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Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 at 04:32 PM EST

FPL Wants to Recoup $320M in Hurricane Matthew Costs

FPL Wants to Recoup $320M in Hurricane Matthew Costs

Florida Power & Light is looking to recoup nearly $320 million from customers to cover costs associated with Hurricane Matthew and to replenish a storm reserve.

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 at 02:28 PM EST

Quirk May Shield US Coast During Busy Hurricane Seasons

Quirk May Shield US Coast During Busy Hurricane Seasons

A climatic quirk seems to be slightly shielding the U.S. coast during busy hurricane seasons, often weakening major storms just as they approach America's beaches, a new study finds.

Thursday, Dec 15, 2016 at 12:08 PM EST

NASA Launches Mini-Satellites for Hurricane Forecasting

NASA Launches Mini-Satellites for Hurricane Forecasting

The CYGNSS satellites have GPS navigation receivers to measure the surface roughness of oceans, letting scientists calculate wind speed and storm intensity.

Tuesday, Oct 4, 2016 at 03:40 PM EDT

Hurricane Planning and Pets

Hurricane Planning and Pets

It’s that time again, South Florida! As the tropics begin to make local headlines, it’s time to think about getting prepared - and preparing our pets as well. Here are some things to think about as we all get...

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 at 08:04 AM EST

2016 Hurricane Season Comes to an End Wednesday

2016 Hurricane Season Comes to an End Wednesday

Overall, there were 15 named storms in the Atlantic this season. Seven of them became hurricanes, with three of them being classified as major storms.

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Florida Man Charged in Death of Child Who Shot Himself

Florida Man Charged in Death of Child Who Shot Himself

26-year-old Demeko Robinson was arrested Thursday and charged with aggravated manslaughter of a child and other charges.

JC Penney to Close Up to 140 Stores Within Months

JC Penney to Close Up to 140 Stores Within Months

J.C. Penney officials said the company will close 130 to 140 stores and two distribution centers during the next several months as it aims to improve profitability in the era of online shopping. The closures, announced Friday, represent about 13 percent to 14 percent of the company's current store count, and less than 5 percent of total annual sales. The news came as J.C. Penney posted a profit in the fourth-quarter compared to a loss a year ago. The company posted quarterly sales of $3.96 billion, down 0.9 percent from $3.99 billion a year ago.

Man Dies, Two Others Rescued From Car In Weston Canal

Man Dies, Two Others Rescued From Car In Weston Canal

. Workers from a nearby construction crew also responded to help pull the people inside – a man, woman and child – outside of the vehicle.

Trump Returning to CPAC Stage Where He 'Got His Launch'

Trump Returning to CPAC Stage Where He 'Got His Launch'

President Donald Trump's upcoming speech Friday morning at the Conservative Political Action Conference is designed to be one of appreciation, White House senior strategist Steve Bannon said Thursday. "He understands, at CPAC there are many, many, many voices," he said. "This is the room where he got his launch." Bannon said Breitbart News, which he led before joining Trump's team last summer, and other conservative outlets first took note of the brash billionaire at his CPAC debut. And that's where Trump first began understanding the conservatives who years later would help him win the presidency. Trump's first speech to the group bore little resemblance to the mega-rallies that were the hallmark of his presidential campaign, although many of the themes were the same.

Bill May Give Boost in Financial Aid to FL College Students

Bill May Give Boost in Financial Aid to FL College Students

Florida used to pay 100 percent of tuition for those eligible for the top Bright Futures scholarship but it was scaled back during the Great Recession.

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