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Sandy Bringing the Rain And Cold

A veteran hydro worker in southwestern Ontario was electrocuted while repairing damage caused by Sandy, as Canadians clean up from the weakening post-tropical storm that continues to swing east, bring...
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Power Back For Most In Toronto

The lights are back on for most Toronto residents who were left without power in the wake of Monday’s massive wind storm. About 500 Toronto customers were waiting for power to be restored Wednesday a...

Why Newspapers Let Sandy Blow Paywalls Down

With Hurricane Sandy happening, the Wall Street Journal and New York Times took down their paywalls. The altruist might think these newspapers are helping the masses with a public service. The cynic might see a very different picture. What makes this situation both unique and different is how easily technology enables information to be free and shareable or locked down and private. With a flick of the switch these massive publishers control access to information. We can debate the good and the bad of this, but what is important is how instant the access is...or isn't.
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U.S. Exchanges Closed

NEW YORK — Stock trading will be closed in the U.S. for a second day Tuesday as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast. Bond trading will also be closed. The last time the New York Stock Exchang...
CP

Bringing The Pain To Canada

TORONTO - People across central and eastern Canada hunkered down to face powerful winds and a deluge of rain as approaching superstorm Sandy hit the U.S. and gradually wheeled its way north.The impact...
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BE PREPARED

The mayor of New York City ordered the mandatory evacuation of hundreds of thousands of residents as Hurricane Sandy roars towards the east coast of the U.S. and parts of Canada, bringing punishing wi...