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Meteorological Disasters

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  • All-Stars capture state crown

    The National Junior Basketball Newport-Mesa All-Star team went undefeated in the California national tournament after going undefeated in Orange County sectional play. While in Hanford (near Fresno), the third-grade team swept the tournament with a 5-...
  • Globally, 2010 saw record few tropical storms

    Globally, 2010 saw record few tropical storms
    The Atlantic basin might have been boiling during the 2010 hurricane season, but worldwide tropical activity was extremely quiet last year. So says Jeff Masters, chief meteorologist for Weather Underground. In his blog, he notes that about 92 tropical...
  • Citizens raises some property insurance premiums

    Citizens raises some property insurance premiums
    Citizens Property Insurance is calculating the costs of rebuilding homes in a new way, and it's driving up some policyholders' premiums. Insurance agents report mixed results, with some complaining that Citizens is inflating how much it will cost to...
  • The wins aren't there, but Jonathan Mayo keeps coming out

    The wins aren't there, but Jonathan Mayo keeps coming out
    Each day, he's convinced it will happen. Every practice brings hope, every game seems so winnable. Shoot, the kid is convinced his team can play with anyone in the district. But for Jonathan Mayo, a rare three-sport athlete at Heritage, the losses keep...
  • For storm season, check insurance

    For storm season, check insurance
    When it comes to protecting condominiums and homeowners communities from hurricanes, Florida law may not require as much property insurance as you may think - or need. These are tough times for shared communities across the state, and the notion of...
  • Little League: Twins start out strong, finish with 5-0 shutout

    The Twins scored four runs in the bottom of the first and used that strong start to score an eventual, 5-0 shutout win over the Giants in Fountain Valley Little League Minor A Division action. Nathan Young brought in the first run on a single, Riley...
  • Regional amusement parks: Fun for all

    Regional amusement parks: Fun for all
    Think amusement parks are just for kids? Think again. There's nothing like screaming aboard a careening roller coaster, gorging on funnel cake and popcorn, or splashing in a spray of water to bring out your inner child. The advent of spring means...
  • How safe are state's nuclear plants?

    Nuclear power critics and federal lawmakers raised questions about the nation's power supply, including Florida's five nuclear reactors and proposals to build four new ones, in light of the crisis in Japan. Florida Power & Light, the state's largest...
  • Hurricanes pick up late juco D-tackle Darius Smith for 2011 class

    Hurricanes pick up late juco D-tackle Darius Smith for 2011 class
    Darius Smith has wanted to play at the University of Miami for quite some time. The problem was, Miami also wanted Smith, but not all 370 pounds of him. The defensive tackle at Lackawanna College in Scranton, Pa., however, proved to Hurricanes' coaches...
  • Midwestern parks create new ways to thrill you

    Midwestern parks create new ways to thrill you
    Take a deep breath. Now picture yourself spinning nearly 30 stories above the Lake Erie shoreline in two-person swings that allow riders' feet to dangle. At the ride's pinnacle, the swings spin at 25 to 30 mph at almost 45 degrees from the tower. Welcome...
  • Graphic: Hurricane forecast vs. reality

    <b>Graphic:</b> Hurricane forecast vs. reality