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  • FRIDAY, JAN. 4, 2013, 9:21 A.M.

    House approves $9.7 billion in Sandy flood aid

    WASHINGTON — More than two months after Superstorm Sandy struck, the House today overwhelmingly approved $9.7 billion to pay flood insurance claims for the many home and business owners flooded …


  • MONDAY, NOV. 5, 2012, 8:49 A.M.

    New York getting Spokane-area help

    Efforts to restore power in the storm-ravaged New York region are getting a Spokane-area boost. Several utility crews from the Bonneville Power Administration have been sent to Long Island, N.Y. …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31, 2012, 1:02 P.M.

    Guard evacuates people, takes in food to NJ city

    HOBOKEN, N.J. — National Guard troops delivered food and supplies to residents in this heavily flooded city across from Manhattan today as officials sent out a plea for boats, generators …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31, 2012, 8:10 A.M.

    Airports and stock exchange reopen; NJ devastated

    NEW YORK — Two major airports reopened and the floor of the New York Stock Exchange came back to life today, while across the river in New Jersey, National Guardsmen …


  • TUESDAY, OCT. 30, 2012, 6:46 A.M.

    Sandy leaves death, damp and darkness in wake

    NEW YORK — As superstorm Sandy marched slowly inland, millions along the East Coast awoke this morning without power or mass transit, with huge swaths of the nation’s largest city …


  • MONDAY, OCT. 29, 2012, 8:23 P.M.

    Sandy plunges NYC into darkness

    Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New Jersey coastline with 80 mph winds Monday night and hurled an unprecedented 13-foot surge of seawater at New York City, flooding its tunnels, subway …


  • MONDAY, OCT. 29, 2012, 11:03 A.M.

    A state-by-state look at the East Coast superstorm

    Hurricane Sandy is churning off the East Coast and is expected to join up with two other weather systems to create a huge and problematic storm affecting 50 million people. …


  • MONDAY, OCT. 29, 2012, 7:14 A.M.

    Sandy gains power and aims for Northeast

    NEW YORK — Gaining strength and threatening 50 million people, Hurricane Sandy chugged north today, raking ghost-town cities along the Northeast corridor with rain and wind gusts. Subways and schools …


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