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Sun-SentinelWhether you want to see wading birds and winged creatures or the once-endangered alligator, you'll find lots of animals at these South Florida nature spots. 1. HUNGRYLAND BOARDWALK AND TRAIL: A 1.2-mile boardwalk and trail in the J.W. Corbett Wildlife...
Can we hide from the "refugee" fuss? The Rev. Jesse Jackson says the word is racist. Rep. Diane Watson (D-Los Angeles) huffs that it's almost a hate crime. President Bush declares that Hurricane Katrina's dislocated aren't refugees but Americans. But...
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,......
Ted Lapidus Designer was known for '60s unisex fashions Ted Lapidus, 79, the French fashion designer who helped redefine chic with the 1960s unisex look, died Monday at a hospital in Cannes, on the French Riviera. He reportedly had been suffering from...
Lonely PlanetWhenever I find myself in a place such as Miami, with palm trees, white-sand beaches, sun-glinting water, blue sky and puffy clouds, I look for a certain kind of establishment that I have come to think of — in my own way — as a classique...
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......
Sentinel Staff WriterTens of thousands of claims poured in Monday from Fort Myers to Daytona Beach as insurers began calculating the dollar cost of Hurricane Charley. Although only a small fraction of the anticipated claims have been submitted already, industry experts...
Tags: Orlando, Lake Mary, San Francisco, Disasters, Insurance
Sentinel Staff WriterClose to 1 million Florida residents and tourists were told Thursday to evacuate, as Hurricane Charley strengthens and churns toward the state's Gulf Coast. Charley is expected to pass west of the Keys early today before hitting southwest Florida with...
Sentinel Staff WriterIf your house was damaged by Hurricane Charley, you're probably confronting your homeowners insurance policy for the first time in a long time. You're not alone. Homeowners insurance -- with its arcane rules, sliding deductibles and various exclusions --...
Tags: Orlando, Crimes, Crime, Law and Justice, Forests, Disasters
If you noticed a lack of bird calls or even bird sightings after Hurricane Charley, that probably meant that the birds were just as shell-shocked as everyone else, but they seem to have survived. Jack Stout, professor of biology at the University of...
Sentinel Staff WritersHurricane Charley bullied its way up Florida's midsection Friday, flipping small airplanes, tearing off roofs, knocking down trees and flooding roads as it headed from coastal Charlotte County through Orlando and Daytona Beach. At least three people were...
Tags: Orlando, Health, Jeb Bush, Weather Reports, Tropical Storms
Sentinel Staff WriterThe hit to Florida's $500 billion economy from Hurricane Charley will soar into the tens of billions of dollars but the negative effects will be offset by nearly as much in spending on reconstruction, economists said Tuesday. "For Hurricane Charley, I...
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