2017 year in review: Survival of the fittest

The year 2017 brought a number of uncharacteristic tragic events on both the Mother Nature side and the terrorism side. The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season had 17 named storms, with the four largest hurricanes — Harvey, Irma, Jose and Maria — resulting in hundreds of billions of dollars in damages. Terrorism struck the heart of Las Vegas, London, Barcelona and most recently a small rural Texas community. Tragedy also struck the Northern California area with wildfires affecting Santa Rosa and other Napa areas. As a country and as an industry, (Read more...)

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