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NY aims to spur $3B in private loans for Sandy aid

New York is taking actions aimed at generating more than $3 billion in private sector loans for Superstorm Sandy rebuilding, Gov. Andrew Cuomo says. Full story

9 months after Sandy, rides run in Seaside Heights

Beachgoers are celebrating another milestone in the recovery of one of New Jersey's famed seaside attractions. Full story

NJ flood victims face difficult buyout decision

Bob and Pat Smith have seen many floods in their 47 years on Water Street, but none as severe as in Superstorm Sandy. Last year's storm waters rose halfway up their front door and left a debris field of mud and mold that took months to clean. In their early 70s and semi-retired, the Smiths say they' Full story

GOP heavyweights spar over NSA programs

   New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul are criticizing each other for their views on the NSA’s surveillance programs. Last week Christie slammed Paul for opposing programs he claimed combat terrorism and Paul fired back criticizing Christie for weakening defense by over spending

Amid scandal, Weiner tours storm-damaged NYC home

New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner met with Superstorm Sandy victims Friday on Staten Island as he tried to move past the sexting scandal threatening to derail his political comeback attempt. Full story

NY fights reopening of hospital damaged by Sandy

Officials at the last hospital still closed after Superstorm Sandy are engaged in a nasty public feud with the state Health Department, which says the facility has been bleeding money for years and should merge with its closest competitor if it wants to continue providing health services. Full story

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Biggest fines for gouging after Sandy imposed on NY fuel sellers

8 NJ businesses settle Sandy price gouging dispute

Conn. utility bolsters substations against floods

U.S. weighs oil products reserve after Sandy: Energy Secretary Moniz

How Long-Forgotten Seawall Fended Off Sandy

NY AG questions charities on Superstorm relief

NJ governor announces more flood buyouts

Huge post-Sandy tax increases fail to materialize

Crystal touts tourism for NY hometown after Sandy

NJ residents to hear soon about Sandy grant awards

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  Knitting as Sandy therapy

Local artist Megan Gilhool founded the Sea Bright Knitting Club to help her friends cope with the destruction left by Hurricane Sandy.  NBC's Allison Flicker reports. 

  Making prom possible for Sandy-ravaged high school

Some communities, like the Rockaways in Queens, N.Y., are still picking up the pieces after Hurricane Sandy hit in 2012. At Channel View School for Research, which is still being run on a generator, the senior prom no longer seemed feasible: until Operation Prom stepped in. NBC’s Katy Tur reports.

  Operation Prom 'is allowing dreams to come true'

With her students and fadculty still struggling after Hurricane Sandy, Principal Pat Tubridy is grateful for Operation Prom and explains how special and important prom is to her students.

  Prom is 'a right of passage'

After Hurricane Sandy, students at Channel View High School thought there wouldn't be a prom.  That's where Operation Prom came in.

  Should the Obama administration change its message?

NBC’s Mark Murray talks about the overall message of the president’s second term.

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Demonstrators hold banners during a rally on the city's response to Hurricane Sandy in front of City Hall in New York
Demonstrators hold banners during a rally on the city's response to Hurricane Sandy in front of City Hall in New York

Demonstrators hold banners during a rally on the city's response to Hurricane Sandy in front of City Hall in New York July 31, 2013. The demonstrators from "The Alliance for a Just Rebuilding" called on Wednesday for the city and the next mayor to use Hurricane Sandy as a chance to rebuild affected

Demonstrators hold a banner during a rally on the city's response to Hurricane Sandy in front of City Hall in New York
Demonstrators hold a banner during a rally on the city's response to Hurricane Sandy in front of City Hall in New York

Demonstrators hold a banner during a rally on the city's response to Hurricane Sandy in front of City Hall in New York July 31, 2013. The demonstrators from "The Alliance for a Just Rebuilding" called on Wednesday for the city and the next mayor to use Hurricane Sandy as a chance to rebuild affected

A demonstrator shouts while holding up a sign during a rally on the city's response to Hurricane Sandy in front of City Hall in New York
A demonstrator shouts while holding up a sign during a rally on the city's response to Hurricane Sandy in front of City Hall in New York

A demonstrator shouts while holding up a sign during a rally on the city's response to Hurricane Sandy in front of City Hall in New York July 31, 2013. The demonstrators from "The Alliance for a Just Rebuilding" called on Wednesday for the city and the next mayor to use Hurricane Sandy as a chance t

Demonstrators hold pictures showing destruction from Hurricane Sandy during a rally on the city's response to the storm in front of City Hall in New York
Demonstrators hold pictures showing destruction from Hurricane Sandy during a rally on the city's response to the storm in front of City Hall in New York

Demonstrators hold pictures showing destruction from Hurricane Sandy during a rally on the city's response to the storm in front of City Hall in New York July 31, 2013. The demonstrators from "The Alliance for a Just Rebuilding" called on Wednesday for the city and the next mayor to use Hurricane Sa