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Hurricane Andrew (1992)

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Top Hurricane Andrew (1992) Articles

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  • Ike is big, but no "monster"

     
    Okay, I've been grumping privately about this for a couple of weeks - ever since the CNN morning achors began referring to Hurricane Gustav as a 'monster' storm as it crossed the Gulf of Mexico and threatened New Orleans.This morning,......
  • FEMA: Foreclosures = storm shelters

     
    by Mark Silva The new director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency knows Florida well: Craig Fugate ran emergency preparedness and disaster relief in the Sunshine State before President Barack Obama moved him to Washington. So it seems only...
  • 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....
  • 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........
  • Most birds survive storm but seem to be lying low

    If you noticed a lack of bird calls or even bird sightings after Hurricane Charley, that probably meant that the birds were just as shell-shocked as everyone else, but they seem to have survived. Jack Stout, professor of biology at the University of...
  • Q&A: Homeowners insurance policy

    If your house was damaged by Hurricane Charley, you're probably confronting your homeowners insurance policy for the first time in a long time. You're not alone. Homeowners insurance -- with its arcane rules, sliding deductibles and various exclusions --...
  • Fury of Charley shocks Floridians

    The death toll from Hurricane Charley rose to at least 16 as millions of Floridians in a 200-mile stretch from the Gulf Coast to the Atlantic Ocean struggled to put their homes and lives back together. At daybreak, many stunned survivors of Charley's...