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4 hrs ago | WALK 97.5

NYS: $300 Million to Elevate Flood-Damaged LI Homes

An estimated 6,500 home owners on Long Island are eligible for a portion of $300 million to elevate houses damaged by flooding during Superstorm Sandy, according to Governor Andrew Cuomo.

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8 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

Bon Jovi brings charity back homeBon Jovi brings charity back...

Bon Jovi brings charity back home Rocker performed at sold-out show at Count Basie for a fundraiser for Red Bank clinic.

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12 hrs ago | Grist Magazine

At this year's big climate rally, most of the people won't be pale, male, and stale

More than 500 organizations are planning a historic event for Sept. 21 in New York City, what they say will be the largest rally for climate action ever .

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Related Topix: New York, NY, Manhattan, NY, Lower East Side (New York, NY), Chelsea (New York, NY), North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Nursing, Medicine, Hurricane, Weather

Wed Jul 30, 2014

LongIsland.com

AG Schneiderman Announces Arrest of Two LI Convenience Store Owners...

AG Schneiderman Announces Arrest of Two LI Convenience Store Owners and Eight Co-conspirators Alleged to Have Stolen Nearly $1 Million from SNAP Mastic, NY - July 29, 2014 - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, along with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of Inspector General, today announced a 25-count indictment against two Suffolk ... (more)

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New York Daily News

Brooklyn Democratic boss backs a lawmaker facing criminal charges

Brooklyn's Democratic Party boss is backing a lawmaker who's facing criminal charges for embezzling nearly half a million dollars from the sale of foreclosed homes.

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The Jersey Journal

Seniors, disabled residents can now apply for funds to repair Hurricane Sandy damage

Eligible senior citizens and disabled residents can receive up to $5,000 if their homes still have damage caused by the 2012 hurricane.

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The Jersey Journal

Bayonne students offer seniors affected by Hurricane Sandy a helping hand

The Bayonne Economic Opportunity Foundation is offering senior citizens assistance to clean up their homes which were damaged during Hurricane Sandy.

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Ars Technica

Sea level rise causing huge increases in "nuisance flooding"

The warming of the planet is driving ocean levels upward through two processes: the melting of land-based ice and the thermal expansion of the water in the oceans.

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The Jersey Journal

Stella Maris retreat property in Long Branch for sale as a nature preserve

LONG BRANCH - For nearly 75 years, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace have sought spiritual renewal on a 6.8-acre parcel that overlooks the Atlantic in Long Branch.

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New York Daily News

NYU's Langone Medical Center to get $1.1B for Hurricane Sandy repairs

Hospital workers evacuate patient Deborah Dadlani from NYU Langone Medical Center as Hurricane Sandy strikes in Oct. 2012.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Carolyn Maloney, Democrat, Senator Chuck Schumer, US Senate

Denver Post

Denver EPA hearing fires debate over costs of cutting carbon - or not

Joseph Fross, foreground, of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, takes part in a demon- stration at Lincoln Park in Denver on Tuesday.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

New York Daily News

Hurricane Sandy survivors pack summit, still struggling to rebuild homes

Nearly a thousand people packed the Greater Allen A.M.E Cathedral in Jamaica, Queens, for the rebuilding summit hosted by Faith In New York.

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New York Daily News

Mapping our preparedness for flooding

Residents in the Pennyfield section of the Bronx take the brunt of the storm as it hits the seawall near the Throgs Neck Bridge.

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Philly.com

Feds fault Conrail, local officials in Paulsboro train wreck

Federal investigators on Tuesday clearly placed the blame for the Paulsboro derailment on Conrail and faulted local emergency officials for their handling of the resulting toxic gas release.

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WKXW-FM Trenton

Is there a better 2016 GOP presidential contender than Chris Christie?

So now that we're in the middle of 2014 with still a couple of years to go before another presidential election.

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More Monmouth Musings

Prosecutor: Belmar Did Not Account For Sandy Relief Gift Cards

Doherty: We were in the middle in the worst natural disaster in the history of New Jersey.

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SILive.com

Wedding dress that survived Hurricane Sandy returned to owner

After Hurricane Sandy's monumental surge destroyed the dry-cleaning store at 313 Sand Lane in South Beach almost two years ago, Nicole Pagliaro assumed that she'd never see her wedding dress again.

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Detroit Free Press

Neighborhoods Day in Detroit to bring hundreds from out of state

Carl Zerweck III and wife Robin plotted out a mission trip four years ago for their faith-based organization, Rippling Hope, after several pastor friends told the couple that the city of Detroit could use their help.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

JD Supra

NJ Energy Resilience Bank Funds Distributed Energy Resources

Last week, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities approved an agreement with the New Jersey Economic Development Authority to establish and operate an Energy Resilience Bank in the state.

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Myrtle Beach Online

US report says religious freedom in Cuba is bad but getting better

Cuban government restrictions on religion remain severe although they have been eased on several fronts over the past year, according to the U.S. State Department's annual report on freedom of religion around the world.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Cuba, World News, Hurricane, Weather

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