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Miami Beach Police rescue puppies left behind in damaged Panama City home

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WSVN) — Miami Beach Police helping with recovery efforts in the Panhandle came to the rescue of four puppies who had been left behind in their home. 123 more words


Florida officials raise state's death toll to 16 from Hurricane Michael

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Officials say 16 people died in Florida because of Hurricane Michael, doubling the numbers of deaths in the state The Associated Press had previously attributed to last week’s storm. 67 more words


House built 'for the big one' stands amid Mexico Beach devastation

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP/WSVN) — Unlike in South Florida, homes in the state’s Panhandle did not have tighter building codes until just 11 years ago; it was once argued that acres of forests would provide the region with a natural barrier against the savage winds of a hurricane. 1,281 more words


Couple plans to visit 6 Disney parks on 2 coasts in 1 day

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Tennessee couple plans to visit six Disney parks on two U.S. coasts in one day.

Heather and Clark Ensminger on Wednesday plan to visit Disney World’s four theme parks in Florida, hop a cross-country plane and end the night at Disney’s two California parks. 85 more words


Florida families still seek people missing in the hurricane

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Joanne Garone Behnke has replayed every possible scenario in her mind a hundred times.

Maybe her 79-year-old aunt sought shelter at the sturdy condo nearby that withstood Hurricane Michael’s devastating winds. 857 more words


Fiction podcasts for first-time listeners

Coordinated by PRX, along with fiction podcasters big and small

In podcasting, fiction is still somewhat less mainstream than your typical chatcasts, news recaps, and comedy shows. 781 more words

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