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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

How to fix identity-theft issues posed by the Equifax hack

The theft of personal information can turn peoples’ lives inside out, damage their finances, eat away at their time and cause tremendous anxiety and emotional distress.

Scramble to flee Irma underscores rich, poor divide

The scramble to flee from the path of Irma has been a much different experience for those in different income brackets.

9/11 memorial to include names of sickened responders

The memorial will honor people who died of illnesses years after participating in the rescue and recovery effort.

10 Things to Know for Monday

The biggest headlines from around the state and nation for Monday, September 11.

Guard couple ditch white wedding for fatigues as Irma nears

MISSED THEIR OWN WEDDING: She and her fiance — both of them senior airmen with the Air National Guard — were deployed indefinitely to assist with the rescue.

Deadly Hurricane Irma plows into the Florida Keys

Announcing itself with roaring 130 mph winds, Hurricane Irma plowed into the mostly emptied-out Florida Keys early Sunday for the start of what could be a slow, ruinous march up the state’s west coast toward the Tampa-St. Petersburg area.

They’ve been warned: Some insist on riding out Irma at home

Authorities have beseeched more than 6 million people in Florida and Georgia to evacuate before Hurricane Irma’s storm surge and fierce winds make it impossible to flee or be rescued. Many are staying nevertheless, even boasting about surviving Camille, Andrew, Katrina and other storms.

Woman who chose baby instead of chemotherapy has died

REMEMBER HER JOURNEY? A Michigan woman who sacrificed the chance to prolong her life in order to give birth to her sixth child died early Saturday

Residents cough, rub eyes in Harvey pollution spike

People complained of headaches, nausea, itchy skin and throats — classic symptoms of industrial chemical exposure — as plants and refineries raced to burn off compounds that could combust in extreme weather or power loss.
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