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  1. Closed US restaurants, damaged homes: Matthew may cost $10BRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 12 | The New Zealand Herald

    For a storm that inflicted less damage than many had feared, Hurricane Matthew nevertheless impaired or destroyed more than 1 million structures, forced businesses from Florida to North Carolina to close and put thousands temporarily out of work. "I've never had anything like this in 12 years of business," said Ami Zipperer, who has two garden supply stores in the Savannah, Georgia, area.


  2. While people flee, others in Matthew's path stay putRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 6 | The New Zealand Herald

    " With Hurricane Matthew bearing down on the southeastern U.S., many coastal residents packed up and headed inland. But for some, the dangers posed by the life-threatening Category 3 storm and its 115 mph winds are exaggerated if it stays on its current path.


  3. John Legend to portray Frederick Douglass on 'Underground'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 30 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Grammy-winning singer John Legend will play an iconic runaway slave-turned abolitionist on WGN America's drama series "Underground." Sony Pictures Television and WGN announced in a statement Friday that Legend will guest star as Frederick Douglass.


  4. Here's when summer's weather turned weird and violentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    " The summer of 2016 has lurched from one extreme weather disaster to another at great cost in lives and damages. Here are just some of the worst and weirdest, according to insurance statistics and meteorologists: "Flooding in China's Yangtze Basin from May through August killed at least 475 people and caused $28 billion in losses.


  5. James Alan McPherson, prize-winning author, dead at 72Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    " James Alan McPherson, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning story collection "Elbow Room" and a longtime faculty member at the University of Iowa's prestigious Writers' Workshop, has died. McPherson died Wednesday at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City from complications of pneumonia, according to Iowa program secretary Deborah L. West.


  6. Mother beats daughter on Facebook liveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    A mother has posted a Facebook Live video beating her daughter on her own feed as punishment for acting proactively. Photo / Facebook It starts with what appears to be a piece of plywood.


  7. Hemingway (no relation) wins look-alike contest in Key WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    " For the first time in its 36-year history, a Hemingway has won a competition seeking the man who most looks like literary giant Ernest Hemingway. Dave Hemingway was named the winner of the "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest on Saturday in Key West, Florida.


  8. Discount airline to land at Newark with opening up of slotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Allegiant Air has been given final approval to begin offering service at Newark Liberty International Airport, making it the first discount carrier to operate there since a federal lawsuit charged United, Newark's dominant airline, with monopolizing takeoff and landing slots and keeping competitors out. Allegiant will begin offering flights in November between Newark and Cincinnati, Ohio; Savannah, Georgia; Asheville, North Carolina and Knoxville, Tennessee, the airline said.


  9. Zac Efron on the worst thing about his perfect body. Oh, and he talks about moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    "Hopefully I can keep it up for as long as possible, while I'm capable and still young, though I admit there are a lot of times when it's uncomfortable and you say, 'Is it really necessary for my character to be shirtless in this scene?'" Apparently it takes a village to look like Efron. "I have a lot of good trainers.


  10. Backhoe in Amtrak wreck had periodic right to be on tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Federal crash investigators say a backhoe operator had the right to be on the tracks periodically on the weekend an Amtrak train slammed into it, killing the operator and a supervisor. The National Transportation Safety Board released its latest report Monday on the April 3 crash south of Philadelphia.


  11. The Latest: Amtrak on schedule in Northeast after derailmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    Amtrak says trains are operating on or close to schedule along the Northeast Corridor following a deadly derailment outside Philadelphia. Federal officials say two Amtrak workers were killed Sunday and more than 30 passengers injured when a train hit heavy equipment on the tracks and the lead engine derailed.


  12. The Latest: More than 30 injuries reported in train crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    An Amtrak official says more than 30 people have been transported to hospitals with injuries following a crash and derailment of an Amtrak train just outside of Philadelphia. Service on the Northeast Corridor between New York and Philadelphia remains suspended.


  13. Friday, February 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    1733 - James Oglethorpe and a group of unemployed and newly freed British debtors land in Savannah, Georgia, as part of England's colonial expansion plan. 1934 - More than 1,000 people are believed killed in clashes between the Austro-Fascist government of Engelbert Dollfuss and leftist workers.


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