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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • How the Producers of 'Dallas Buyers Club,' 'Wolf of Wall Street' and 'Fruitvale Station' Got the Films Off the Ground

    Producing movies is not exactly a science; there are myriad ways to approach the discipline. But whether the budgets are $1 million or $100 million, many of the obstacles remain the same, managing finite amounts of time and money, locking down locations...
  • Christie tries to move on from 'Bridgegate' with Sandy speech

    Christie tries to move on from 'Bridgegate' with Sandy speech
    Hoping to get back to business as usual, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie met with victims of Hurricane Sandy on Thursday morning to talk about rebuilding efforts, pledging that “nothing will distract me from getting that job done.” The speech...
  • Poll: Chris Christie image taking a hit from bullying controversy

    The reason New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has begun to punch back more forcefully against accusations of bullying and cronyism is suggested in a new poll showing the road-closure scandal surrounding the governor has cut into what once was his chief asset:...
  • New Jersey official denies new accusation of Chris Christie bullying

    New Jersey official denies new accusation of Chris Christie bullying
    New Jersey’s lieutenant governor told reporters Monday that she never used Hurricane Sandy relief money to strong-arm the mayor of Hoboken, the latest allegation of political bullying to enmesh Gov. Chris Christie. Mayor Dawn Zimmer this weekend...
  • In Christie's denial, shades of Tricky Dick [Commentary]

    In Christie's denial, shades of Tricky Dick [Commentary]
    Not since Richard Nixon assured an audience of newspaper editors in 1973 that "I am not a crook" has a major political figure so conspicuously defended his character as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has done in declaring, "I am not a bully." The...
  • Reclaiming Joy, In Honor Of Newtown Victims

    Reclaiming Joy, In Honor Of Newtown Victims
    In Oyster Shell Park, where trucks on a recent November morning dropped crates of playground equipment as shovels hit the ground, 6-year-old Lauren Wyatt knelt and pressed her small hands mightily into a wet, gray slab of concrete. Her handprint and the...
  • Bridge scandal a lesson in unchecked power [Letter]

    Bridge scandal a lesson in unchecked power [Letter]
    While mainstream Republicans and even some Democrats may accept Chris Christie's apology, our tea party group and others we have contacted do not ("'Stunned' Christie fires top adviser," Jan. 10). His claims that he didn't know about the politically...
  • An election with a message

    An election with a message
    While is it generally unwise to read too much into local elections from a handful of states, Tuesday's results produced a message writ too large to ignore. If Republicans want to win over swing voters, they'll need to produce candidates more like New...
  • Uber upholds capitalism, (possibly) learns downside of price gouging

    The ride-sharing firm Uber takes great pride in hewing rigorously to libertarian, let-the-market-decide business principles. It's unapologetically in love with supply-and-demand, or "surge," pricing. When demand for rides peaks, such as on New Year's Eve,...
  • Bank fined, hurricane damaged car sales and mishandled state grant

     
    In clearing off my desk today to start the new year, I came across several noteworthy items that got lost in the holiday rush. I didn't get a chance to write about them before I cleared out for a week,......
  • Red Cross always needs volunteers, donors

    Red Cross always needs volunteers, donors
    The American Red Cross, Hampton Roads Chapter What is the mission of the American Red Cross? The mission of the American Red Cross is to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the...