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Hurricane Andrew (1992)

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Top Hurricane Andrew (1992) Articles

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  • Trying a killer took patience

    Trying a killer took patience
    When the phone rang, the beating in the Lawndale motel stopped. Howard Bloomgarden, a 26-year-old college grad and self-styled mobster, was calling from Miami. He was checking on a cross-country manhunt that was reaching its climax on this night in 1994...
  • NOAA forecasts below-normal hurricane season, thanks to El Nino

    NOAA forecasts below-normal hurricane season, thanks to El Nino
    A developing El Nino is forecast to suppress tropical storms and hurricanes this summer and fall, contributing to a below-normal storm season, U.S. forecasters said Thursday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts eight to 13...
  • How the insurance industry sees climate change

    Twenty years ago, I interviewed Frank Nutter, then and now president of the Reinsurance Assn. of America, on the threat climate change posed to the $2-trillion-plus global property and casualty insurance industry. "It is clear," he said back then, "that...
  • Mardi Gras has Flag Day event, giving away 8,000 flags

     Mardi Gras Casino will give away 8,000 flags beginning at 10 a.m. Thursday, which is Flag Day.  Military 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...
  • Sentinel's Central Floridian of the Year turns 30

    Sentinel's Central Floridian of the Year turns 30
    The Orlando Sentinel's first Floridian of the Year for 1983 was a strong-willed woman who slugged it out with this state's power brokers. Coincidentally, so is our 30th honoree, Deirdre Macnab. Marjory Stoneman Douglas wasn't afraid to fight for their...
  • 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...
  • Maryland rocks — so get me out of it

    So now I have to worry about earthquakes too? Aside from winter's car-covering blizzards, the mid-Atlantic area has seemed a pretty mundane place to live, weather-wise. But during Tuesday's 5.8 magnitude earthquake our entire house outside Baltimore...
  • Church relief groups gear up to heal wounds dealt by Hurricane Irene

    Church relief groups gear up to heal wounds dealt by Hurricane Irene
    It helps to know what you do best, especially in disaster relief.   As Hurricane Irene targets the United States, members of the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster know which outfit specializes in what. Southern Baptists and Assemblies...
  • S. Florida sign company builds on its success

    S. Florida sign company builds on its success
    Jeff and Jim Adinolfe are feeling pretty good about the little company they started 20 years ago in Lake Worth. They can look back on their work — including on opening day at the Miami Marlins ballpark — to see they've come a long way. Their...
  • 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...
  • Forecasters predict subdued hurricane season

    Forecasters predict subdued hurricane season
    Forecasters are expecting the fewest Atlantic hurricanes and tropical storms since 2009, particularly if the weather phenomenon El Niño develops by the heart of the hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting...