Gas tankers refilling at Port Tampa Bay

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The ports are a crucial link in Florida's fuel supply chain as nearly all of its gasoline arrives through the ports and fuel availability is a big issue in the Sunshine State, post-Irma. The two that are still working to reopen have water intrusion and related issues.

Kennedy said three cruise ships arrived to the port on Tuesday, including the Carnival Conquest, Carnival Splendor and Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas.

State prepares to put condemned OH killer of 2 to death
The Cuyahoga County prosecutor said Otte still wouldn't take full responsibility and tried to blame others, including the victims. His final meal included a mushroom and Swiss cheese hamburger, a quart of Heath Bar ice cream and a slice of banana cream pie.

Even though both those ports are moving quickly to restart their operations, it will take days more before the fuel reaches retail gas stations because priority is being given to first responders, crews clearing roads and utility trucks. By Tuesday evening, the port authority proudly announced that three tankers had entered and were preparing to unload, and added that seven more are expected within 48 hours.

At 5 a.m. Wednesday the US Coast Guard captain of the port gave the green light for ship operations during daylight. Just before noon on Tuesday, a port spokesperson confirmed with American Shipper the port was still closed to vessel traffic, and that vessel traffic would most likely resume at some point on Wednesday, although the timing was still unclear. The port said that initial damage assessments have found minimal impact on facilities.

Multiple people injured in shooting at Washington high school
Spokane County Sheriff's Office has confirmed there has been a shooting at the school, based in the town of Rockford. I am a junior, evacuated from the high school. "They did a modified lockdown drill yesterday", she said.

The Port of Jacksonville said on its website Tuesday morning that the USCG is assessing the condition of Jacksonville harbor and port facilities.

The last major Florida cruise port to be closed for Hurricane Irma, PortMiami, reopened late on September 12.

City Council Committee Considers Emergency Declaration Over Hepatitis A Outbreak
There are plans to add more stations next week, according to the city's letter, the San Diego Tribune reported. Free hepatitis A vaccinations are available at the San Diego Central Library on September 19 from 2 to 5 p.m.

Local media and the U.S. Coast Guard reported widespread flooding along the St. Johns River, Jaxport's entrance channel.

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