Live Oak faces long battle to rebuild after Tropical Storm Debby
Three weeks after Tropical Storm Debby, the streets of Live Oak are lined with debris as people work to rebuild homes and businesses which suffered severe flood damage. As you’ll see in snapshots included in this tv story, floodwaters were 2-4 feet deep. US 90 was closed for five days. Some buildings on the south side of US 90, where a sinkhole opened, have been condemned. WUFT-TV’s Catherine Awasthi reports.
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