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Michigan Homeowners Dread Flood Insurance Rate Hikes

Katherine Calhoun gets nervous this time of year. She nods toward the rear of her home, where Ecorse Creek moseys through Dearborn Heights.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2014

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Michigan Homeowners Dread Flood Insurance Rate Hikes

When the Calhouns bought their house 22 years ago, they paid $300 annually for flood insurance. That bill is now $800.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2014

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Congress Clears Bill To Ease Flood Insurance Hikes

Congress passed a bill scaling back flood insurance premium increases, allowing below-market insurance rates to be passed on to people buying homes.

03/11/2014

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Flood Watch/Warning In Effect

A flood watch remains in effect for all of southeast Michigan, and a warning was issued for some areas.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2013

Houses are seen submerged under water September 9, 2005 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Getty Images)

House Acts To Overhaul Flood Insurance Program

Congress is trying to restore new fiscal life to a four-decade-old federal flood insurance program that was nearly sunk by Katrina and other 2005 hurricanes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2011

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