Tag: New York City

Nemo is smacking the East Coast

So here comes Nemo. From NYT: As the temperatures across the region dropped, roads became increasingly treacherous and utility companies moved thousands of crews into place to deal with the possibility of widespread power outages. Throughout the day, which for many was a rainy sloshy mess, people rushed to stores to stock up on supplies, drivers lined up at gas stations to fill their tanks and local authorities from New York City to Maine activated their plans to battle the snow as it began to pile up. With the storm moving up the East and the worst weather not expected until

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Wednesday Evening News Roundup

Wednesday Evening News Roundup This is what Sandy looked like from New York City. Do you remember that I mentioned that there was this plant, in New England, that made an injectable steroid compound? That compound got infected with a fungus that I’d never heard of before. The number of deaths from this infection is now 28. There’ve been 377 infections. Again, let me say, we need more not less government oversight in order to prevent things like this from happening again. Every now and then, in this 24/7, gotcha media environment that we live, in people get on camera that

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Hurricane Sandy

Heed the warnings. Be safe!!! Hurricane Sandy isn’t going to play nice. From NYT: Hurricane Sandy churned relentlessly through the Atlantic Ocean on Monday on the way to carving what forecasters agreed would be a devastating path on land that is expected to paralyze life for millions of people in more than a half-dozen states, with extensive evacuations, once-in-a-generation flooding, widespread power failures and mass transit disruptions. The huge storm, which picked up speed over the water on Monday morning, was producing sustained winds of 90 miles per hour by 11 a.m., up from 75 m.p.h. on Sunday night. The center

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