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Federal regulators criticize Verizon’s response to derecho

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators have issued a sharply critical report on phone problems that followed a severe wind storm in the Washington-metro area last year. The Federal Communications Commission says even now, it remains concerned about the maintenance and repair ...

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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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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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Sandy’s death toll climbs; millions without power

NEW YORK — Millions of people from Maine to the Carolinas awoke Tuesday without electricity, and an eerily quiet New York City was all but closed off by car, train and air as superstorm Sandy steamed inland, still delivering punishing ...

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