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16 min ago | Daily Kos

Changing Tide Ahead!!! DA Drops Criminal Charges against Anti-Coal Activists and Joins Climate March

Two climate activists were set to go on trial in Massachusetts on Monday for blocking the shipment of 40,000 tons of coal to the Brayton Point power plant, a 51-year-old facility that is one of the region's largest contributors to greenhouse gases. But in a surprise move, a local prosecutor dropped the criminal charges and reduced three other charges to civil offenses, calling climate change one of the gravest crises our planet has ever faced.

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2 hrs ago | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

Download a World Cafe version of "Push It" by Delta Spirit

Delta Spirit just released their new album, Into The Wide , and recently were on World Cafe. Into The Wide is the band's fourth album, and was recorded at Maze Studios in Atlanta.

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6 hrs ago | Courier News

Hospitals struggled during Sandy, report saysHospitals struggled...

When Superstorm Sandy slammed into the Northeast nearly two years ago, hospitals found themselves dealing with surges in patients, lost Hospitals struggled during Sandy, report says TRENTON - When Superstorm Sandy slammed into the Northeast nearly two years ago, hospitals found themselves dealing with surges in patients, lost Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://on.app.com/1u5m75l Glen Guadagno is shown in a hospital bed in his Monmouth Beach home with his wife, Geraldine Davenport, in January 2013. Superstorm Sandy left heavy damage to the home and left the paralyzed man moving to different facilities to accomodate his needs.

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Related Topix: Monmouth Beach, NJ, Beach Haven West, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Medicine, Nursing

Tue Sep 16, 2014

NY1

Source: MTA to Repair Sandy-Damaged Cranberry Tube in Early 2015

With the R and G lines back at full service, the MTA is setting its sights on the next round of repairs to subway tunnels damaged by floodwaters during Hurricane Sandy. A source told NY1 that weekend repairs to the Cranberry Tube, which carries A and C trains between Brooklyn and Manhattan, will start in the first part of 2015.

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New York Daily News

UN chief will join massive climate-control protest in NYC

Organizers expect more than 100,000 people will parade through Midtown streets for the protest on Sunday. In a surprise move, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon suggested he'd join the protestors.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Activism, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY

Connecticut Post

Greenwich once again will go to the

Adopt-A-Dog's 26th annual Puttin' on the Dog festival turned a lovely day at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, in Greenwich, Conn., Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013.

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Courier News

First East Brunswick home purchased under Sandy buyout program

First East Brunswick home purchased under Sandy buyout program More than 300 homeowners in five municipalities have accepted Blue Acres' buyout offers Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1u3C1wQ Nancy Von Spreckelsen stands in front her longtime Squire Street home that she recently sold to the state under the Sandy Buyout program. On Tuesday, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin paid a visit to Squire Street in East Brunswick, where he announced the purchase of the first of seven flood-damaged homes earmarked for purchase under the state's post-Superstorm Sandy Blue Acres buyout program.

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Related Topix: East Brunswick, NJ, Natural Disasters, Flood, South River, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Old Bridge, NJ, Sayreville, NJ

Lower Township Gazette

Zombie shoot-out added to EHT's popular 'Terror in Junkyard' haunted hayride

Scullville Volunteer Fire Company announced it will open its annual "Terror in the Junkyard" haunted hayride and maze for the 2014 season with a new attraction involving zombies. The so-called "Apocalypse Training Zombie Paintball Shoot Out" will give visitors a chance to step up and prevent zombies from attacking them.

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ABC Action News

Research drones launched into Hurricane Edouard

U.S. government scientists are launching winged drones into Hurricane Edouard, hoping to collect data that could help forecasters understand what makes some storms strengthen into monsters while others fade away. NOAA got a handful of the drones this year to test during the peak of hurricane season, thanks to post-Hurricane Sandy federal funding.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Edouard, Natural Disasters

Red Bank Green

Red Bank: Boondocks Snaps Back

Briskly breaking off the the legs of a steaming lobster, Brianne Simpson of Rumson appeared in her element as she and her family dined at Boondocks Fishery in Red Bank one night last week. "This is what people want: casual, outdoor dining," she told PieHole as the sun went down over an idyllic scene of boats bobbing on the Navesink River.

