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WTSP-TV Tampa
Floridians file nearly 17,000 flood insurance claims after Hurricane Irmaclaims connected with Hurricane Irma have been filed, and more are expected in
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 2 hours ago
claims connected with Hurricane Irma have been filed, and more are expected in the coming weeks. FEMA data shows that Miami-Dade residents have filed 1,870 claims, 829 have been filed in Broward County and 199 have come from Palm Beach... Read more
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NBC Miami
Preview of The Week Ahead: 09/24 - 09/30will be arraigned for a DUI charge from earlier this summer – a charge she plea
NBC Miami / Posted 7 hours ago
will be arraigned for a DUI charge from earlier this summer – a charge she pleaded not guilty to. Budget Hearing for Miami-Dade County: Thursday is a big day for Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez, as he presents his brand new budget to the... Read more
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Daily Mail
University of Miami 'told a rape victim to try and avoid her attacker'University of Miami sued after former dean 'told a rape victim to try to avoid
Daily Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
University of Miami sued after former dean 'told a rape victim to try to avoid her attacker and urged her to feel bad for him because he had no friends' A University of Miami graduate is suing the school for Title IX violations She alleges that she... Read more
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The Miami Hurricane
Hurricane Irma Relief Day of Service provides UM community opportunity to help in recovery effortscredit: Karen Sancen Nearly two weeks after Hurricane Irma barreled through So
The Miami Hurricane / Posted 17 hours ago
credit: Karen Sancen Nearly two weeks after Hurricane Irma barreled through South Florida, a high turnout of University of Miami students assisted in recovery efforts across Miami-Dade County as part of the Butler Center’s Hurricane Irma Relief Day... Read more
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Miami New Times
Five Stories That Show Wages in Miami Are Far Too LowSurvey, which tracked housing affordability trends in the nation's 25 largest m
Miami New Times / Posted 18 hours ago
Survey, which tracked housing affordability trends in the nation's 25 largest metropolitan areas. According to that data, Miamians spend 27 percent of their income on rent, a percentage that tops every other major metro in the United States. Only... Read more
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Miami New Times
Five Stories That Show Wages in Miami Are Far Too LowOf the top 25 metro areas, Miami has the second-lowest median household income
Miami New Times / Posted 18 hours ago
Of the top 25 metro areas, Miami has the second-lowest median household income in the United States. According to the Census Bureau's latest American Community Survey, the median household earned only $51,362 per year, putting the Magic City just a... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Hurricane Irma no match for nation's smallest post officeone 131-mile mail route that serves more than 900 residents. The mail route cov
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 22 hours ago
one 131-mile mail route that serves more than 900 residents. The mail route covers deliveries in three counties — Monroe, Miami-Dade and Collier — and includes delivery on the Miccosukee Indian Reservation. The tiny building used to serve as a... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Hurricane Irma no match for nation's smallest post officeone 131-mile mail route that serves more than 900 residents. The mail route cov
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 23 hours ago
one 131-mile mail route that serves more than 900 residents. The mail route covers deliveries in three counties — Monroe, Miami-Dade and Collier — and includes delivery on the Miccosukee Indian Reservation. The tiny building used to serve as a... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
After Hurricane Irma, free meals for first responders at McDonald's on Wednesdaylunch or Extra Value Meal dinner by showing a badge or ID at 207 participating
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
lunch or Extra Value Meal dinner by showing a badge or ID at 207 participating restaurants in Broward, Palm Beach, Miami-Dade and Monroe counties. Hurricane Irma slammed into South Florida twice on Sept. 10, first making landfall as... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Hurricane Irma no match for nation's smallest post officeone 131-mile mail route that serves more than 900 residents. The mail route cov
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
one 131-mile mail route that serves more than 900 residents. The mail route covers deliveries in three counties — Monroe, Miami-Dade and Collier — and includes delivery on the Miccosukee Indian Reservation. The tiny building used to serve as a... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Joe Biden endorses Annette Taddeo for Florida Senateto the Democrat’s candidacy against Republican state Rep. Jose Felix Diaz in th
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
to the Democrat’s candidacy against Republican state Rep. Jose Felix Diaz in the competitive race for Senate District 40 in Miami-Dade County. Victory for Taddeo on Tuesday would bring Democrats one step closer to their long-term goal of taking back... Read more
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Breitbart
Tinder, Grindr Want More Customers, Urge ‘Dreamer’ Amnestyinclude National Hispanic Media the Coalition, and professionals in the educati
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
include National Hispanic Media the Coalition, and professionals in the education business, for example, the CEOs of the Miami-Dade County public schools and KIPP L.A. Schools. Many of the CEOs use immigrants as workers, as well as consumers. So... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Insurance claims data shows Hurricane Irma’s toll growing in St. Johns County, statewideJohns appears to be somewhere in the middle of the pack in terms of the amount
