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Wednesday September 12nd, 2018 evening edition

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- U-Haul is offering 30 days of free self-storage for those in the path of Hurricane Florence as the powerful storm churns toward the Eastern Seaboard, the company announced.

RELATED: Hurricane Florence churns toward Eastern Seaboard as 1 million evacuate coast.

Hurricane Florence, currently a Category 4 storm, is expected to make landfall Thursday.

The following are the U-Haul locations participating in the 30 days free self-storage assistance.

U-Haul Moving & Storage at Broad St. 1589 Broad St. Augusta, GA 30904.

U-Haul Moving & Storage at Sharon Road.

U-Haul Moving & Storage at Statesville Road. »

More drug users, prostitutes to get treatment instead of jail in expan

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More chronic, illegal drug users and prostitutes will be referred to treatment instead of booked into jail as the LEAD program – first launched in parts of Seattle in October of 2011 – spreads countywide.

Then five years ago, after divorce and depression, Bousquet was arrested for trying to sell drugs to an undercover Seattle police officer.

Before he was booked, the SPD offered Bousquet the opportunity to enter rehab instead of jail as part of Seattle's then-new LEAD program. »

Photos reportedly show massive stockpile of bottled water left on a runway for more than a year in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

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A photographer working for a Puerto Rican police agency reportedly caught a glimpse of a stockpile of bottled water on a runaway in the city of Ceiba.

The water was believed to be part of relief efforts after Hurricane Maria wrought devastation on the US territory in September 2017.

A year later, the photographer, Abdiel Santana, said the stockpile of what could be millions of water bottles were still standing on the tarmac. »

Cannabis dispensary worker uses bong to fight off bandits wielding bear spray

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Cannabis dispensary worker uses bong to fight off bandits wielding bear spray.

Security cameras in a cannabis dispensary in Canada have captured the moment a man used a bong to fight off three would-be bandits wielding cans of bear spray.

In late August the same police department had also sought public assistance after "an unknown suspect committed an armed robbery at the 'Medibles' Cannabis Dispensary". »