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The Hartford CourantThe state Insurance Department recommended legislation that would create a new mediation process to resolve disputes between homeowners and insurers over claims from catastrophes, such as hurricanes. The mediation would be paid by the insurer, though...
March is Red Cross month, and that means the organization wants you to know what they're doing for the community. The American Red Cross launched a new app Monday. It’s the tornado app, and it’s free to anyone with a Mac or...
State regulators investigating widespread, long-lasting outages from the derecho last summer ordered Maryland utilities Wednesday to take steps to improve reliability — and signaled a willingness to add penalties for "sub-standard performance."...
KickingTiresHurricane Sandy damaged or destroyed more than 250,000 cars, the National Insurance Crime Bureau said Thursday. The Des Plaines, Ill., agency noted that these preliminary figures only include insured cars whose owners filed claims after the October 2012...
Jill Sorensen's basement flooded after a winter storm knocked out her power, then again in 2011 during Hurricane Irene. What stopped another encore performance during last year's derecho? She'd installed a sump pump that uses her home's water pressure to...
In the days following Hurricane Sandy, a few people told me they felt area businesses were charging inflated prices and taking advantage of desperate people. State law prohibits businesses from substantially raising prices, often referred to as price...
Tags: Consumers, Allentown, Justice System, Lawyers, Trials
Not long after President Barack Obama promised to fight climate change in his inaugural address, temperatures soared to 70 last week in Baltimore — in late January. Our weather continues to be unrecognizable. Last summer was the hottest ever...
A team of storm-chasing scientists sampling rarefied air has found a world of bacteria and fungi floating about 30,000 feet above Earth. The findings, detailed Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, suggest that microbes have the...
Channel Guide MagazineHistory has plenty to love about its hit series Swamp People, so it may only be fitting that the network is starting Swamp People Season 4 on Valentine's Day — this Thursday, Feb. 14, at 9pm ET. Swamp People was, indeed, a real sweetheart to History...
Superstorm Sandy earned its name, the National Hurricane Center reported on Tuesday, in a report that says the storm was the deadliest to hit the region in 40 years and the second costliest in the nation’s history. The report summarizes last fall&...
Whether you're a native, transplant or tourist, if you're in South Florida, one of these hurricane-inspired drinks should grace your palate at least once. New Orleans may have the hurricane, but our tricounty area labels its libations following the...
Tags: Natural Disasters, Boynton Beach
Sun SentinelBill Proenza said fighting to ensure forecasts are as accurate as possible and speaking his mind has gotten him into trouble again. This time, he was fired as a top manager for the National Weather Service. Proenza, 68, was ousted as National...
Mar 6, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
Mar 4, 2013 |Story| WDBJ7
Feb 27, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Feb 22, 2013 |Blog| Cars.com
Feb 21, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Feb 20, 2013 |Column| Allentown Morning Call
Feb 5, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Jan 28, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Feb 12, 2013 | Zap2It
Feb 12, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Feb 4, 2013 |Story| SFL
Feb 5, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
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