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September 15, 2017 - 4:50 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Jose has re-strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane in the Atlantic, but there is no current threat to land. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said in an advisory Friday afternoon that Irma had sustained winds of 75 mph (120...
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September 13, 2017 - 7:34 pm
SUMMERLAND KEY, Fla. (AP) — Huge waves crashed down on this tropical paradise, pounding the white sands of Summerland Key with brute fury. Then came bomb-blast winds as Hurricane Irma slammed ashore. For survivors John Hartman and Mae Skiver, the worst was yet to come as they sheltered in a friend'...
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September 13, 2017 - 7:58 am
LOWER MATECUMBE KEY, Fla. (AP) — Parts of Florida inched back toward normalcy with workers restoring power, clearing roads and replenishing gas supplies, even as teams scoured the state's southernmost islands and authorities warned of mass devastation. Residents drifted back from shelters and out-...
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September 13, 2017 - 7:01 am
LOWER MATECUMBE KEY, Fla. (AP) — Parts of Florida inched back toward normal with workers restoring power, clearing roads and replenishing gas supplies, even as teams scoured the state's southernmost islands and authorities warned of mass devastation. Residents drifted back from shelters and far-...
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September 13, 2017 - 6:05 am
MARIGOT, St. Martin (AP) — Nearing the end of a sweeping visit to assess the devastation wrought by Hurricane Irma, French President Emmanuel Macron has promised to rebuild the wrecked island of St. Martin and diversify its economy away from tourism. In further responses to complaints that his...
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A bed sits amongst the remains of its room in a home demolished from Hurricane Irma in Goodland, Fla., Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
September 12, 2017 - 11:05 pm
LOWER MATECUMBE KEY, Fla. (AP) — With 25 percent of the homes in the Florida Keys feared destroyed, emergency workers Tuesday rushed to find Hurricane Irma's victims — dead or alive — and deliver food and water to the stricken island chain. As crews labored to repair the lone highway connecting the...
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A bed sits amongst the remains of its room in a home demolished from Hurricane Irma in Goodland, Fla., Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
September 12, 2017 - 8:58 pm
LOWER MATECUMBE KEY, Fla. (AP) — With 25 percent of the homes in the Florida Keys feared destroyed, emergency workers Tuesday rushed to find Hurricane Irma's victims — dead or alive — and deliver food and water to the stricken island chain. As crews labored to repair the lone highway connecting the...
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A bed sits amongst the remains of its room in a home demolished from Hurricane Irma in Goodland, Fla., Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
September 12, 2017 - 7:32 pm
LOWER MATECUMBE KEY, Fla. (AP) — With 25 percent of the homes in the Florida Keys feared destroyed, emergency workers Tuesday rushed to find Hurricane Irma's victims — dead or alive — and deliver food and water to the stricken island chain. As crews labored to repair the lone highway connecting the...
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Lex Kools leaves food and water for his neighbors' dogs in the Cole Bay community, in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, in St. Martin, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. Hundreds of people across an island shared by Dutch St. Martin and French St. Martin are trying to rebuild the lives they had before it was pummeled by a Category 5 storm. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
September 12, 2017 - 1:55 pm
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten (AP) — France's president and the Dutch king visited Caribbean territories on Tuesday that were hammered by Hurricane Irma, trying to quell accusations by residents that European governments were unprepared, slow to react and sometimes even racist in their responses to the...
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John Duke tries to figure out how to salvage his flooded vehicle in the wake Hurricane Irma, Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
September 12, 2017 - 9:24 am
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Irma (all times local): 9 a.m. Jacksonville sheriff's officials said on Twitter that 356 people were rescued from flooding on Monday as Hurricane Irma moved over Florida. And they tweeted some advice for them: "We hope the 356 people who had their lives saved yesterday...
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