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Hurricane Michael: Returning to a city that no longer exists

Families have returned to Mexico Beach, a Florida town devastated by Hurricane Michael last week. Many are finding their homes in ruins; others, no home at all. The scream was heard from a distance – “Look!” – and Jaques Sebastiao, broom in his hand, quickly walked through the rubble that was once the family’s home in Mexico Beach to where ...

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Hurricane Michael leaves ‘unimaginable destruction’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAerial footage shows the destruction in Mexico City, Florida Hurricane Michael left “unimaginable destruction” as it ploughed into coastal areas of Florida, the state’s governor, Rick Scott says. “So many lives have been changed forever,” he said. “So many families have lost everything.” The worst hit areas of Florida’s northwest coast saw ...

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Pensacola Churches Reach Out in Early Hours After Hurricane Michael

In the initial hours after Hurricane Michael struck the Florida Panhandle, church leaders in the hardest hit areas and in nearby Pensacola have been some of the first responders to help assess needs, assist those who chose to ride out the storm, and begin to clear debris. Pastor Buford Lipscomb leads Liberty Network International, an apostolic network of ministries and ...

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Lighthouse Church Smashed by Michael, but Survivors Come First: ‘Make Sure Everyone Is Taken Care of and Loved’

Photo of Lighthouse Church taken after Hurricane Michael  Churches are some of the first responders in the aftermath of disasters like Hurricane Michael. Pastor Cole Bailey of Lighthouse Church in Panama City Beach says that once the winds dropped on Wednesday, teams from his church began going out to check on those who rode out the storm – and the ...

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‘Defend Us in Battle, Be Our Safeguard’: Monster Storm Michael Prompted These Prayers

As a weakened Michael makes its way across the Carolinas after leaving a trail of destruction throughout the Florida Panhandle, stories are surfacing about how many turned to prayer ahead of the storm’s onslaught. One of the most remarkable moments came when local law enforcement turned to God in face of the horrific storm. The Leon County Sheriff’s Office called ...

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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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News Daily: Hurricane Michael hits, and Major’s universal credit ‘poll tax’ warning

If you want to get this briefing by email, sign-up here Image copyright Getty Images ‘Hell’ as Hurricane Michael hits Florida Hurricane Michael has hit north-west Florida, bringing winds of 125mph (200km/h) and flooding beach towns. The most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the area, it’s left almost half a million people without electricity, while one person has been killed ...

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