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How changes to flood insurance program
could affect you

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Florida's battered housing market will get some temporary relief if the U.S. House, as expected, approves a 60-day extension of the National Flood Insurance Program before it expires. But Congress is also considering broader changes that will raise rates and phase out coverage for some businesses and homeowners, especially for second homes or vacation houses. More

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Detroit breaks ground on new public safety headquarters
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Police and city officials broke ground recently on the city's new public safety headquarters, which they say will streamline inter-agency communications and help fight crime. The 434,000 square-foot facility, which is scheduled to open in July 2013, will house the city's police, fire and Homeland Security operations. More

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Bloomberg: Teachers involved in sex cases shouldn't have
great job security

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After a recent series of cases in which New York City teachers have been accused of sexual misconduct, Mayor Bloomberg is proposing a new state law providing high-ranking, local school officials the final word on whether school employees involved in sex cases should be fired. More

Expert: Iowa City, Iowa, landfill fire large, challenging
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The size and type of the fire at the Iowa City landfill make it especially difficult to deal with, according to a landfill fire expert. At 7.5 acres, the fire would be considered large, said Tony Sperling of Landfill Fire Control Inc. His Vancouver, Canada-based company specializes in helping landfill owners put out and prevent fires. More

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City reaches $28.5 million settlement with insurance provider
Tuscaloosa News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
An insurance settlement agreement has been reached between Tuscaloosa City Hall and the Alabama Municipal Insurance Corp. for costs associated with replacing the Richard A. Curry Municipal Services Facility, officials said. The City Council unanimously agreed to accept $28.5 million to replace the building and its contents, which were destroyed in the April 27, 2011, tornado. More

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Florida city doubles in size since Hurricane Andrew
Insurance Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The havoc wreaked by Hurricane Andrew here two decades ago still serves as a warning about the devastation even a slow tropical storm season can bring. Homestead, Fla., was ground zero when Andrew plowed ashore in late August 1992, surprising South Florida residents who hadn't experienced a major hurricane landfall in a quarter-century and forecasters who hadn't anticipated the storm's rapid intensification to Category 5 strength. More
 



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