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Fewer Americans buy insurance in coastal areas

Amanda Spartz nearly did not renew her home’s flood insurance policy after her first year in Florida. Two hurricanes came close to the Fort Lauderdale suburbs last year, but they …

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 8:46 p.m.

Most Harvey flood victims uninsured, face big bills alone

Homeowners suffering flood damage from Harvey are more likely to be on the hook for losses than victims of prior storms – a potentially crushing blow to personal finances and …

Bonner County to buy, raze house in floodway

A $509,000 federal grant will allow Bonner County to purchase and raze a home that was improperly built in the Pack River’s floodway, potentially jeopardizing other local landowners’ ability to …

IPhones dominate smartphone market

Apple Inc.’s iPhone is owned by more than 40 percent of smartphone users in the U.S., giving the Cupertino, Calif., tech company the largest share of the national smartphone market, …

Creek’s flood plain shrinks

After nearly 20 years of slogging through government regulations and appeals, some residents near Chester Creek are breathing a sigh of relief and looking forward to a few more dollars …