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Residents in Central Florida counties eligible for FEMA assistance, here's where to apply

By Matthew Moyer

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has named residents in a number of Central Florida counties eligible for individualized assistance in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian — and that includes Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia counties. Late last week, FEMA declared that residents and homeowners in affected Florida counties may apply for funds through the Individuals and Households Program to cover home repairs, temporary housing or other basic and emergency needs...

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Snapshots of cleanup and life in Orlando the weekend after Hurricane Ian

Orlando is still — figuratively and literally — digging itself out from the damage wrought by Hurricane Ian late last week. Flooding, downed trees and…

By Matt Keller Lehman

Ian
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' focus on 'looting' causes outrage

We go through this with every storm. Nobody wants your waterlogged electronics and soggy couch. Still, Ron DeSantis has a campaign to…

By Alex Galbraith

Ron DeSantis and Ashley Moody have pushed the idea that looting is happening in their state.
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24 creepy Central Florida urban legends to keep you up at night

Halloween is nearly here. Thrill-seekers and history buffs, check out some of the creepiest Central Florida urban legends. You'll have a new…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

24 creepy Central Florida urban legends to keep you up at night
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Hurricane Ian aftermath in Orlando in photos

Hurricane Ian caused widespread flooding throughout Orlando when it passed through town earlier this week. Photographer Matt Keller Lehman went out to…

By Matt Keller Lehman

Orlando's Hurricane Ian aftermath in photos
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