Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Ian, one year later: A story of resiliency and hope

Hurricane Ian was the 3rd-costliest natural disaster to hit the U.S.: $115.2 billion in damages and 156 fatalities in Florida and elsewhere.
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The Scoop: Fri., September 29, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Naples Capitol breacher caught A member of the ‘Proud Boys’ extremist group, who disappeared days before his sentencing in the U.S. Capitol riot case in...
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A guide to understanding your FEMA determination letter after a Florida disaster

After a natural disaster, a variety of resources become available to aid in the cleanup process, including FEMA financial assistance.
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2 weeks later, cleanup underway in Levy County after Idalia

A little over two weeks after Hurricane Idalia moved through Florida’s Big Bend region, extensive clean-up efforts are ongoing.
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Hurricane Idalia

Florida experts say to be ‘vigilant’ about mosquitoes and mosquito-borne illnesses

Floridians need to continue to combat mosquito-borne illnesses as rain from Hurricane Idalia has increased breeding grounds for the insects.
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The Scoop: Tues., September 12, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Hurricane Ian’s impact A new report shows the disproportionate impact Hurricane Ian had on Florida’s rural agricultural areas.   Idalia insurance claims Estimated insured losses...
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Hurricane Michael-displaced people in tent city

Police kick out residents of Panama City tent city; where will hurricane-displaced families go?

On Tuesday police entered a tent city on the grounds of a church in Panama City and told dozens of people made homeless by Hurricane Michael that they had to find somewhere else to live....
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Floridians are still living in tents 7 weeks after Hurricane Michael

Hundreds of people are still living in a tent city near Panama City nearly seven weeks after Hurricane Michael ravaged the Florida Panhandle; like many of them, Tammy Nichols was evicted from her affordable-income duplex...
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Andrew Gillum answers questions at St. Pete College

Andrew Gillum answered questions from audience members Friday afternoon in a standing-room-only 300-seat theater at St. Petersburg College; he made the connection between the strength of deadly Hurricane Michael and human-caused climate change. Listen: Gillum’s main...
Hurricane Michael

Recovery work begins after Hurricane Michael; here’s how you can help

At least three people have died from Hurricane Michael and recovery efforts have begun, especially in North Florida; for a first-hand account WMNF News spoke with Pearson Bolt in Tallahassee. He’s associated with groups like Democratic...

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