Hurricane Sandy

  • Christie says he would have stopped lane closings

    BRICK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Thursday he would have stopped aides from blocking lanes to the George Washington Bridge last fall if he had known about the plan in advance, saying outright what he has implied in previous denials about the traffic jam scandal that's engulfed…

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    • 84,000 Lives Threatened By Sea Level Rise In New England

      As New Jersey residents loft their rebuilt homes onto five foot pilings along the shore and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio promises to get work started on 500 storm-demolished homes before Hurricane Sandy’s two year anniversary, a new sea level rise analysis has found that $32 billion in property and…

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        • For Cuomo and de Blasio, Still Some Good Old Days

          Historically the nature of the governor’s relationship with New York City’s mayor has always been something of an arranged marriage, but like many couples, the governor and the mayor do seem to enjoy each other’s company, at least when they are not fighting.

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          • New York City Flood Risk Has Risen 20-Fold Since Late 1800s, Study Says

            New York City Flood Risk Has Risen 20-Fold Since Late 1800s, Study Says Storm surge hits a small tree as winds from Hurricane Sandy reach Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn., Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. The odds that New York City will be flooded by a storm, such as a winter nor'easter or a summer…

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