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Florida braces for Hurricane Matthew as track swings closer

Hurricane Matthew, a lethal storm already blamed for 11 deaths, delivered a sobering wake-up call to Florida on Thursday: a hurricane warning up and down the Atlantic coast that shuttered schools, triggered mandatory evacuations and put billions of dollars of property at risk.

Tracking on a course that leaned closer and closer to Florida, the storm set in motion the state’s first major hurricane drill in more than a decade.