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Emergency managers get their own emergency at National Hurricane Conference

When an emergency is declared, even the top emergency managers have to comply. And evacuation, already a theme, became reality.

At the National Hurricane Conference in Austin, Texas, around 4 p.m. 87 more words

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Abortion bill: 24-hour waiting period after doctor consult passes final committee

A day after a bill requiring physicians to meet with women seeking abortions at least 24-hours before the procedure passed its first committee in the Senate, the House version of the bill made it through its final committee on Wednesday. 257 more words

VIDEO: "National Hurricane Center's Rick Knabb to Palm Beach County: Don't have short memories"

VIDEO: On Wednesday, at the National Hurricane Conference in Austin, Texas, Rick Knabb, director of the National Hurricane Center, reminded residents of Palm Beach County and the rest of Florida that it’s gone a decade without a hurricane strike, and people need to remain vigilant. 62 more words

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This Map Shows What Baseball Team Has the Most Support in Your State

Guessing what baseball team a state supports may be easy in some cases—Massachusetts supports the Red Sox, and Georgia likes the Braves, for instance—but what about all the states without a team? 99 more words

Florida again one of top states for building codes

Florida remains among the top of the 18 hurricane-target coastal states in in building codes, in a 2015 rating by the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety… 206 more words

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This is your child's brain on poverty; New study links development

This is your child’s brain on poverty.

The result: the brain of the kid whose family makes less than $25,000 is about 6 percent smaller in surface area than the kid whose family made $150,000, 265 more words