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  • Grant will help buy, demolish flood-prone homes

    Grant will help buy, demolish flood-prone homes
    Downers Grove received a federal grant this week to assist the village in addressing flooding problems in the area. The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced Tuesday that it awarded the village more than $820,000 as part of its Hazard Mitigation...
  • Hampton Roads gets ready for earthquake drill Thursday morning

    Hampton Roads gets ready for earthquake drill Thursday morning
    At precisely 10:16 Thursday morning, Anita Jennings will be ducking under a sturdy library table to ride out an earthquake. She won't be alone. Jennings is one of about 2 million people expected to join in this year's Great SouthEast ShakeOut...
  • Jonah Goldberg: With Ebola crisis, Hollywood movie not so far-fetched, it seems

    Jonah Goldberg: With Ebola crisis, Hollywood movie not so far-fetched, it seems
    While disposing of a body in a mass grave, one man in a hazmat suit turns to another and asks, "When did we run out of body bags?" "Two days ago." Fortunately, the scene is from a movie, "Contagion," though it's probably close enough to what is...
  • Ebola is much less scary than Hollywood's 'Contagion.' Or is it?

    While disposing of a body in a mass grave, one man in a hazmat suit turns to another and asks, "When did we run out of body bags?" "Two days ago." Fortunately, the scene is only from the movie "Contagion," though it's probably close enough to what is...
  • Mathews passes 'bare minimum' flood ordinance

    MATHEWS — An update to Mathews County's Floodplain Management Ordinance was finally passed Tuesday night with what officials referred to as bare minimum requirements. The Mathews County Board of Supervisors held a second public hearing Tuesday for...
  • Thousands of properties added to flood zones

    Thousands of properties added to flood zones
    Thousands of properties would be added to flood zones in Palm Beach County under proposed new federal flood maps. Although 35,891 parcels would be removed, 62,041 would be added because they at least border a Special Flood Hazard Area, according to a...
  • FEMA sends preliminary flood maps to Palm Beach County

    FEMA sends preliminary flood maps to Palm Beach County
     UPDATE: The Federal  Emergency Management Agency said Thursday that the  the digital maps of the preliminary Palm Beach County flood zone were mailed the day after the paper maps were mailed. "The county and communities are free to post them on their...
  • FEMA ready to release Palm Beach County flood maps

    FEMA ready to release Palm Beach County flood maps
    Homeowners in Palm Beach County are about to find out whether they'll still need to buy flood insurance. Federal officials in the next few weeks will release preliminary flood zone maps for the county, the first done in more than 30 years. "We are...
  • Atlantic City's housing market can't catch break

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — It was a more optimistic time 11 years ago when David Welsh, a city tree-trimmer in search of a house, heard of one about to go on the market and raced over to make an offer. After haggling, Welsh was able to buy the 1925...
  • Wildfire near Lake Tahoe now 67% contained; 6 homes destroyed

    Wildfire near Lake Tahoe now 67% contained; 6 homes destroyed
    Firefighters were gaining ground late Saturday in the battle against a wildfire in Placer County near Lake Tahoe that has destroyed several homes and is threatening 400 more. The Applegate fire was 67% contained as of Saturday evening, according to...
  • Wildfire near Lake Tahoe destroys six homes, threatens 1,000 more

    Wildfire near Lake Tahoe destroys six homes, threatens 1,000 more
    A wildfire burning through dense forest in Northern California has destroyed six homes and threatens 1,000 others, officials said. The Applegate fire in Placer County has burned 420 acres and was 30% contained overnight. The blaze started Wednesday...