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

1 hr ago | SILive.com

EXCLUSIVE: Sources say mayor will announce expanded acquisition program, borough directors for Sandy recovery on Staten Island

Mayor Bill de Blasio will announce an expansion of the city and state acquisition for redevelopment program to interested priority-two and -three homeowners, among other initiatives, at an event on Staten Island Thursday, two sources told the Advance.

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5 hrs ago | Law.com

Judge Blocks Testimony of Appraiser in Dryer Fire Suit

Sketches by late fashion designer Oleg Cassini. Other such drawings and artwork by Cassini were damaged in a fire at his mansion that was allegedly caused by a defective dryer.

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6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Thunderbolt will open in May at Coney Island

Soon Coney Island will have a new roller coaster besides the world famous Cyclone.

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10 hrs ago | Long Island Business News

Schumer: Don't forget LI's North Shore Sandy woes

Sen. Charles Schumer says some communities on the North Shore of Long Island are still in need of funding to recover from the damage of Hurricane Sandy.

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14 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Public less satisfied with NJ Hurricane Sandy recovery effort, poll finds

Homes in Belmar found themselves under water after Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on the Jersey Shore.

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14 hrs ago | The New York Observer

City Councilman Calls Hurricane Sandy a 'Blessing'

Speaking on NY1 last night, Councilman Donovan Richards labeled the 2012 storm that ravaged his Far Rockaway district both a curse and a "blessing" because the devastation brought needed attention to his corner of Queens.

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15 hrs ago | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Islanders join in effort at Oso slide

Following one of the deadliest natural disasters in state history, several Vashon residents have joined in the large response effort at the Oso landslide.

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19 hrs ago | CBS Local

New Poll Finds Sandy Recovery Ratings Falling For Gov. Christie

A new poll shows a growing dissatisfaction within New Jersey when it comes to recovery from Hurricane Sandy almost a year and a half ago.

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22 hrs ago | Washington Square News

Research finds greater opportunities for minorities

As the importance of increasing academic opportunities for young male minorities has been thrust into the spotlight by the Obama administration, a recently published report on New York City's Expanded Success Initiative, is shedding light on the effectiveness of such measures.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Patch.com

Point Beach closer to buying Ocean Ave. plot

Point Pleasant Beach's council approved the purchase of a tract on Ocean Avenue by the inlet for $475,000 that would allow the town to remedy a blight that is still damaged from Hurricane Sandy.

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Red Bank Green

Sea Bright: McLoone's Ok'D to Rebuild

McLoone's Rum Runner in Sea Bright, destroyed by Hurricane Sandy, will be rebuilt at its Ocean Avenue location abutting the Shrewsbury River and reopen before summer 2015, according to a report by Word On the Shore .

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Law.com

Scott E. Mollen

I begin with an update on the first case in the April 9 column on the Hurricane Sandy class action, Adler v.

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Vineyard Gazette Online

Oak Bluffs Lands Grant to Protect Sewer System During Storms

Oak Bluffs was awarded $200,000 in state money this month to protect key components of its wastewater system from storm damage.

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Morristown Green

Life after Hurricane Sandy: One family's story as Sandy Relief continues

A year and a half ago, Superstorm Sandy damaged or destroyed over 346,000 homes in New Jersey - 22,000 were declared uninhabitable.

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Courier News

Sandy recovery money distributed to N.J. charities

Donations previously made to the Hurricane Sandy Relief Foundation , an unregistered charity whose principals allegedly misled donors in violation of the law, have been distributed to legitimate charitable organizations for the aid of superstorm Sandy victims, Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman said Tuesday in a news release.

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My Verona NJ

Snow Removal Costs Skyrocket

If it feels as if this past winter hit your budget hard, you're not alone: Verona's municipal snow removal costs for January to March of this year were almost quadruple those for the winter of 2012.

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Asbury Park Press

While you were sleeping: 5 big stories from overnight

Start your day by quickly catching up on the latest news from around the Shore and the world.

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Marietta Times

PSC OKs plans to improve power reliability

The plans announced Monday are for Monongahela Power Co. and Potomac Edison Co. The plans are part of a Public Service Commission of West Virginia directive in January 2013 requiring electric companies operating in the state to outline vegetation trimming programs for distribution and transmission lines.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Business Journal

Duly Noted: New Jersey towns tighten film production rules in response to reality-TV boom

Bloomberg's Richard Falkenrath looks at questions over what the NSA knew about the heartbleed bug and whether they gathered information from the flaw on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg Surveillance."

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The Virginian-Pilot

After $7.8 million dredging project, Oregon Inlet is clogged again

The Herbert C. Bonner Bridge, built in 1963, crosses the Oregon Inlet and provides the only highway connection between Hatteras Island and mainland North Carolina.

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