Hurricane Sandy

IDV Solutions

New Maps Show Building-By-Building Extent Of Hurricane Sandy Flooding

A new set of map-based visualizations by John Nelson of the Lansing data visualization company IDV Solutions shows the extent of flooding in the New York City area following Hurricane Sandy in October 2012.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2013

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Future City Competition Challenges Students To Fix Water Runoff Caused By Sandy-Style Disasters

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, officials and environmentalists were concerned about the pollution and damage the stormwater runoff would cause to the states surrounding the Chesapeake Bay. In an effort to avoid such problems in the future, participants in the Michigan Regional Future City Competition were challenged this year to design clean solutions to manage stormwater pollution.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/08/2013

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Opinion: Chris Christie Is In The Wrong Business

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is obviously in the wrong business. He is becoming more of a television celebrity by the minute and getting much better reviews as a television performer than as governor.

11/20/2012

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Iserv Backs Up Corporate Parent During Sandy

The purchase earlier this year of Grand Rapids-based Iserv by Quincy, Mass.-based 382 Communications has already paid dividends. The Massachusetts company announced Friday that its Iserv data center in Grand Rapids served as its data headquarters when its East Coast operations were affected by Hurricane Sandy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2012

Job seekers wait in line (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Jobless Numbers And The Newest Right Wing Conspiracy Theory

There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.

11/16/2012

Debris from Superstorm Sandy is seen on a beach November 8, 2012 in Long Branch, New Jersey. Meanwhile a nor'easter storm plunged temperatures to below freezing, bringing more misery to many residents throughout New York and New Jersey still without power. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Area Big Boy Helps Out With Hurricane Sandy Relief

Ann Arbor Big Boy owner Abdoul Karkoukli will donate 10 percent of the sales to help the Hurricane Sandy victims.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/11/2012

Tomatoes at a Forgotten Harvest food pantry. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ) File

Forgotten Harvest Feeds Victims Of Superstorm Sandy

A big shipment of food is leaving Detroit Friday and heading east — courtesy of Forgotten Harvest.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/09/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: Ten Reasons Mitt Romney Lost The Election

Today, Republicans feel a combination of confusion, disbelief, and anger as to how a slim majority of Americans can possibly want four more years of the Obama administration in the White House. To many, it seems inconceivable that people want to take a chance on more of the same.

11/07/2012

In this handout GOES satellite image provided by NASA, Hurricane Sandy, pictured at 1440 UTC, churns off the east coast on October 29, 2012 in the Atlantic Ocean. Sandy, which has already claimed over 50 lives in the Caribbean is predicted to bring heavy winds and floodwaters to the mid-Atlantic region. (credit: NASA via Getty Images)

Consumers Energy Gas Crews Leave State For First Time Ever To Help Sandy Relief

For the first time in its 125-year history, Consumers Energy is sending natural gas crews to assist with storm restoration work outside of Michigan, with about 25 employees leaving Tuesday to join more than 300 other utility employees and contractors already providing assistance in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2012

(Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: On Election Eve Major Concerns About Disenfranchisement

From Florida and Ohio early vote disasters with long lines to power outages in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York there are doubts that some people will have the opportunity to participate in this election.

11/05/2012

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