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1 hr ago | Forbes.com

Pause To Accelerate a la Chris Christie

This "New Leader's Playbook" column focuses on executive onboarding and BRAVE leadership examples for others to follow.

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

2 hrs ago | Star News Group

Seeking a flooding fix in Sea Girt

On numerous occasions since the recent beach replenishment project was completed, Sea Girt has experienced flooding issues due to sand blocking its two outfall pipes, located at Baltimore Boulevard and Neptune Place.

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Related Topix: Sea Girt, NJ, US News, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Manasquan, NJ, Hurricane, Weather

7 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Pump contact let for Xayaburi dam

Xylem Inc, the water company whose equipment cleared New York tunnels after Hurricane Sandy in the US, won a customized-pumps contract for a controversial Mekong River hydropower dam under construction that will help provide electricity to 4 million people in Laos and Thailand.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Rye Brook, NY

8 hrs ago | WESH-TV

U.S. rebuilds beach at Kennedy Space Center

The U.S. has finished a big project to protect launch pads and other space facilities from the encroaching Atlantic.

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8 hrs ago | NY1

Massachusetts Volunteers Help Fix Breezy Point Resident's Sandy-Ravaged Home

One Breezy Point resident is starting to see his Hurricane Sandy-ravaged home get fixed, thanks to a group of volunteers from Massachusetts.

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Related Topix: Breezy-Point, NY, Hurricane, Weather

Wed Aug 20, 2014

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

Archinect School Blog

Rockaway Pipeline Stirs Controversy

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

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Related Topix: Explosion, Hurricane, Weather

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Franklin, NJ, Hurricane, Weather

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.

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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.

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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.

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

SILive.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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

Advocate

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.

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

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