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SW Florida residents clear sodden homes in scorching heat

AP Photo/Alan Diaz EVERGLADES CITY, Fla. (AP) — Dealing with wrecked belongings and reports of toxic muck, residents of a tiny town where Florida’s Everglades meet the Gulf of Mexico cleared their homes Monday in scorching 92 F (33 C) heat with no air conditioning and no electricity except from a few generators. The isolated Everglades City community of about 400 people suffered some of Florida’s worst storm surges – up to 9 feet (2.7 meters) – when Hurricane Irma slammed the region eight … Read the referenced┬ástory here: SW…

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