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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • 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...
  • Whitehall Mayor Ed Hozza crushes primary challenger

    Whitehall Mayor Ed Hozza crushes primary challenger
    Whitehall Mayor Ed Hozza Jr. on Tuesday fended off the Queen City invasion he warned of during his campaign, handily securing the Democratic nomination for a third term in office. With all precincts reporting, Hozza, the former township executive-...
  • Obama tours hurricane center, cites threat of sea-level rise

    Obama tours hurricane center, cites threat of sea-level rise
    A presidential visit is like a hurricane. There's a quiet, and then madness and confusion and closed roads and flashing lights and people running around, and then everything is quiet again. President Barack Obama blew into the National Hurricane...
  • Interviewing Marshall Crenshaw: 1980s pop hitmaker, playing Levitt Pavilion, says age has made new music edgier

    Interviewing Marshall Crenshaw: 1980s pop hitmaker, playing Levitt Pavilion, says age has made new music edgier
    Singer Marshall Crenshaw had his commercial peak in the 1980s with upbeat, pop songs such as “Someday Someway,” “Whenever You’re on My Mind” and “Cynical Girl.” These days, Crenshaw’s songs still brim with...
  • When disaster strikes at home, Fort Eustis unit answers

    When disaster strikes at home, Fort Eustis unit answers
    Say a nuclear bomb is smuggled into the United States and detonated. Sounds like the start of an epic action movie, right? It's an unlikely scenario, according to Army Maj. Gen. William Roy, commander of Joint Task Force Civil Support. But it is exactly...
  • NOAA predicts below-normal hurricane season, but urges caution

    NOAA predicts below-normal hurricane season, but urges caution
    U.S. government forecasters are predicting at least half a dozen tropical cyclones will form in the Atlantic this year, though it's possible El Niño will prevent any of them from becoming major hurricanes. Six to 11 tropical storms are expected under...
  • Jersey shore still recovering as third post-Sandy summer nears

    Jersey shore still recovering as third post-Sandy summer nears
    TOMS RIVER, N.J. — In the months after Superstorm Sandy devastated the Jersey shore, Gov. Chris Christie warned residents the damage would not be quickly undone. Things would only look moderately better in the first summer after the storm, he said,...
  • Read President Obama's Remarks At The Coast Guard Academy Commencement

    Read President Obama's Remarks At The Coast Guard Academy Commencement
    THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you! Thank you very much.  Everybody, please have a seat.  Class of 2015 -- ahoy! AUDIENCE:  Ahoy!  THE PRESIDENT:  There are now fewer days to go until the Class of 2015 graduates than -- never mind.  There are now zero days...
  • NYC: Ellis Island's revamped museum opens with new immigrant exhibition

    NYC: Ellis Island's revamped museum opens with new immigrant exhibition
    Ellis Island, the historic processing center for millions of immigrants in New York Harbor, will open a new exhibition Wednesday that focuses on American immigration in the postwar years and up to the present. The new show and completion of the island's...
  • Herb Stark, Mooresville, N.C.

    Herb Stark, Mooresville, N.C.
    Age: 85 Writing letters since: The weekend after 9/11, mainly for the Chicago Tribune, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Newsday. "I try to send out a letter at least once a week. I enjoy doing them, and there is plenty to write about nowadays." Life...