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 2 days ago
Johns appears to be somewhere in the middle of the pack in terms of the amount of claims filed. As of Thursday afternoon, Miami-Dade County accounted for 58,310 claims, Orange County for 46,391 claims, Broward County for 40,788 claims and Lee... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
FEMA: Flood insurance claims for Irma near 17,000 in Floridadeputy associate administrator for insurance and mitigation, toured damaged are
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
deputy associate administrator for insurance and mitigation, toured damaged areas of Florida throughout the week, including Miami and Coconut Grove on Tuesday, Naples and Bonita Springs on Wednesday, Jacksonville and St. Augustine on Thursday and... Read more
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NBC Miami
USDA Approves D-SNAP Benefits For Over 40 Florida Countiescounties affected by Hurricane Irma, meaning residents who qualify can receive
NBC Miami / Posted 2 days ago
counties affected by Hurricane Irma, meaning residents who qualify can receive additional relief. The Florida counties of Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach counties are among the more than 40 counties approved for the benefits, known as... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
FEMA: Flood insurance claims for Irma near 17,000 in Floridadeputy associate administrator for insurance and mitigation, toured damaged are
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
deputy associate administrator for insurance and mitigation, toured damaged areas of Florida throughout the week, including Miami and Coconut Grove on Tuesday, Naples and Bonita Springs on Wednesday, Jacksonville and St. Augustine on Thursday and... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Mother fatally shoots 2 children then herselfPolice: AP News | 09/22/17 03:09 PM MIAMI (AP) -- Authorities say a Florida
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 2 days ago
Police: AP News | 09/22/17 03:09 PM MIAMI (AP) -- Authorities say a Florida woman fatally shot her two children and then herself. The Miami Herald reports that the dead woman and children were... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
FPL restores power to customers 10 days after Hurricane Irma leaves stateonto the west coast. Nearly 2.5 million homes and businesses, or 90 percent of
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
onto the west coast. Nearly 2.5 million homes and businesses, or 90 percent of FPL customers, in Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade counties lost power during or after Irma. Residents who remained without power were irate, especially since South... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Hurricane Irma no match for nation's smallest post officeone 131-mile mail route that serves more than 900 residents. The mail route cov
The Middletown Press / Posted 2 days ago
one 131-mile mail route that serves more than 900 residents. The mail route covers deliveries in three counties — Monroe, Miami-Dade and Collier — and includes delivery on the Miccosukee Indian Reservation. The tiny building used to serve as a... Read more
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The Morning Call
Will hurricanes compel more Puerto Rico residents to move to U.S. mainland?push them over the top." Soto has been working with Florida State Rep. Robert
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
push them over the top." Soto has been working with Florida State Rep. Robert Asencio (D), who represents parts of West Miami-Dade and Kendall, and who warned that the arrivals are "going to definitely impact and put a strain on existing... Read more
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NBC Miami
Former Exchange Student Accused of Teen Sexual Assault Faces Judgea judge once again Friday. Marta San Jose, who is accused of lewd and lascivio
NBC Miami / Posted 2 days ago
a judge once again Friday. Marta San Jose, who is accused of lewd and lascivious behavior with a child, appeared in a Miami-Dade courtroom Friday. While San Jose remains under house arrest, prosecutors have not yet filled formal charges. "And... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Hurricane Irma no match for nation's smallest post officeone 131-mile mail route that serves more than 900 residents. The mail route cov
The Register Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
one 131-mile mail route that serves more than 900 residents. The mail route covers deliveries in three counties — Monroe, Miami-Dade and Collier — and includes delivery on the Miccosukee Indian Reservation. The tiny building used to serve as a... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Chatham County Youth Commission takes oath of office for 2017-18George’s County, Md., Cass County (Fargo), N.D., and Dougherty County, (Albany)
Savannah Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
George’s County, Md., Cass County (Fargo), N.D., and Dougherty County, (Albany), Ga., Riverdale, Ga., and Newnan, Ga., Miami-Dade County, Fla., DeKalb County, Ga., and Jasper County, S.C., with several other programs in development phases. For... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
South Florida Internet outages continue; AT&T, Comcast won't say how many remain without servicesaid 99 percent of customers in Broward and Palm Beach counties have been resto
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
said 99 percent of customers in Broward and Palm Beach counties have been restored, as well as about 94 percent in Miami-Dade County. The two counties “are close to being back to regular business operations,” with most outages specific to... Read more
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NBC Miami
3 People Found Dead at Home in Southwest MiamiThree people were found dead at a home in Southwest Miami-Dade Friday, Miami-Da
NBC Miami / Posted 2 days ago
Three people were found dead at a home in Southwest Miami-Dade Friday, Miami-Dade Fire confirmed. Detectives responded to the house located on Southwest 253rd Street and 132nd Avenue. Check back with NBC 6 for updates on this developing... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
