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Hurricane Andrew (1992)

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  • Hurricane Camille made history 40 years ago

     
    Forty years ago tomorrow, the most powerful storm ever to visit the U.S. mainland crashed ashore along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Nearly everything in Camille's path, along the coast from Biloxi west to the Alabama state line, was reduced to splinters......
  • Carl Hiaasen talks well-placed sea urchins, paparazzi and Florida

     
    Carl Hiaasen (pictured, center) signs books after speaking at Track 16 Gallery in Bergamot Station on Tuesday night, when he graciously answered my questions in front of a full room. It was part of the new Live Talks Los Angeles......
  • Worst part of storm season: The insurance bill

     
    As Florida keeps its fingers crossed for another six weeks of hurricane tranquility, there's no escaping the worst part of storm season: The insurance bill. Last week, state-run Citizens insurance, the only windstorm option for many South Florida...
  • Klein gets Florida congressional delegation to sign onto cat-fund letter

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — All 25 Florida members of the U.S. House – Republicans and Democrats – are promoting passage of a bill designed to curb the cost of homeowner insurance in disaster-prone areas by setting...
  • Florida governor's debate: Rick Scott vs. Alex Sink

     
    Rick Scott vs Alex Sink in Florida governor's debate on CNN. Full transcript....
  • Religious groups joined forces to help Hurricane Andrew's victims

    Shortly after the winds stopped screaming and the patio chairs stopped flying, Pastor Joseph Coats and his family hurried to Glendale Baptist Church. Hurricane Andrew, they found, had ruined the sanctuary. The roof had been staved in by a wind-driven...
  • State to pay $60 million share of hurricane aid

    The state will pay more than $60 million as its share of federal hurricane assistance to Floridians but has no control over how the money is spent or who gets it. Florida officials also have no plans to ask the Federal Emergency Management Agency for...
  • Powerful Andrew launches assault on Louisiana's coast

    (Published Aug. 26, 1992) Hurricane Andrew resumed its devastation late Tuesday night, with still-fresh scenes of South Florida`s tragedy possibly saving lives along the Gulf Coast. Grand Isle, Louisiana`s only inhabited barrier island, was completely...
  • How would an Andrew-strength storm affect South Florida's landmarks today?

    If Hurricane Andrew struck South Florida today, these landmarks could be battered by a variety of things, including high winds, flooding, storm surge, loss of landscaping, damage to roofs, doors and windows and flying debris. BROWARD COUNTY (If the storm...
  • Miami-Dade cleans up on FEMA aid

    Government aid for Hurricane Frances bought Miami-Dade County residents rooms full of furniture, new wardrobes and thousands of appliances, including microwaves, refrigerators and sewing machines, even though the brunt of the storm missed the county....
  • 1992 - Hurricane Andrew

    For 27 years, South Florida had been spared a severe hurricane. Then Andrew arrived, the most expensive natural disaster in U.S. history. Andrew wrecked more property than Hugo, Agnes and Betsy combined, with damages estimated at $25 billion. Twenty-three...