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Hurricane Andrew 25 Years Later: Changes and Concerns

Twenty-five years ago today, Hurricane Andrew slammed into the South Florida coast with 140-mph winds, killing 44 people and causing $24 billion in damage. The storm revolutionized building codes for coastal regions in the U.S., led to major modifications in … Continue reading

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How Some Businesses are Preparing for Hurricane Season

Hurricane season started officially last week, and some reports have as many as eight striking the U.S. in different geographic regions. This has companies in high-impact areas on alert for the major storms. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric … Continue reading

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Hurricane-Prone Florida Among States Lauded for Strengthened Building Codes

Tammy Solomon doesn’t think the statute that requires wind- and impact-resistant glass for exterior glass doors and windows throughout most of Florida should be a one-size-fits-all mandate. Solomon, the purchaser/buyer at Jacksonville-based First Coast Glass and Repair, says flying debris … Continue reading

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