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Florida can get right against Kentucky

Florida has a chance to prove that they know what they are doing against the Wildcats.
The Florida Gators are in a position that they rarely find themselves in. They are playing a must-win game against Kentucky. Kentucky is not known for football, and they must make sure that they are...
22 September 2017 -
P. Hunnicutt

Tesla car owners close to Irma's path receive temporary upgrades

Wireless upgrades to increase battery capacity praised by Floridians, but also raises concerns over company control and privacy
When Hurricane Irma was bearing down on Florida towards the end of last week, a number of residents decided that discretion was the better part of valor. Even as the skies became increasingly...
12 September 2017 -

Irma is now a tropical storm, strong winds and rain continue across Florida

The hurricane, currently with winds of 70 mph, is expected to weaken further as it continues to move inland.
Hurricane Irma has been trending all over the news and social media. A natural disaster that has struck in many places, one of them being Florida. Irma has now weakened to a tropical storm as it has...
11 September 2017 -
V. Serrao
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  • Florida woman gets lottery luck while evacuating from Hurricane Irma

    A woman was driving from Florida to a friend’s home in Virginia, when she decided to pick up a couple of scratch-off tickets – one proved to be lucky.
    Tiffany Hatfield, 28, wasn’t planning on evacuating from her Ocoee home near Orlando, Florida, before Hurricane Irma hit, but her husband urged her to take the kids to a friend's house in Virginia....
    16 September 2017
    A. Sewell
  • Hurricane Irma moves up Florida coast

    Makes two separate landfalls at Florida Keys and Marco Island; leaves near 30 dead in Caribbean.
    Floridians have been bracing for its arrival since the previous week, and now the dreaded Hurricane Irma, touted as one of the most powerful cyclones to ever come out of the Atlantic yet, finally had...
    11 September 2017
  • Hurricane Irma destroys eggs of endangered sea turtles on Florida beaches

    Sea turtles are endangered species and Irma has washed away their nests with thousands of eggs from the beaches of Florida.
    Irma has struck Florida and devastated the region, destroyed homes and left people without power and many of the necessities of life. The tidal surges of Hurricane Irma have also swept away thousands...
    14 September 2017
    P. Ghose
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  • Hurricane Irma at Category 4 headed for Florida

    Irma is threatening to hit the State of Florida and Puerto Rico with high winds.
    Florida and Puerto Rico are in states of emergency pending the direction of hurricane Irma's path. The Category 4 tropical Storm is threatening to slam in the areas of Florida, British and US Virgin...
    5 September 2017
    L. D. Mondragon
  • Hurricane Irma forecast as one of the strongest Atlantic cyclones ever

    The Weather Channel senior hurricane expert compares it to 1992's Hurricane Andrew in 'belonging to the history books'
    Last month, the United States felt once again what it was like to have a major hurricane to make direct landfall on the mainland. Hurricane Harvey would, after wreaking havoc in the Windward Islands,...
    7 September 2017
  • Floridians Prepare as Hurricane Irma Strengthens in the Atlantic Ocean

    Hurricane Irma is strengthening in the Atlantic and officials in Florida have issued a state of emergency.
    Hurricane Irma is showing startling similarities to Hurricane Harvey which recently deluged Houston and the Texas Gulf Coast. The storm, which was first named late last week, has built in the last 24...
    5 September 2017
    M. McCabe
  • Hurricane Irma is a Category 5 storm again

    Hurricane Irma strengthened back into a Category 5 storm and smashed Cuba on Friday night.
    Hurricane Irma is behaving exactly how the forecasters said it would. The deadly Hurricane slightly weakened during the day but strengthened again before hitting parts of Cuba Friday evening....
    9 September 2017
    E. Snyder
  • Possible super-storm Hurricane Irma already the biggest storm yet

    Hurricane Irma is barreling down on Puerto Rico, and could soon rock Florida. Are we ready for what it might mean?
    If another hurricane the same size or larger than Harvey hits the mainland of America I don’t think people have fully considered how it could impact the entire nation. Irma is looking to be much...
    6 September 2017
    A. Gates
  • Florida Gov calls for state of emergency as Hurricane Irma strengthens

    Florida Governor calls for a state of emergency as Hurricane Irma strengthens into a Category 4 storm.
    Hurricane Irma has officially strengthened to a Category 4 hurricane as it tracks its way toward the Caribbean with wind speeds of up to 130 mph. The hurricane, which is said to reach Florida and...
    4 September 2017
    M. Bomediano
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