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Dodgers' Hernandez to fund house building in Puerto Rico

Dodgers' Hernandez to fund house building in Puerto RicoLos Angeles Dodgers utility player Enrique Hernandez on Friday said money he raised to help Puerto Rico recover from last year’s deadly Hurricane Maria will be spent in the coming weeks to build more than 100 homes, but more aid is needed. Hernandez and his fiance raised more than $ 120,000 for aid group Habitat for Humanity in the aftermath of the storm and the Dodgers and team owner Mark Walter donated an additional $ 2 million in March.



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Bipartisan Bill Seeks To Make Puerto Rico The 51st U.S. State By 2021

Bipartisan Bill Seeks To Make Puerto Rico The 51st U.S. State By 2021A bipartisan bill introduced on Wednesday seeks to make the U.S. territory of



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Puerto Rican Day Parade displays post-hurricane pride

Puerto Rican Day Parade displays post-hurricane prideNEW YORK (AP) — The National Puerto Rican Parade in New York turned into its usual boisterous celebration Sunday, but many participants also saw it as an occasion to express their more somber concerns over the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria.



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Fashion and Healing at This Year's Puerto Rican Day Parade

Fashion and Healing at This Year's Puerto Rican Day Parade'This year’s Puerto Rican Day Parade feels more significant than ever,' writes photographer Maridelis Morales



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Fashion and Healing at This Year's Puerto Rican Day Parade

Fashion and Healing at This Year's Puerto Rican Day Parade'This year’s Puerto Rican Day Parade feels more significant than ever,' writes photographer Maridelis Morales



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Puerto Rican Day Parade to spotlight hurricane recovery efforts

Puerto Rican Day Parade to spotlight hurricane recovery effortsOrganizers and participants want make it clear that months after Hurricane Maria roared over Puerto Rico, the U.S. island territory is still struggling.



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Puerto Rican Day Parade to shine light on hurricane struggle

Puerto Rican Day Parade to shine light on hurricane struggleNEW YORK (AP) — There will be floats, musicians and brightly colored costumes when the Puerto Rican Day Parade makes its way along Fifth Avenue this Sunday, as there always are.



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Trump quiet on Puerto Rico death toll at hurricane-preparedness briefing

Trump quiet on Puerto Rico death toll at hurricane-preparedness briefingPresident Trump did not address the controversy over the death toll in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria during his public remarks before a briefing at FEMA on Wednesday.



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White House says it's done 'the best we can' on hurricane recovery in Puerto Rico

White House says it's done 'the best we can' on hurricane recovery in Puerto RicoPress secretary Sarah Sanders defended the White House's response to the storm in Puerto Rico despite staggering death toll estimates.



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Democrats call for investigation into Hurricane Maria's Puerto Rico death toll

Democrats call for investigation into Hurricane Maria's Puerto Rico death tollFourteen Democrats on the House Committee on Natural Resources have asked committee chair Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, for a “timely” hearing into the central claim of a Harvard study that 4,645 people died last year in Puerto Rico as a result of the hurricane.



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