Toward Racial Justice: Voices from the Midstate
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“You know, we’re all going home when we go home. We have jobs. We have families. The majority of the people, they are starting over from zero.”
Hurricane Ian forced at least 16 hospitals from central to southwestern Florida to evacuate patients after it made landfall
45 members of Pennsylvania Task Force 1 drove more than 500 miles from Philadelphia to Columbia, South Carolina before being relocated to hard hit Lee County.
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For other residents in and around Fort Myers fulfilling everyday needs is proving difficult.
Ian made landfall in southwest Florida’s Lee County, producing winds of 150 miles per hour and a storm surge over 7 feet high in Naples before coming ashore.
“We’re seeing more rising air over the Atlantic Ocean. Waters are still warm and now things are becoming a little more interesting.”
More than 1,400,000 customers — more than 3 million people — lost electricity due to a transmission grid failure from the current hurricane.
The Pennsylvania Insurance Department is encouraging Pennsylvanians to be prepared for the summer hurricane season.