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Citrus industry looks for aid after Irma

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A long wait may be ahead for broad federal relief for Florida’s beleaguered citrus industry, “decimated” last week by a lethal hurricane that crossed the peninsula at the start of the growing season, state Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam said Wednesday.

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Official: ‘Lethal’ Irma a ‘major calamity’ for Florida crops

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Florida’s agriculture commissioner said Monday that the path of Hurricane Irma “could not have been more lethal” to the state’s farmers and that the scope of damage to the state’s fruits and vegetables is unprecedented.

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The real reason Georgia’s Sonny Perdue is raising money for Charlie Crist

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Senator Saxby Chambliss and Governor Sonny Perdue will host a fund raiser tonight at the Georgian Club for Charlie Crist. Perdue’s reasons for supporting Crist may go beyond electoral politics: It’s a useful political favor when it comes to the three-state water war that has pitted Georgia, Florida and Alabama against one another for rights to water flowing from Lake Lanier. Perdue isn’t expected to be at the Cobb County event on Monday, but he added his name to the…

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The real reason Georgia’s Sonny Perdue is raising money for Charlie Crist

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Senator Saxby Chambliss and Governor Sonny Perdue will host fund raiser tonight at the Georgian Club for Charlie Crist. Perdue’s reasons for supporting Crist may go beyond electoral poltics: It’s a useful political favor when it comes to the three-state water war that has pitted Georgia, Florida and Alabama against one another for rights to water flowing from Lake Lanier. Perdue isn’t expected to be at the Cobb County event on Monday, but he added his name to the invitation…

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