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PANAMA CITY, Fla. | Florida Panhandle medical care on life support after Michael

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — Already sick with strep throat and asthma, Aleeah Racette got sicker when she cleaned out a soggy, moldy home after Hurricane Michael, so she sought help at the hospital where she began life. She was stunned by what she saw there. The exterior wall of Bay Medical Sacred Heart in Panama … Continue reading PANAMA CITY, Fla. | Florida Panhandle medical care on life support after Michael

LYNN HAVEN, Fla | For those without much, Hurricane Michael creates hardship

LYNN HAVEN, Fla.— Mary Frances Parrish is expecting to be without electricity for weeks, or roughly the same time the terminally ill son she’s caring for is expected to live. In the days after Hurricane Michael smashed through her neighborhood, leaving many of her neighbors’ homes destroyed, she and her son Derrell, 47, were planning … Continue reading LYNN HAVEN, Fla | For those without much, Hurricane Michael creates hardship

PANAMA CITY, Fla. | After Michael’s rampage on Florida Panhandle: ‘Nothing Left’

PANAMA CITY, Fla.— Linda Marquardt rode out Hurricane Michael with her husband at their home in Mexico Beach. When their house filled with surging ocean water, they fled upstairs. Now their home is full of mud and everywhere they look there’s utter devastation in their Florida Panhandle community: fishing boats tossed like toys, roofs lifted … Continue reading PANAMA CITY, Fla. | After Michael’s rampage on Florida Panhandle: ‘Nothing Left’

PANAMA CITY | ‘Changed Forever’: Florida Panhandle devastated by Michael

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — The devastation inflicted by Hurricane Michael came into focus Thursday with rows upon rows of homes found smashed to pieces, and rescue crews struggling to enter stricken areas in hopes of accounting for hundreds of people who may have stayed behind. At least three deaths were blamed on Michael, the most … Continue reading PANAMA CITY | ‘Changed Forever’: Florida Panhandle devastated by Michael

PANAMA CITY, Fla. | Hurricane Michael slams into Florida, charges into Southeast

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle with terrifying winds of 155 mph Wednesday, splintering homes and submerging neighborhoods before continuing its destructive charge inland across the Southeast. It was the most powerful hurricane to hit the continental U.S. in nearly 50 years and at least one death was reported during … Continue reading PANAMA CITY, Fla. | Hurricane Michael slams into Florida, charges into Southeast

PANAMA CITY, Fla. | ‘Catching some hell’: Hurricane Michael slams into Florida

PANAMA CITY, Fla.— Supercharged by abnormally warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle with terrifying winds of 155 mph Wednesday, splintering homes and submerging neighborhoods. It was the most powerful hurricane to hit the continental U.S. in nearly 50 years. Its winds shrieking, Michael crashed ashore in the … Continue reading PANAMA CITY, Fla. | ‘Catching some hell’: Hurricane Michael slams into Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Major Hurricane Michael bearing down on Florida Panhandle

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A fast and furious Hurricane Michael sped toward the Florida Panhandle on Tuesday night with 120 mph winds and a potential storm surge of 13 feet, giving tens of thousands of people precious little time to get out or board up. Drawing energy from the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Major Hurricane Michael bearing down on Florida Panhandle

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Trump’s candidate to face black mayor for Florida governor

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  — Florida’s race for governor comes down to a conservative congressman backed by President Donald Trump and a once little-known liberal who hopes to become the state’s first black governor. The race between U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, who both defeated better known rivals in their primaries Tuesday, gives … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Trump’s candidate to face black mayor for Florida governor