’s expected to become a powerful category 4 hurricane this weekend as it…