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Related Topix: Red Bank, NJ, Rumson, NJ, Navesink, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Monmouth Beach, NJ

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

Sammy Hagar's Home Damaged in Hurricane

Sammy Hagar 's home was damaged as Hurricane Odile slammed into Cabo San Lucas, packing Category 3-level 125 mph winds on Sunday night. The former Montrose and Van Halen frontman reports that his Cabo Wabo Cantina, however, was largely untouched - and that there were no injuries to report.

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Related Topix: Hurricane Odile, Hurricane, Weather, San Lucas, CA, Pop/Rock, Van Halen

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

The Mother Nature of climate protests comes Sunday with offspring here

Over the last 25 years of U.S. history, the political climate for climate change has often been likened to a reverse of the country's prevailing weather patterns. Record heat and a parched heartland has nurtured summer-time polls and media reports that environment concerns would - at last - become a significant factor when Americans vote in the fall.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Activism, Global Warming, Hurricane, Weather, Blaine, WA

The Village Voice

The Cinnamon Snail, Nuchas Claim Top Prizes at the 10th Annual Vendy Awards

In 2011, Adam Sobel's mobile vegan kitchen The Cinnamon Snail won the Maker's Mark challenge for its bourbon creme brulee doughnuts. In 2012, his seitan street food claimed the People's Taste Award, and in 2013, the Red Bank chef brought the Hero Award back to its New Jersey home after being honored for feeding the storm-stricken shore communities in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

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Popsugar

All of Heidi Klum's Outrageous Halloween Costumes

Halloween just wouldn't be the same without Heidi Klum 's over-the-top annual bash, which she's hosted in both New York and Los Angeles. The location , may have changed over the years, but one thing we can always count on is Heidi showing up in an extravagant costume.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Halloween, Hurricane, Weather

Truthdig

Why We March: Stepping Forth for a Planet in Peril

On Sunday, September 21st, a huge crowd will march through the middle of Manhattan. It will almost certainly be the largest rally about climate change in human history, and one of the largest political protests in many years in New York.

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DNAInfo.com

4 Schools Still Without Fire Alarms After Hurricane Sandy Damaged Them

Four public schools are still without a working fire alarm nearly two years after Hurricane Sandy damaged their buildings - and city officials blame the federal government's red tape for the delays. The fixes, along with the replacement of "temporary" boilers at more than 30 schools, are part of the more than $700 million in repairs needed for schools across the five boroughs that were damaged during the October 2012 storm.

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Seeking Alpha

How Can You Invest In An Irreplaceable Island That Pays A 4.44% Dividend Yield?

Like most non-traded REITs, equity is generated in a blind pool format, so investors really don't know what they're buying. NYRT and ARC New York REIT have the same external manager, and they also have many of the same officers and board members.

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Related Topix: REIT, Personal Finance, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Hurricane, Weather

TheAlternativePress.com

Local landscaper Jumps in to Help Revive Certified National Wildlife ...

WEST CALDWELL, N.J. September 12, 2014 The Butterfly Garden at Grover Cleveland Middle School , Caldwell, got more than a little help from a friend this August when alumna Kevin Macken answered a plea for help from seventh grade science teacher and environmental club advisor Jane Kinkle. The garden, a certified National Wildlife Federation Schoolyard Habitat once used for outdoor classes and special drama performances, served as the environmental club's learning center.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, West Caldwell, NJ, Caldwell, NJ, Hurricane, Weather

Sun Sep 14, 2014

SILive.com

R Train service between Manhattan and Brooklyn resumes Monday morning

Regular R subway service between Brooklyn and Manhattan will resume Monday after a year of construction repairing the damaging effects Hurricane Sandy had on the subway tunnel. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo made the announcement Sunday afternoon during a press conference at the Whitehall Street Subway Station in downtown Manhattan.

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The Jersey Journal

Photos: Seaside Heights clown parade brings music, cheers to the boardwalk

SEASIDE HEIGHTS - Dozens of clowns, young and old, happy and sad, took to the boardwalk Sunday for a clown parade. Approximately 50 clowns joined in - about the same number as prior years, according to Leo Desilets, one of the staff members at Clownfest "It's a beautiful day here," he said, adding that the event typically draws around 15,000 spectators but did not yet know how many attended this year.

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Related Topix: Seaside Heights, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Lavallette, NJ

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