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Hurricane Gonzalo Set To Hammer Bermuda

Posted On October 17, 2014

(Undated) -- Hurricane Gonzalo is set to hammer Bermuda today. Forecasters say it's one of the most powerful storms ever to threaten the Atlantic Island. Forecasters say Gonzalo has weakened slightly as it moves toward Bermuda, though the National Hurricane Center says the hurricane has sustained winds of 140 miles an hour. Heavy rain and…

Cruise Ship Stopped Outside Belize Over Ebola Concerns

Posted On October 17, 2014

(Undated) -- A cruise ship is stopped outside Belize over concerns about Ebola. State news in Belize says the country isn't allowing the Carnival Magic ship into port because a Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas worker is on board. That worker handled specimens of Ebola patient Thomas Duncan, but didn't come into contact with him.…

Turner To Sell Private Island

Posted On October 17, 2014

(Undated) -- Ted Turner is selling his private island just off the South Carolina coast. Turner is reportedly asking for almost 24-million dollars for St. Phillips Island near Hilton Head. The 47-hundred-acre island includes a main house and a caretaker's house. Turner bought it in 1979.

Steps To Reduce Home Fire Deaths

Posted On October 17, 2014

(Undated) -- Nationwide more than 23-hundred people die and nearly 13-thousand are injured in home fires each year. While changing smoke detector batteries is an important part of fire safety, Anne Marie Borrego with the American Red Cross says your family's escape plan is just as important.   This month, the Red Cross kicked off…

State Department: Dallas Ebola Hospital Worker On Cruise

Posted On October 17, 2014

(Undated) -- A hospital worker who handled specimens from Ebola patient Thomas Duncan is isolated on a cruise. National Correspondent Joe Gomez says the worker came into contact with samples, but never had direct contact with Duncan.   The State Department says the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas worker is in good health, but staying…