Tag Archives: Hurricane Sandy

In the News: Biden in Florida, education task force tuition limits, Zimmerman judge and more

By on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: October 30, 2012 at 4:24 pm

VP Biden making Florida stops Wednesday – Joe Biden will be campaigning in Ocala and Sarasota on Wednesday. Bay News 9 Gov. Rick Scott’s higher education task force wants limit on Florida two-plus-two tuition – Scott’s team has agreed to […]

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Latest On Sandy: Death Toll, Damages Rise As Superstorm Heads North

By Mark Memmott on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: October 30, 2012 at 12:56 pm

Already deadly, Sandy has caused multiple deaths and left millions without power. Now the hurricane-turned-superstorm is spreading over much of New York State as it heads toward Ontario, Quebec and northern New England.

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In the News: Florida District 3, smuggling in South Florida, Police pension reform, Superstorm Sandy, campaigns resuming

By on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: October 30, 2012 at 11:21 am

At forum, candidates for 3rd Congressional District discuss airport, debt, special interests |  – Candidates for U.S. Congressional District 3 participated in a forum at Santa Fe College Monday. One of the major differences separating Democrat J.R. Gaillot, Republican Ted […]

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Sandy Makes Landfall In New Jersey With Punishing Winds, Driving Rain

By Eyder Peralta on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: October 30, 2012 at 6:37 am

The storm made landfall with winds exceeding 90 mph and has already left more than 1.5 million people without power across the Mid-Atlantic and northeast. This will be a slow-moving, unprecedented storm, so forecasters expect paralyzing damage.

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In the News: economy looks up, Giants sweep Series, hurricane poses political threat, states’ failed oversight

By on October 29th, 2012 | Last updated: October 29, 2012 at 9:37 am

Personal Spending, Income Up In September – The Commerce Department reported today that consumer spending went up 0.8 percent in September, the best showing since February. September’s consumer spending, which followed a 0.5 percent August gain, is significant because it […]

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In The News: Tom Hanks Halloween tips, meningitis outbreak spreads, New York nanny accused of stabbing two children, President Obama supports same-sex marriage, Hurricane Sandy could hit northern U.S.

By on October 26th, 2012 | Last updated: October 26, 2012 at 12:04 pm

Tom Hanks stops by ‘The Colbert Report,’ offers Halloween tips and ticks off Matt Damon – Tom Hanks did Stephen Colbert a great favor by dropping by “The Colbert Report” on Thursday night to recommend “inexpensive costumes that will make […]

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In the News: I-75 signs, monkey captured, Growl emcee, Sandy in Cuba

By on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: October 25, 2012 at 11:33 am

It’s official: Message signs, cameras for Interstate-75 over Paynes Prairie – Following the Interstate 75 crash that killed 11 people in January, the Florida Department of Transportation announced they will install Intelligent Transportation System devices with message signs and full camera […]

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