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Airports and stock exchange reopen; N.J. devastated

NEW YORK — Two major airports reopened and the New York Stock Exchange got back to business Wednesday, while across the river in New Jersey, National Guardsmen rushed to feed and rescue flood victims two days after Superstorm Sandy struck. ...

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Maryland experiences full variety of Sandy’s wrath

CRISFIELD — On Maryland’s jagged coastline, hurricane-riled waves destroyed an iconic pier and floodwaters forced caskets from graves in a town famed for crabbing. In the mountainous western edges, 2 feet of snow snapped power lines, downed trees and left ...

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Storm’s cost may hit $50B; rebuilding to ease blow

WASHINGTON — Superstorm Sandy will end up causing about $20 billion in property damages and $10 billion to $30 billion more in lost business, according to IHS Global Insight, a forecasting firm. In the long run, the devastation the storm ...

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Calmer winds aiding utility restoration after Sandy; mass transit resuming

The morning after superstorm Sandy spared much of Maryland its worst, some local systems resumed operations and surged forward with recovery efforts, but other government agencies and businesses were still in the dark. “As you all know, we were very, ...

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Maryland mostly at a standstill as Sandy lingers

The morning after former Hurricane Sandy gave Maryland its worst, regional transportation systems, local governments and many businesses remained closed Tuesday as the north-moving superstorm lingered over the state. The Maryland Transit Administration will resume limited service, with the subway, ...

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