New Palm Beach teacher recruiting strategy: poach from BrowardBeach County has 156 vacancies, down from 250 last year. Broward County has abo
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Beach County has 156 vacancies, down from 250 last year. Broward County has about 150 vacancies, down from 180 a year ago. Miami-Dade County officials say they have about 85 vacancies, compared to 149 a year ago. Local districts have become... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Florida man arrested after falsely claiming bombs planted at 3 restaurantsPalm Beach Post Staff Writer A man in the Miami area called 911 last week and
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 2 days ago
Palm Beach Post Staff Writer A man in the Miami area called 911 last week and told dispatchers he planted bombs at three restaurants, hoping to be killed, police said. READ: Stolen tire, children lead Florida cops to $14K worth of meth Once James... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Why planting the right tree in the right place mattersbut massive ficus trees that helped give Coral Gables the name “City Beautiful”
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 2 days ago
but massive ficus trees that helped give Coral Gables the name “City Beautiful” has led to a nasty exchange between the Miami-Dade County city and Florida Power & Light. Hundreds of trees fell on power lines, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in Coral... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Florida Residents Warned They'll Be Ticketed For Hurricane-Damaged Homesa time when South Floridians rocked by Hurricane Irma were still surveying the
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
a time when South Floridians rocked by Hurricane Irma were still surveying the damage to their properties, the county of Miami-Dade apparently thought it appropriate to begin handing out safety notices. Celso Perez told local WSVN-TV that he,... Read more
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The Daily Record
Aerial surveillance: Big brother in the sky?the news in 2016. Earlier this summer, a spy plane program was considered – for
The Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
the news in 2016. Earlier this summer, a spy plane program was considered – for a time – by the mayor and police force of Miami-Dade, Florida. But the backlash over the program – overseen by the same company working in Baltimore – from... Read more
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NBC Miami
Local Puerto Rican Community Leaders To Host Donation Drivethe U.S. territory. Members of the Puerto Rican Professional Association of Sou
NBC Miami / Posted 3 days ago
the U.S. territory. Members of the Puerto Rican Professional Association of South Florida and Borinquen Medical Centers of Miami-Dade met at Roberto Clemente Park in Miami Thursday to discuss logistics for relief efforts. This weekend, there will... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Hurricane Irma claims in Florida: $3.1 billion so farand of those, 17,784 were closed with no payments. Not surprisingly, the large
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
and of those, 17,784 were closed with no payments. Not surprisingly, the largest number of claims — 55,012 — were filed in Miami-Dade County, the most populated county in the state with 2.7 million residents. The next two largest number of claims... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Hurricane Irma claims in Florida: $3.1 billion so farand of those, 17,784 were closed with no payments. Not surprisingly, the large
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
and of those, 17,784 were closed with no payments. Not surprisingly, the largest number of claims — 55,012 — were filed in Miami-Dade County, the most populated county in the state with 2.7 million residents. The next two largest number of claims... Read more
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FOX News
After Harvey and Irma, states grapple with millions of tons of garbage289,695 damaged or destroyed homes. A row of debris scooper trucks in Houston,
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
289,695 damaged or destroyed homes. A row of debris scooper trucks in Houston, waiting to go out in the field. Over in Miami-Dade County, trash trucks and tractor-trailers began traversing the streets the day after Irma subsided to pick up an... Read more
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FOX News
After Harvey and Irma, states grapple with millions of tons of garbage289,695 damaged or destroyed homes. A row of debris scooper trucks in Houston,
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
289,695 damaged or destroyed homes. A row of debris scooper trucks in Houston, waiting to go out in the field. Over in Miami-Dade County, trash trucks and tractor-trailers began traversing the streets the day after Irma subsided to pick up an... Read more
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Miami New Times
Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens in Downtown DadelandFarms called it "Modern Health Concepts" and had been delivering medicinal cann
Miami New Times / Posted 3 days ago
Farms called it "Modern Health Concepts" and had been delivering medicinal cannabis and low-THC oil to patients across the Miami-Dade for months. But the company is still run by the same group of agricultural and food-industry titans, including... Read more
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Miami New Times
Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens in Downtown DadelandToday, one South Florida firm — Costa Farms — announced it's opening its first
Miami New Times / Posted 3 days ago
Today, one South Florida firm — Costa Farms — announced it's opening its first standalone dispensary, in Downtown Dadeland, under the brand name "Curaleaf." The store is located at 9002 S. Dadeland Blvd., about two blocks south of Dadeland Mall. “As... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
FEMA flood insurance director says claims already at 20,000; tens of thousands more to comeFlorida. So far, the number of flooding claims from Duval County are roughly on
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
