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Tallahassee officials say they did not “reject” offers of help with power restoration; they just didn’t say “yes”

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In their clearest explanation yet, Tallahassee city officials said Tuesday they did not “reject” offers of help from outside utilities in the wake of Hurricane Hermine, but rather just didn’t say “yes” to everyone right away. That was because too many workers, rather than being a boon, would have presented a coordination and safety nightmare, officials suggested. The Tallahassee City Commission held a special meeting to “discuss the impacts of Hurricane Hermine and the (electricity) restoration progress.” One of the…

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