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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • There's Always A Need For Bikes For Kids

    There's Always A Need For Bikes For Kids
    OLD SAYBROOK — Dave Fowler has a lot of bikes. He has unicycles. He has a tiny circus bike. He has tricycles. He has mountain bikes and road bikes. He has a fleet of pink Huffys. He has a 1948 Whizzer gasoline-powered bike awaiting restoration...
  • Letter: GOP leaders washing hands of accountability

    Editor: Republican Congressman Paul Ryan and House Speaker John Boehner recently said that Congressional Republicans are not accountable for the Amtrak accident outside of Philadelphia. In reality, regular cuts to Amtrak funding delayed the...
  • Christie administration sues to halt ocean-blasting research

    Gov. Chris Christie's administration is seeking federal court action to halt research that involves blasting the ocean floor off New Jersey with sound waves. The state attorney general's office filed a complaint Friday in U.S. District Court arguing...
  • Pool Paradise: Water-park amenities bring excitement to the backyard

     Pool Paradise: Water-park amenities bring excitement to the backyard
    Away in Northampton County's Lehigh Township is a backyard water feature to make the neighbors of Debbi and Jim Peters sit up and take notice. It's smaller than a theme park ride, but a lot bigger and more elaborate than a conventional backyard pool and...
  • Don't take hurricanes lightly

    Don't take hurricanes lightly
    June marks the start of the U.S. hurricane season, and scientists are predicting that the Atlantic will see fewer of the storms than usual between now and Nov. 30. That might well be the case — and welcome news if it is — but that's no...
  • Seguro de inundaciones: Aumentos toman por sorpresa a muchos, pero pueden evitarse

    Seguro de inundaciones: Aumentos toman por sorpresa a muchos, pero pueden evitarse
    Homeowners who ignored a letter from their flood insurance company explaining rate increases that took effect April 1 are in for a $250 surprise when they get their renewal notices. The good news: People living in their primary residence can reduce...
  • Texas hates the federal government. Unless it needs disaster relief.

    Texas hates the federal government. Unless it needs disaster relief.
    As extreme weather marked by tornadoes and flooding continues to sweep across Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott has requested -- and President Barack Obama has granted -- federal help. I don't begrudge Texas billions of dollars in disaster relief. After all, we'...
  • Robert B. Reich: State of disaster

    As extreme weather marked by tornadoes and flooding continues to sweep across Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott has requested -- and President Obama has granted -- federal help. I don't begrudge Texas billions of dollars in disaster relief. After all, we're all...
  • Noisy debate about storm-protection research off New Jersey

    A plan to help the world's coastal regions protect themselves against killer weather like Superstorm Sandy is pitting a group of scientists against an array of environmentalists and politicians, who fear that it could harm dolphins, turtles and other...
  • Storm forecast: Just one hurricane makes a bad year

    Storm forecast: Just one hurricane makes a bad year
    It only takes one hurricane or tropical storm close to home to make it a major storm season. That's the warning from hurricane prognosticators, even though most agree there are likely to be fewer than average hurricanes in the Atlantic basin this year....
  • The flip side of years of no hurricanes: Good luck runs out

    The flip side of years of no hurricanes: Good luck runs out
    For millions of Americans living in hurricane zones on the Gulf and East coasts, recent decades have been quiet — maybe too quiet. Cities like Tampa, Houston, Jacksonville and Daytona Beach historically get hit with major hurricanes every 20 to 40...