Hurricane Sandy

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Six months after Sandy, a Jersey Shore ice cream shop gets ready to open for summer

Apr 29, 2013
HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced an additional $1.8 billion in recovery aid for homeowners, renters and small businesses, today. Some of those businesses have been plugging along in the meantime.
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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

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.
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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

Globalist Quiz: The high price of natural disasters

Jan 29, 2013
Three months after 'Superstorm' Sandy ripped through the Northeast, the Senate has approved $50 billion in emergency relief. The high cost of natural disasters is the subject of today's quiz.
Posted In: quiz, Hurricane Sandy, natural disasters

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

Ten tips to avoid buying a flood-damaged car

Jan 16, 2013
Many cars that were flooded by Hurricane Sandy are back on the market. Here are a few tips to make sure that you don't buy a Sandy lemon.
Posted In: Personal Finance, Hurricane Sandy

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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