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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • DuPage County to compete for federal grant to fix flooding problems

    DuPage County is vying for federal dollars that would help address persistent flooding problems throughout the area. The county is throwing its hat into the National Disaster Resilience Competition, an effort aimed at helping local communities rebuild...
  • Report offers storm-risk framework for Hampton Roads, coastal communities

    Report offers storm-risk framework for Hampton Roads, coastal communities
    After Hurricane Sandy swept up the East Coast in October 2012, devastating coastal communities, President Barack Obama called for an analysis of flood risks to vulnerable areas and ways for communities to adapt. On Wednesday, the U.S. Army Corps of...
  • Blizzard expected to bring New York to standstill; subway to shut down

    Sidewalks vanished beneath white mounds. The view of Manhattan was swallowed in a mass of gray. The lights even went out on Broadway. And that was before the storm trumpeted as a potentially record-setting blizzard had fully settled over the frigid...
  • Lowest gas prices in years driving many to line up at the pump

    For Janneth Agudelo, the cars and trucks lining up at gas stations in northern New Jersey bring back memories of Hurricane Sandy, when the power was out, gas was scarce and drivers waited behind dozens and dozens of vehicles to fill their tanks....
  • New York braces for flooding as warming trend follows epic snowstorm

    New York braces for flooding as warming trend follows epic snowstorm
    Even though her street was buried under 3 feet of snow, Jean Ulrich considered herself lucky so far. The octogenarian and lifelong resident of Bowmansville, just outside Buffalo, has seen lots of snow before — but never, she said, like last week....
  • Sea level rise threatens Kennedy Space Center

    Sea level rise threatens Kennedy Space Center
    Rising seas and pounding waves driven by climate change are chipping away at the coast near the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, threatening launch pads and future operations, scientists said on Friday. "There's reason to be nervous now because the...
  • NYPD officer mourned at funeral as tensions linger

    NYPD officer mourned at funeral as tensions linger
    Thousands of police officers from across the nation packed a church and spilled onto streets Saturday to honor Officer Rafael Ramos as a devoted family man, aspiring chaplain and hero, though an air of unrest surrounding his ambush shooting was not...
  • Amid tension, more than 20,000 attend NYPD funeral

    Amid tension, more than 20,000 attend NYPD funeral
    Thousands of police officers, state troopers, sheriff's deputies and others from law enforcement agencies big and small across the country gathered at the New York City funeral of a slain officer killed with his partner in a brazen daytime ambush a week...
  • Atlantic City may abolish casino marketing arm

    Atlantic City may abolish casino marketing arm
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Abolishing the Atlantic City Alliance, the marketing arm of the casinos that urged people to "Do AC" and staged big, free public events to promote the resort city, is a key element of state plans to help the city recover from...
  • Tide gauges to monitor Hampton, Severn rivers

    Tide gauges to monitor Hampton, Severn rivers
    Tide gauges being installed on rivers in Gloucester and Hampton will allow scientists and residents alike to have a better understanding of local tides and forecasting. "This is one piece of our whole monitoring network, not just in the Chesapeake Bay...
  • Jersey Shore beach, dune plan challenged

    CAMDEN, N.J. — A federal judge appeared to favor a Jersey shore town's arguments that New Jersey can't proceed with a plan to widen beaches and build protective sand dunes without letting the owners challenge the proposal. Judge Renee Marie Bumb...