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News on Hurricane Sandy continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | The Salinas Californian

Vilsack unveils report showing 'fire borrowing' impactsVilsack...

Vilsack unveils report showing 'fire borrowing' impacts Obama wants Congress to add wildfires to natural disasters eligible for FEMA assistance.


Related Topix: US News, FEMA, Yosemite National Park, CA, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, Hurricane, Weather, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, US Politics

3 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

ANALYSIS: Growth, Not Global Warming, To Blame For Disaster Damage

These days it seems like any time a storm rears its ugly head pundits declare that global warming is to blame.


Related Topix: Global Warming, Weather, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Drought, US News, Conservative Political News

7 hrs ago | JD Supra

A Flood by Any Other Name is Still a Flood - or Why Losses...

A Flood by Any Other Name is Still a Flood - or Why Losses Caused by Flood Are Subject to Flood Sublimits Lawyers are students of language, and they have a reputation for building arguments out of long-ago lessons of grammar and language arts.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Hurricane, Weather, Tsunami, Tornado

10 hrs ago | Archinect School Blog

Rockaway Pipeline Stirs Controversy

A new pipeline called the Rockaway Delivery Lateral Project is under construction in the Rockaways.


Related Topix: Explosion, Hurricane, Weather

12 hrs ago | Gawker

Watch These Awesome Super Rapid One-Minute Satellite Scans

When NASA launched the first weather satellite back in 1960, it was little more than two television cameras strapped to a satellite and shot into orbit.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Weather, Meteorology, Science, North Carolina, Hurricane, Hurricane Isaac

14 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Hotel accused of Sandy price gouging to pay nearly $65K to settle allegations

The owners of an Egg Harbor Township hotel accused of price gouging in the wake of Hurricane Sandy have agreed to pay nearly $65,000 to settle the allegations, state officials said today.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Atlantic County, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors

14 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

Ebola Is Not God's Wrath

As the deadly Ebola virus continues to spread in Liberia, religious leaders there are claiming that "immoral acts" are responsible for the catastrophic outbreak.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather

18 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

Emergency generators to be stored in Franklin

The National Guard Armory on Munsonhurst Road has been designated as one of three regional locations throughout the state that together will house 52 generators for possible deployment to gasoline stations and other essential facilities in the event of a future emergency comparable to Hurricane Sandy.


Related Topix: Franklin, NJ, Hurricane, Weather

22 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

Sussex Borough postpones vote on utility sale committee

Sussex County may be getting its own version of "Jersey Shore." Mountain Creek President Bill Benneyan said Tuesday that two production companies have contacted Mountain Creek about possibly creating a TV reality show at Action Park, the resort's iconic outdoor waterpark.


Related Topix: Sussex County, NJ, Hackettstown, NJ, Hurricane, Weather

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Star News Group

Pavilion plan shot down by residents

Residents, here, voted to strike down a $7 million bond ordinance that would allow for the reconstruction of several beachfront pavilions, in a special election held Tuesday.


Related Topix: Monmouth County, NJ, Hurricane, Weather

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Damage Assessment Team Educates Public on Hurricane Preparedness in Somerset Co.

CRISFIELD , Md.- Members of Somerset County's Damage Assessment Committee hit the streets in low-lying communities today to pass out literature filled with tips on how to prepare for a hurricane.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Somerset County, MD, Crisfield, MD, Weather

Mystery solved: Amazing journey of wedding photos from 47 years ago, washed up during Hurricane Sandy (with photo gallery)

The fury of Hurricane Sandy and the kindness of two strangers from New Dorp Beach combined to reunite Patricia Conlon Kearns with over 50 black-and-white photographs taken 47 years ago on the day she married Paul Kearns, an immigrant from Ireland, in St. Francis Xavier R.C. Church in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn.


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

The Jersey Journal

South River council moves firehouse construction project forward

South River -- After months of discussion, the South River borough council has moved one step closer to replacing the town's aging firehouse.


Related Topix: South River, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Roselle, NJ

The Jersey Journal

'The Voice' finalist, N.J. teen Jacquie Lee ready to give back at Sandy benefit

Colts Neck teen and "The Voice" season 5 finalist Jacquie Lee will headline a Hurricane Sandy benefit for storm victims in Union Beach.


Related Topix: The Voice, Entertainment, Television, Colts Neck, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Union Beach, NJ, Lincroft, NJ, Tinton Falls, NJ, Music


40 Under 40: JoCasta Zamarripa and Carlos Menchaca Make Immigration a Local Issue

Immigration is one of the most pressing issues in American politics, and these two LGBT lawmakers are taking a lead in addressing it - as well as advocating progressive measures to help all marginalized groups.


Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, Jim Doyle, US Governors, Scott Walker, Gay/Lesbian, Hurricane, Weather

CBS Local

In Ocean City's Back Bays, Where's the Water?

Ocean City is a dry town, but in part of that Jersey shore point, "dry" means a lot more than a lack of liquor stores.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, New Jersey Government, New Jersey

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Brooklyn Paper

Mean Streets: At Plumb Beach, sand trap makes for risky bicyclist detour

Frustrated family: Alan Cohen and his daughters, Phoebe and Chloe, would like to ride on the bike path that he said needs to be fixed - fast.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather

Daily World

Flood insurance must remain affordableFlood insurance must remain...

FEMA administrator Craig Fugate appeared before a Senate banking subcommittee July 30 to answer questions about the handling of flood insurance claims from Hurricane Sandy.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, David Vitter, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Delcambre, LA, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Opinion

The Jersey Journal

N.J. officials, environmentalists clash over coastal rule changes

TRENTON - Fighting back against criticism from environmental advocates over a plan to overhaul coastal development rules , New Jersey officials today defended the proposal, saying it makes common-sense reforms that do not put the state's waterfront communities at further risk.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Trenton, NJ

New York Daily News

WWII vets flies his flag proudly at 94

Miller's handmade flagpole went down with Hurricane Sandy but was replaced by volunteers.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Life, Veteran Affairs