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Counties Scrambling After Storm Clean-Up Crews Head South

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — As mountains of garbage piles up from Hurricane Irma, counties across Florida say that companies they hired to remove debris won’t show up because they can make a lot more money doing the work in South Florida.

Peninsula-Area Responders Continue Giving Hurricane Relief

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — When Newport News Fire Department Battalion Chief Jim Gower arrived in a small city in east Texas to assist with Harvey relief, the floodwaters already had receded. But what he saw was people who have no homes to go back to, no cars, no jobs.

Immigrant Hurricane Victims Turn To Churches Amid Fear

HOUSTON (AP) — Immigrants came from across Houston to a Baptist church gymnasium and stacked dollies with boxes of cereal, orange juice and household necessities like cleaning bleach.

No Swimming: Florida Keys Water Under Precautionary Advisory

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Florida Keys residents have yet another concern as they rebuild after Hurricane Irma: dirty water.
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Navy Removes Workers Who Called Babies ‘Mini Satans’

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Navy hospital in Florida has removed some employees from patient care after Snapchat photos showed a nurse giving the middle finger to a newborn with a caption that said, “How I currently feel about these mini Satans.”

Two Florida Cities Considered The Most “Fun”

Fall is right around the corner. Friday will mark he first day of fall and what better way to bring in the new season than having some fun with indoor and outdoor activities. Two Florida cities earned titles as the most "fun" cities in the U.S.

Does Hurricane Maria Pose A Threat To Florida?

It's been a week since Hurricane Irma ripped through Florida leaving behind a path of destruction and just as Floridians are getting back on...

Irma’s Damage A Reminder Of Florida Economy’s Vulnerability

WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida’s economy has long thrived on one import above all: People.

New Storm Maria A Growing Threat To Irma-Slammed Caribbean

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The hurricane-battered islands of the Caribbean prepared on Sunday to face yet another potential disaster, with forecasters saying...

The Latest: Miami-Dade, Broward Schools To Open Monday

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma in Florida (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Students in two of the nation’s largest school districts will return...
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