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

1 hr ago | Science Daily

Oso disaster had its roots in earlier landslides

A new geological study concludes that the disastrous March 22 landslide that killed 43 people in the rural Washington state community of Oso involved the "remobilization" of a 2006 landslide on the same hillside.


Related Topix: Landslide, Oso, WA, Weather, Hurricane, University of Washington, Snohomish County, WA

2 hrs ago |

Brick Police Remove Gunpowder Damaged By Hurricane Sandy From Residence

Brick police recovered from gunpowder late Tuesday that had been damaged by Hurricane Sandy from a township residence.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Brick, NJ

3 hrs ago |

Assemblywoman Malliotakis slams state spending of $37.5 million in Sandy money on tourism ads (with photos)

Tourism is fine, but Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis wants to see some money spent to boost small businesses that were damaged by Hurricane Sandy.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Hurricane, Weather, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

6 hrs ago |

All washed up: Weird beach debris from rubber ducks and cocaine to bananas and tombstones

But don't panic, this isn't Game of Thrones and the type being found is unlikely to pose a problem to those wanting to paddle in the sea.


Related Topix: Oceanography, North Carolina, Hurricane, Weather, Weird

10 hrs ago | The China Post

China's Xi eyes increased investment in Cuba

Chinese President Xi Jinping is visiting Cuba with hopes of expanding political and economic ties in the fellow communist nation.


Related Topix: Xi Jinping, Cuba, World News, Raul Castro, Hurricane, Weather

15 hrs ago | The Washington Post

HUD official coordinated Hurricane Sandy recovery aid

Hurricane Sandy, the second-most costly storm in American history after Hurricane Katrina, pummeled the Northeast in October 2012, resulting in 162 fatalities, damage to 650,000 homes from flooding and high winds, the destruction of countless businesses and the loss of power to 8.5 million customers.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Natural Disasters, FEMA, US News, US Politics

16 hrs ago | Wired

Next Big Thing You Missed: Bigger, Cheaper Batteries Will Eliminate Power Outages

General Electric has a bright idea for keeping the lights on even when the electrical grid short-circuits.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Science / Technology, NASA, UC Irvine, Hurricane, Weather, Natural Disasters

19 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Unions say Christie's choice of town hall venue is disrespectful to Sandy Hook victims

TRENTON - It's promoted as the start of Gov. Chris Christie's summer town hall series - a tour along the Jersey Shore in which he'll push his upcoming plan to rescue the state's troubled public-worker pension system, complete with a mock action-movie trailer filled with explosions and dramatic music.


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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sweeney calls Sandy integrity monitor reports unacceptable and calls for more disclosure

Senate President Steve Sweeney today called Hurricane Sandy integrity monitor reports released by the state last week underwhelming.


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

KATV Little Rock

Free Carfax Tools

"Show me the Carfax." It's is a common catch phrase heard in commercials. On Monday a Carfax representative visited Arkansas to share other ways to protect used car buyers.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Personal Finance, Social Security

The Jersey Journal

Historic Seaside Heights carousel could fetch more than $2 million

A tall statue of a happy child riding a merry-go-round horse sits near the base of the Thomas A. Mathis Bridge, greeting visitors to Seaside Heights.


Related Topix: Seaside Heights, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Burlington County, NJ, Home Listing, Home

State Farm Insurance reviewing Louisiana's mandatory 5 % hurricane deductible

State Farm Insurance is reviewing a request from Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon to offer a second hurricane deductible option to policyholders following the implementation of its mandatory five percent deductible.


Related Topix: Louisiana, Louisiana Government, Hurricane, Weather, Associated Press


Cuba hopes for more investment as Chinese president arrives

Chinese President Xi Jinping begins a two day visit to Cuba on Monday evening, stirring hopes on the island that China will finally invest in the country after a number of important deals never materialized.


Related Topix: Xi Jinping, Raul Castro, Cuba, World News, Hurricane, Weather, Fidel Castro

Decorate Your Place with Vintage Marine Gear for Cheap

Designers and artists looking for maritime-themed dcor are in luck, as three tractor-trailers filled with discounted marine equipment will go up for sale at Pier 11 in Red Hook later this week.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather

More Monmouth Musings

A Shore Thing To Help Sandy Impacted Families

The Foundation to Save the Jersey Shore is hosting a "high-spirited, beach-casual" fundraiser at Windows on the Water, Thursday July 24 at 6 PM.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather


Keeping a city-by-the-sea from becoming a city in it

Virtually every big rainstorm in New York now seems to be accompanied by a flash-flood alert sent to cellphones.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Hurricane


goTenna lets you send text messages when there's no network available

When a mobile network is down, overloaded or simply out of range, it can be certainly be inconvenient or potentially much worse.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Hurricane, Weather, Cellphones, Gadgets

Triple Pundit

Obama: Climate Change Is a Threat to U.S. Infrastructure

More extreme droughts, floods and wildfires - these are just some of the impacts of climate change that won't just occur in the distant future to our great-great grandchildren, but are happening now.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science, Hurricane, Weather

The Day

Malloy says school massacre stays with him every day

More than 18 months after a gunman killed 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Sunday he thinks of the massacre five or six times a day.


Related Topix: Sandy Hook, CT, Newtown, CT, Dan Malloy, US Governors, Hurricane, Weather

Sun Jul 20, 2014

New York Daily News

City has removed more than 2,400 trees in Brooklyn since Hurricane Sandy

Countless other trees are headed for the chipper, two years after the storm, as forestry staffers continue to inventory the flood-damaged foliage.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather