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Sentinel Staff WritersHurricane Frances crawled across the Florida peninsula Sunday, leaving a record 5 million people in the state without power, damaging homes, flooding roadways and prompting the governor to divert gasoline supplies to rescue agencies. Florida's second...
Sentinel Staff WriterFlorida's fourth hurricane in six weeks ripped its way across the state Sunday -- killing at least six, leaving millions without electricity and adding new woes to an already agonizing hurricane season. Hurricane Jeanne drove ashore just before...
Sentinel Staff Writers-------------------- UPDATE FROM THE ASSOCIATED PRESS: Hurricane Jeanne trekked westward today on a path that could lead to Florida's east coast by Sunday, setting off another round of storm preparations in a state still reeling from three earlier...
Tags: Floods, Florida, Brevard County, Meteorological Disasters, Texas
Sentinel staff and wire reportsRead from the last page forward to see an archive of developments in chronological order as reported by Sentinel staff. 5:03 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, 2004 After Charley, my downtown Orlando neighborhood went eight days without power. I have to admit, part...
Sentinel Staff WriterChris Jones worries about Lake Sherwood every time his family turns on the kitchen faucet or flushes a toilet in their home. The water body near Ocoee is overtaking several properties in Jones' neighborhood, inundating aged septic systems as it continues...
Tags: Volusia County, Labor Markets, Floods, Illnesses, Florida
Sentinel Staff WritersThe western portion of Hurricane Frances' eyewall finally crossed onto land Saturday night, moving over portions of Palm Beach, Martin and St. Lucie counties. The National Hurricane Center said the eye of the hurricane officially made landfall near...
Tags: Walt Disney, Jupiter, Floods, Brevard County, Florida
Sentinel Staff WriterOrlando Sentinel photographer Hilda M. Perez is in Iraq with the 3rd Military Police Company of the Army's 3rd Infantry Division about 10 miles south of Baghdad. A daily ritual for most soldiers of the Army's 3rd Military Police Company is to...
Tags: Iraq, Wisconsin, Lake Worth, Baghdad (Iraq), Armed Forces
Times Staff WriterAn anvil seemed to be strapped to the top of my head, and someone was striking it with a sledgehammer at regular intervals. It was one of the worst headaches I'd ever had. "Let me get you a glass of water and an aspirin," said the pleasant-looking...
Tags: Sales, Headaches, Tickets, Florida, Journalism
Staff WritersPicture Hurricane Andrew churning with devastating power, only this time it is aiming right down Broward Boulevard. With ferocious gusts up to 180 mph, it pounds Port Everglades, the Swap Shop and Sawgrass Mills Mall. It chews up the Elbo Room,...
Sentinel Staff WritersA five-minute airboat ride Thursday brought Marvin Montgomery and Curtis Phillips to a metal grate sitting on an overgrown shore of Lake Underhill. Lying face down on the grate, the two City of Orlando workers used pitchforks to pull up 2-by-6 and 2-by-4...
Sentinel Staff WriterMonths of torrential rainfall bloated lakes, flooded neighborhoods and greened up countless square miles of lawns, but it is not enough to hold off Central Florida's water crisis. Officials say chances of seriously damaging lakes, rivers and wetlands --...
Tags: Natural Resources, Florida, Oceans, Lakes and Ponds, Melbourne
Orlando SentinelAfter enduring months of sole-searing heat and being a prisoner to air-conditioning, mid-October means the first taste of freedom for Floridians who like to spend most of their time outdoors. It's a time to get away from the pavement and high-rises and...
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