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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • Taking the Kids -- to the Statue of Liberty

    Taking the Kids -- to the Statue of Liberty
    What a view! We're standing atop the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty -- about halfway up the 305-foot, 1-inch climb to the crown -- looking out at the New York City skyline. Even the jaded high school boys I'm chaperoning can't help but be impressed....
  • Can you get PTSD from watching media coverage of an event? Maybe

    Post-traumatic stress disorder has been on psychiatry's books for just 23 years, and before the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, no one ever entertained the possibility that watching disturbing images of trauma on TV could give rise to the disorder....
  • Bruce Springsteen and Jimmy Fallon mock Chris Christie's 'Bridgegate'

    Bruce Springsteen and Jimmy Fallon mock Chris Christie's 'Bridgegate'
    How dire has the Fort Lee, N.J., traffic jam scandal known as "BridgeGate" gotten for Gov. Chris Christie? So bad that even Jersey's golden child, Bruce Springsteen, is mocking it. Springsteen appeared on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" on Tuesday to...
  • GPS units overtaking road maps

    GPS units overtaking road maps
    Q: I have been looking for a New Jersey highway map to replace my Christie Whitman model, which is showing its age. New Jersey has no welcome stations that I know of in our region, but at a rest stop on the Jersey Turnpike recently, the only map of the...
  • A case of mixed signals

    Q: While driving to work the morning of Sept. 27, I came across an unfamiliar situation. I approached an intersection with traffic signals posted with temporary stop signs in all four directions, I assume left over from a power outage. When my direction...
  • Kohl's kicks off holidays with plans to hire 53,000 workers

    Kohl's kicks off holidays with plans to hire 53,000 workers
    The holiday hiring season is upon us even as summer barbecues continue to sizzle, kicked off by Kohl’s Department Stores’ plans to hire 53,000 workers to handle demand through the end of the year. The retailer said it expects to bring an...
  • Snow day? East Coast retailers dump discounts and deals on shoppers

    Baby, it’s cold outside, especially if you’re stuck in the mounds of snow currently blanketing much of the East Coast. But while airlines are canceling flights and schools are rescheduling classes, retailers are treating the storm as another...
  • Ice storm in eastern U.S. blamed for thousands of flight cancellations

    The freezing temperatures and storms described by the National Weather Service as "an event of historic proportions" forced the cancellation of nearly 3,500 flights Wednesday, with thousands more expected Thursday. An additional 4,700 or so flights were...
  • 3 steps to prepare for the next disaster

    As a "sudden wealth" financial planner, I take great pride in helping others determine where they are going and how to get there. I consider myself an eternal optimist. In my mind, the glass is not half empty or half full -- it is well on its way to...
  • Monitoring a climate epidemic

     Monitoring a climate epidemic
    At the U.N. climate negotiations in Warsaw on Monday, the lead Philippine delegate, Yeb Sano, made an emotional plea: "Typhoons such as Haiyan and its impacts represent a sobering reminder to the international community that we cannot afford to...
  • The broken window fallacy and unintended consequences

    Have you heard the parable of the broken window? It's a wonderful example of unintended consequences that applies not only to businesses activity and government regulations but to individuals as well. Fans of the book "Freakonomics" are given a front...