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Hurricane Irma

News >  Nation

Nursing home tragedy unfolded days after Irma’s initial hit

Three days after Hurricane Irma hit Florida, the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills still didn’t have air conditioning, and it ultimately became the grimmest tragedy in a state already full of them. Eight people died and 145 patients had to be moved out of the stifling-hot facility, many of them on stretchers or in wheelchairs.

News >  Nation

8 die at nursing home as death toll in Irma’s wake mounts

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 7:41 p.m.

Eight patients at a sweltering nursing home died after Hurricane Irma knocked out the air conditioning, raising fears Wednesday about the safety of Florida’s 4 million senior citizens amid power outages that could go on for days.

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News >  Idaho

Idaho offers extensions to taxpayers affected by Hurricane Irma

Idaho is extending deadlines for state taxpayers who owe payments, but are affected by Hurricane Irma. For those affected, payments that are due from Sept. 4 to Jan. 31 can be sent in by Jan. 31. The relief is for all Idaho tax types, including...