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The presidential race has been grabbing the headlines lately, but some prominent Senate and House contests will be in the spotlight today as Arizona and Florida hold primaries. Ariz. Sen. John McCain is expected to win. In Florida, Sen. Marco Rubio is expected to defeat his opponent.
Two tropical depressions are still on target to soak portions of both the East Coast and Gulf Coast over the next few days while Hurricane Madeline takes aim on Hawaii. Both depressions could potentially become tropical storms by today bringing heavy rain, gusty winds and rough surf to the Outer Banks of North Carolina today. The west coast of Florida will likely have until Thursday before its worst weather and could lead to flooding from Tallahassee to Tampa.
Momentum has been building against Brazil’s suspended President Dilma Rousseff, and now senators are expected to vote on her impeachment as early as today. She is accused of using illegal maneuvers to fill federal budget gaps in an attempt to hide the true extent of the country’s financial problems. If she’s impeached, the Vice President will serve as president through the end of the current term, which runs through 2018.
Gene Wilder has died – he was best known for his role as Willy Wonka, and the Mel Brooks movies Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein. He had been suffering from Alzheimer’s. He was 83.
Donald Trump’s visit to Everett, scheduled for Today at XFINITY Arena, is drawing plenty of interest. Thousands of free tickets have been distributed for the event. In fact, far more are being given out than can fit in the arena.