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  • Don't rely on bad advice on skipping earthquake insurance

    Question: I'm on the board at our common interest development with about twelve townhouse units. We're built on bedrock, so the management company says the attorney said we don't need homeowner association earthquake insurance. And if something ever did happen, well, he says, "That's what FEMA is for." I'm not certain how this works. What's FEMA going to do for us?
  • PB schools may owe $178,000 for hurricane expenses

    PB schools may owe $178,000 for hurricane expenses
    Palm Beach County schools may have to repay $178,000 to the federal government after an audit found improper expenses made during hurricanes Jeanne and Wilma. During Hurricane Jeanne in 2004, a contractor billed the district $1 per square foot more than...

    Rise in government insurance rates to mirror rising waters, flood debt

    Rise in government insurance rates to mirror rising waters, flood debt
    At her small beach house that sits in a flood zone, Nancy Loft-Powers worries. The prospect of rising water, she said, isn't what bothers her. It's the expected rise in the cost of her $7,500 yearly flood insurance. "My insurance is more than my...

    Village of Glenwood receives $1M federal flood-relief grant

    A Chicago suburb has received $1 million in federal funds to deal with flooding problems. The Chicago Sun-Times reports (http://bit.ly/1bqsiha ) the Federal Emergency Management Agency's $1.05 million grant to Glenwood is from the Hazard Mitigation Grant...

    Climate-change group seeks probe, public records

    Climate-change group seeks probe, public records
    TALLAHASSEE - A dozen members of a climate change advocacy group dumped 43,000 petitions for an investigation and a public records request at Gov. Rick Scott’s office Friday. Forecast the Facts, a group “dedicated to ensuring that...