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BERTHA QUICKLY HEADING WEST-NORTHWEST

Tropical Storm Bertha formed over the Atlantic Thursday night and is heading west-northwest.  It has winds of 45 miles per hour and is not forecast to become a hurricane. The storm is not forecast to move into the Gulf of Mexico.

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TROPICAL STORM BERTHA


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Plane barely misses man sunbathing on beach

A sunbather was barely missed by a landing plane. The story, posted on the New York Times website, said the pilot, 52-year-old Juergen Drucker, later apologized for the potentially fatal mistake."I'm very sorry. The man on the beach I could not see, but I am glad nothing happened to him," he told German newspaper Bild, according to BuzzFeed.com."I noticed immediately that it was too low. The man on the beach was incredibly lucky," he added.The low-flying plane just misses the half-naked man before plowing through a wooden fence and landing on a nearby runway.Drucker said that his plane would need some repair work.

 

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