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3 hrs ago | WFLA-AM Tampa

Oil Issues/ Hollywood Medium

In the first half, longtime business and energy journalist, James R. Norman , discussed how the US and its allies use the price of oil as an economic weapon.

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Related Topix: Peak Oil, Hurricane, Weather, Florida

4 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Inc

G-Train Gripes: In the Dark About a Shutdown

It's the fourth week of the G train's partial shutdown and Greenpoint resident Mike Wechsler has decided to sweat rather than wait.

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Related Topix: Long-Island-City, NY, Hurricane, Weather

6 hrs ago | Columbia Journalism Review

Florida news outlet sees more success with print than digital

When Mary Kate Leming found herself among the 300 Palm Beach Post employees who lost their jobs in a sweeping downsizing in 2008, she enacted an unlikely Plan B, taking out a home equity credit line to start a print newspaper.

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Related Topix: Palm Beach, FL, Journalism, Palm Beach County, FL, Manalapan, FL, Hurricane, Weather

8 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Sandy elevation grants awarded to 230 additional N.J. homeowners

More than 230 additional New Jersey homeowners raising their properties after Hurricane Sandy have been approved for funding through a state-administered grant program, officials said today, bringing the total awards handed out so far to nearly 700.

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

11 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

You Say You Want A Revolution: Pieter Claesen Wyckoff House, 5816 Clarendon Road

It sits on a bucolic bit of farmland left over from the 1600s - across the street from an East Flatbush junk yard and car wash.

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13 hrs ago | NJ.com

Will climate change affect N.J.? It already does

What's the first thing you think of when you hear "climate change"? Super storms? Droughts? Disappearing islands? Catastrophic floods? Rising sea levels? But here's the thing: The impacts of climate change are already starting to appear, right here in New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Irene, Entomology, Science, Pine Barrens (Pinelands), NJ, Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Two Years After Sandy, Back To Nature Helping Replenish Trees in Bernards Township

Almost two years after Superstorm Sandy felled or damaged thousands of trees in the Somerset Hills, Back to Nature Home & Garden in Basking Ridge will donate 1,000 free trees to Bernards residents this fall to boost a township initiative to replace 5,000 lost trees within five years.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Basking Ridge, NJ, Hurricane, Weather

TV Newser

Executive Producer Changes at ABC News

TVNewser has learned "Good Morning America" Senior Executive Producer Tom Cibrowski is being promoted to senior VP of programs, newsgathering and special events.

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Related Topix: Good Morning America, Entertainment, Television, Nightline, Journalism, Emmy Awards, Hurricane, Weather

Jalopnik

Duplicitous Dealer Sold Hurricane Flooded Cars Without Telling Customers

Hurricane Sandy was a huge burden to a number of states on the east coast, and the flooding that resulted in New Jersey was of epic proportions, ruining tons of cars.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Auto Dealers, Autos

Daily Kos

The Plumber Pontificates

In 2005, Associate Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor wrote, "Those who would renegotiate the boundaries between church and state must therefore answer a difficult question: why would we trade a system that has served us so well for one that has served others so poorly?" "We're going to do what we want to do because it's our schools.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Markwayne Mullin, Hurricane, Weather, New York

SILive.com

$56 million in federal funds coming to Midland, New Dorp beaches to ease flooding

Some 24 acres of Bluebelt in Midland Beach will benefit from $33 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture funding to the city Department of Environmental Protection, Sen. Charles Schumer and Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, United States Department of Agriculture, Flood, Natural Disasters, Hurricane, Weather

Mon Aug 25, 2014

White Plains CitizeNetReporter

Board of Legisaltors Appoves Ice Casino Operator Contract. Kaplowitz...

The Westchester County Board of Legislators voted to approve a 10 year management agreement with Playland Ice Casino LLC, a subsidiary of American Skating Entertainment Centers LLC, to operate the Ice Casino last Thursday.

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Related Topix: Westchester County, NY, Elmsford, NY, Hurricane, Weather, Somers, NY

The Virginian-Pilot

"Ping Pong Summer" brings back a little nostalgia from the '80s

WERE THE 80's that awkward? According to Michael Tully's interpretation in "Ping Pong Summer," they were -- painstakingly so.

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Related Topix: The 80'S, Pop/Rock, Ocean City, MD, Back to the Future, Comedy Movies, Telltale Games, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Video Games, Celebrities, Lea Thompson, Hurricane, Weather

ValleyWag

Airbnb Pats Itself On The Back For Hurricane Sandy Charity

In recent months, Airbnb has come to resemble a political operator that happens to run a hotel network.

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Related Topix: AirBnB, Hurricane, Weather

The Jersey Journal

N.J. closes on first Woodbridge home through Sandy buyout program

A Crampton Avenue home was the first property that the state purchased in Woodbridge through its post-Hurricane Sandy buyout program.

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Related Topix: Woodbridge, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Sewaren, NJ, Port Reading, NJ, Avenel, NJ, Middlesex County, NJ

CBS Local

How To Financially Handle Catastrophes

We are smack in the middle of hurricane season. The Hurricane Center is forecasting a below-normal season meaning fewer hurricanes.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Hurricane Irene, Tax, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Animal

A Third Of NYC Pay Phones Are Broken

According to city records, 35% of New York's 8,894 public phones are broken. The Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications has stated that Verizon may be in part at fault for the mass failure, as the company is largely responsible for repair of public phones and hasn't stepped up to fix them in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

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DNAinfo.com

G Train Shuttle Bus Runs Better Than the Train Did, Riders Say

The G train is scheduled to be back in action next week, but some riders are actually bemoaning its return.

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Related Topix: Long-Island-City, NY, Hurricane, Weather

The Jersey Journal

Rowan University researcher to study effects of Hurricane Sandy on senior citizens

GLASSBORO - Projects led by a Rowan University researcher have received more than $3 million in grants to study the long-term effects of Hurricane Sandy on New Jersey residents.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Osteopathy

Lower Township Gazette

Ventnor Commission deems entire city in need of rehabilitation

The Board of Commissioners at its Thursday, Aug. 21 regular meeting agreed to declare the entire city in need of rehabilitation.

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