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Hurricane is Blamed for 16 Deaths in Florida Alone

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Michael killed at least 16 people in Florida, most of them in the coastal county that took a direct hit from the storm, state emergency authorities said Tuesday. That’s in addition to at least 10 deaths elsewhere across the South. The scope of the storm’s fury became clearer after nearly a week of missing-persons ...

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‘We Have a Home…and God Is Good’: Operation Blessing Takes Food Straight to Victims’ Homes in Florida

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla – The residents of Panama City Beach, Florida, say they’ve never seen a storm like Hurricane Michael. Between the power outages and the poor roads, many have trouble getting help, so Operation Blessing is bringing it to them. Operation Blessing begins the day with a prayer over the volunteers as they prepare to go out into ...

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Trump Gets Bird’s-Eye View of Devastated Florida Communities

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) – President Donald Trump got a bird’s-eye view Monday of Florida communities left in ruins by Hurricane Michael, including houses without roofs, a toppled water tower and 18-wheel trucks scattered in a parking lot during a nearly hour-long helicopter tour of portions of the Panhandle. Trump initially saw uprooted trees and houses with blue tarps covering ...

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Florida Officials Fear Michael’s Death Toll Will Rise

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Search and rescue personnel are continuing to comb through the ruins of a small Florida Panhandle community destroyed by Hurricane Michael, which has left hundreds thousands without power and without easy access to supplies. So far, one body has been found in Mexico Beach, but authorities say there is little doubt the death toll will ...

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UPDATE: CBN News’ Caitlin Burke Reports From Mexico City Beach, Florida

MEXICO CITY BEACH, Fla. — CBN News’ Caitlin Burke and her photographer are embedded with City of Miami Task Force 2 at what’s considered the “ground zero” of where Hurricane Michael came ashore. Caitlin reports that most of the infrastructure is gone in Mexico City Beach, Florida. Residents within a 100+ mile radius have no cell service, internet. There’s no way to ...

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Hurricane Apocalypse in Florida: Lives Lost, Homes Gone, American Catastrophe

Monster Hurricane Michael has now moved out into the Atlantic, but it left behind devastation of catastrophic proportions. Lives have been shattered, families have lost loved ones, thousands of homes are destroyed, and hundreds of thousands of other Americans remain without electricity.  Many people who evacuated the Florida Panhandle now have nowhere to work or live. After Michael passed, video ...

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‘Horrendous. Catastrophic’: Menacing Michael Leaves Florida Devastated, Heads for Carolinas

WASHINGTON – One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit the United States has left a path of devastation across Florida, including at least two deaths.  Hurricane Michael was downgraded to a tropical storm early Thursday morning after smashing into the Sunshine State with 155 mile-an-hour winds, leaving a path of massive destruction as it shredded a path across the ...

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Hurricane Michael slams into Florida, Next Stop Georgia Then Carolinas

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — 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 early afternoon near ...

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