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US weighs oil products reserve after Sandy

July 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON The Obama administration is considering whether an emergency stockpile of gasoline and other oil products would ease future fuel shortages due to natural disasters like Hurricane Sandy, which smacked the East Coast in October, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz told Reuters. Continue Reading

Willmar, Minn., Utilities linemen working on Sandy relief to return home

November 13, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Two Willmar Municipal Utilities linemen could be home Friday after working the past week and a half on Superstorm Sandy relief.
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Two workers from co-op in Meeker Co., Minn., assisting with recovery from superstorm

November 8, 2012 in West Central Tribune

LITCHFIELD Two linemen from Meeker Cooperative Light and Power of Litchfield have been dispatched to Long Island, N.Y., to aid in the recovery from Superstorm Sandy.
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SD AG warns about potential Sandy scammers

November 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) Attorney General Marty Jackley is warning South Dakotans to be on guard for scammers purporting to collect money to help victims in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.
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Willmar utilities workers to help repair damage by Sandy

November 2, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Willmar Municipal Utilities is among a handful of Minnesota municipal utilities sending personnel and trucks this weekend to the East Coast to help restore power knocked out earlier this week by Hurricane Sandy.
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Storm-crippled New York City subway creaks back into service

November 1, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

New York tried to resume its normal frenetic pace Thursday, getting back much of its vital subway system after a crippling storm, but was still slowed by gridlocked traffic. Continue Reading

From falling trees, storm surge and power outages, East Coast superstorm takes deadly toll

November 1, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The East Coast superstorm felled both heroes rushing into harm’s way and, ironically, people simply following advice to play it safe at home. Continue Reading

Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Billy Joel to take part in benefit concert for Sandy victims

November 1, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

NBC is doing a benefit concert for victims of Hurricane Sandy featuring some artists native to the areas hardest hit. Continue Reading

New York struggles back after killer storm

October 31, 2012 in West Central Tribune

NEW YORK Flights resumed, but slowly. The New York Stock Exchange got back to business, but on generator power. And with the subways still down, great numbers of people walked across the Brooklyn Bridge into Manhattan in a reverse of the exodus of 9/11.
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NYC Marathon planning moves forward after Sandy

October 30, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Five days before New York hosts its namesake marathon, its public transportation is shut down, its airports closed, its streets flooded and its power out in many neighborhoods.
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