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Mississippi faces water crisis after brutal winter storm

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Residents in Jackson, Mississippi, have been without clean drinking water since a mid-February storm. Thousands more have no water at all. Janet Shamlian reports. Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

The danger of avalanches

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here In Western states this winter’s weather has produced snowpack conditions that are making avalanches even more threatening than usual. Correspondent Serena Altschul talks with experts about the conditions that create avalanches and how to make wise choices in the......

Biden tours Texas devastation after historic winter storm

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live President Biden toured an emergency management hub while Dr. Jill Biden helped pack boxes at a food bank during their visit to Texas in the aftermath of deadly winter storms. Janet Shamlian reports. Copyright © 2021......

Travis Scott Helps Feed 50,000 Houston Residents Amid Winter Struggles

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Exclusive Travis Scott‘s helping 50,000 folks in Houston weather the winter storm they’ve been dealing with … by providing them all a hot meal. The rapper and his Cactus Jack Foundation have teamed up with Mayor Sylvester Turner to launch an emergency food program Friday that will feed 50k residents......

Biden set for consoler-in-chief visit to winter storm-battered Texas

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here In his first official trip in the wake of a disaster, the President will visit the Harris County Emergency Operations Center and later tour and meet with volunteers at the Houston Food Bank, where first lady Jill Biden will......

K.B. savoring stability after turbulent winter

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Photographer Captures The Lives Of People In Yakutia, Where It Gets As Cold As -58 Fahrenheit (35 Pics)

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Winter can be quite painful and annoying to many people. At least to the ones living in the places of the world that have cold temperatures and piles of snow. However, this region in Russia called Yakutia, also known as the Sakha Republic, tops it off with winters that get......

Southern wildlife found battered following surprise cold snap

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Sarah Polus Wildlife in the Southern U.S. region have been at risk as unprecedented cold temperatures have ripped through the area. Many animals that rely on warm weather in the winter months, including various birds, bats, alligators and turtles, have faced life-threatening conditions in......

“Miracle” puppy with two tails and six legs born during record-breaking winter storm in Oklahoma

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A puppy in Oklahoma is defying the odds at just one week old, according to an Oklahoma veterinary hospital. Not only was Skipper born during last week’s record-breaking winter storm, but she was also born with extraordinary characteristics: Two......

Four ERCOT board members to resign in wake of deadly winter storm

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Four board members of Texas’ power grid operator have announced their plans to resign in the wake of a severe winter storm that left millions of Texans without power for days and led to at least 31 deaths in......

President Biden to visit Texas on Friday following deadly winter storm

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Residents line up in their vehicles to enter a warming center and shelter after record-breaking winter temperatures, as local media reports most residents are without electricity, in Galveston, Texas, U.S., February 17, 2021. Adrees Latif | Reuters President Joe Biden......

Occidental Petroleum expects temporary impact from winter storms

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: The logo for Occidental Petroleum is displayed on a screen on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., April 30, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – The impact of severe winter storms in Texas last week that shuttered oil production in the top......

Winter storms disrupt vaccine effort as variants fuel new fears

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here As Americans yearn for their pre-pandemic lives, the distribution of coronavirus vaccines is hitting delays as winter storms pummel the U.S. The disease has not only impacted how Americans live, but how long. Jonathan Vigliotti reports. Source link To......

Texans still without safe drinking water after devastating winter storm

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live As temperatures begin to warm, many Texans still lack access to safe drinking water and food market shelves remain empty after a brutal winter storm. Janet Shamlian has the latest. Copyright © 2021 CBS Interactive Inc.......

Winter storm devastates Texas as power outages continue

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Politicians and power industry officials are blaming each other for the state’s outages, but they are not yet able to say how long this will last. Texas has its own power grid, which is managed by state and semi-private......

Family of boy who died during Texas winter storm sues ERCOT and Entergy for $100 million

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The family of an 11-year-old who died in Texas is suing power company Entergy and grid operator Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) for more than $100 million, citing gross negligence over the boy’s death. Cristian Pavon died on......

Texans stuck with $5,000 electric bills after winter storm need help, officials says

Reuters
By Linda So, Jonathan Allen (Reuters) – The mayors of two of the largest cities in Texas said the state should help pay some of the eye-watering electricity bills sent to residents after the devastating and deadly winter storm that caused widespread blackouts. FILE PHOTO: A car idles in a......

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