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After Northeast flooding, insurance woes swamp residents

Most of those caught off guard by the intense downpours from the remnants of Hurricane Ida and Tropical Storm Henri lived in areas outside of coastal floodplains, making flood insurance an afterthought for most of the working-class families whose neighborhoods were among the hardest hit.

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Nicholas leaves over 100K without power in Texas

Nicholas made landfall Tuesday morning as a Category 1 hurricane, initially knocking out power to half a million homes and businesses and dumping more than a foot of rain along the same area swamped by Hurricane Harvey in 2017.