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Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

AP Photo/Carlos Giusti SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico faced Wednesday what officials said could be the strongest hurricane to ever hit the U.S. territory as they warned it would decimate the power company’s crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Maria barreled toward the island with 175 mph winds and was expected to make landfall Wednesday midmorning along Puerto Rico’s southeast coast as a Category 5 storm, punishing the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 … Read the referenced story here: Hurricane…

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