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11 min ago | ThinkProgress

Tidal 'Nuisance Flooding' On The Rise In Coastal Cities As Sea Level Inches Upward

A new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration this week found that nuisance flooding, or minor flooding, has increased on all three U.S. coasts between 300 and 925 percent since the 1960s.

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2 hrs ago | ABC News

Equinox's Plan to Take Over Fitness As We Know It

Equinox, based in New York, already operates 73 clubs in cities that include New York, Miami, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and London.

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4 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Kean & Byrne: Remembering Roe, friend and rival

New Jersey Congressman Robert Roe, shown in his Capitol office in 1987, died July 15 at 90. The following exchange between former New Jersey Govs. Brendan T. Byrne and Tom Kean took place in a Thursday teleconference.

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8 hrs ago | New Haven Independent

City Reels In A Big Green Fish

Let's fix that pier - and give the fisherman who climbed around that chain-link fence more places to catch snappers and bluefish.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, New Haven, CT, Weather, Hurricane

9 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Vintage Development Group plans Ohio City apartment project as new construction heats up

New apartment construction is spreading west on Detroit Avenue in Cleveland's Ohio City neighborhood, where Vintage Development Group plans to replace a shuttered bathhouse with a 60- to 75-unit residential building.

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13 hrs ago | Philly.com

Youth volunteers transform North Philly drug house into a church

Before the drug trade moved in, the abandoned building at Sheridan and Clearfield Streets in the heart of a troubled North Philadelphia neighborhood housed a grocery store and apartments.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

La MaMa Announces 2014-15 Season, Includes New Works by La Bute,...

The centerpiece of "LA MAMA EARTH" will be three diverse, international productions and adaptations of William Shakepeare's THE TEMPEST from the U.S., Korea and Italy.

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Local10.com

A1A restoration repairs begin Monday

A1A THIS AREA SEVERELY RERODED AFTER SAND YEAH -- SEVERELY ERODED AFTER SANDY. WE'LL TELL BUT IT TO MAKE IT EASE YES FOR YOU.

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Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL, Hurricane, Weather, Sunrise, FL

The Jersey Journal

Long after devastating storms roar through, N.J. utilities still calculating the damage

New Jersey Natural Gas' planned $102.5 million infrastructure upgrade, which state regulators approval last week, will include a new high-pressure feed to Mantoloking, where equipment was badly damaged from Hurricane Sandy, in photo above.

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Philly.com

Coney Island: Sea and the city

The 1920 Wonder Wheel Ferris wheel spins as beachgoers enjoy Coney Island sand and surf.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Union Beach couple gets $33K flood insurance bill after raising home above new federal...

Richard and Sandra Drake's flood insurance policy jumped from $598 last year to more than $33,000 this year eventhough the couple raised their home three feet above minimum federal requirements.

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Related Topix: Union Beach, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, FEMA

Seeking Alpha

Tropicana Entertainment: Casino Operator Trading At A Significant...

Tropicana Entertainment is a gaming company trading at a significant discount to peers despite a strong balance sheet, improving operations in its largest market, and strong free cash flow generation.

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Planetizen

Will Benefits from $1 Billion Climate Change Resilience Fund be...

A review of the federal government's recent announcement of a $1 billion competition to provide funding for communities affected by disasters by Dave Hampton, a natural disaster resilience consultant.

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CTNow.com

Brooklyn Punkers I Am The Avalanche Coming To Outer Space

Much of "Wolverines" - Brooklyn , N.Y. punkers I Am The Avalanche's third album - was written while frontman Vinnie Caruana was recovering from back surgery, with the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy looming in the background.

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LongIsland.com

Where Angels Play and The11518 to Help Construct Community Playground

July 25, 2014 - The11518 is beyond humbled to announce that the Bay Park Civic Association will be blessed with a playground by the organization The Sandy Ground Project: Where Angels Play.

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Crooks and Liars

Near Miss: The Solar Superstorm Of July 2012

After taking a shot at Mitt Romney, his criticism of the government "picking winners and losers" and comparing the government's track record to Bain Capital's record in that regard, Jon Stewart reminded us of what the real problem is that Romney and At a so-called "storm relief event" on Tuesday, GOP hopeful Mitt Romney repeatedly refused to answer ... (more)

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Brooklyn Paper

GREENPOINT: Ferry timely! G'point boat service restored as G's Queens connection cut

The city promises that Greenpoint ferry service is coming back this morning, hours after the G train's Queens tunnel shutdown.

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The Brooklyn Paper

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Build it Back opening doors for homeowners: When she registered for Build It Back in October, Noelle Adamik of Gerritsen Beach was told she might wait more than a year for repair work on her damaged basement door, but after the Mayor DeBlasio announced changes to the program, Adamik's project was fast-tracked.

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WICU12 Erie

Helicopter Team and Local Volunteers Practice Water Rescues

A lot of people in the Lake City area today were surprised to see two noisy Black Hawk helicopters in the skies.

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Related Topix: Lake City, PA, Pennsylvania, Natural Disasters, Flood, Hurricane, Weather, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

The Jersey Journal

New Seaside boardwalk walking tour app recounts Hurricane Sandy, boardwalk fire

SEASIDE PARK - In less than 11 months, the Seaside boardwalk was dealt two historic and devastating blows: Hurricane Sandy and a massive boardwalk fire.

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