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Tribune staff reporter1948: 7,482 1949: 94,927 1950: 123,405 1956: 266,960 1961: 566,771 1966: 1,017,067 1971: 1,293,236 1972: 1,773,302 1974: 1,000,046 1983: 579,944 1988: 1,071,372 1994: 981,944 1998: 1,177,477 1999: 1,141,443 Officials attribute fluctuations...
Sentinel Staff WriterEven though it will reimburse insurance companies an estimated $1 billion for their losses from Hurricane Charley, the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund should have no trouble covering whatever claims arise from Hurricane Frances, industry and state...
Sun-Sentinel Staff WriterDuring the 1990s, South Florida turned into a multicultural megalopolis, growing to a population about the size of Wisconsin's, spreading steadily north and west, and comprising more and more minorities, according to new census figures released Tuesday....
South Florida Sun-SentinelThe wind is howling, the storm is getting closer, it's time to evacuate. But if you have pets and need to go to a public hurricane shelter, you face a troubling dilemma: What to do with your animals? Hurricanes Andrew and Floyd taught disaster...
South Florida Sun-SentinelOne of the busiest hurricane seasons on record draws to a close today, but for most coastal residents it was a breeze. Although there were 14 named storms, five more than usual, no hurricanes made landfall in the United States this year, which hasn't...
South Florida Sun-SentinelThose people you see walking around with cans of paint aren't spraying graffiti on buildings. They are preparing for an approaching hurricane by painting their phone numbers on the sides of their horses. And that's important in this new town where...
The Chicago TribuneKnee-deep in a black ditch rank with sewage, the men wield their pickaxes and shovels with a muffled thump against the stubborn clay, while women in flowered dresses wearily bend to heft out chunks of mud barehanded. It is brutal work, especially in...
Tags: Theft, Feet, Honduras, Employees, Health and Safety at School
Tribune staff reporterIn the aftermath of Tuesday's catastrophe, when people confronted with unmitigated horror reached for something within their experience to compare it with, the event most often cited was Pearl Harbor. The surface parallels were there. Almost certainly,...
Tags: Ken Kesey, Illnesses, Explosions, Timothy McVeigh, Iraq
Sun-SentinelAlthough there were 14 named storms, five more than usual, no hurricanes made landfall in the United States in 2000, which hadn't happened since 1994. Still, two tropical storms, Gordon and Helene, did strike Florida's West Coast in September, causing...
Sentinel Staff WriterIt's a sign of the times -- signs of all sizes and shapes littering the ground. A trio of hurricanes flattened the outdoor advertising of companies large and small throughout Central Florida. Big signs, little signs, wooden signs, metal signs, banners...
Sun-SentinelThe crack in the window is 10 years old. It's a small fissure in the glass. It doesn't leak. It allows no air to pass and it bares no sharp edge. In fact, framed by a repainted casement and surrounded by tastefully redone walls, it has to be pointed out...
U.S. stock markets prepared to reopen today amid widespread expectations of an initial plunge in stock prices and enormous uncertainty about what will happen after that. In an attempt to prevent too steep a drop, major financial firms and other...
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Sep 17, 2001 |Story| Hartford Courant
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