In what can be considered a very rare ratings victory for a news network, Fox News beat out all other cable programming in total viewership last week during its coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings. In both total day and primetime totals for the week of April 15-21, Fox beat out cable powerhouses like the USA Network (which typically ranks first), the History Channel,...
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NEWARK, N.J. — Superstorm Sandy not only caused destruction up and down the East Coast, it also created wind gusts as far west as Wisconsin and as far north as Canada.The extent of Sandy's devastation is detailed in a report released Tuesday by the National Hurricane Center.It describes Sandy's beginnings as a tropical wave off the coast of Africa on Oct. 11 that reached the...
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NEWARK, N.J. — The National Hurricane Center says Superstorm Sandy was the deadliest hurricane to hit the northeastern U.S. in 40 years and the second-costliest in the nation's history.The center released a report Tuesday that attributes 72 deaths in the U.S. directly to Sandy, from Maryland to New Hampshire. That's more than any hurricane to hit the northeastern U.S. since...
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Sand covers the entrance to the parking lot of the Seagulls' Nest restaurant on Sandy Hook, just days after Hurricane Sandy struck. Noah K. Murray/The Star-Ledger SHIP BOTTOM – Hurricane-damaged Sandy Hook is expected to open this spring,...
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The National Hurricane Center will in the future maintain any necessary hurricane watches or warnings even if a storm is no longer technically a hurricane, as in the case of Superstorm Sandy.
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PRINCE Harry visited scenes of destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy in two New Jersey seaside towns while on the final leg of his American tour today.
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Filed under: Earnings, Retail, Materials & Construction, Home & GardenNatural disasters can be good for business -- if you're in the business of helping people rebuild their homes. We were reminded of that fact this morning, when Home Depot (HD) reported huge sales growth in its fourth-quarter earnings report in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. The home improvement...
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It's been six months since Hurricane Sandy devastated the Jersey shore and the recovery efforts are in a race against the clock -- one that starts with the summer tourism season. While most of the media attention...
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The Daily News had boots on the ground and eyes on the street during Hurricane Sandy, and now the newspaper is being recognized for its work.
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Names are retired when a storm has been exceptionally destructive – and hurricane Sandy killed at least 285 peopleThe only good thing to be said about hurricane Sandy: it won't ever be back.The World Meteorological Organization has announced that it is retiring "Sandy" from its list of tropical storm names and replacing it with "Sara."The organization retires a name when a...
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