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Situational awareness: We're pretty worried about Hurricane Florence arriving at the doorstep of the Carolinas. Check out the Axios stream for updates on the storm and info on why it's so dangerous. The Weather Channel has a guide to providing aid to those affected here.

Finally, at this moment in 1985, the Dire Straits was midway through a deservedly long run atop the Billboard album charts with "Brothers in Arms," providing today's intro tune...