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Must-see: 10 stunning photos of the hunter's supermoon

Skygazers were in for a treat this weekend as a hunter's supermoon brightened the night sky.

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Pinchasers with Drew Garabo 10-12-16

98-year-old man helps clean up yards after Hurricane Matthew

He may be close to 100, but that doesn’t stop Bill Wheeler from being an active member of society.

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The Georgia man has been using his tractors to grind up debris in his neighbors’ yards left over from Hurricane Matthew.

The 98-year-old told WJCL-TV that he is giving back after they helped him.

"I love them and I think they love me. I could say a lot more but that's about it," Wheeler told WJCL-TV. "They are wonderful people, you just don't know. I get choked up. They're great people."

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Gayla Bennett, Wheeler's neighbor, said she feels lucky to know him.

"For him to come out and mow his lawn and then our next door neighbor's, and now he's out here on our yard, and he's still going!" said Bennett. "If I could be like him when I'm that old, I'll be happy. He's amazing."

Wheeler said he's happy to do the work and happy to help his neighbors.

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"First of all, I want to do it. I want to do. I wouldn't have it any other way," Wheeler said. "The young people learn from the old people, but anyway, I love it. I love to be outdoors. The good Lord blessed me, so I'll give a little back."

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Video shows waterspout off Oregon Coast

A tornado struck an Oregon beach town as strong winds and heavy rain walloped the Pacific Northwest.

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Video sent to KIRO-TV shows a waterspout off the Oregon Coast near Manzanita. Wide-spread damage was reported in the town, roughly 85 miles west of Portland, where the mayor declared a state of emergency.

Tillamook County Sheriff Andy Long said the tornado touched down in the city of Manzanita at about 8:20 a.m.

There were no reports of injuries, but there have been several calls about damage, including one from a woman who says all the windows in her house were blown out.

Debbie Harmon, owner of the Amanita Galley in Manzanita, said most of the damage is near the beach and downtown.

"It was a normal beach storm, which we get a lot of, and then out of nowhere the wind went 'whoooo,'" she said. "Suddenly the whole sky was filled with debris. It was just crazy. And then it just stopped."

Photos show heavy damage to buildings and homes. No reports of injuries have been made.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Complaints pour into BBB after residents can't return hurricane supplies

The Better Business Bureau has been getting complaints from consumers throughout Central Florida who have been trying to return hurricane supplies.

The agency said some people bought supplies for Hurricane Matthew, never used them and now can’t get their money back.

The BBB said it is mainly hearing complaints from people who bought larger and more expensive items.

A BBB worker said it all comes down to whether the store’s refund policy was clear when the items were sold.

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It comes a week after the storm, as people cleaned off store shelves to prepare for the worst.

“It was pretty much chaos. I mean, everything was gone. There was no bread. There was no water,” said Orlando resident Diane Martens.

The BBB said some people who bought more expensive supplies, like generators, and didn’t use them are finding out they can’t get refunds.

“Better Business Bureau has heard from consumers in enough volume for us to believe that certainly there’s a pattern developing,” said Holly Salmons.

The BBB said in one complaint, a woman said she bought a $400 cooler and was told she couldn’t return it.

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The owner of the hardware store where she purchased it said a no refund policy was clearly posted at the time of her purchase.

The BBB said it’s a requirement by state statute for stores to make their policy clear and to stick to those terms.

“Consumers have certain expectations. You can’t then, in the middle of the transaction or in the middle of the return allowance period, change the ruled on them,” Salmons said.

Martens said she understand the financial burden for the customers who bought more than they ended up needing, but also for the small business owners who might not be able to afford the financial hit of a refund.

Anyone who believes they have wrongfully been denied a refund for hurricane supplies can contact the BBB for help.

The statute typically applied to items that have not been used.

Children's random act of kindness touches community's heart

When Jamie Dessert and her three children drove by the courthouse in New Smyrna Beach after a long day of cleaning up after Hurricane Matthew, they were upset by the amount of damage they saw.

