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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • New satellite to improve tropical forecasts

    New satellite to improve tropical forecasts
    Armed with high-tech sensors, a new satellite should help the National Hurricane Center better project where tropical systems might hit, something it already does with near pinpoint accuracy. The satellite also should better predict how strong storms...
  • Kevin McCarthy, would-be majority leader, at home in D.C., Bakersfield

    The doorbell rang at a spacious tract home on a quiet cul-de-sac near Cal State Bakersfield. Rep. Kevin McCarthy's wife, Judy, hushed the barking Australian shepherd inside and opened the door with a smile. The post-mortems on House Majority Leader Eric...
  • Broadway sees rise in attendance, box office for 2013-14 season

    Broadway sees rise in attendance, box office for 2013-14 season
    Despite the lack of any new "Book of Mormon"-sized runaway hits, Broadway saw an upswing in attendance and ticket revenue for the 2013-14 season, with the industry reporting $1.27 billion in total revenue, up 11% from last season. The Broadway season,...
  • Flooded out, Morton Street Dance Center still finds its 'Neverland'

    Flooded out, Morton Street Dance Center still finds its 'Neverland'
    When 12-year-old Leilani Hines wanted to fly away to Neverland, she just had to close her eyes, point her toes, curve one arm above her head, and picture herself springing above the ground in the ballet move known as a grand jete. In her imagination,...
  • EPA rule sparks debate: Is it a job killer or bold step for future?

    The Obama administration's proposed carbon-emissions rule sparked a political and economic debate that is likely to play out for months. Here are some of the comments from lawmakers and interest groups: “Today’s announcement is a dagger in...
  • Historic sites face climate threats

    Historic sites face climate threats
    The streets around City Dock in Annapolis flooded again Friday, closing the Spa Creek Bridge connecting the Eastport neighborhood with downtown for several hours. It was yet another reminder to Lisa Craig that she's in a race against time to protect one...
  • Hampton Roads landmarks in crosshairs of climate change

    Hampton Roads landmarks in crosshairs of climate change
    When Hurricane Isabel struck Hampton Roads in 2003, flooding at Jamestown damaged nearly a million artifacts and submerged the remains of a 400-year-old furnace. Jamestown Island proper and the archaeological dig at its historic fort, built by the...
  • NOAA forecasts below-normal hurricane season, thanks to El Nino

    NOAA forecasts below-normal hurricane season, thanks to El Nino
    A developing El Nino is forecast to suppress tropical storms and hurricanes this summer and fall, contributing to a below-normal storm season, U.S. forecasters said Thursday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts eight to 13...
  • SMALL COMPANY NUMBER 1: American Bank, Family's first

    SMALL COMPANY NUMBER 1:  American Bank,  Family's first
    Sarah Westgate has two very important jobs. She's an operations assistant for American Bank in South Whitehall Township. And she's mom to 10-year-old Ashley. Because of the flexibility she's afforded at American Bank, she can balance both. "I...
  • United: 22,500 canceled flights will hurt revenue

    United Continental Holdings Inc. said winter storms that forced the cancellation of more than 22,500 flights will erode a benchmark revenue gauge this quarter at the world’s second-largest airline. Revenue for each seat flown a mile will drop by...
  • House agrees to roll back flood insurance rate increases

    WASHINGTON - In a rare moment of bipartisanship, the House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to roll back flood insurance rate increases that have devastated many homeowners in coastal communities and dogged lawmakers on the campaign trail. The deal,...