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    In 2004, four hurricanes made landfall in Florida. While not all of them impacted Marion County, we had the unusual misfortune of dealing with two of the storms in September—back-to-back. Both storms (Frances and Jeanne) were packing tropical storm force winds by the time they reached us, with...