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Byline: Brett Barrouquere STAFF WRITER
Like many people in the Southeast, Don Putnam has watched Hurricane Bonnie wreak havoc on the Carolina coast, yet the emergency official is not headed north to help with the rescue and cleanup.
"It's really a crapshoot until we find out what Danielle is going to do," said Putnam, the liaison between the emergency operations center and the American Red Cross in Charlotte County.
Like Putnam, traditional aid and rescue groups in Manatee, Sarasota and Charlotte counties are waiting for Hurricane Danielle and a yet-unnamed tropical disturbance near Cuba to choose their courses before dispatching help to the …