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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • GM, Christie travel path of no resistance

    Lawyering-up used to be a sign of guilt. Hiring lawyers to try to pre-empt a raft of independent investigations is a sign of futility. Last Thursday, we got the results of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's inquiry into himself; General Motors has just...
  • Christie had no 'do not call' list of politicians, ex-aide testifies

    Christie had no 'do not call' list of politicians, ex-aide testifies
    A former staffer for Gov. Chris Christie said the governor's staff routinely pursued campaign endorsements from Democratic officials and used spreadsheets to track who was on the governor's team. Christina Genovese Renna testified Tuesday at a...
  • Mikulski calls for FEMA to speed up flood law

    Mikulski calls for FEMA to speed up flood law
    Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski joined a bipartisan chorus of lawmakers Monday calling on the Obama administration to speed up the implementation of a law intended to mitigate increases in flood insurance premiums. In a letter to Craig Fugate, administrator of...
  • D&L sticks with half marathon, drops full

    Making the decision to cut the marathon running event from the Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor fundraising runs wasn't an easy one, but necessary, according to Rayne Schnabel, the special events coordinator for the D&L. "After the last...
  • Golden retriever comfort dogs, four-legged healers, return to Boston

    Golden retriever comfort dogs, four-legged healers, return to Boston
    Just a few blocks from the Boston Marathon finish line, people were lined up Saturday, awaiting the arrival of a quartet of unusual healers. The foursome is part of a corps with an amazing ability to calm and comfort people deeply shaken by violence...
  • A bag of money and a lot of questions

    A bag of money and a lot of questions
    'Everything to Lose' By Andrew Gross. Morrow, 336 pages, $26.99 Who hasn't thought that a bag of money could solve a lot of problems? But it's also prudent to remember that money can be the root of evil, as the adage goes. Hilary Blum knows that money...
  • Baltimore Office of Sustainability teaches emergency preparedness

    Baltimore Office of Sustainability teaches emergency preparedness
    Earl Johnson and his neighbors were more serious about emergency preparedness after they experienced a power outage and no running water at the same time a few years ago, he said. "We had elderly people who needed water," he said. "We went to the...
  • Sign language is not performance art [Commentary]

    Sign language is not performance art [Commentary]
    In the midst of the misery of Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the media fell in love with then-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's sign language interpreter, Lydia Callis, who captivated audiences with her expressive renderings of Mr. Bloomberg's humdrum press...
  • New satellite to improve tropical forecasts

    New satellite to improve tropical forecasts
    Armed with high-tech sensors, a new satellite should help the National Hurricane Center better project where tropical systems might hit, something it already does with near pinpoint accuracy. The satellite also should better predict how strong storms...
  • New polls show slight damage to Christie from bridge scandal

    New polls show slight damage to Christie from bridge scandal
    Enmeshed in a growing scandal over alleged political payback, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is facing a loss of confidence at home but as yet no significant damage to his national political standing, according to a pair of opinion surveys released...
  • Gov. Chris Christie wins reelection in New Jersey

    Gov. Chris Christie wins reelection in New Jersey
    HOBOKEN, N.J. -- Republican Gov. Chris Christie romped to an easy reelection in this blue-leaning state Tuesday, according to Associated Press projections, appealing to voters across ideologies after a race that set him up for a potential presidential...