Tag Archives: Hurricane Sandy

In The News: Three Gainesville TV Stations Bought Out, Florida Gas Prices Drop, Diana Nyad Goes to NYC, Program Continues Running After Gov. Shutdown

By on October 8th, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 1:19 pm

$10 million donation to Benefit Head Start – The National Head Start Association has received a $10 million donation to help keep the program running during the federal government shutdown. Head Start programs, which focus on early education for low-income […]

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Hurricane season ends, ACLU sues military, Syria’s Internet shut down, Palestine status upgraded

By on November 30th, 2012 | Last updated: November 30, 2012 at 11:15 am

The mixed messages of hurricane season 2012 – Saturday marks the end of the 2012 hurricane season. Florida escaped relatively unscathed for another year, but the season will live on as the year of “super storm” Sandy, which ravaged areas […]

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In the News: Sandy costs NY $42 billion, new South Florida toll lanes, Gators eyeing Sugar Bowl, Florida man chokes on roaches

By on November 26th, 2012 | Last updated: November 26, 2012 at 4:54 pm

Cuomo, Bloomberg brief NY delegation on storm cost – An official in the New York governor’s administration says Superstorm Sandy ran up a $42 billion bill on New York and the state and New York City are making big requests […]

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UF students assist with Hurricane Sandy recovery

By on November 19th, 2012 | Last updated: November 26, 2012 at 4:30 pm

Forty University of Florida students, two advisers and one 16-hour bus ride to New York. That’s all it took for the University of Florida’s chapter of Hillel to organize a trip to help rebuild neighborhoods damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

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In The News: Puerto Rico, ice skating, Gator Growl, Northeast Snowstorm, Florida election

By on November 8th, 2012 | Last updated: November 8, 2012 at 2:12 pm

Puerto Rico votes to change relationship with US – Puerto Rico residents voted on a non-binding referendum Tuesday to change their ties with the United States. MSNBC Ice skating rink returns to downtown Gainesville – Following a five-year hiatus, an ice […]

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In the News: early voting down, meningitis victims catch another sickness, political groups spend $500b, Sandy and voters

By on November 5th, 2012 | Last updated: November 5, 2012 at 3:59 pm

Second Illness Infects Meningitis Sufferers – People recovering from meningitis in an outbreak sparked by a contaminated steroid may experience a second ailment. The new problem, called an epidural abscess, is an infection near the spine at the site where […]

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In the News: rainy election day, Gator Growl raises money, Presidential dash, Nor’easter for NY, Florida voting lawsuit

By on November 5th, 2012 | Last updated: November 5, 2012 at 10:13 am

Rainy Election Day predicted in the region – Showers will likely pour down on Election Day, but clear skies are expected starting Wednesday in the region this week. The Gainesville Sun Gator Growl fights to raise money for veterans – […]

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In the News: election poll, Florida crime report, Spanish Romney campaign, Ex-Penn president charged, NYC gridlock

By on November 1st, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 9:37 am

Presidential race still tied with six days to go: Reuters/Ipsos poll – According to a poll, the presidential race is virtually tied as of Thursday. President Barack Obama has 47 percent of likely voters and his opponent Mitt Romney follows […]

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In the News: India storm, Romney to Florida, Gambling bust, Obama lead, Sandy aftermath

By on October 31st, 2012 | Last updated: October 31, 2012 at 9:23 am

Tens of thousands flee as storm hits south India – More than 100,000 people evacuated their homes Wednesday as a tropical storm hit southern India. The storm had winds of up to 60 miles per hour and made landfall near […]

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Professor Susan MacManus discusses how Hurricane Sandy will affect election, voting

By on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:50 pm

Presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney took a few days off of the campaign trail as a result of Hurricane Sandy’s trek across the Northeast. Both candidates have been using other politicians as representatives in their absence and have planned to get back to campaigning this week to visit crucial areas.

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