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Hurricane Irma has weakened to a category one with winds around 85 mph as it reached Tampa Bay early this morning after powering much of Florida this weekend starting as a four.
The extent of the damage isn't yet known and no deaths have been reported but 24-people were killed in the Caribbean by Irma.
Well over 3-million homes and businesses in Florida remain in the dark this morning.

Nearly one-thousand people packed the boardwalk in Seaside Heights Saturday morning in support and solidarity at the 4th annual Hope Sheds Light Celebration of Hope Walk.

Following testimony by those impacted by addiction, supporters walked 2-miles on the boards.
See pictures at wobm.com.

What's so great about the garden state?

Each week at this time, we are profiling some of the individuals and groups that make the garden state a great place to live.
Duchenne muscular dystrophy affects 20-thousand boys in the U.S.
It has no cure.

A jersey group is getting the word out about this disease.Have more good news about new jersey? Let us know at wobm.com.

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