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Latest Effects of Hurricane Wilma in Florida Stories

2005-10-27 17:54:05

By Tabassum Zakaria MIAMI (Reuters) - President George W. Bush checked on relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Wilma on Thursday to ensure federal assistance is provided in a smoother fashion than the widely criticized emergency response after Hurricane Katrina.

2005-10-26 16:05:19

By Jim Loney MIAMI (Reuters) - Floridians took cold showers and lined up for gas, water, ice and money on Wednesday as power crews worked to restore electricity to 5 million people two days after Hurricane Wilma hit Florida's most populous region, killing 10 people.

2005-10-26 15:23:05

By Jim Loney MIAMI (Reuters) - Floridians took cold showers and lined up for gas, water, ice and money on Wednesday as power crews worked to restore electricity to 5 million people two days after Hurricane Wilma hit Florida's most populous region, killing 10 people.

2005-10-25 18:36:48

TORONTO (Reuters) - Saturday's game between the Florida Panthers and Washington Capitals has been rescheduled because of damage caused to the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise by Hurricane Wilma, the NHL said in a statement on Tuesday. No new date was announced.

2005-10-25 15:22:50

By Jane Sutton MIAMI (Reuters) - Residents armed with chain saws and brooms and an army of electrical repair crews on Tuesday attacked the shambles left behind by Hurricane Wilma's rampage through Florida, where 6 million people were without power.

2005-10-25 14:40:27

By Jane Sutton MIAMI (Reuters) - Residents armed with chain saws and brooms and an army of electrical repair crews on Tuesday attacked the shambles left behind by Hurricane Wilma's rampage through Florida, where 6 million people were without power.

2005-10-25 08:34:52

By Michael Christie MIAMI (Reuters) - Southern Florida was reeling on Tuesday after enduring a four-hour assault by Hurricane Wilma that killed at least four people, cut power to millions of homes and caused billions of dollars in damage.

2005-10-25 08:39:40

By Jim Loney MIAMI (Reuters) - Residents armed with chain saws and brooms and an army of electrical repair crews on Tuesday attacked the shambles left behind by Hurricane Wilma's rampage through Florida, where 6 million people were without power.

2005-10-25 05:26:44

By Michael Christie MIAMI (Reuters) - Southern Florida was reeling on Tuesday after enduring a four-hour assault by Hurricane Wilma that killed at least four people, cut power to millions of homes and caused billions of dollars in damage.

2005-10-25 03:40:57

By Michael Christie MIAMI (Reuters) - Southern Florida was reeling on Tuesday after enduring a four-hour assault by Hurricane Wilma that killed at least four people, cut power to millions of homes and caused billions of dollars in damage.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.