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Hurricane Andrew (1992)

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Top Hurricane Andrew (1992) Articles

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  • The 1990s: Air & Sea Show takes off — so does Huizenga's business empire

    This was the decade that Hurricane Andrew in 1992 caused a shift northward of Hispanics and Caribbean islanders, and Fort Lauderdale began printing recycling instructions in Spanish and Creole as well as English. Huizenga re-emerged on the business scene...
  • Florida governor's debate: Rick Scott vs. Alex Sink

     
    Rick Scott vs Alex Sink in Florida governor's debate on CNN. Full transcript....
  • If there's no Citizens Insurance, then what?

     
    When Gov. Scott told a Broward business group last month that he wanted to "fix" Citizens Insurance, I sensed that he had some big things in mind. Last week, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune reported that Scott's vision includes completely dismantling the........
  • Beware those "lesser" hurricanes

     
    We have a natural tendency to discount the "weaker" hurricanes, those Cat. 1 and 2 cyclones that seem so run-of-the-mill compared with the Cat. 4 and 5 beasts that show up from time to time.But the smaller tempests are sometimes......
  • Hurricanes and Republicans just don’t mix

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — What is it about Republican conventions and big storms? They are often on a collision course. The latest threat comes from Tropical Storm Isaac, which is churning through the Caribbean and could...
  • Will Hurricane Isaac crash Republican party in Tampa?

     
    The first thing I thought when the Republicans announced their 2012 Republican National Convention would be held in Tampa during the last week of August: Hmmm, the heart of hurricane season. Well, wouldn't you know it, here we are, six......
  • Hurricane Andrew 20th anniversary: Memories of a monster

     
    There are two kinds of people in South Florida: Those who were here for Hurricane Andrew, and those who weren't. If you're among those who were here at the time, like me, you'll probably find it hard to believe that......
  • Key Biscayne beach sitting great in top 10 for fourth straight year

    Key Biscayne beach sitting great in top 10 for fourth straight year
    If your idea of a perfect beach involves a waiter to fetch your drinks and the amenities of a high-rise hotel, then the beach at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park may not be for you. Because all you can see from this 1 1/4-mile-long pristine beach at...
  • 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...
  • Gov. Rick Scott: Odds are against another quiet hurricane season in Florida

    Gov. Rick Scott: Odds are against another quiet hurricane season in Florida
    Don’t let six hurricane-free years in Florida fool you into thinking the upcoming season will be a cakewalk. That was the message from Gov. Rick Scott and other officials at the Governor’s Hurricane Conference in Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday....
  • NOAA: 4 to 8 hurricanes this season

    NOAA: 4 to 8 hurricanes this season
    Government forecasters are calling for an average or slightly below average storm season, with 9 to 15 named storms, including four to eight hurricanes. They project that one to three of the hurricanes will be major, with winds greater than 110 mph.The...