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Hurricane Andrew (1992)

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  • Mardi Gras has Flag Day event, giving away 8,000 flags

    ┬áMardi Gras Casino will give away 8,000 flags beginning at 10 a.m. Thursday, which is Flag Day. ┬áMilitary men and women have been invited to participate in the day-long activities which will include a barbecue and live music.“This is our way to...
  • Agnes is still with us

    Agnes is still with us
    You'll read in various accounts that Tropical Storm Agnes, the great and hurtful deluge that struck the Chesapeake Bay 40 years ago this month, was the magnitude of storm that only strikes every two or three centuries on average — maybe even a 500-...
  • 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......
  • Costs in South Florida pushing many people northward

    Sasha Tefft had two loves ingrained in him since he was a kid: horses and South Florida. His life has included both, starting in Miami-Dade, moving to Broward and finally to Palm Beach County. But it's getting harder to combine the two in this region,...
  • Mobile-home owners brace for tornado season in Central Florida

    Mobile-home owners brace for tornado season in Central Florida
    The year Mary Sopher's mobile home was built, Woodstock rocked the world, Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon and President Richard Nixon inherited the war in Vietnam. Forty years later, Sopher's simple, well-kept structure at Lake Dora Park in Tavares...
  • We can't afford another Charley, thanks to Charlie

    Hurricane Charley hit in 2004. Governor Charlie hit in 2007. Between them, Charley and Charlie have redefined the property-insurance market in Florida. Hurricane Charley showed us that no place in Florida was safe from mega-storms. And then Charley...
  • 'Hurricane McCain:' Fla. storm-warning

     
    by Mark Silva Hurricane season officially opens in Florida this month, though the big storms generally arrive later in the summer. When John McCain arrived in Florida today for a two-day campaign swing, he was greeted by a new Web-site......