Super boats roar into Cocoa Beach during sea grand prix

Kicking up white rooster tails, the very first trio of super boats zoom previous Shepard Park burping deep-throated roars about 12:15 p.m., bouncing and knifing throughout the choppy swells.10s of countless viewers lined the sand throughout today's sixth yearly Thunder On Cocoa Beach Space Coast Super Boat Grand Prix. Turn 1 of the rectangle-shaped race course floated off Lori Wilson Park, while Turn 2 was located near Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier, a 5.5-mile drive north up State Road A1A.

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Floods soak to your houses outdoors Houston, disaster declaration issued

Paul Fregia II has spent the past few days putting sandbags around his partner's home in Orange, one of a number of riverside towns in Southeast Texas swamped by floodwaters after days of heavy rains. He said the flooding was worse when Hurricane Ike hit in 2008, however that the risks this week have been misleading."You do not see the rain with this flood, you just see the water rising," the 21-year-old Fregia said Wednesday. "It's creeping up on you, and you do not know how high it's going to get more for more information .

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Calif. Appellate Court Reverses Order, States Michigan Law is Applicable to Asbestos Claims against Boiler Accused

A California appellate court has reversed an order denying a movement to use Michigan law to claims asserted against a boiler accused, stating that, under the governmental interest analysis of the choice of law problem, Michigan law was, in fact, appropriate.In the March 24 order, the California Second District Court of Appeal discussed that the laws of the 2 states vary considerably and, eventually, Michigan s interests would be more damaged than California`s.