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Four Newspapers Sue FEMA for Access to Disaster Aid Records

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Four Florida newspapers have sued the U.S. over the handling of disaster relief after last year’s four hurricanes. The South Florida Sun-Sentinel filed a federal lawsuit to force the Federal Emergency Management Agency to release of government records on the distribution of millions of dollars in disaster aid following last year’s four hurricanes. Three Gannett-owned newspapers, the News-Press of Fort Myers, Florida Today in Melbourne and the Pensacola News Journal, sued both FEMA and its parent agency, the Department of Homeland Security. for similar information.