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West Virginia Lawmakers Raise Flood Insurance Concerns

West Virginia legislative leaders plan to talk to members of Congress about the rising cost of flood insurance. House Speaker Tim Miley says state residents and small business owners have been hit with “shockingly high” flood insurance costs since Congress …

After Sandy, a New Threat: Soaring Flood Insurance

George Kasimos has almost finished repairing flood damage to his waterfront home, but his Superstorm Sandy nightmare is far from over. Like thousands of others in the hardest-hit coastal stretches of New Jersey and New York, his life is in …

After Sandy, Do You Still Want a Beach House?

The scenes rolling in from the New Jersey shore are devastating, and not just to the people whose homes were destroyed. Also damaged are the “retire with a water view” dreams of others who had aspired to vacation property and …