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Cleanup crews heading into unincorporated Pinellas

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Crews started heading out into unincorporated Pinellas County Monday to get cracking on picking up the trees, branches and other debris downed by Hurricane Irma.

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Rick Scott to counties: Prioritize your clean-ups

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Gov. Rick Scott is telling counties affected by Hurricane Irma to get their act together, asking them “to submit detailed debris clean-up plans” by Tuesday. The plans need to go to the Florida Division of Emergency Management (DEM) by noon, the governor said in a statement.  “Let me be clear – debris removal is a function handled and directed at the local level and following a storm like Irma, it is my expectation that every county immediately and aggressively begins work…

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Rick Scott rolling up sleeves for Tallahassee cleanup — literally

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Gov. Rick Scott said Tuesday he personally would help clear debris in Tallahassee. On Wednesday, “I, along with agency heads, along with volunteers from the National Guard, along with veterans’ groups, we’re going to be out in Tallahassee in different places, and we’re going to be picking up debris,” Scott said in a news conference. “It’s clearly something we can do. And, hopefully, that will accelerate when people get their power back,” he said. “We need to clean up our…

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