“My heart was moved,” Dessert told Channel 9. “Here was the workplace for people who serve and protect our community on a daily basis, covered in debris.”

She kept driving though, until her 7-year-old son Emerson spoke up.

“He said, ‘Mom, we should turn around and clean it up. We need to take care of it,’” she said.

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So Dessert pulled back around to the courthouse and the four of them got out.

“We parked in front of the courthouse and pulled one branch at a time,” she said. “As the pile got bigger and bigger, we discussed the potential of getting into trouble for stacking them in the wrong place.”

As they continued to work, a Volusia County sheriff’s deputy saw what they were doing and walked up to them and the growing pile of branches.

Dessert was touched by what her children told the deputy when she asked what they were doing.

“They told her their little hearts about how we love our city and we want to take care of the police officers because they take care of us,” she said.

The deputy gave each boy a dollar and drove off, only to come back a few minutes later with a request.

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“About five minutes later, she pulled back up, got out, came back over and proceeded to tell us that she had been on the phone with her husband and they both thought this was one of the sweetest things, and she wanted to take their picture,” Dessert said.

The four had already talked about that and had decided they weren’t going to take any pictures, “because it is the right thing to do, not because we gain anything from it,” she said.

But they agreed and the deputy took a picture, which was later posted to the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, where residents and non-residents alike praised the children for their random act of kindness.

For Dessert, it was a touching display of love from Emerson, Callan, 6, and Beckett, 4.

“We had amazing conversations under those trees as we pulled tree limbs and debris,” she said. “It genuinely was the hardest I had seen them work since we had been helping others.

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“It was really beautiful to see how much their hearts were overjoyed to not just serve their community, but to serve the police officers. It was incredible.”

They kept going, even when it started raining, and that’s when she saw how a simple act like picking up branches in front of the courthouse could affect the community and the people who live there.

“All of a sudden, a random man waiting at the bus station walks over and says, ‘Since you all are going to keep doing it in the rain, I figured I would come help,’” Dessert said. “We finished up, I had my little men walk over and shake his hand and thank him for helping us.

“As we were driving away, the boys and I had a wonderful talk about how amazing it is that we were able to help, and because of our decision to act, it motivated other to act. That’s what we want.”

Ian Beckles @ Brandon Hooters 10-10-16

Daytona Beach hotel closures, storm damage cause concern for Biketoberfest

Every year about 150,000 descend on Daytona Beach for Biketoberfest, but damage caused by Hurricane Matthew has caused 20 hotels to close ahead of this weekend’s event.

Jennifer Cardwell made an 18-hour trip from Indiana to attend, but had no idea if her hotel was one of the ones affected.

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“It was a little bit nerve-wracking, just wondering if the hotel was going to be available when we got here,” she said. “Knowing that people were displaced the way it was in hotels.”

Cardwell said she spent a week trying to get through to the hotel by phone and online, but finally decided to risk it and packed up for the trip.

Fortunately her hotel, Tropical Winds Oceanfront, was not seriously damaged by the storm.

Of the 140 hotels and motels in the Daytona Beach area, 20 were closed by Hurricane Matthew, including the 740-room Hilton.

Local biker Rick Cole has been attending Biketoberfest for 20 years, but is concerned attendance could be down this year because of the storm.

Cole was one of the Florida residents who fled their homes ahead of Hurricane Matthew, and when he returned he was shocked by the damage.

“Our home is half gone,” he said. “The wind damage and the water damage is extensive.”

Damage in Daytona Beach and the debris that still litters the city could dissuade bikers from making the trip this year, Cole said.

Die-hard Biketoberfest fans will make it regardless, he added.

“They are going to come,” Cole said. “It’s Daytona, baby.”

Biketoberfest starts Thursday and runs through Sunday.

Ian Beckles @ Chef Inspried 10-9-16

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