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New York mountain town awaits hurricane relief, 20 months later

JAY, New York (Reuters) - Rebecca Hoskins poked through the debris in her flood-wrecked house: a TV here, a light fixture there. Someone had been in and taken down the curtains. She blinked back a tear. It was a crisp early spring day and her first visit in year-and-a half to what had been her home Full story

Sandy-struck New Yorkers seek home buyouts

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Joseph Szczesny's modest Staten Island home was inundated when Superstorm Sandy slammed into the U.S. East Coast in October. Full story

Earthquake Weather? Hurricane Irene May Have Triggered Tiny Temblors

Hot or cold, rain or snow, geoscientists say there's no evidence for earthquake weather. But the biggest storms are starting to prove them wrong. Full story

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Rising water laps over the sea wall at Battery Park in New York on Aug. 28, 2011, as Hurricane Irene bore down on the city.