Florida. So far, the number of flooding claims from Duval County are roughly on par with the ones received from St. Johns, Miami-Dade, Collier and Lee counties. The Florida Keys account for 20 percent of the claims received. He said the agency... Read more
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Slate
Weather Forecasting Is Incredibly Accurate—but the Public Doesn’t Seem to Realize Ithurricane would be 38,000. Weather science made America’s lifestyle migration t
Slate / Posted 3 days ago
hurricane would be 38,000. Weather science made America’s lifestyle migration to Florida possible. According to the Miami Herald,47 died in Florida in Hurricane Irma. But weather science and Florida may both be victims of their own... Read more
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Miami New Times
After Clearing Guards Accused of Killing Darren Rainey, Rundle Appointed to State Mental Illness PanelPlease read web version for embedded content The bar decided to convene the pa
Miami New Times / Posted 3 days ago
Please read web version for embedded content The bar decided to convene the panel at a meeting in Miami on July 21. According to that meeting's chair, lawyer Renee Thompson, the 15-member panel will study the state's legal code and the American Bar... Read more
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Miami New Times
After Clearing Guards Accused of Killing Darren Rainey, Rundle Appointed to State Mental Illness PanelAnd we appreciate your willingness to help! https://t.co/8SBgz3946s The bar de
Miami New Times / Posted 3 days ago
And we appreciate your willingness to help! https://t.co/8SBgz3946s The bar decided to convene the panel at a meeting in Miami on July 21. According to that meeting's chair, lawyer Renee Thompson, the 15-member panel will study the state's legal... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Central Florida represents more than quarter of state's Irma-related insurance claimsFlorida counties, about 27 percent of those filed so far. Orange County alone h
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Florida counties, about 27 percent of those filed so far. Orange County alone has 41,569, second-most in the state behind Miami-Dade County. Although the Keys, Southwest and South Florida bore the brunt of Hurricane Irma, Central Florida was... Read more
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Slate
Want to Help Residents Rebuild After Harvey and Irma? Give Them Access to Reliable Data.income, and vehicle ownership—has and will continue to be used by emergency pla
Slate / Posted 3 days ago
income, and vehicle ownership—has and will continue to be used by emergency planners to coordinate their response. And Miami’s Planning & Zoning team is collecting flood survey data, photos, and resident stories, and making it public as it... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Power back in much of Floridathey restored power to more than 50 percent of their customers in the 48 hours
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
they restored power to more than 50 percent of their customers in the 48 hours after Irma. The city of Coral Gables in Miami-Dade County sent a letter to Florida Power & Light on Friday, saying the utility was "inadequately prepared" to respond... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
After Hurricane Irma, many ask: How safe are shelters?and shortages of generators, cots, sufficient food and properly trained manager
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
and shortages of generators, cots, sufficient food and properly trained managers. For instance: • As Irma bore down on Miami-Dade, Red Cross volunteers "didn't show up" to manage shelters, complained the county's schools chief Alberto Carvalho.... Read more
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The Columbian
Power is back on in Florida, utilities apologizethey restored power to more than 50 percent of their customers in the 48 hours
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
they restored power to more than 50 percent of their customers in the 48 hours following Irma. The city of Coral Gables in Miami-Dade County sent a letter to Florida Power & Light last Friday, saying the utility was “inadequately prepared” to... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
South Florida wants to be Amazon.com's second homeFort Lauderdale Alliance in Broward County, the Business Development Board of P
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
Fort Lauderdale Alliance in Broward County, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County and The Beacon Council in Miami-Dade County are putting together a joint proposal. They’re hoping that “warm and sunny” South Florida will be an... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Power is back on in Florida, but utilities still under firethey restored power to more than 50 percent of their customers in the 48 hours
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 4 days ago
they restored power to more than 50 percent of their customers in the 48 hours following Irma. The city of Coral Gables in Miami-Dade County sent a letter to Florida Power & Light last Friday, saying the utility was "inadequately prepared" to... Read more
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WALB Albany
Power is back on in Florida, but utilities still under firethey restored power to more than 50 percent of their customers in the 48 hours
WALB Albany / Posted 4 days ago
they restored power to more than 50 percent of their customers in the 48 hours following Irma. The city of Coral Gables in Miami-Dade County sent a letter to Florida Power & Light last Friday, saying the utility was "inadequately prepared" to... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
UPDATE: LCEC, FPL report on power outagescreate a false impression that we are not attacking the situation, which couldn
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 4 days ago
create a false impression that we are not attacking the situation, which couldn't be farther from the truth. In fact, in Miami-Dade County, we will tomorrow have more than 6,500 restoration workers, including 2,000 who will be deployed to... Read more
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