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In this image made from video and provided by SevereStudios.com, damage from Hurricane Michael is seen in Mexico Beach, Fla. on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. Search-and-rescue teams fanned out across the Florida Panhandle to reach trapped people in Michael's wake Thursday as daylight yielded scenes of rows upon rows of houses smashed to pieces by the third-most powerful hurricane on record to hit the continental U.S. (SevereStudios.com via AP)

Death toll rises to 6 in wake of Hurricane Michael's rampage

- Associated Press

Linda Marquardt rode out Hurricane Michael with her husband at their home in Mexico Beach. When their house filled with surging ocean water, they fled upstairs. Now their home is full of mud and everywhere they look there's utter devastation in their Florida Panhandle community: fishing boats tossed like toys, roofs lifted off of buildings and pine trees snapped like matchsticks in 155 mph winds.

Deborah Simmons

Metro's bagel and lox, black coffee

- The Washington Times

Metro authorities are considering allowing vendors to sell food and beverages at stations is a bit concerning. Moreover, as a frequent rider pointed out Thursday, nowhere in Metro's proposal does it say that passengers will be allowed to "consume" food or beverages in the stations or on trains.