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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......
Maryland WeatherWe have a natural tendency to discount the "weaker" hurricanes, those Cat. 1 and 2 cyclones that seem so run-of-the-mill compared with the Cat. 4 and 5 beasts that show up from time to time.But the smaller tempests are sometimes......
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsAs Florida keeps its fingers crossed for another six weeks of hurricane tranquility, there's no escaping the worst part of storm season: The insurance bill. Last week, state-run Citizens insurance, the only windstorm option for many South Florida...
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsWhen Gov. Scott told a Broward business group last month that he wanted to "fix" Citizens Insurance, I sensed that he had some big things in mind. Last week, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune reported that Scott's vision includes completely dismantling the........
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Maryland WeatherOkay, I've been grumping privately about this for a couple of weeks - ever since the CNN morning achors began referring to Hurricane Gustav as a 'monster' storm as it crossed the Gulf of Mexico and threatened New Orleans.This morning,......
The Swampby Mark Silva The new director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency knows Florida well: Craig Fugate ran emergency preparedness and disaster relief in the Sunshine State before President Barack Obama moved him to Washington. So it seems only...
Maryland WeatherForty years ago tomorrow, the most powerful storm ever to visit the U.S. mainland crashed ashore along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Nearly everything in Camille's path, along the coast from Biloxi west to the Alabama state line, was reduced to splinters......
The Swampby 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......
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...
After the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the unifying cry across America was: "We are all New Yorkers." New York and New Jersey are suffering again after Superstorm Sandy, but I can't help but think the new rallying cry should be, "We are all...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelBy William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — What is it about Republican conventions and big storms? They are often on a collision course. The latest threat comes from Tropical Storm Isaac, which is churning through the Caribbean and could...
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