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The enormous power of Sandy savagely exposed the flaws of the Long Island Power Authority -- flaws that had been hidden for years by a political establishment that benefited from its cronyism.
LIPA’s vulnerable. The public is demanding change. But do state legislators have the political will to make a bold move? Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo told Newsday’s editorial board Thursday that “the moment...Read more »
Two days before Hurricane Sandy made an East Coast landfall, the feds downgraded it to a post-tropical cyclone.
Yes, a cyclone! The kind of thing that carried Dorothy from the prairies of Kansas to the Land of Oz. The kind of thing that thrill-seekers pay money to ride at Coney Island.
But the scientists at the National Hurricane Center knew precisely what they were doing, and from their...Read more »