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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • A1A getting makeover north of Sunrise Boulevard

    A1A getting makeover north of Sunrise Boulevard
    – A storm-battered stretch of State Road A1A is getting a permanent face lift, with amenities that will make it much more inviting for bicyclists and pedestrians. Work is set to begin this week on $11.8 million project to rebuild the road between...
  • Policing private contractors is challenge for states

    WASHINGTON Hurricane Sandy victims were improperly denied grant money to rebuild. Criminals escaped from halfway houses and committed murder and assault. Case managers for people with developmental disabilities failed to file accurate reports about...
  • NOAA's hurricane hunters due for overhaul

    NOAA's hurricane hunters due for overhaul
    After pounding through 183 hurricanes over the past 38 years, two Lockheed WP-3 Orion turboprops are almost ready for the junk heap. Yet new hurricane hunters could cost a prohibitive $300 million. Thanks to Hurricane Sandy, the National Oceanic and...
  • 1900-era farmhouse gets a fresh -- but fitting -- design

    1900-era farmhouse gets a fresh -- but fitting -- design
    Pennsylvania contractor Jeff Morrison looked at the forgettable facade of Jennifer and Michael Mankowski's home, a stuccoed, farmhouse-style exterior. But what he actually saw was a circa-1900 house begging to emerge. His partner, designer Courtney Kish,...
  • National Park Service publishes annual report

    The National Park Service's annual report late last week come with some grim news for the park service as a whole. Visitation, visitor spending, jobs supports, local jobs, and total output were all down compared to the previous year.  Bummer. This...
  • Scattered showers and storms today

    Scattered showers and storms today
    Expect some sun today - along with scattered showers and storms. South Florida's Wednesday forecast calls for partly sunny skies with highs in the low 90s, lows in the upper 70s and a 50 percent chance of rain. Central Florida's forecast: Mostly sunny...
  • Doctor Surrenders License To Operate Westport Surgical Center

    A Westport plastic surgery center that state health officials placed on a two-year probation last summer has closed, ending a string of disciplinary actions taken against the facility. Dr. Joel Singer, the sole owner and operator of the Center for...
  • US report says religious freedom in Cuba is bad but getting better

    Cuban government restrictions on religion remain severe although they have been eased on several fronts over the past year, according to the U.S. State Department's annual report on freedom of religion around the world. "In China, Cuba, Tajikistan,...
  • Why CL&P's Fee Hike Should Be Rejected

    Connecticut Light & Power's request for a 60 percent fee increase is appalling and should be fully rejected. The improvements the company claims will be made should have already been done, and continued as part of ongoing budgeting. As a former...
  • Fleet Weather Center in Norfolk monitors the skies, seas

    Fleet Weather Center in Norfolk monitors the skies, seas
    NORFOLK — With hurricane season underway, the Fleet Weather Center at Naval Station Norfolk is busy monitoring the skies and seas from the Midwest to Europe, making sure the country's fleet steers clear of storms. Meanwhile, Navy and Marine...
  • Curfews, like Ferguson's, enacted more often across U.S. in recent years

    Curfews, like Ferguson's, enacted more often across U.S. in recent years
    Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's announcement of a curfew from midnight to 5 a.m. is a tactic that has been used more frequently in recent years as American cities have grappled with civil unrest or natural disasters. Nixon's curfew announcement came after...