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Ryan, Lawmakers Tour Irma-Damaged Keys, Pledge Funding

MIAMI (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan promised to get federal funding for the victims of the Irma-ravaged Sunshine state as he and a group of bipartisan congressional leaders assessed the damage Wednesday.

Deadly Storm May Prompt Florida To Create Gas Reserves

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Still reeling from the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Florida may soon embark on a costly list of fixes and contentious changes to state laws, including whether or not to require nursing homes to have on-site generators to deal with power outages.

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.

Man, Woman Charged With Stealing Downed Power Lines

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man and woman tried to steal about $5,000 worth of power lines that had been knocked down during Hurricane Irma.

New Info On Florida Nursing Home Deaths Shows Calamity Of Miscues

New video shows the horrific scene inside a Hollywood Florida nursing home after the air conditioner went out during Hurricane Irma, and sweltering temperatures...

Volunteer Group From Missouri Helps Feed People Post-Irma

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — A group working out of a parking lot at the Germain Arena has handed out 20,000 meals of pork, turkey and vegetables a day to residents and first responders in the Florida Keys, Naples, Bonita Springs and other parts of Southwest Florida.

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

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

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...

US Coastal Growth Continues Despite Lessons Of Past Storms

Rising sea levels and fierce storms have failed to stop relentless population growth along U.S. coasts in recent years, a new Associated Press analysis...

Rising River Threatens Florida Residents In Irma’s Wake

MIAMI (AP) — Officials went door-to-door Saturday warning residents who live near the Withlacoochee River north of the Tampa Bay area of the potential...