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Hurricane Damage

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  • FL School Board Shooting Brings Debate Over Self Defense Shootings

    FL School Board Shooting Brings Debate Over Self Defense Shootings
    The school board shooting Panama City is a real talker. Just watching the video will raise your pulse. Imagine if you were in the room at the time. Some people say they would have pulled the trigger and fired in self defense. Because laws generally...
  • How to prepare for unpredictable tornadoes

    Kirk Putrell stood on his front porch Saturday night, after he had just listened to the television newscasters warn about tornadoes. "I heard them say 'Surry,' so I thought we were going to be OK," Putrell said. "I thought that little breeze felt good,...
  • 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...
  • When - and how - to trim auto insurance

    When - and how - to trim auto insurance
    With the Florida economy down and gasoline prices up, L.J. Ford, a part-time resident of Pompano Beach, is looking for ways to trim his transportation costs. "We have several vehicles, including our large RV," he says, "and insurance costs are becoming...
  • Top Officials Survey Storm-Ravaged South

    Top Officials Survey Storm-Ravaged South
    Federal officials vowed urgent support on Sunday for a region devastated by the deadliest U.S. natural disaster since Hurricane Katrina, even as they acknowledged recovery would not be quick or easy. President Barack Obama's administration is trying to...
  • To fix Gulf's woes, think years and billions of dollars

    To fix Gulf's woes, think years and billions of dollars
    John Hankinson Jr., a veteran of many of Florida's biggest environmental battles, is now the federal government's point man for one of the nation's most pressing challenges: cleaning up the Gulf of Mexico in the aftermath of the largest offshore oil spill...
  • St. Bernard Parish Has Two More Fire Stations

    St. Bernard Parish Has Two More Fire Stations
    Two more fire stations are up and running in St. Bernard Parish. But, at least one of them didn't come without controversy. On any given day you can find Jean Boudreaux working on her garden in Meraux. Boudreaux says, "the community is coming back and...
  • Gulf beach resorts persist in the face of the oil spill

    Gulf beach resorts persist in the face of the oil spill
    The Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and western Florida Panhandle beaches affected by the oil spill are as different as Venice, Laguna and Solana beaches are from one another. In years past, finding a good fit here was easy. And perhaps it will be one...
  • $28.5 million for housing projects in 4 parishes

    $28.5 million for housing projects in 4 parishes
    The state has awarded $28.5 million for eight projects in four parishes to help low-income residents get rental houses in hurricane-hit parishes. The money is going to projects in Calcasieu, Terrebonne, Orleans and East Baton Rouge parishes. The...
  • New Orleans looks to build public hospital

    New Orleans looks to build public hospital
    Mayor Mitch Landrieu wants to renovate a Hurricane Katrina damaged hospital into a public hospital. New Orleans has agreed to pay $16.2 million for Methodist Hospital, which was severely damaged by Katrina in 2005. The hospital served eastern New...
  • Ike Could Get Woman Evicted

    Ike Could Get Woman Evicted
    A Houston woman is worried Hurricane Ike could end up getting her evicted. Emmaline Wiley lost the roof of her mobile home in Ike. She's worked with FEMA and other organizations but so far has had no luck getting it fixed. Emma still has blue tarp on the...