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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • Sept. 27 Letters: Climate change, Medicaid

    Disappointed You Sept. 25 editoria, " Our home, our problem," was disheartening. While I agree we do need to deal with the problem directly, locally and responsibly, I disagree that the actions of hundreds of thousands gathering to make a statement to...
  • Marylanders recognize climate change [Commentary]

    Marylanders recognize climate change [Commentary]
    George Mason University research, released jointly with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, shows that roughly three quarters of Marylanders understand that climate change is a threat to our health, homes, businesses and natural resources, and...
  • October: Less heat, more hurricanes

    October: Less heat, more hurricanes
    Ready for a break from the steamy heat and constant rain? If so, here comes October – along with cooler air and the end of the wet season. Unfortunately, it's also when we're most likely to be struck by a hurricane and see some of the year's...
  • Concert at Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks tonight moved indoors; Penn's Peak cancels classic rock show

     
    Inclement weather has forced tonight’s concert at Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks to be moved inside, and a show by a classic rock act set for Penn’s Peak near Jim Thorpe has been canceled for the second time, the venues announced. The......
  • Storms from 1,000 miles away can damage us

    Storms from 1,000 miles away can damage us
    It was a mushy tropical wave near Central Florida — yet it unleashed a torrent of rain that flooded streets from Miami to Jupiter on Tuesday. Whether a weak wave or a powerful hurricane, tropical systems can pound coastal areas even if they're 1,...
  • 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...
  • Beware of coastal flooding in fall

    Beware of coastal flooding in fall
    With the moon bringing tides to seasonal highs, government officials are urging residents to be on guard for coastal flooding now through November. "These high tides may cause ocean and canal waters to rise above streets and seawalls in low-lying...
  • 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,...
  • 'Photo op' gaffe reveals Obama's tin ear

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama's comment that "I'm not interested in photo ops" about the border crisis during last week's visit to Texas was akin to your neighborhood pup not being interested in chasing squirrels. Particularly in today's social-media...
  • Checking in with Ocean City's mayor: Smooth summer so far but boycott idea is 'ludicrous'

    Checking in with Ocean City's mayor: Smooth summer so far but boycott idea is 'ludicrous'
    With Ocean City about halfway through its busiest season, we talked with Mayor Rick Meehan about how this summer is going. Meehan, who grew up in Towson and graduated from Dulaney High School, said things have gone very smoothly, despite a scare from...