• ‘A character-altering event': Officials reflect on Ian's damage

    2 monthes ago - By Politico

    Hurricane Ian was a "character-altering event" for the state of Florida, Sen. Marco Rubio said Sunday, as state and federal officials reflected on the damage wrought over the course of the week. “Fort Myers Beach no longer exists," Rubio said on ABC's "This Week," referring to one of the areas hardest hit by the storm. He added that when the town is rebuilt, "it'll be something different. It was a slice of old Florida that you can't recapture." The death toll from the storm has grown to more than four do zen. Many homes are severely damaged or completely destroyed, particularly on the...
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