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Hurricane Damage

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  • Back child support could limit Ike aid

    Back child support could limit Ike aid
    GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Deadbeat parents in the Galveston area can forget about getting certain government money to rebuild their Hurricane Ike-damaged homes unless they pay up. The Texas Department on Housing and Community Affairs has added an...
  • Fraud Tip Line Open for Information Related to Oil Spill

    Fraud Tip Line Open for Information Related to Oil Spill
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation announced today that an existing fraud tip line is now accepting information from the public about suspected fraud associated with the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Tips should be reported to the National Center for...
  • Lacombe Man Sentenced For Fraud Linked To Katrina

    Lacombe Man Sentenced For Fraud Linked To Katrina
    A 53-year-old Lacombe man has been sentenced in connection with a disaster loan he and his wife applied for in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Keith Stobaugh was sentenced Wednesday to three years of probation and fined $1,500 following his guilty...
  • Mississippi's Haley Barbour Vs. La.'s Jindal, Different Reactions

    Mississippi's Haley Barbour Vs. La.'s Jindal, Different Reactions
    The ambitious Republican governors of Mississippi and Louisiana are a study in contrasts as an oil spill threatens coastal economies still reeling from Hurricane Katrina. Mississippi's Haley Barbour, a well-connected former Washington lobbyist, has...
  • Is your condo community ready for hurricane season? Check out new online preparedness guide

    Is your condo community ready for hurricane season? Check out new online preparedness guide
    South Florida condominium communities have been tested by hurricanes time and again, but that doesn't mean your community should let its guard down when it comes to hurricane preparedness. For instance, your community may have monthly contracts with...
  • Cleaning oil-soaked wetlands may be impossible

    Cleaning oil-soaked wetlands may be impossible
    The gooey oil washing into the maze of marshes along the Gulf Coast could prove impossible to remove, leaving a toxic stew lethal to fish and wildlife, government officials and independent scientists said. Officials are considering some drastic and risky...
  • Citizens Property Insurance under fire again for no-bid contract

    Citizens Property Insurance drew fire again for its no-bid contract. Citizens has not taken well to the press coverage – dismissing it as having "inaccuracies," according to a spokeswoman. In January, Citizens Chairman Jim Malone called criticism of...
  • Short Term, Oil Spill Means Mini Job Boom In Gulf

    Short Term, Oil Spill Means Mini Job Boom In Gulf
    Much as he hates to say it, Mark Leonard knows it's true: The oil spill that is fouling the Gulf of Mexico may save his family's business. Leonard, 34, is operations manager for Coastal Tank Cleaning, a company called in to help set booms to prevent...
  • Oil complicates forecasts on hurricane season eve

    Oil complicates forecasts on hurricane season eve
    As hurricane season approaches, the giant oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is taking weather forecasters into nearly uncharted waters. The Gulf is a superhighway for hurricanes that form or explode over pools of hot water, then usually move north or...
  • Disappearing wetlands now threatened by oil disaster

    Disappearing wetlands now threatened by oil disaster
    Now, that the 2010 hurricane season is in full swing, our first line of hurricane protection is our wetlands. We take a look at the marshes near Venice. The lush greenery of wetlands near Venice is home to so many animals in the air, on the land, and...
  • 1 step up, 1 step back: Spill may linger into fall

    1 step up, 1 step back: Spill may linger into fall
    A containment cap was capturing more and more of the crude pouring from a damaged oil well in the Gulf of Mexico, but that bit of hope was tempered Sunday by a sharp dose of pragmatism as the federal government's point man warned the crisis could...