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Flashback Friday: The Keys, the railroad and tragic hurricanes

Following Hurricane Irma and its impact on the Keys we look back at the building of the Overseas Railroad, the 1906 Keys Hurricane and of course the 1935 Labor Day Hurricane. 1,373 more words

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Florida's Most Romantic Bed and Breakfast Spots

We hope that Key West can rebuild by the last winter tourist season for the island city challenges Fernandina Beach and Saint Augustine for the most romantic vacation spots with outstanding bed and breakfast houses. 589 more words

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Panels from Cocoa and Mims: Week of September 18th

Hello everyone,

Sorry that there’s been a little delay with my updates! I haven’t been at work due to a major storm that hit our area. 971 more words

Flashback Friday: History of the Florida Turnpike - Central Florida (Part 2 of 3)

Part I covering southeast Florida is here

When the Turnpike was originally proposed in he late 1940’s the road was supposed to travel thirty five miles east of Orlando. 1,236 more words

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Lesson from Irma - much of Florida cannot handle a big storm

“We didn’t dodge a bullet, we dodged a cannonball”

Р Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine to WFOR-TV Monday AM

Kudos to Governor Rick Scott and Emergency Management in the Keys and Southwest Florida.

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Lazy Saturday Reads: Epic Disasters and Russia Investigation News

Good Morning!!

The news today is full of disasters, and it looks like that will continue over the weekend.

The New York Times has live updates on Hurricane Irma:  2,236 more words

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Flashback Friday: Hurricane Andrew series parts 1-5 plus Bryan Norcross interview

Due to Hurricane Irma we won’t have our latest installment of our month-long series on Hurricane Andrew this week. For those of you who have missed it, here are the earlier pieces of our series which is more pertinent the next few days than ever. 121 more words

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