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New tool provides wave flooding predictions for West Maui

A new interactive mapping tool provides predictions of coastal flooding in West Maui under various scenarios of sea-level rise and a range of wave events for community members, property owners, businesses, as well as state and county officials. The West Maui Wave-Driven Flooding With Sea Level Rise tool was created by researchers at the Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS) based at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.
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New coordinator, QB give West Virginia hope for improvement

Neal Brown took himself out of the equation after West Virginia’s offense struggled last season. The fourth-year coach handed play-calling duties in January to newly hired offensive coordinator Graham Harrell, who was prolific in the same role at Southern Cal and North Texas and as a quarterback under Mike Leach at Texas Tech. Last season the Trojans led the Pac-12 in passing and total offense. West Virginia sure could use Harrell’s help. The Mountaineers were eighth in total offense in the Big 12 with an average of 371 yards and scored the second-fewest touchdowns. “He’s brought a different energy about him,” Brown said. “He’s confident without being arrogant. He’s extremely humble. It helps that he was a great player in this league, and I think that gets the players’ attention on your current roster but also in recruiting. He’s been able to have success with different types of players and different types of offenses.”
MORGANTOWN, WV

Plant rooting hormone made simply from aloe vera

Plant rooting hormone made simply from aloe vera//Gin Lee. Have you ever accidentally broken a plant's limb, or stem and not know what to do? Or maybe you'd like to propagate your plant clippings, but you're not certain how to. Aloe vera isn't just a medicinal plant for humans, it also heals plants too. In fact, it happens to be a great helping hand for plant root growth. Today I will be sharing how I propagate some of my plants by using the gel from aloe vera.

Disney's Grand Floridian - Does It Live Up To The Hype?

Everyone sees Disney's Grand Floridian when you are going into the Magic Kingdom! Lots of people wonder what it would be like to stay at Disney's Grand Floridian. Is it really worth all the hype? Well we stayed a night in a Deluxe Studio at the Grand Floridian. The room we stayed in was part of the Disney Vacation Club Villas at the Grand Floridian! Is it worth the hype?
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Making self-rising flour

Most recipes that I prepare list flour as an ingredient. I prefer using self-rising, but there's been several times, within the past few years, when the stores that I shop at haven't had self-rising flour. So, I will make my own and today I will tell you how I do it. No, I am not grinding my own wheat, etc..
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NCPA CEO: Three-Quarters of Community Pharmacists Say Filling Open Positions Remains Difficult

Douglas Hoey, PharmD, MBA, CEO of National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), discusses potential causes and solutions for the current staffing issues facing so many community pharmacies. Pharmacy Times interviewed Douglas Hoey, PharmD, MBA, CEO of National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), to learn more about the results of an NCPA survey...
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Demi Lovato releases new album, performs '29' on 'Tonight Show'

Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Demi Lovato took to the stage on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. The 29-year-old singer and actress performed her song "29" during Thursday's episode of the NBC late-night show. "29" reportedly references Lovato's relationship with her ex-boyfriend, Wilmer Valderrama, and their 12-year age gap. Valderrama...
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Getty Villa Tour

Welcome back to our channel. For our only day here in Los Angeles we decided to visit the Getty Villa. This is a free attraction but does require booking a timed ticket but unfortunately, we did not make reservations. Lucky for us, the lady at the ticket booth allowed us to enter. Hope you enjoy the tour of the Getty Villa. Let us know your thoughts on the Getty Villa.
LOS ANGELES, CA
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How to have difficult political conversations

Becca Kearl is on a mission to help people engage in political conversations even when they don't agree. She is the leader of Living Room Conversations, a nonprofit that tries to help people find meaning in the most difficult conversations. The national group offers conversation guides and resources on how...
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Coastal Carolina University welcomes record-breaking freshman class

CONWAY, S.C. (WBTW) — Coastal Carolina University move-in weekend kicked off Friday — welcoming the Conway university’s largest freshman class to date with more than 2,700 new students joining the student body. Provost Daniel Ennis said students have a lot to look forward to this year. One...
CONWAY, SC