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The news about Dorian
• Programming note: The headlines are so numerous and focused on Hurricane Dorian as it approaches this weekend that we’re trying a new format today. It’s just those headlines and their source so you can more quickly get to the information you need to stay informed, prepared and safe.
We’ll be in your inbox with a similar format tomorrow, Sunday, and Monday, as what’s likely to be a Category 4 storm cuts across some or all of Florida. If you don’t want to wait for our morning email, all of our latest updates can be found at www.wuft.org/dorian and on 89.1 WUFT-FM within our listening area from Bradford to Hernando counties and everywhere in between.
This is the latest cone from our colleagues at Florida Storms:
— Florida Storms (@FloridaStorms) August 30, 2019
• UF News: Storm Preparation FAQ
• Gainesville Sun: Alachua County under state of emergency as Dorian threatens
• Florida Times-Union: Could this be ‘Irma 2.0’?
• Palm Beach Post: Why Dorian could make a sluggish 24-hour journey through Florida
• Orlando Sentinel: Areas flooded by Irma could be in trouble again, meteorologist says
• News Service of Florida: Universities, colleges closing because of Dorian
• Fort Myers News-Press: Hurricane Dorian: How to charge your cell phone in an emergency
• Lakeland Ledger: Polk stores sell out of emergency supplies
• Florida Politics: Kionne McGhee to Ron DeSantis: Suspend tolls during Dorian
• Ocala Star-Banner: First responders and utilities remain on storm watch
• Daytona Beach News-Journal: Volusia, Flagler counties waiting for more forecast details to announce evacuations
• Florida Times-Union: Safety concerns resulted in FSU-Boise moved to Tallahassee
• Orlando Weekly: Publix is making Hurricane Dorian cakes and some people are scandalized
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About today’s curator
I’m Ethan Magoc, a news editor at WUFT. Originally from Pennsylvania, I’ve found a home telling Florida stories. I’m part of a team searching each morning for local and state stories that are important to you; please send feedback about today’s edition or ideas for stories we may have missed to email@example.com.