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Florida Nursing Home Deaths Spur Efforts To Protect Elderly

Emergency workers around hurricane-scarred Florida worked to make sure elderly residents were safe, evacuating multiple assisted-living facilities, after eight people died in a sweltering nursing home that lost its air conditioning in the storm.

Irma Rips Tree Out Of Ground

Jaime Hagadorn was recording this video when Irma winds ripped a tree out of the ground in her backyard in Fort Lauderdale, FL

The Latest: Irma Makes Landfall On Marco Island

The National Hurricane Center said Irma had winds of 120 mph (195 kilometers) and was centered 20 miles (30 kilometers) south of Naples on Sunday afternoon. It was moving north at 12 mph (19 kilometers per hour). At that rate, the center of the storm should come ashore sometime between 4 and 5 p.m.

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