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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • AAA: More Travelers Expected This Thanksgiving

     
    While the number of people traveling during the Thanksgiving holiday is expected to increase for the fourth consecutive year, projections indicate that recession-weary Americans remain tentative about straying too far or spending too much. According to...
  • Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: November 2012

     
    The impact of Superstorm Sandy on the automotive industry will be felt for some time, but in terms of sales, November was a good month for most brands. With most brands reporting their sales numbers, almost all of them were......
  • AAA: 2012's Average Gas Price to Finish at Record High

     
    Despite recently hitting the lowest national average regular unleaded gas price since summer, AAA reported that the average price remains at a record high for this time of year; the national average has exceeded the daily record high on 106......
  • Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: December 2012

     
    Cliff, shmiff. Holiday shoppers brushed aside concerns about impending fiscal doom (which Congress averted, sort of) to drive new-car sales to their best December since 2007. Pickups trucks remained atop December's sales pyramid, with Chrysler's Ram...
  • Shake, Rattle and Roll: Is Your Car Covered for Earthquake Damage?

     
    A pair of California earthquakes this week that sent tremors from San Diego to Santa Rosa fortunately caused no injuries or substantial damage. They're a good reminder that motorists should think about disaster preparedness, particularly for drivers who...
  • The Fix Is In: New Jersey Has Costliest Car Repairs

     
    A bumper crop of parts-and-labor cost increases has made the Garden State the most expensive state when it comes to having your car fixed. With an average total diagnostics-and-repair bill of $392.99, New Jersey ascended to No. 1 in 2012......
  • Fisker Lays Off 75% of Workforce as Bankruptcy Looms

     
    Leonardo DiCaprio may love his Fisker Karma, but the California automaker is listing like the Titanic. Less than a month after founder Henrik Fisker quit, the boutique car company laid off some 160 employees, the Detroit News reports, as it......
  • Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: February 2013

     
    All the talk these days seems to be on spending cuts and frugality, but you wouldn't know it from looking at February sales. Overall, the market was up more than 4%, with only half of the top automakers posting gains......
  • Cars Damaged by Hurricane Sandy Pass 250,000 Mark

     
    Hurricane Sandy damaged or destroyed more than 250,000 cars, the National Insurance Crime Bureau said Thursday. The Des Plaines, Ill., agency noted that these preliminary figures only include insured cars whose owners filed claims after the October 2012...
  • Mark Swed's best classical moments of 2014

    Mark Swed's best classical moments of 2014
    Half of this year's top 10 happened to involve early music. Don't ask why; it's probably just a coincidence. But we need perspective in our hyperactive culture, which maybe, down deep, is not changing as fast as Silicon Valley would like us to believe....
  • Chris Christie Is Dead to Me

    Chris Christie Is Dead to Me
       There was a time when I held Chris Christie in relatively high regard.    I particularly liked the way he refused to let politics get in the way of teaming up with Barack Obama to get help for people in New Jersey after Hurricane Sandy. I'm from...