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Superstorm Sandy

Tracking Sandy

Hurricane Center: Beware Of The Storm Surge

During a hurricane, storm surge is one of the greatest threats to life and land, yet many people don’t understand the dire warnings from forecasters to get out of its way. So this season, they hope to offer easy-to-understand, color-coded maps and change the way they talk to the public.

05/24/2013

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Mid-Atlantic Beaches Ready For Post-Sandy Summer

Officials in Maryland and Delaware beach towns are hoping renovations, good publicity and activities pegged to historical events will help usher in a strong summer beach season, and they say the states are on track to receive more visitors this year.

05/18/2013

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United Way Handing Out $5M In Sandy Aid To 7 States, Including Md.

Child-care centers, soup kitchens and a volunteer fire association are among the recipients of $5 million in Superstorm Sandy relief announced by the United Way of New York City.

03/04/2013

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Sandy Aid Includes $8.6M For Somerset County

Maryland’s two U.S. senators are announcing more federal aid to help Somerset County recover from Superstorm Sandy.

02/06/2013

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Cumberland Working To Remove Damaged Trees

Officials in Cumberland say they’re removing or pruning more than 50 trees that have either been damaged by storms or are at risk of toppling over.

02/04/2013

Tracking Sandy

Sandy’s Wake Leaves Birds In Dire Straits

When red knots descend on the beaches of Delaware Bay this spring famished from their marathon flight toward the Canadian Arctic from the tip of South America, the rosy-breasted shorebirds may find slim pickings instead of the feast of horseshoe crab eggs they count on to fuel the rest of their migration.

02/02/2013

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Superstorm Sandy Aftermath: State Replaces Garrett County Emergency Chief

The administration of Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley says it plans to replace Garrett County’s emergency management chief to correct deficiencies revealed by Superstorm Sandy.

01/29/2013

A neighborhood destroyed by Hurricane Sandy (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Senate Sets Monday Vote On $50.5B Sandy Aid Bill

The Senate is set to vote Monday on a $50.5 billion emergency relief bill to help victims of Superstorm Sandy.

01/24/2013

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Sen. Mikulski Tours Crisfield Recovery Efforts

Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski will visit the city of Crisfield to observe recovery efforts that are ongoing in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.

01/16/2013

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Cardin To Tour Crisfield To View Storm Recovery

Sen. Ben Cardin is scheduled to tour Crisfield to see how recovery efforts from Superstorm Sandy are going.

01/10/2013

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Harris Explains His Vote Against Sandy Aid

Rep. Andy Harris who represents parts of Maryland’s Eastern Shore in Congress is explaining why he voted against a $9.7 billion package for Superstorm Sandy relief.

01/05/2013

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Baltimore County To Receive Sandy Aid From FEMA

When Superstorm Sandy rolled over the East Coast, Maryland was largely spared, but there was enough damage to attract the attention of federal authorities.

01/04/2013

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