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While Isaac wreaks havoc on Louisiana, Live Oak residents still recovering from Debby

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The town of Live Oak is breathing a sigh of relief this week as Hurricane Isaac headed west of Florida.  Live Oak is still picking up the pieces from a series of natural disasters this summer, including Tropical Storm Debby which flooded many area homes.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Corey Brooks has the story of how the town is recovering.

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Not all downtown businesses are back “in business” in Live Oak

Business deemed unsafe in downtown Live Oak, FL

Disaster assistance information posted inside downtown business window in Live Oak, FL

Some sections of roadway in downtown Live Oak, FL still blocked off

Cracked wall evidence of effects of nearby sinkhole caused by Tropical Storm Debby on “Big Wheel Market” in downtown Live Oak, FL

Sinkhole in downtown Live Oak caused by heavy rains from Tropical Storm Debby

Downtown Live Oak, Florida

About Corey Brooks

Corey is a reporter for WUFT News and can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

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