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Hurricane Ian Makes Landfall As Storm Surge Worsens

The Weather Channel reports: H​urricane Ian is making landfall as one of southwest Florida’s most intense hurricanes on record, expected to produce catastrophic storm surge, destructive winds and flooding rainfall. I​an is a strong Category 4 hurricane packing maximum sustained winds of 155 mph. Ian’s storm surge has arrived along parts of the southwest Florida coast, including in Naples, Florida, …

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Mastriano To Campaign With “Rape Melania” Extremist

Media Matters reports: Pennsylvania gubernatorial nominee Doug Mastriano is scheduled to do a campaign event with far-right commentator Jack Posobiec this weekend. Posobiec has collaborated with white nationalists and neo-Nazis and targeted Jewish people with antisemitic hate. Several media outlets have accurately noted Posobiec’s history of extremism when writing about him. For instance: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution wrote that he’s “a …

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Kelly +10 Over Masters In New Arizona Senate Poll

The Hill reports: Sen. Mark Kelly (D-Ariz.) is leading Republican challenger Blake Masters by 10 points in his bid for reelection, according to the latest Marist Institute for Public Opinion poll. With the midterm elections just around the corner, 51 percent of registered voters in Arizona say they support Kelly while 41 percent are backing Masters. Masters, who has been …

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Trump Judge Tosses Kraken’s Suit Against Dominion

Bloomberg News reports: Former Trump campaign lawyer Sidney Powell’s countersuit challenging a voting machine maker’s $1.3 billion defamation suit against her was dismissed by a federal judge. Powell, who widely spread a false conspiracy theory that Dominion Voting Systems Inc. rigged the 2020 presidential election against Donald Trump, claimed that the company was abusing the legal process by suing her. …

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Corey Lewandowski Cuts Deal In 2021 Groping Incident

Politico reports: Former senior Donald Trump adviser Corey Lewandowski has cut a deal with Las Vegas prosecutors after he was charged with misdemeanor battery, stemming from allegations of unwanted sexual advances toward a woman during a charity dinner in Sept. 2021. The charge came nearly a year after Trashelle Odom accused Lewandowski of repeatedly touching her, including on her leg …

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Trump Nearly Fired Kushner And Ivanka Via Twitter

The Independent reports: According to an early copy of New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman’s new book obtained by CNN, the then-president was seconds away from firing off a tweet that would’ve alerted his daughter, Ivanka Trump, and her husband, Jared Kushner, that they were no longer employed in the White House. Both Ivanka and Kushner were working as senior …

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QAnon Kari Lake +1 Over Katie Hobbs In AZ Gov Poll

Marist Polling reports: In Arizona’s gubernatorial contest, 1 point separates Republican Kari Lake (46%) and Democrat Katie Hobbs (45%) among registered voters statewide. Lake (49%) edges Hobbs (46%) among those who say they will definitely vote. Among independents, Hobbs receives 43% to 41% for Lake. 15% of independents are undecided. More than seven in ten Arizona voters with a candidate …

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Ian’s Eyewall Moves Ashore With Winds At 155 MPH

The Miami Herald reports: The “extremely dangerous” eyewall of Category 4 Hurricane Ian begin moving ashore in southwest Florida late Wednesday morning with a powerful wind field that covered almost half the state. Ian could bring catastrophic damage to the southwest Gulf Coast coast while raking much of Florida with hurricane and tropical storm force winds and flooding rains of …

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Ripple Effect: 3600 Flights Canceled Due To Hurricane

CNN reports: As Hurricane Ian is set to make landfall in Florida, more than 2,000 US flights have now been canceled Wednesday, according to the flight tracking site FlightAware. Another 1,600 flights have already been canceled for Thursday, a two-day total topping 3,600 flights. Airlines are canceling flights in order to ensure their aircraft and crews are in safe locations …

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