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Is Google attempting to cover up an inconvenient hurricane truth?

Since nobody else seems to want to stick their neck out, this old fool might as well do it and point out the obvious: those who have shouldered the heavy lifting in the disaster and rescue work in South Texas and South Florida during our hurricane events have been – with plenty of exceptions, of […]

Irma Cell-Phone Failures: Eight Percent of Towers Still Down and Commissioners Are in the Dark

Among the many ways Irma blew South Florida’s cover as being alarmingly unprepared for a major hurricane is the infuriatingly slow return of cell and internet service, a situation that has resulted in tens of thousands of people being unable to reach family, friends and loved ones, let alone go...

Testing bridges for safety after major hurricanes like Irma

After Hurricane Irma hit, there was a major concern about South Florida's bridges, mainly the ones in the Florida Keys. Would the structures be safe to cross for drivers anxious to get back home? Would relief efforts be impaired dueShow More Summary

Irma evacuation nightmare: Next time some may not leave

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — After a painful flight across several states to escape unpredictable Hurricane Irma, Suzanne Pallot says it's unlikely she would evacuate South Florida again — an attitude echoed by other evacuees that experts say could put them in danger when the next storm hits.

Nursing home where 8 died claims it personally called Fla. gov

3 days agoNews : NY Daily News

The South Florida nursing home where eight seniors died this week said it called Florida Gov. Rick Scott's phone.

Illinois Fighting Illini football: South Florida too much for young Illini in ugly game

The Illinois football team showed their inexperience in an ugly 47-23 loss on the road to South Florida on Friday night. In a game that featured a seemingly endless amount of penalties, the Illini couldn’t overcome mistakes and most of all their lack of playmakers. Show More Summary

Hurricanes Make Retirees Rethink Florida

Sammy Musovic was planning to buy a condo in Miami's Coconut Grove or South Beach at the end of the year, leaving his Manhattan restaurant business to his two sons. But the devastation from Hurricane Irma, fresh on the heels of Hurricane...Show More Summary

Irma Leaves Florida Streets Flooded With Raw Sewage

Before us humans drained it, South Florida was first and foremost a swamp. Infrastructure improvements went in to make it look the way it is today, with its sewers and drainage systems built to take water back to the ocean. But whenShow More Summary

College football: No. 22 South Florida rolls past Illinois after hurricane-caused layoff

Quinton Flowers threw for 280 yards and four touchdowns and No. 22 South Florida returned from a Hurricane Irma-imposed layoff to rout Illinois 47-23 on Friday night in Tampa, Fla. Flowers moved ahead of Matt Grothe and B.J. Daniels into second place on South Florida's career touchdown pass list...

Florida college, prep programs get creative in dealing with effects of Irma

Soon after Hurricane Harvey unleashed widespread devastation on the Texas Gulf Coast, Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc on Florida, as well as parts of Georgia and South Carolina. And just like with Harvey, the volleyball community in those three states was affected in varying degrees by Irma. But for the most part, college, club and high-school […]

Vizcaya Is Offering Free Passes to Volunteers Assisting in Irma Clean Up

Like much of South Florida, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens has suffered heavy damages to its property and is trying its best to get cleaned up. Like most of your neighbors, they could also really use your help. Unlike your neighbors, however, they're offering more in return than a grateful hug...

Five Miami Restaurants Open for Brunch to Relieve Post-Hurricane Stress

It has been more than a week since South Florida first braced for Hurricane Irma. Days later, as we pick up trees, clean up debris and wait for FPL trucks to reach our areas, many of us are eager to return to our daily routines, even if that means an eight-hour work day. Show More Summary

Hundreds Of Dogs And Cats Are Evacuating Storm-Hit Florida In Search Of Homes

Nearly 200 dogs and cats are heading to new lives in the Northeast this week after being pulled from storm-hit shelters in South Florida where four-legged refugees are continuing to pour in needing homes, authorities there say.

Hurricane Irma's Tiniest Victims Are Getting Vital Help

Orphaned raccoons. Battered owls. Confused boobies. Roughly 350 animals are being treated at the South Florida Wildlife Center.

Restaurants and Shops Offer Deals After Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma might be gone, but she left a lot of work for Miami to do. Between cleaning up debris and helping restore power to South Florida, everyone could use a break. Here are some shops and restaurants offering deals and freebies after Irma.

Homebuilder Lennar expects Hurricane Irma to cause delays in home deliveries

U.S. homebuilder Lennar said it expects hundreds of home deliveries in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina to be delayed due to Hurricane Irma.

Tracking Hurricane Irma’s Impact on Miami Restaurants

How the destructive storm affected local businesses In the wake of Hurricane Irma, restaurant and bar owners across Miami and South Florida are assessing the damage inflicted on their establishments by the storm’s destructive power.Show More Summary

Hundreds of Fla. seniors don't have power as temperatures soar

5 days agoNews : NY Daily News

The horrific deaths of eight seniors at a south Florida nursing home has sparked a statewide check of the state’s elderly.

With Schools Closed After Irma, South Florida Parents Struggle to Work

Ask Angela Dazzio-Martinez how she's doing in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, and she'll offer a rueful laugh. "I'm not even sure what time I got to work this morning," she admits. The mother of a 4-year-old daughter, Dazzio-Martinez returned to her Boca Raton home Tuesday after evacuating twice to...

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