Hurricane Ian destroys Florida agriculture with $1.5 billion in damages

Hurricane Ian destroys Florida agriculture with $1.5 billion in damages

Hurricane Ian destroys Florida agriculture with $1.5 billion in damages – CBS News Watch CBS News Hurricane Ian devastated Florida agriculture when it hit the state last month. Florida citrus growers predict that consumers should expect the price of Florida orange and grapefruit items to increase as a response to the damages. Manuel Bojorquez reports. … Read more

Less ‘Joe’, More ‘Mr. Chairman’

Less ‘Joe’, More ‘Mr.  Chairman’

President Joe Biden visits Fisherman’s Wharf in Fort Myers Beach, Fla., Oct. 5. Photo: Saul Young/Associated Press There he sat, on the hurricane-ravaged streets of Fort Myers Beach, Fla., the president of the United States, saying: Nobody wants a Biden. I don’t use quotation marks because he used a word that my mother couldn’t spell … Read more

Florida county sees spike in deadly infections caused by “flesh-eating” bacteria after Hurricane Ian

Florida county sees spike in deadly infections caused by “flesh-eating” bacteria after Hurricane Ian

Recovery efforts are underway in Southwest Florida as communities face a number of new challenges in the wake of Hurricane Ian. Along with the property damage that rendered homes livable and displaced thousands of residents, people across the state are struggling with the environment dangers that can pose serious health threats. In Lee County — … Read more

Hurricane Ian: Witnessing the aftermath on Sanibel Island and Florida’s southwest coast | 60 Minutes

Hurricane Ian: Witnessing the aftermath on Sanibel Island and Florida’s southwest coast | 60 Minutes

Hurricane Ian: Witnessing the aftermath on Sanibel Island and Florida’s southwest coast | 60 Minutes – CBS News Watch CBS News Bill Whitaker travels to the Florida shoreline where Hurricane Ian made landfall as a Category 4 storm. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not … Read more

Florida water ‘looks like root beer’, smells like ‘dead fish and compost’ after Hurricane Ian

Florida water ‘looks like root beer’, smells like ‘dead fish and compost’ after Hurricane Ian

Florida water ‘looks like root beer’, smells like ‘dead fish and compost’ after Hurricane Ian – CBS News Watch CBS News “It just looks like root beer”: Florida’s waterways look an eerie color and smell like “a combination of dead fish and compost.” Here’s how the state’s environment is reeling after Hurricane Ian. Be the … Read more

Miami Proud: Broward organization comes together to help seniors in wake of Hurricane Ian

Miami Proud: Broward organization comes together to help seniors in wake of Hurricane Ian

MIAMI – Charlotte Mather-Taylor has been busy since Hurricane Ian ravaged communities in Southwest Florida. As executive director of the Area Agency on Aging of Broward, it’s crunch time. “We are part of a network of Area Agency on Aging offices and we have been meeting daily with the others with the Department of Elder … Read more

Schools in northern Sarasota County will reopen Monday after Hurricane Ian damage

Schools in northern Sarasota County will reopen Monday after Hurricane Ian damage

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. – On Monday, traditional public schools in northern Sarasota County will reopen for the first time since Hurricane Ian made landfall in Florida. That includes schools in Sarasota and in and north of Venice. Traditional public schools in southern Sarasota County, including Englewood and North Port, are scheduled to reopen on Oct. … Read more

Homeowners without flood insurance face uncertainty after Hurricane Ian

Homeowners without flood insurance face uncertainty after Hurricane Ian

Homeowners without flood insurance face uncertainty after Hurricane Ian – CBS News Watch CBS News Many homeowners in Florida did not have flood insurance before Hurricane Ian due to the high costs. They’re now facing uncertainty as they rebuild their lives. Manuel Bojorquez has more. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking … Read more