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Hurricane Andrew changed preparedness forever

On Aug. 23, on the anniversary of the storm's landfall in Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis and FDEM Director Kevin Guthrie commented on how Florida became a "national leader in emergency management." But 30 years after Hurricane Andrew made landfall in Miami as a Category 5 storm, there are many lessons learned and lessons we are still learning about these powerful storms and the way their impact.

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UF quarterback Richardson faces fine of about $375 in speeding case, based on review of similar tickets across Florida

Florida Gators quarterback Anthony Richardson is expected in a courtroom Wednesday to learn what punishment a judge might hand down if he were convicted of speeding 105 mph. A review of similar traffic cases across Florida indicates he likely would be fined a few hundred dollars and would not lose his license.

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