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Hurricane Andrew (1992)

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Top Hurricane Andrew (1992) Articles

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  • Mayo: After 24 years, still in South Florida

    I took a trip down memory lane for my Sunday print column today, marking 24 years since I first moved to South Florida and started working for the Sun Sentinel back in June 1989. (Actually back then, it was technically still the Fort Lauderdale News &...
  • Hot and mostly sunny this week

    Hot and mostly sunny this week
    Expect a hot week with the usual chance of afternoon storms, pretty much the norm for late spring. You also can expect the heat to continue to build over the coming weeks, as we make our way into summer. South Florida's Monday forecast calls for...
  • How do tornado winds compare with hurricanes?

    How do tornado winds compare with hurricanes?
    South Florida is unlikely to ever see a tornado as devastating as the one that tore through Oklahoma on Monday. The atmospheric conditions aren’t conducive here. Yet the region could see a Category 5 hurricane, which could pack winds almost as...
  • Gov. Scott: Sequestration could hurt hurricane recovery

    Gov. Scott: Sequestration could hurt hurricane recovery
    Federal sequestation could hurt Florida’s ability to recover in the aftermath of a hurricane because less money will be available to prepare the National Guard, Gov. Rick Scott said Wednesday. Further, he said National Guardsmen are to be...
  • 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........
  • 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...