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Hurricane Evacuees Fill Florida Shelters

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Hurricane Evacuees Fill Florida Shelters

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Hurricane Evacuees Fill Florida Shelters

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The pace of Hurricane Frances has slowed as it approaches the mainland. This satellite photo was taken Friday at 4:15 p.m., EDT. NOAA hide caption

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The pace of Hurricane Frances has slowed as it approaches the mainland. This satellite photo was taken Friday at 4:15 p.m., EDT. NOAA hide caption

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In Florida, evacuees seeking to escape the path of Hurricane Frances fill shelters as the state's evacuation preparations continue. The storm, downgraded to a Category 2, is expected to make landfall on Florida's coast Saturday morning. NPR's Adam Hochberg reports.

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