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Floridians say online retailers let them down ahead of Hurricane Irma

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Maya Kogul was in California when Hurricane Irma began twirling toward Florida. She knew stores would run out of key supplies before she got back to her downtown Miami home earlier this week, so she placed an order for three cases of water through a Nestle water delivery company. She waited and waited, but the order didn’t come.

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Rick Scott orders FDOT to suspend tolls in counties with Hurricane Matthew evacuations

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Florida’s Department of Transportation will suspend tolls in counties where there are evacuation orders. The National Hurricane Center has called Hurricane Matthew a Category 3 storm with maximum sustained winds of 120 miles per hour. The most recent forecast showed the entire east coast — spanning from Monroe to Nassau counties — could experience tropical storm or hurricane force winds, beach erosion, rip currents, and heavy rain. Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency earlier this week in all of Florida’s…

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