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2 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

With Premium Refunds in Process, Washington Criticism of Flood Insurance Program Ebbs

Insurance agent, insurance carrier and real estate lobbyists praised federal regulators in charge of the National Flood Insurance Program last week on Capitol Hill, agreeing that the process of issuing flood insurance premium refunds and restoring premium subsidies is proceeding better than expected.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives, Real Estate

Sun Jul 27, 2014

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A long-time mainstay of North Country dining, Howards's Restaurant, which closed last fall after its owner died, is also crumbling into the Mohawk River, which damaged its foundation during storms this past spring.


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The Citizens' Voice

White Haven Fire Company gets grant

The White Haven Fire Company has received a $23,703 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., announced Saturday.


Related Topix: White Haven, PA, US News

The Jersey Journal

Union Beach couple gets $33K flood insurance bill after raising home above new federal...

Richard and Sandra Drake's flood insurance policy jumped from $598 last year to more than $33,000 this year eventhough the couple raised their home three feet above minimum federal requirements.


Related Topix: Union Beach, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Report notes terrorist encounters at Kansas City airport

A recent report ranks Kansas City International Airport fourth out of 57 Category I airports in the U.S. for TSC - Terrorist Screening Center - encounters.


Related Topix: Terrorism, US News, Health

Log Cabin Democrat

CWS holding tornado long-term recovery workshop July 29 in Conway

Anyone dedicated to helping rebuild homes and lives in Central Arkansas following the April 27 tornado is invited to attend a day-long training event Tuesday, July 29, in Conway.


Related Topix: Conway, AR, US News

Lansing State Journal

Federal support for deep-freeze damage rejected

It's summertime - too nice to stay inside - it's a great time to grab a book and head for the beach.


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Las Vegas Newstrip

Prepare For Extreme Weather By Being A Force Of Nature

When it comes to dealing with extreme weather such as hurricanes, planning and preparedness can pay big dividends.


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Times News

Residents voice frustration over flood...

So much so that a crowd of about 35 residents came out to voice their displeasure with the situation before borough council on Thursday.


Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Matt Cartwright, Democrat

Salem News

David Merle Walker

Born in 1957 in East Palestine, he was the son of the late Lucinda and Merle Walker.


Related Topix: East Palestine, OH, US News, Salem, OH


Fewer flood buyouts than anticipated in Fort Plain

Fewer than a dozen homeowners affected by last year's flooding are expected to accept buyouts from the state, village officials said Thursday.


Related Topix: US News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Pueblo County residents wary of updated FEMA flood maps

A plan by the federal government to certify flood levees along the Arkansas River could help downtown area residents avoid paying expensive flood insurance.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, US News, Pueblo County, CO, Pueblo, CO

Daily Camera

10 months after flood, running water returns to Jamestown

Chris Chavez of Duran Excavating walks past the scene of construction in Jamestown on Thursday.


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Cybercast News Service

Sheriff: 300 homes burned in Washington wildfire

This Thursday, July 24, 2014 aerial photo shows burned areas around the town of Pateros, Wash., next to the Columbia River.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Washington, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Pateros, WA, Twisp, WA

WTKR-TV Norfolk

Virginia Beach says storm cleanup budget is on target as height of hurricane season approaches

The City of Virginia Beach has had quite a year so far. From a tornado that ripped through the Oceanfront and a brush from Hurricane Arthur to flooding rain and snow that would not stop falling - weather events that have all come with a price tag.


Related Topix: Virginia Beach, VA, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, US News

Hispanic Business

Governor Cuomo Announces $5 Million in Grant Awards for Historic...

The funding will be used to assess, renovate and protect the landmarks so that they can be appreciated by future generations.


Related Topix: Weather, US News, Hurricane, Hurricane Sandy, Natural Disasters

Courier News

What's happening in Central Jersey: July 26 and laterWhat's happening ...

What's happening in Central Jersey: July 26 and later News from Bridgewater, Monroe, Old Bridge, Plainsboro, Somerville and Central Jersey.


Related Topix: Somerville, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, US News, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, US Senate, Somerset County, NJ

Mt. Airy News

Solar project at old landfill falls through3:13 am

The plug has been pulled on plans for a solar farm at the former Mount Airy landfill on City View Drive.


Related Topix: Mount Airy, NC, US News, Natural Disasters, Flood


Baldwin County Commission

The Baldwin County Commissioners are trying to come up with enough money for the 2015 fiscal year budget to pay for millions of dollars in flood repairs to roads.


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Thu Jul 24, 2014


Federal disaster declaration approved for June storms

Posted By: KLKN Newsroom Gov. Dave Heineman was notified that his request for a federal disaster declaration for Public Assistance in 12 counties was approved by President Barack Obama as a result of wide spread storm damage the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred June 14-21.


Related Topix: US Governors, Dave Heineman, Weather, US News