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News of the day from across the nation, Sept. 18

1 Severe storm: A tropical storm warning has been issued for a stretch of New England as Hurricane Jose approaches the Northeast coast. The National Hurricane Center said Monday that the warning was in effect for an area stretching from Watch Hill, R.I., to Hull, Mass. The storm is expected to remain offshore, although coastal flooding is possible from Delaware to southern New England over the next few days. Jose is expected to bring rain accumulations of 3 to 5 inches over eastern Long Island, southeastern Connecticut, southern Rhode Island and southeast Massachusetts.

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