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Recent articles by Janet:

Did Hurricane Barry prevent a near-record 'dead zone'?

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Scientists are back from measuring the Gulf of Mexico "dead zone" where there's too little oxygen to sustain marine life in a large underwater area starting → Read More

'Dead zone' reduced by Hurricane Barry but still 8th largest

One big question is whether Hurricane Barry reduced the size from a predicted near-record 7,800 square miles. → Read More

Gulf state US reps back fisheries disaster request

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — U.S. House members from three Gulf Coast states are backing their governors' request for a fisheries disaster declaration, saying freshwater flooding into saltwater ecosystems has killed → Read More

New species: Pocket-size shark in the Gulf of Mexico

Researchers from around the Gulf and in New York have named the species the American pocket shark, or Mollisquama mississippiensis. → Read More

Pocket-sized shark squirts glowing clouds from pockets

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A pocket-sized pocket shark found in the Gulf of Mexico has turned out to be a new species. → Read More

New species of tiny shark squirts glowing clouds from pockets

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A pocket-sized pocket shark found in the Gulf of Mexico has turned out to be a new species. And the mysterious pouches that it's named for, up near its front fins? Scientists say they squirt little glowing clouds into the ocean. Researchers from around the Gulf and in New York have named the species the American pocket shark, or Mollisquama (mah-lihs-KWAH-muh) mississippiensis… → Read More

Trump tells group of liberal Democratic lawmakers they should leave the US

In tweets Sunday, Trump portrays the lawmakers as foreign-born troublemakers who, he says, should go back to their home countries. → Read More

Gulf Coast keeps guard up as Barry continues drenching

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Weakened but still potent, Barry inundated the Gulf Coast as it continued its slow advance Sunday morning, bringing fresh fears of flash flooding to Mississippi's capital city even as it appeared unlikely to deluge New Orleans. → Read More

Barry drenches Gulf Coast, but initially spares New Orleans

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards warned residents to stay 'vigilant,' as there was still a risk of flooding. → Read More

Gulf Coast keeps guard up as Barry continues drenching

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Weakened but still potent, Barry inundated the Gulf Coast as it continued its slow advance Sunday morning, bringing fresh fears of flash flooding to Mississippi's capital city even as it appeared unlikely to deluge New Orleans. In Mississippi, up to 3 inches (7. 6 centimeters) of rain had already fallen in the Jackson area before dawn Sunday — and more was on the way. → Read More

Barry drenches Gulf Coast, but initially spares New Orleans

Barry flooded highways, forced people to scramble to rooftops and dumped heavy rain, as it made landfall in Louisiana. Downpours also lashed coastal Alabama and Mississippi. → Read More

Barry drenches Gulf Coast, but initially spares New Orleans

Barry flooded highways, forced people to scramble to rooftops and dumped heavy rain, as it made landfall in Louisiana. Downpours also lashed coastal Alabama and Mississippi. → Read More

Barry drenches Gulf Coast, but initially spares New Orleans

Barry flooded highways, forced people to scramble to rooftops and dumped heavy rain, as it made landfall in Louisiana. Downpours also lashed coastal Alabama and Mississippi. → Read More

Gulf Coast keeps guard up as Barry continues drenching

Barry flooded highways, forced people to scramble to rooftops and dumped heavy rain, as it made landfall in Louisiana. Downpours also lashed coastal Alabama and Mississippi. → Read More

Gulf Coast keeps guard up as Barry continues drenching

Barry flooded highways, forced people to scramble to rooftops and dumped heavy rain, as it made landfall in Louisiana. Downpours also lashed coastal Alabama and Mississippi. → Read More

Barry drenches Gulf Coast, but initially spares New Orleans

Barry flooded highways, forced people to scramble to rooftops and dumped heavy rain, as it made landfall in Louisiana. Downpours also lashed coastal Alabama and Mississippi. → Read More

Barry drenches Gulf Coast, but initially spares New Orleans

Barry flooded highways, forced people to scramble to rooftops and dumped heavy rain, as it made landfall in Louisiana. Downpours also lashed coastal Alabama and Mississippi. → Read More

Millions in line of punishing rain from Tropical Storm Barry

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Heavy rains and gusty winds knocked out power on the Gulf Coast as a strengthening Tropical Storm Barry churned a path to shore, threatening millions and → Read More

Millions in line of punishing rain from Tropical Storm Barry

CLICK HERE to track the storm... NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Heavy rains and gusty winds began knocking out power on the Gulf Coast as a strengthening Tropical Storm Barry churned a path to shore, threatening millions and testing flood-prevention efforts implemented after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans 14 years ago. Officials predicted Barry would make landfall as this year's first hurricane… → Read More

Tropical Storm Barry strengthens, with rain to soak millions

Heavy rains and gusty winds began knocking out power on the Gulf Coast as a strengthening Tropical Storm Barry churned a path to shore, threatening millions and testing flood-prevention efforts implemented after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans 14 years ago. → Read More