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ReutersHOUSTON (Reuters) - Oil and gas producers increasingly shut down production and evacuated workers in the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday as the first weather system of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season disrupted some operations in the prolific basin....
Today, Governor Bobby Jindal issued the following executive proclamation declaring a state of emergency as a result of the forecasted conditions of Tropical Storm Debby. STATE OF EMERGENCY – TROPICAL STORM DEBBY WHEREAS, the Louisiana Homeland...
Sun SentinelWhere Tropical Storm Debby goes, nobody knows. For now the system appears to be drifting ever-so slowly toward Florida's Panhandle, although it might aim east toward the Big Bend area of the state or northwest toward Alabama. At 8 a.m. on Monday, the...
The last time South Florida was really slammed by a major storm was October 2005. Her name: Hurricane Wilma. That's the good news. The bad news is there is reason to worry the seven-year lapse may have lulled South Florida condominium and homeowners...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — Florida Insurance Consumer Advocate Robin Westcott has released a new-and-improved ”assessment calculator” designed to provide a friendly reminder to those of you who purchase insurance that if a catastrophic hurricane...
The Hartford CourantKatharine Hepburn's storied seaside Connecticut mansion in Fenwick is again for sale. Yes, it is the Hepburn estate. And yet, it isn't. It's someone else's house not only by title, but by feel. A massive, multi-million dollar renovation pushed the...
Tags: Disasters and Accidents, Aetna Inc., Hurricanes, Book, Homes
With 29 electoral votes, Florida is the most glittering prize in this year's presidential election. Without a win in the nation's biggest swing state, it's hard to come up with a scenario that keeps Barack Obama in the White House. Since 1960, only one...
Sun SentinelThis week marked the end of hurricane season and six years without a direct hurricane hit for Florida. But many home insurance premiums in the state are still rising. What gives? Insurers say they have to save up when hurricanes don’t hit so...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsThe U. S. Small Business Administration will close its Disaster Loan Outreach Center in Wichita at the close of business on Thursday, May 10. Wayne Bell says, "SBA opened the center to provide personalized assistance to Kansas residents and business...
Tags: Disasters and Accidents
RICHMOND, Va (WTVR) – For one week, starting May 25th, Virginians will be able to stock up on items like batteries, flashlights and other hurricane preparedness items tax-free. The Virginia Department of Emergency Management says taxes will be...
Call him old school, but Kevin Heffernan of Boca Raton maintains his home landline phone at a cost of $30 a month, along with cellphones, just for storms. "A lot of my friends got rid of their home phones to save money, but during hurricanes Wilma and...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsGovernor Sam Brownback has requested a Federal Emergency Disaster Declaration from President Obama. The request is in response to tornadoes and storms that moved through the state on April 14, causing tens of millions of dollars in damage. The request...
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