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October 28, 2018 1:34 PM Hurricane Michael killed at least 35 in Florida, 45 total

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida authorities have linked six more deaths to Hurricane Michael, raising the state's death toll to 35. The storm's overall death toll now stands at 45, with 10 deaths in other states. Florida Emergency Management Division spokesman Alberto Moscoso said in an email Saturday that two more deaths were confirmed in hard-hit coastal 84

October 25, 2018 9:51 PM Hundreds of fish die along Florida's Space Coast beaches

MELBOURNE BEACH, Fla. – Hundreds of fish have washed ashore along Florida's Space Coast beaches, a week after the first signs of a toxic algae outbreak were reported. The dead fish, mostly mullet, were found this week from Melbourne Beach to Satellite Beach on the state's east coast. Florida Today reports that public work crews used large equipment to scoop 57

October 23, 2018 9:45 PM Mexico Braces for Hurricane Willa

Pacific coast states close schools, set up shelters and prepare emergency response teams to meet challenge of heavy winds and flooding MEXICO CITY—Mexico closed schools, set up shelters and readied emergency response teams as Hurricane Willa headed for the country's Pacific coast on Tuesday with the threat of high winds and flooding. The storm remained 60

October 23, 2018 5:20 PM Trump accuses Puerto Rico of using disaster funds for other debt

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused Puerto Rico’s politicians of using “massive and ridiculously high amounts of hurricane/disaster funding” to pay off other debts, and said he would not allow a bailout with relief money. “The U.S. will NOT bail out long outstanding & unpaid obligations with hurricane relief money 117

October 15, 2018 5:42 PM President Trump visits Florida after Hurricane Michael

The Trumps take an aerial tour of Florida's coast "It's not going to be a normal school year. There's nothing normal about where we are right now," Bay District Schools Superintendent Bill Husfelt told CNN affiliate WMBB. With the majority of its 26,000 students displaced and many schools deemed not safe because of the damage, officials are discussing 73

October 12, 2018 2:32 PM Neighboring Gulf towns see different sides of storm's fury

Rex Buzzett, far left, his son Josh Buzzett and neighbor Hilda Duren stand outside the Buzzett’s home, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, that was gutted by a storm surge in Port St. Joe, Fla. Hurricane Michael devastated several homes overlooking the Gulf of Mexico in Port St. Joe, while largely sparing residents of the neighboring Gulf community of Apalachicola 88

October 11, 2018 1:36 AM Factbox: Hurricane Michael cuts power to over 403,000 in Florida, Georgia, Alabama

(Reuters) - More than 403,000 homes and businesses in Florida, Georgia and Alabama were without power on Wednesday as Hurricane Michael battered the U.S. Gulf Coast, according to local power companies. Michael, the fiercest storm to hit Florida in a quarter century, was downgraded to a Category 1 hurricane. It made landfall early in the afternoon near Mexico 60

October 10, 2018 11:34 PM Hurricane Michael cuts power to over 162,000 in Florida, Georgia, Alabama

(Reuters) - More than 162,000 homes and businesses in Florida, Georgia and Alabama were without power on Wednesday after Hurricane Michael hit the Florida Panhandle, according to local power companies. Hurricane Michael hit the northwest Florida coast as a strong Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 155 miles per hour (249 kilometers per hour) 55

October 10, 2018 9:42 PM 'Monstrous' Hurricane Michael plows into Florida

Trump's message to those in path of storm: "God bless you all" With Hurricane Michael quickly approaching the Florida Panhandle, President Donald Trump was asked what his message is to the people in the storm's path. FEMA Director Block Long amplified Trump's message, saying the "window to evacuate has ... come to a close." The President said it was "very 50

October 10, 2018 4:55 PM Hurricane Michael knocks out power to over 43,000 in Florida

(Reuters) - More than 43,000 homes and businesses in Florida were without power on Wednesday afternoon as Hurricane Michael approached the northwest area of the state, according to local power companies. Hurricane Michael strengthened into a Category 4 storm and is expected to hit the Florida Panhandle Wednesday afternoon with maximum sustained winds 58