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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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Disarray, millions without power in Sandy’s wake

October 30, 2012 in West Central Tribune

PITTSBURGH The most devastating storm in decades to hit the country’s most densely populated region upended man and nature as it rolled back the clock on 21st-century lives, cutting off modern communication and leaving millions without power Tuesday as thousands who fled their water-menaced homes wondered when if life would return to normal. 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

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