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Sun SentinelSouth 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...
ReutersBy Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Fla., May 21 (Reuters) - An 18-foot, 8-inch (5.6 metres) Burmese python set a record for the longest snake ever captured in South Florida, where the exotic species has taken up residence. College student Jason Leon snared...
ReutersBy Ben Berkowitz and Julie Steenhuysen May 21 (Reuters) - Moore, Oklahoma, has had the bad luck of being hit by two highly destructive tornadoes, both in the month of May, 14 years apart. But the Moore that got struck on Monday is not the same as in...
Give your kids an extra hug tonight. Hug them as tightly as the petrified, tearful folks in Moore, OK., hugged their kids after luckily finding them following the devastasting tornado that struck Monday. And then, after you hug your kids, think...
TALLAHASSEE – Florida is heading into the 2013 hurricane season in good financial shape. A draft report released Wednesday showed that a state-created fund that would help insurers pay off claims in the event of a massive hurricane like Andrew or...
Chicken wings, beer, UCF football and family were all part of Orlando resident Steven Payne's recipe for a good time. "He loved making his own wings and his own sauce," said Payne's son, Chad Payne, who was a wide receiver for UCF from 1989 to 1993....
Sun SentinelFederal 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...
Before Lanny Smith became known as “Earthman,” he lived in Nashville writing country songs, which was something he grew tired of doing. It was in 1992, when Smith showed the world that he was focused on using music as a tool to educate and...
Tags: Music, Entertainment
The Orlando Sentinel's first Floridian of the Year for 1983 was a strong-willed woman who slugged it out with this state's power brokers. Coincidentally, so is our 30th honoree, Deirdre Macnab. Marjory Stoneman Douglas wasn't afraid to fight for their...
South Florida Sun-SentinelIf 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...
Tags: Outer Banks, Atlantic Ocean, Hatteras, Key Biscayne
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsThe 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......
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsThere 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......
May 22, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
May 21, 2013 |Story| Reuters
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May 21, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
May 15, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
May 15, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
May 8, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Feb 15, 2013 |Story| Winchester Sun
Jan 20, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
May 29, 2012 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Aug 21, 2012 |Blog| Sun-Sentinel
Aug 23, 2012 |Blog| Sun-Sentinel
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