- Cullman, Alabama


Hurricane Insurance

In this Monday, May 27, 2013 photo, Nancy Loft Powers poses with a sign she made in front of her home in Deerfield Beach, Fla. Powers had to sell other properties she owned because she could no longer afford the insurance. From Cape Cod to Texas, rates for coverage against tropical storms have risen sharply since 2003, financially pinching homeowners and sparking outrage as insurance companies report profits that are higher in many coastal areas than inland for homeowners insurance.