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A witness to Sandy's wrath

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“It just felt like driving through Beirut…” Photographer Shannon Stapleton describes his impressions driving through the Rockaways the morning after Hurricane Sandy destroyed whole neighborhoods.  Video 

Long Island rail strike may cost economy $50 million/day: N.Y. comptroller

NEW YORK - A strike by workers at New York's Long Island Rail Road could cost $50 million a day in lost economic activity, a blow for a region still overcoming the effects of the recession and Superstorm Sandy, the state's top financial watchdog said on Tuesday.

U.S., 15 Jul 2014

New Jersey's storm recovery chief steps down, replaced by deputy

NEW YORK - The director of New Jersey's response to Superstorm Sandy stepped down on Tuesday, almost two years after the storm tore through the state, and was replaced by his deputy, Governor Chris Christie's office said.

Politics, U.S., 08 Jul 2014

U.S. to create gasoline reserve in Northeast after Sandy shortages

WASHINGTON - The U.S. government will create a million-barrel gasoline reserve in the Northeast, a reaction to the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy in 2012 when motorists were left without fuel, exposing vulnerabilities in the fuel distribution network.

U.S., 02 May 2014

U.S. to set up emergency gasoline stockpile for Northeast

WASHINGTON - The United States plans to create a million-barrel gasoline reserve in the Northeast after Superstorm Sandy in late 2012 left motorists in the region without fuel, exposing vulnerabilities in the nation's fuel distribution network.

U.S., 02 May 2014

Sandy-displaced families in FEMA-funded housing must now pay rent

NEW YORK - Rent will be charged starting Thursday to more than 1,300 families displaced from their East Coast homes by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012 and sheltered since then in apartments and bungalows largely paid for by the federal government.

U.S., 30 Apr 2014

After two big blunders, New Jersey Transit chief resigns

NEW YORK - New Jersey Transit's chief resigned after stumbles following the Super Bowl and Superstorm Sandy, the latest transportation official appointed by Governor Chris Christie to leave.

U.S., 19 Feb 2014

U.S. safety board blames captain for 2012 Bounty sinking

WASHINGTON - The sinking of the tall ship Bounty off the North Carolina coast in 2012 was likely caused by the captain's "reckless decision" to sail the vessel into the path of Hurricane Sandy, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Monday.

U.S., Natural Disasters, 10 Feb 2014

U.S. safety board blames captain for 2012 Bounty sinking

WASHINGTON - The sinking of the tall ship Bounty off the North Carolina coast in 2012 was likely caused by the captain's "reckless decision" to sail the vessel into the path of Hurricane Sandy, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Monday.

U.S., Natural Disasters, 10 Feb 2014

Amid scandal, Governor Christie's New Jersey approval rating drops

NEW YORK - Support for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, which soared over his handling of Superstorm Sandy, has fallen almost 20 points since his landslide re-election in November as he faces probes into the conduct of his top aides.

Politics, 22 Jan 2014

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