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Sandy: not blown out of proportion

November 13, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Almost everything Audrey Pagano knows from her childhood is gone.
“The whole neighborhood is wiped out homes that have been there for a long time,” said Pagano.
An Alexandria resident for 37 years, Pagano grew up in Staten Island, New York, where Hurricane Sandy ripped a path of destruction on October 29. Continue Reading

NorthWestern Energy workers helping NY neighborhoods

November 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic

ABERDEEN Eight South Dakota employees from NorthWestern Energy are working to restore electricity to storm-ravaged neighborhoods in New York.
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Echo Press seeks tips for Hurricane Sandy story

November 1, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

The Echo Press is trying to localize a story about Hurricane Sandy, which has caused massive destruction on the East Coast. Continue Reading

CenterPoint Energy sends in workers to help restore power to East Coast

November 1, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

CenterPoint Energy has sent 275 linemen, support personnel and various contractors from Texas to the East Coast to help restore power in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Continue Reading

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

Crew of tall ship HMS Bounty abandons ship; 2 still missing

October 29, 2012 in West Central Tribune

PORTSMOUTH, Va. The Coast Guard has rescued 14 members of the crew forced to abandon the tall ship HMS Bounty caught, which visited Duluth in 2010 and was slated to return in 2013, in Hurricane Sandy off the North Carolina Outer Banks. Continue Reading

Emergencies declared ahead of Eastern superstorm

October 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

With much of the Eastern Seaboard in the path of a rare behemoth storm, residents of the nation’s most densely populated corridor contemplated whether to heed dire warnings of torrential rain, high winds and up to 2 feet of snow. Continue Reading

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

Oil, gas production ramping up, gas prices should start going down, expert says

September 3, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

(AP) – The nation’s oil and gas hub along the Gulf Coast is slowly coming back to life in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac. Continue Reading

Drought-weary farmers await Isaac’s remnants

August 31, 2012 in The Daily Republic

ST. LOUIS Indiana farmer John Kolb normally would welcome storms that could provide his crops with badly needed water in this summer of drought. Instead, he and other Corn Belt farmers are nervously watching the forecast as Hurricane Isaac’s remnants slog their direction, concerned they could end up getting too much of a good thing. Continue Reading