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  • It's hurricane season. Is your emergency kit ready?

    It's hurricane season. Is your emergency kit ready?
    If you moved to South Florida after Hurricane Wilma in 2005 and are wondering what the big deal is about storm season, a free Hurricane Expo in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday will help get you motivated to prepare. It will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at...
  • C. City updating its tree inventory

    Cooper City is enlisting volunteers to catalog trees in public spaces, parks and along swales to help with maintenance and record keeping in the event of a major storm. "We're really hoping to accomplish two things: giving public works the information...
  • Miramar to get police headquarters after 9 years

    Miramar to get police headquarters after 9 years
    After a nine year wait, Miramar is finally ready to rebuild its hurricane-destroyed police headquarters. The city agreed last week to spend $22.9 million for a three-story, 65,000 square foot building to house most of the police department's 270...
  • You may qualify for federal aid

    If your uninsured property is damaged or destroyed in a hurricane, you might be eligible for assistance from the federal government. The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, can provide you with a temporary place to live or money to fix your...
  • Prepare to save on hurricane supplies during sales tax holiday

    Prepare to save on hurricane supplies during sales tax holiday
    Our shiny red generator sits in the garage with a bunch of junk piled on top. After Hurricane Wilma left us without power for what seemed an eternity in 2005, we and many others got generators for free thanks to a Federal Emergency Management Agency...
  • Search database: FEMA, state payments from 2004 hurricane damage

    Search database: FEMA, state payments from 2004 hurricane damage
  • Government shutdown a double blow in flood-stricken Colorado

    Government shutdown a double blow in flood-stricken Colorado
    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. -- The federal government shutdown on Tuesday has left Colorado officials scrambling to keep emergency relief and recovery operations continuing in the wake of last month's massive flooding.  Gov. John Hickenlooper announced...
  • Furloughed FEMA workers return to deal with Tropical Storm Karen

    Furloughed FEMA workers return to deal with Tropical Storm Karen
    Even though the political deadlock that has forced a partial shutdown of the federal government continues, some emergency workers are going back to work to deal with the growing threat from Tropical Storm Karen. The Federal Emergency Management Agency...
  • Building rising at casino site despite early flooding concerns

    Building rising at casino site despite early flooding concerns
    A $400 million gambling complex that will house a "world-class" casino is rising along Baltimore's Russell Street — land that until last year was barred from construction because of the risk of flooding. City officials' high hopes for casino...
  • GOP shutdown meme: Democrats hate people

    Much of what happens in Congress isn't about governing or setting policy, it's about creating campaign issues for the next election. That's because the No. 1 item on the legislative agenda is determining who'll get to set the legislative agenda. As...
  • Emmitsburg hosts National Fallen Firefighters service

    Emmitsburg hosts National Fallen Firefighters service
    The federal shutdown couldn't stop the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation from hosting its annual National Memorial Service in Emmitsburg on Sunday. Eighty-one fallen firefighters from across the country were remembered in a morning ceremony held...