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The self-reliance movement goes mainstream

Feb 12, 2013
With the world looking a lot more fragile, more people are taking their survival into their own hands -- and garages.
Posted In: survivalist, Hurricane Sandy, natural disasters

Airlines react to Northeast storm, thousands of flights cancelled

Feb 8, 2013
The nation’s airlines are slashing flights by the minute in anticipation of Northeast’s winter weather. United, which has a hub at Newark Liberty International, led the cancellation race; Delta was second.
Posted In: Airlines, weather

Why stormy weather makes us panic... and purchase

Feb 8, 2013
Jeff Klein, a shop owner in Massachusetts, talks about why customers buy everything from firewood to ice when bad weather makes the news.
Posted In: snow storm

Does The Weather Channel benefit from blizzards?

Feb 8, 2013
The Northeast is expected to be hammered by a winter storm of 'historic' proportions. Many are bracing for the worst, but some businesses think snowmageddon is snowtacular.
Posted In: media, weather, Weather Channel

100 days later, many Sandy victims lack homes

Feb 6, 2013
Many New York and New Jersey residents displaced by Hurricane Sandy face hurdles in returning to their homes of finding housing close by.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy

How Sandy disrupted phone communications

Feb 5, 2013
The FCC looks at what can be done to minimize disruptions to phone service during natural disasters.
Posted In: Tech, Hurricane Sandy, cell phone, fcc

Sandy-flooded cars: Buyer beware

Jan 18, 2013
Many cars that were flooded by Hurricane Sandy are back on the market. Experts offer tips for how to sniff out a fishy used car.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, auto industry, flood, car

Cars damaged by Sandy make suspicious comeback

Jan 14, 2013
Often sold for scrap, many storm-swamped cars are cleaned up and resold with clean records that make no mention of flood damage
Posted In: car, auto industry, Hurricane Sandy

NY debates expensive storm surge barrier

Jan 10, 2013
New York weighs options for storm defenses in the wake of deadly Sandy. Among them are expensive waterway barriers to protect against storm surges.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, natural disasters

Delay of federal Sandy relief package to squeeze state budgets

Jan 3, 2013
A $60 billion Sandy relief package passed the Senate in December, but House leadership reneged on its pledge to pass the bill before the end of the session.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, Congress, natural disasters

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