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Sandy leaves death, damp and darkness in wake

October 30, 2012 in The Daily Republic

New York was among the hardest hit, with its financial heart in Lower Manhattan shuttered for a second day and seawater cascading into the still-gaping construction pit at the World Trade Center. President Barack Obama declared a major disaster in the city and Long Island. Continue Reading

Forecasters warn East Coast about the ‘Frankenstorm’

October 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic

WASHINGTON All the spare parts appear to be coming together to create what forecasters are calling “Frankenstorm,” a monster combination of high wind, heavy rain, extreme tides and maybe snow that could cause havoc along the East Coast just before Halloween next week.
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East Coast braces for monster ‘Frankenstorm’

October 26, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON (AP) When Hurricane Sandy becomes a hybrid weather monster some call “Frankenstorm” it will smack the East Coast harder and wider than last year’s damaging Irene, forecasters said Friday. Continue Reading