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Paul Kurtz
October 16, 2018 - 6:04 pm
FLORIDA (KYW Newsradio) -- As the death toll continues to rise from Hurricane Michael, emergency aid groups are ramping up their efforts to aid the survivors. From the main staging area in Tallahassee, Red Cross Disaster Program Specialist Martin Hicks says he and a small army of staffers and...
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A member of a South Florida urban search and rescue team sifts through a debris pile for survivors of hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018.
AP Photo/David Goldman
October 15, 2018 - 1:55 pm
By Russ Bynum and Brenda Farrington, Associated Press PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Residents of hurricane-ravaged communities in Florida's Panhandle turned to volunteers and each other for help Monday, the fifth day without cell service, electricity or, in many cases, shelter. Trevor Lewis, a member of...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One for a trip to visit areas affected by Hurricane Michael, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
October 15, 2018 - 12:34 pm
UPDATED: 2:25 p.m. By Deb Reichmann and Darlene Superville, Associated Press PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump got a bird's-eye view Monday of Florida communities left in ruins by Hurricane Michael, including houses without roofs, a toppled water tower and 18-wheel trucks scattered in...
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Michael leaves tens of thousands without power
CNN
October 15, 2018 - 6:46 am
By Ray Sanchez, Nicole Chavez and Susannah Cullinane, CNN (CNN) -- Florida and Georgia are reeling from the brutal effects of Hurricane Michael, which slammed into the Florida Panhandle Wednesday. The widespread destruction has left many people living in dire conditions. Residents have been waiting...
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(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 14, 2018 - 11:58 pm
MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Upon touring the damage in several towns along Florida's Panhandle, Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Brock Long called the destruction left by Hurricane Michael some of the worst he's ever seen. On Monday, President Donald Trump plans to visit Florida and Georgia...
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Photos provided by Brandywine Valley SPCA
Andrew Kramer
October 14, 2018 - 8:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Brandywine Valley SPCA is opening its doors to help relieve the enormous pressure on Florida animal shelter, left behind by Hurricane Michael. “We're going to be taking in 100 cats that have been displaced by Hurricane Michael," said Linda Torelli with the BVSPCA...
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AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 14, 2018 - 2:56 pm
MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Crews with backhoes and other heavy equipment scooped up splintered boards, broken glass, chunks of asphalt and other debris in hurricane-flattened Mexico Beach on Sunday as the mayor held out hope for the 250 or so residents who may have tried to ride out the storm. The...
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(AP Photo/David Goldman)
October 13, 2018 - 10:22 pm
MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rescuers intensified efforts Saturday to find survivors who might be trapped amid the ruins of a small Florida Panhandle community nearly obliterated by Hurricane Michael, where one body has already been recovered, tempers are flaring, and power could be out for weeks...
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Hurricane Michael
Glenn Fawcett/U.S. Customs & Border Protection via CNN
October 12, 2018 - 7:02 pm
By Nicole Chavez and Jason Hanna, CNN (CNN) -- The devastation left by Hurricane Michael in several states is still coming into focus, with coastal Florida cities destroyed beyond recognition, and homes, businesses and agriculture torn or swamped from Georgia to Virginia. More than 1 million...
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Damaged boats sit among debris in a marina in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018.
AP Photo/David Goldman
October 12, 2018 - 6:45 am
MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities fielded a barrage of calls about people missing in Hurricane Michael's aftermath as search-and-rescue teams Friday made their way through ravaged neighborhoods, looking for victims dead or alive. The death toll stood at 13 across the South. The number...
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