Saturday, October 1

Tag: Weather Forecast

Biden heads to Kentucky to survey flood damage and meet with victims
Politics

Biden heads to Kentucky to survey flood damage and meet with victims

Washington — President Biden and the first lady are expected to join Gov. Andy Beshear and his wife, Britainy, as they meet with families and view damage from storms that have created the worst flooding in Kentucky's history.At least 37 people have died since last month's deluge, which dropped 8 to 10.5 inches of rain in only 48 hours. The National Weather Service said Sunday that flooding remains a threat, warning of more thunderstorms through Thursday. Monday's visit will be Mr. Biden's second to the state. He previously visited in December after tornadoes whipped through Kentucky, killing 77 people and leaving a trail of destruction. "I wish I could tell you why we keep getting hit here in Kentucky," Beshear said recently. "I wish I could tel...
The Other Guy l Technology takes a bath | Columnists
Science

The Other Guy l Technology takes a bath | Columnists

With the Candidate Forum firmly in the rearview mirror, the beginning of school rapidly approaching and the Primary Election right around the corner, the kids and I knew a brief getaway was in order.In typical Bryan family fashion, we took a jet-setting mini-vacation to Orlando. It wasn’t really jet-setting since it was a last-minute decision and we went by car.In today’s tech-savvy society, planning and executing a last-minute trip is a lot easier than it was when I was a child. Mini-getaways took months of planning for my parents. Get more from the Citrus County Chronicle ...
Amazon accused of “obstructing” House probe into deadly warehouse collapse
Business

Amazon accused of “obstructing” House probe into deadly warehouse collapse

Congressional Democrats are accusing Amazon of "obstructing" their investigation into the retailer's labor practices during severe weather events.Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform have sent a letter to Amazon CEO Andy Jassy, saying the company has failed to produce materials requested more than two months ago.The committee, which launched the investigation in late March, gave the Seattle-based e-commerce company a list of materials to hand over by mid-April. But the company "still has not produced any of the key categories of documents identified by Committee staff, let alone the full set of materials the Committee requested in March," said the letter signed by committee chairwoman Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, a Democrat from New York....