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Coast Guard photo of the HMS Bounty underwater


NYU hospital generators failed?

this is a nightmare. Emergency generators going out in a hospital. No ventilators, no lights, no monitors.

NY Scanner‏@NYScanner

NYC: Power in NYU Hospital went down, nurses in pediatric ICU manually bagging patients on ventilators, City begins emergency evacuation.

Jim Graves to debate Michele Bachmann tomorrow

This is their first debate. Should be good.

12:30-1:30 Central You can listen at these links.



Rescued HMS Bounty crew member died

Claudene Christian

The Anchorage, Alaska woman had a keen connection to the Bounty. The replica ship was built in 1960 to film MGM Studio’s Mutiny on the Bounty with Marlon Brando, depicting the famed mutiny by real Bounty shipmate Fletcher Christian in 1798. Claudene Christian was the mutineer’s great-great-great-great-great grandaughter


Barometric pressure in Philly 28.29 ??

Hurricane Central‏@twc_hurricane

Barometric pressure in #Philly now 28.39"; this breaks their all-time low pressure record of 28.43" set in March '93 superstorm #Sandy

unofficial record low pressure 940 mb

from Meteorologist (CBM) at ABC News:

Ginger Zee‏@Ginger_Zee

Record low pressure 940 mb now unofficially...this means the #superstorm is CRAZY strong.

1hGinger Zee‏@Ginger_Zee

Looks like the #superstorm will hit between 6 and 7 pm ET...right in time for @abcworldnews we will be live in Atlantic City.

1hGinger Zee‏@Ginger_Zee

Pressure dropped to 943 mb, lowest ever record in the eastern USA. Coming to Atlantic City(center) around 10 pm. #superstorm

Pic: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Cpl. Beddoe, USMC'81‏@usmc81

Soldiers of the 3rd Inf Reg. continue to stand guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. #HONOR #Sandy

Romney's relief efforts

The RW are putting out that the noble and magnanimous Romney has generously donated his campaign bus and Virginia HQ to collect "relief supplies" for Sandy, and are retweeting this pic like it was The Marshall Plan rebuilding post war europe. Looks like the campaign ran inside and grabbed the pack of toilet paper from the john, and packs of granola bars under their desks and threw them in boxes, hastily marked "donations". Pathetic.

Debate rally to support Graves and dump Michele Bachmann

Debate and Rally Tuesday Oct 30
Jim Graves for Congress

CALLING ALL SUPPORTERS: We will meet in front of the River's Edge Convention Center in St. Cloud tomorrow before the debate to rally for and support Jim. Please help us spread the word!

Doors open: 11:30AM
Rally: 12 Noon
Debate: 12:30-1:30PM

For those who cannot attend: Debate will live stream on St. Cloud Times' website and MPR.

HMS Bounty abandoned off N.C. coast 2 crew missing

Helicopter sent to rescue 17 people who abandoned HMS Bounty off N.C. coast

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