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Deadline extended to file FEMA claims

Many people in our area are still recovering from spring's severe storms. With hurricane season upon us, federal officials are offering help…

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FEMA: Grants must be spent wisely

More than $18 million in federal disaster relief is already in the hands of Alabama survivors six weeks after the devastating storms, tornad…

Pensacola Bay Lightning
Courtesy: James Amerson

Recognizing the dangers of lightning

Afternoon thunderstorms and the frequent lightning that comes with them can rattle nerves. It can also damage buildings, fry electronics, an…

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Time to stock up on hurricane supplies

It's still pretty quiet right now, but the Atlantic hurricane season is underway. Now is the time get a disaster kit together. But, what sho…