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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • Beach funding goes down to the wire

    Beaches are critical to Florida's economy, especially Broward County where they attract more than 13 million visitors a year. So it's deeply troubling to learn the Florida House has no money in its budget to restore beaches from Pompano Beach to Port...
  • New Playground At Elizabeth Park Honors Sandy Hook Victim

    New Playground At Elizabeth Park Honors Sandy Hook Victim
    HARTFORD — In the six years of Ana's life, the brightest days with family were often at the "gigantic playground" that is Elizabeth Park, said her mother, Nelba Marquez-Greene. It was this land, on the border of Hartford and West Hartford, where...
  • Thanks for restoring AIA, but...

    Thank you to all the agencies who helped save and restore the north portion of Fort Lauderdale's beautiful beach and A1A roadway after the damage from Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The new configurations for vehicle travel, parking, biking and walking...
  • GM, Christie travel path of no resistance

    Lawyering-up used to be a sign of guilt. Hiring lawyers to try to pre-empt a raft of independent investigations is a sign of futility. Last Thursday, we got the results of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's inquiry into himself; General Motors has just...
  • Hoboken city council to vote on letting lawyer testify in Christie probes

    Lawmakers in Hoboken, N.J., will decide on Wednesday whether to let a city attorney cooperate with investigators probing claims of political intimidation by aides to Republican Gov. Chris Christie, a likely White House contender. The Hoboken City Council...
  • The heat is on [Editorial]

    The heat is on  [Editorial]
    Rising sea levels and more severe weather may be the two effects of climate change that have gotten the most press, but as the latest report from the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change makes clear, the impact will be far more widespread and...
  • Climate change is here, now. Will the world act?

    There's a new tone in the latest report on climate change from the United Nations' expert organization on the subject. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change doesn't just forecast the usual sweeping changes that are likely to occur as the planet...
  • Climate change is felt globally and risks are rising, U.N. panel says

    Climate change is felt globally and risks are rising, U.N. panel says
    Climate change is already affecting every continent and ocean, posing immediate and growing risks to people, an international panel of scientists warned Monday. The longer society delays steps to cut the release of planet-warming greenhouse gases, the...
  • With friends in government, Motorola beats a path to telecom supremacy

    WASHINGTON At the eastern end of the San Francisco Bay Area, Sheriff Warren Rupf of Contra Costa County and cigar-chomping Sheriff Charlie Plummer of neighboring Alameda County were political powerhouses seemingly locked in an endless duel of one-...
  • VIMS team devises model to predict street-level floods

    When storms strike, what property owners along the coast most want to know is, will my house flood? At the moment, there's no system in place to send individualized text alerts to their phones or a website where they can plug in their address to find...
  • Bethlehem woman felt dumped on by city

    If you think your government has dumped on you, wait until you hear what happened to Janet Fleming. The city of Bethlehem really dumped on her. Last month, heaps of snow cascaded off a closed ramp to the Hill-to-Hill Bridge during the city's snow...