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After Irma, Florida’s evacuees contemplate return trip

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Thanks to reconnaissance by a neighbor who stayed behind, Pam Szymanksi knows Hurricane Irma blew out the living room window of her southwest Florida home, but she isn’t sure when she’ll get to see the damage for herself. “All I know is we have to check out of here tomorrow, because they’re booked,” she said Monday, sitting in the lobby of a downtown Atlanta hotel where she arrived with her mother, two children and two dogs. A hotel reservation in…

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Rick Scott urges patience as Irma hits state

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As massive Hurricane Irma battered Florida on a path up the Gulf Coast, Gov. Rick Scott on Sunday advised residents against rushing out once the storm appears to have passed.

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Gov. Rick Scott: We’re working aggressively to get more fuel to gas stations

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Today, Gov. Rick Scott made the following statement outlining the steps that are being taken to bring more fuel to Florida gas stations.

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