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N.J. targets 700 homes for buyouts after Sandy

New Jersey has identified nearly 700 homes it plans to buy and demolish as part of an effort to move people out of flood-prone areas.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Hurricane, Weather, Middlesex County, NJ, Woodbridge, NJ, East Brunswick, NJ, Sayreville, NJ

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Grist Magazine

Street artist Swoon takes on rising sea levels and drowning communities

Brooklyn street artist Swoon creates art that makes you feel like a kid again. She's wheat-pasted life-sized portraits on the sides of industrial buildings and transformed an abandoned warehouse into a playground for art and community in post-industrial Braddock, Pa., where she lives and works.

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Related Topix: Swoon, Braddock, PA, Hurricane, Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood

BusinessWeek

Hurricane Sandy Victims Highlight Main Street Lending Shortfalls

The Small Business Administration approved $468 million in disaster loans to New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut businesses in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Hurricane, Weather, Banking, Financial Services, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Reuters

Florida Senator holds Miami Beach hearing on rising sea level

Climate change is already impacting south Florida coastal communities, which could see a three-foot rise in sea level by the end of the century, a panel of officials and scientists testified at a Senate hearing on Miami Beach on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson, Florida, Science / Technology, Space, Broward County, FL, Hurricane, Weather

SILive.com

Guyon Rescue will host two upcoming events to help Hurricane Sandy victims

Guyon Rescue will be hosting two upcoming events to help raise money and provide assistance to residents still devastated by Hurricane Sandy.

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SIU

DOL: More Help Available for Hurricane Sandy Recovery

The U.S. Department of Labor has issued the following news release, dated April 21. To access it on the agency's website, click HERE National Emergency Grant supplemental award to assist New Jersey with completing cleanup and recovery efforts in the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy.

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The Jersey Journal

Opinion: Earth Day 2014 - We must develop next generation of environmental champions

Earth Day should be Election Day. As we celebrate today, we need to look back at Earth Day of 40 years ago - 1974 was one of the most important years in environmental protection.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Leonard Lance, US Politics, Democrat, Henry Waxman, George Miller, Hurricane, Weather, Opinion

New York Post

NYC refuses to release bikes seized during Superstorm Sandy

Thousands of bikes seized during NYPD investigations are being held indefinitely at a Brooklyn warehouse that was damaged by Hurricane Sandy - and cops won't even allow the family of a dead cyclist to have access for a lawsuit, court papers state.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Hurricane, Weather

Mon Apr 21, 2014

SILive.com

Elected officials promise to fight for Sandy funding amidst reports it could go elsewhere

Elected officials are promising to fight for the region's fair share of federal relief dollars amidst a report that upwards of $1 billion in the remaining rebuilding funding could be spent on disasters other than Hurricane Sandy.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, FEMA, US News, US Politics, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michael Grimm, New York

The Jersey Journal

N.J. State Police civilian employee charged in Hurricane Sandy generator scam opts for trial

SPRINGFIELD -- A civilian employee of the N.J. State Police indicted last year on charges she posed as an inspector after Hurricane Sandy to take a generator from two men selling them on a Burlington County roadside will take her case to trial, according to a report in the Burlington County Times .

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Burlington County, NJ

BeautyNewsNYC

Destination Weddings: Coming To A Beach Near Home

It may be awesome, extravagant if not a little eccentric to plan a destination wedding in the Caribbean, Hawaii, Bora Bora, etc.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Long Beach, CA, Hurricane, Weather, Life, Dining, Travel

Patch.com

VIDEO: A Hurricane Sandy Success Story, In Ocean County

"Write letters to the papers!" That's the message one Hurricane Sandy victim has for people who still find it impossible to make progress on their personal recovery from the storm.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Ocean County, NJ

NewsRadio540.com

Why the GOP needs a return to the Bush Leagues

In presidential nominating contests, the Republican establishment has always won out - from the first Bush, to the tried but tired Dole, to W., then McCain, and most recently Romney, who nonetheless had to labor mightily to emerge from the weakest field of candidates in either party, ever.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Newt Gingrich, Chris Christie, US Governors, York, SC, Hurricane, Weather

WHYN-AM Springfield

Why the GOP needs a return to the Bush Lea...

In presidential nominating contests, the Republican establishment has always won out - from the first Bush, to the tried but tired Dole, to W., then McCain, and most recently Romney, who nonetheless had to labor mightily to emerge from the weakest field of candidates in either party, ever.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Newt Gingrich, Chris Christie, US Governors, York, SC, Hurricane, Weather

ThinkProgress

How Much Will The Sea Level Rise In Your Neighborhood? This Map Will Show You

Residents of coastal communities in the U.S. can soon search for how much sea level rise is expected to affect their regions by zip code, using a new interactive map.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, US News, Liberal Political News

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

U.S. promotes network to foil digital spying

This Mediterranean fishing town, with its low, whitewashed buildings and sleepy port, is an unlikely spot for an experiment in rewiring the global Internet.

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Related Topix: Computers, World News, Africa, Tunisia, Hurricane, Weather, Zine el Abidine Ben Ali

Forbes.com

NetAppVoice: What Is The Zero-Downtime, Immortal Enterprise?

Is there such a thing as an "immortal" enterprise? Imagine if all the technology behind your business never died-or even slept.

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Examiner.com

Corruption thy name is Democrat

Gov. Christie sacrificed Gov. Romney's bid for the presidency for the expediency of working with Obama to get immediate funds for Hurricane Sandy relief.

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Related Topix: US News, Chris Christie, US Governors, Hurricane, Weather

Jamaica Observer

Smiles all around as Islington Post Office reopens

The smiles on their faces revealed the joy that the residents of Islington felt on Thursday, April 17 when the post office in the community was reopened after an 18-month closure, following the passage of Hurricane Sandy in October 2012.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Belfield, ND

New York Daily News

'Same Circus, Different Clowns': Passaic Valley Sewerage still...

Gov. Chris Christie is under fire over the replacements hired at Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission's plants after much of the leadership was fired.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, Hurricane, Weather

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