Dozens of families scrambling to find new child care provider after Ajax daycare forced to close by end of month

Happy Kids Child Care in Ajax is seen in this undated photo. The Ajax daycare is set to close its doors at the end of August, leaving many parents scrambling to find a new child care provider. (Submitted/Julie Gilchrist) Happy Kids Child Care in Ajax is seen in this undated photo. The Ajax daycare is set to close its doors at the end of August, leaving many parents scrambling to find a new child care provider. (Submitted/Julie Gilchrist)

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Many trapped in Florida as Ian heads toward South Carolina

Rescue crews piloted boats and waded through flooded streets Thursday to save thousands of Floridians trapped after Hurricane Ian destroyed homes and businesses and left millions in the dark. The destruction began to come into focus a day after Ian made landfall in Florida as one of the strongest hurricanes ever to hit the U.S.

This aerial photo shows damaged boats and structures in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Russia to annex more of Ukraine on Friday

Russia planned to annex more of Ukraine on Friday in an escalation of the seven-month war that seemed sure to further isolate the Kremlin, draw it more international punishment and bring extra military, political and economic support to Ukraine.