Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Florida

In this March 15, 2016, file photo, people line up to vote in the primary at a precinct in Bradfordton, Il.

BY | Lloyd Dunkelberger The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, September 25, 2017……… Following the disruption of Hurricane Irma, a panel on Monday recommended that the Florida Constitution ...
In this Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 file photo, a woman is transported from The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills as patients are evacuated after a loss of air conditioning due to Hurricane Irma in Hollywood, Fla.

BY | Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE……… Florida nursing-home officials made clear Friday they think it is unrealistic — if not impossible — to carry ...
In this Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 file photo, a woman is transported from The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills as patients are evacuated after a loss of air conditioning due to Hurricane Irma in Hollywood, Fla.

BY GARY FINEOUT TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — After 11 nursing home residents died in the sweltering heat of hurricane-induced power outages, Florida’s nursing home industry is now on a collision ...
In this geocolor image GOES-16 satellite image taken Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at 11:45 UTC, sunlight, from the right, illuminates Hurricane Irma as the storm approaches Cuba and Florida.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the House’s tax-writing committee is putting forward legislation to give temporary tax relief to victims of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. The bill proposed ...
In this Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 file photo, a house slides into the Atlantic Ocean in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma at Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

BY | Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, September 22, 2017……… More than 10 days after Hurricane Irma crashed through the state, thousands of Floridians were ...
In this Sept. 13, 2017, photo, debris surrounds a destroyed structure in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Big Pine Key, Fla.

BY | The News Service of Florida Hurricane Irma caused $19.4 billion in wind-related damages in Florida, with the heaviest losses in Collier and Lee counties, according to a team ...
This Sept. 13, 2017, file photo, police surround the Rehabilitation Center in Hollywood Hills, Fla.

BY TERRY SPENCER HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Nine elderly patients died after being kept inside a nursing home that turned into a sweatbox when Hurricane Irma knocked out its air ...

BY | Jim Turner The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE……… A long wait may be ahead for broad federal relief for Florida’s beleaguered citrus industry, “decimated” last week ...

Words continue to fly over the deaths of several senior citizens at a nursing home in Broward County. Wednesday evening, the Agency for Health Care Administration suspended the Rehabilitation Center ...
In this July 14, 2016 file photo a loggerhead sea turtle, is released back into the gulf after being treated for pneumonia at Gulf World Marine Institute, in Inlet Beach, Fla.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sea turtles are lumbering back from the brink of extinction, a new study says. Scientists found more populations of the large turtles improving than declining when they ...
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