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Hurricane Irene teaches local officials how to prepare


Florida safely dodged the devastating effects of Hurricane Irene.  But as WUFT-FM’s Catherine Awasthi reports, Florida emergency management directors say they would have been prepared if the storm had taken a different path.

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