Archive: 9/12/17: Tuesday
Tim Tebow Visits Florida Shelter In Aftermath Of IrmaJacksonville, Florida, reporter Jenna Bourne was at an area middle school when Heisman Trophy-winner Tim Tebow showed up to visit people displaced by Hurricane Irma. "Honestly, we're just here to make them feel loved," Tebow said. Listen to what else Tebow had to say in the video above.
Oklahoma House Budget Chair Announces Plan To Raise Revenue
The chairman of Oklahoma’s House Appropriations and Budget Committee has a plan to fill a $215 million budget shortfall that includes raising the tax on cigarettes by $1.50 per pack and allowing Indian casinos to offer roulette and dice games.
Alligators, Flamingos, and Manatees Seek Shelter During Hurricane IrmaAs residents of Florida seek cover from Hurricane Irma, animals are also finding new places to take shelter. Just before the storm, a flock of flamingos followed a trainer to a shelter room at Busch Gardens in Tampa. An alligator was captured on video by the Melbourne Fire Department slithering, then running out of the road to a nearby retention pond. And an unlucky catfish was caught right in someone's driveway. InsideEdition.com's Keleigh Nealon (https://twitter.com/KeleighNealon)...
Apple Unveils $999 iPhone X, Loses 'Home' Button
"One more thing." With that phrase, Apple paid homage to its late co-founder Steve Jobs for the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone on Tuesday when it unveiled its latest - and, at $999, its most expensive - new version of the device, the iPhone X. CEO Tim Cook called it "the biggest leap forward" since the first iPhone. ("X" is pronounced like the number 10, not the letter X.) It loses the home button, which revolutionized smartphones when it launched; of...
Harvey's Flooding Blamed In Major Gasoline Spill In Texas
Hurricane Harvey’s floodwaters triggered a spill of almost a half-million gallons of gasoline from two storage tanks along the Houston Ship Channel, marking the largest spill reported to date from a storm that slammed into the heart of Texas’ huge petrochemical industry.