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Hurricane Sandy News

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

3 hrs ago | NY1

FEMA: Agency Has Paid Out Over $8 Billion in Sandy Funds Locally

Eighteen months after Hurricane Sandy, the Federal Emergency Management Agency says it has given $8.7 billion to help New York recover.

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8 hrs ago | Salon

Manhattan's surging flood risk: City could end up underwater every 1 in 4 years

Flooded streets, caused by Hurricane Sandy, are seen on October 29, 2012, in the corner of Brigham street and Emmons Avenue of Brooklyn NY, United States.

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12 hrs ago | DNAInfo.com

NYU Langone Opens Emergency Room for First Time Since Hurricane Sandy

NYU Langone Medical Center opened a brand-new emergency department this week, after the hospital's former ER was flooded and forced to close following Hurricane Sandy.

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13 hrs ago | SILive.com

Hurricane Sandy relief concert raises $21,000 for Staten Island storm victims

The Hurricane Sandy relief concert put on in March by Educational Performance Tours and the Joseph Maffeo Foundation raised $21,000 dollars for the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation.

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17 hrs ago | BroadcastNewsroom

Global Satellite Broadband Communication in Public Safety Market 2014-2018

The analysts forecast the Global Satellite Broadband Communication in Public Safety market to grow at a CAGR of 8.45 percent over the period 2013-2018.

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21 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Hundreds attend candlelight vigil for boy, 11, killed by car in Keansburg

KEANSBURG - Dozens of young boys dressed in Little League uniforms lined Forest Avenue on Wednesday night, holding a candle in one hand and wiping tears from their eyes with their other.

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Yesterday | Examiner.com

6 plans to make voluntary taxation work

" Taxation is theft," per Murray Rothbard, has surfaced as the quintessential fiscal libertarian rallying cry.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Uber Just Responded To The New York Attorney General's Surge Pricing Investigation

On-demand car service startup Uber has received a lot of flack in New York City for its notorious surge pricing.

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SILive.com

Staten Island awarded an extra $3 million for Hurricane Sandy recovery

As part of the NY Rising project, Staten Island was awarded an extra $3 million -- added to the already allocated $25 million -- to fund projects to help rebuild the Island's battered shoreline and construct preventative infrastructure post Hurricane Sandy.

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NorCalBlogs

Claim: Odds of storm waters overflowing Manhattan seawall up 20-fold, new study shows

Maximum water levels in New York harbor during major storms have risen by nearly two and a half feet since the mid-1800s, making the chances of water overtopping the Manhattan seawall now at least 20 times greater than they were 170 years ago, according to a new study.

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The Huffington Post

A Tale of Two States: Hurricane Sandy's Toll on Voting

While New Jersey and New York continue to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy, there are still many lessons to be learned from the disaster.

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SILive.com

Sandy aid diverted? Victims in NYC need $1B feds might use elsewhere

About $1 billion is required to meet the needs of all of the nearly 20,000 Hurricane Sandy victims registered for the city's Build It Back housing recovery program.

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Philly.com

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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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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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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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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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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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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