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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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DIVIDED AMERICA: Evangelicals feel alienated, anxious

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Pastor Richie Clendenen stepped away from the pulpit, microphone in hand. He walked the aisles of the Christian Fellowship Church, his voice rising to describe the perils believers face in 21st-century America. “The Bible says in this life you will have troubles, you will have persecutions. And Jesus takes it a step further: You’ll be hated by all nations for my name’s sake,” he said. “Let me tell you,” the minister said, “that time is here.” EDITOR’S NOTE — This…

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