Tag: Hurricane Irma

Senate presses ahead on $36.5B disaster relief package

WASHINGTON — The Senate is pushing ahead Monday on a $36.5 billion hurricane relief package that would give Puerto Rico a much-needed infusion of...
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida officials say they have distributed more than $1 billion worth of food assistance following Hurricane Irma. ...
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WOODLAND PARK, N.J. — Octavio Matos Sr. spent 10 days without taking his daily insulin after Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico. ...
The Latest: Appeal backed by former presidents raises $31M

AUSTIN, Texas — The Latest on the hurricane relief concert attended by a five living ex-presidents (all times local): ...
Former presidents call for unity at hurricane aid concert

AUSTIN, Texas — The five living former presidents put aside politics and appeared together for the first time since 2013 at a concert on...
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BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida deputy stole prescription medications from a dead man's home after Hurricane Irma. ...
Hurricane Irma cost Florida 127K jobs, but most will return

WASHINGTON — Employers cut jobs in six U.S. states last month, particularly in hurricane-hit Florida, while hiring increased in five and was mostly unchanged...
What Puerto Rico is doing to get the power back after storm

BARCELONETA, Puerto Rico — Electrical linemen descend from helicopters, balancing on steel girders 90 feet high on transmission towers in the mountains of central...
AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s hot air on hurricanes

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump won't let go of the false claim that Puerto Rico was hit by a Category 5 hurricane. He also...
US government: Inspections show Lake Okeechobee’s dike sound

CLEWISTON, Fla. — For the thousands of Floridians who live in the shadow of the 80-year-old dike that surrounds Lake Okeechobee, there is always...

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