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Officials detail dire aftermath of Hurricane Ian, call for more help

Officials detail dire aftermath of Hurricane Ian, call for more help

Local, state and federal officials gave dire descriptions of Hurricane Ian’s impacts during their Sunday morning talk show appearances, with many calling for increased federal assistance. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Deanne Criswell and Mayor of Fort Myers, Fla. Kevin Anderson, who all surveyed the damage …

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Officials: Hurricane damage caused Volusia County homes to fall into the ocean

Officials: Hurricane damage caused Volusia County homes to fall into the ocean

Officials: Hurricane damage caused Volusia County homes to fall into the ocean Updated: 4:11 p.m. EDT October 1, 2022 Hide transcript View Transcript several avenues are available to seek help from fema. Residents can apply online at the dot gov disaster assistance site. This is www dot disaster assistance dot gov. You can also do …

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Israeli spyware was allegedly used to hack senior Indonesian officials last year

Israeli spyware was allegedly used to hack senior Indonesian officials last year

Senior Indonesian government and military officials were targeted by spyware developed by Israeli security firm NSO Group last year, Reuters news agency reported on Friday, citing nine people with knowledge of the case. More than a dozen officials were targeted, the report said, including Indonesian Economy Minister Airlangga Hartarto, several senior military personnel, two diplomats …

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Biden coordinates with DeSantis and Florida officials, warns oil companies as Hurricane Ian hits

Biden coordinates with DeSantis and Florida officials, warns oil companies as Hurricane Ian hits

As Hurricane Ian began moving through Florida, President Joe Biden detailed his administration’s efforts to prepare for the storm and warned residents to heed authorities’ warnings. “It’s deadly,” Biden said of the Category 4 storm as he spoke at a White House conference on hunger and nutrition. “You must obey all warnings and instructions from …

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Vermont officials say they have found an additional $20 million to maintain rental assistance for some

Vermont officials say they have found an additional $20 million to maintain rental assistance for some

A sign lists a website for apartment rentals in Burlington. Vermont officials say they’ve found more funding to keep housing assistance going for some, but Doug Farnham, the agency’s assistant secretary for administration, pointed out that the new money still won’t be enough to pay for the assistance at previous rates. File photo by Glenn …

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SNAP Maryland Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program benefits

Maryland Officials: SNAP Has Helped Thousands During Pandemic, But Navigation System Challenges Remain – Maryland Matters

Photo by the United States Department of Agriculture. Mark Griffin held a well-paying job as an ophthalmic assistant for two decades, earning enough to buy a $150,000 house in Baltimore. But a catastrophic car accident a few years ago significantly eroded his financial stability. At a Senate Finance Committee hearing in Annapolis on Tuesday, Griffin …

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