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Hurricane Andrew (1992)

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • PASSINGS

    Ted Lapidus Designer was known for '60s unisex fashions Ted Lapidus, 79, the French fashion designer who helped redefine chic with the 1960s unisex look, died Monday at a hospital in Cannes, on the French Riviera. He reportedly had been suffering from...
  • Insurers learn to pinpoint risks -- and avoid them

    Insurers learn to pinpoint risks -- and avoid them
    NEWARK, CALIF. — Hemant Shah is in the business of creating catastrophes. The computers at Shah's Silicon Valley company, Risk Management Solutions Inc., contain mathematical models of every U.S. disaster from the 1812 earthquake that toppled...
  • Category 5 warning

    If the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season ended tomorrow, we would still call it extraordinary. The year's first two hurricanes, Dean and Felix, both reached Category 5 classification. That's a record, one among many that these two storms helped establish. To...
  • Get over it! Jeb will make a fine senator.

    Bob Graham went from governor to U.S. senator, to the benefit of Florida and the nation, and now Jeb Bush may follow suit. If Jeb runs and wins, the collective Senate IQ no doubt would go up substantially. Given the recent performance of the...
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2001: Money Remains Root Of Nursing Homes' Woes

    Florida's nursing-home crisis is about money. All kinds of money. It's about insurance premiums that have increased tenfold in one year. It's about Medicaid, the primary financier of Florida's long-term care system, that today covers only 88 cents of...
  • 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,...
  • '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......