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Puerto Rico's new law moves to privatize its outdated power grid

Added: 20.06.2018 23:37 | 8 views | 0 comments

"Our objective is simple: provide better service, one that's more efficient and that allows us to jump into new energy models," Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said.

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Florida woman, 99, helps children around the world, one stitch at a time

Added: 20.06.2018 20:07 | 0 views | 0 comments

Now 99, a grandmother of eight and great-grandmother of 16, Martha Heft is using her love of sewing to help others, both locally and internationally, one stitch at a time. Heft has helped create 670 quilts that have been distributed to local non-profits, dozens of dresses for underprivileged little girls in Haiti after a massive earthquake rattled the island in 2010, and most recently, over 60 dresses for little girls in Puerto Rico, following the death and destruction Hurricane Maria caused last September.


AP Top Stories June 20 A

Added: 20.06.2018 10:44 | 21 views | 0 comments

Here's the latest for Wednesday, June 20th: Administration officials say no clear plan to reunite migrant families; 500 migrants land in Italy; Concerns in Puerto Rico about temporary roofs on houses; Water main break floods Las Vegas Mandalay Bay hotel.


White House plans to unveil Puerto Rico relief plan next week

Added: 18.06.2018 22:17 | 0 views | 0 comments

The ravaged island needs aid as soon as possible, but the White House is dragging its feet on an aid package


Hurricane Maria’s devastation of Puerto Rico was barely discussed this weekend

Added: 18.06.2018 22:17 | 43 views | 0 comments

The entire island is without power, but Sunday political talk shows talked about it for less than a minute


NCARB Reports Number of Architects Up 10% Compared to a Decade Ago

Added: 18.06.2018 17:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards has recently released new data surveying the number of licensed architects in the United States. Conducted annually by , the 2017 Survey of Architectural Registration Boards provides exclusive insight into data from the architectural licensing boards of the 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. At first glance, the numbers reflect promising growth for the architecture profession. The number of architects licensed in the U.S. rose to 113,554, according to the survey, which is a 3% increase from 2016 and a 10% increase from the numbers reported a decade ago.


Questions persist over Puerto Rico's death toll 9 months after Maria

Added: 18.06.2018 0:16 | 12 views | 0 comments

While most of the island finally has power back, hundreds of schools are set to close, and Maria's true death toll is still a mystery.

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Their deaths were labeled 'victim of cataclysmic storm.' So why aren't their names on Puerto Rico's list?

Added: 17.06.2018 4:27 | 14 views | 0 comments

Ramon Cruz Laboy, a 75-year-old who kept to himself and never wanted to burden his relatives, died January 24 from medical complications that resulted from a femur fracture he suffered during a gust of wind from Hurricane Maria.


What 2 CNN reporters want you to know about Puerto Rico

Added: 16.06.2018 20:47 | 20 views | 0 comments

It's been more than eight months since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico. People are still using tarps for roofs. Officials are worried another storm could wipe out power on the island again. And a new estimate of the death toll suggests thousands more died than we knew. CNN correspondent Leyla Santiago and senior investigative reporter John Sutter are seeing it unfold firsthand, documenting the devastation and digging on the death toll. I asked them to give me and others on the mainland a window into what it's really been like over there. Our Slack conversation, condensed and lightly edited for clarity, is below.


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