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Debris mounts, and so does anger: Counties snubbed by removal firms
As mountains of garbage piles up from Hurricane Irma, counties across Florida say that companies they hired to remove debris won't show up because they can make a lot more money doing the work in South Florida.
TALLAHASSEE — As mountains of garbage piles up from Hurricane Irma, counties across Florida say that companies they hired to remove debris won't show up because they can make a lot more money doing the work in South Florida. Officials in six...
Brenda Irizarry passes her father Edwin Irizarry a box of hurricane relief supplies, donated by Traci Chadbourne of Tampa. The collecion site is Homeland Intelligence Technologies on Lois Avenue in Tampa. [ALESSANDRA DA PRA  |   Times]
Still worried about family, Tampa Bay Puerto Ricans ramp up relief effort
Volunteers from FishHawk Fellowship Church helped Brian Hood (left) clean up debris from his yard in Valrico, Fla. Last week the Alafia River reached a depth of almost 23 feet, about 10 feet above its flood stage. Many homes were damaged, some became uninhabitable. Hood's home is 6 inches above Lithia Pinecrest Road, and did not sustain flood damage, though not all of his neighbors were as lucky.   [MONICA HERNDON   |   Times]
Along the Alafia River, the grateful extend a hand to the Irma-sodden weary (w/video)
Various decor and memorabilia fill the walls and shelves at New World Brewery in Ybor City.
After 22 years, it's last call for beloved Ybor venue New World Brewery

Fun Fact

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Offbeat

New Mexico college bake sale charged prices based on race
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