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"Forget Sandy, Worst is Yet to Come"

The article titled Forget Sandy, the Worst Is Yet to Come is a news account of a Swiss Re Insurance Co. report. Some excerpts:

The chilling insurance company report * * * cautions that Hurricane Sandy was nothing more than a harsh reminder that more powerful storms – like the 156-mph Norfolk-Long Island Hurricane of 1821 – await the Jersey Shore.

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Luck o' the Irish

Go pick on somebody with a house to live in.

I’ve tried to carpe diem today, but instead I’m going to tell you how badly this all sucks. 1,106 more words

AGEING-IN-PLACE: It Can Be Detrimental to Your Health

by Alice Fisher M.S.W.

Surveys show that most people when asked prefer to spend the last years of their lives in their homes rather than in a community or institutional setting. 1,381 more words

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NY, NJ To Get $3.3B In Federal Funds For Sandy-Related Transit Improvements

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New York and New Jersey will receive another $3.3 billion from the federal government to make transit service stronger in response to Superstorm Sandy. 251 more words

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Indigenous, communists, freaks steal show at People’s Climate March in NYC

This is by Bruce Parker@Watchdog.org.

The freak show of the Globull Warming crowd is a pathetic sight.

The freak show would be amusing  if not for the fact they actually believe the crap they are spouting. 923 more words

Michael Grimm: 'I've Moved Mountains'

Embattled Republican Congressman Michael Grimm boasted of his record as an elected representative at a candidate forum in Brooklyn last night–a forum at which his Democratic challenger, former Brooklyn Councilman Domenic Recchia, … 492 more words

Hurricane Sandy: Through an Equity Lens

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Natural disasters tend to be framed as equalizers, affecting populations indiscriminately. This paper challenges that notion by utilizing a media content analysis to argue that Hurricane Sandy was framed to highlight certain populations as the victims requiring aid, whereas others would not be acknowledged. 5,491 more words

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