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Obama signs $50.5B Superstorm Sandy aid bill

President Barack Obama has signed into law a $50.5 billion emergency measure for Superstorm Sandy victims. More>>

House fails to vote on Superstorm Sandy aid

Victims of Superstorm Sandy will have to wait to hear the fate of a multi-billion dollar federal aid package. More>>

Wis. crews return home after responding to Superstorm Sandy

When disaster hit in the northeast, Wisconsin responded. More>>

WI Red Cross worker returns from east coast storm

A Red Cross worker from Wisconsin just returned from ten days helping storm victims in New York and Washington, D.C. More>>

Gas rationing begins Friday in New York

A new gasoline rationing plan that lets motorists fill up every other day, is going into effect in New York. More>>

NYC, Long Island to start rationing gasoline

New York officials on Long Island have decided to start rationing gasoline. More>>

Airlines report millions in losses because of Sandy

United Airlines says Superstorm Sandy cut its October revenue by about $90 million as it was forced to cancel almost 5,300 flights. More>>

Nor'easter hits Sandy-torn coast

Areas hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy are now dealing with new outages after a nor'easter left a blanket of snow that snapped storm-weakened trees and downed power lines. More>>

Alliant Energy sends more crews to East Coast

Alliant Energy is sending more crews to the East Coast as restoration work continues there after Superstorm Sandy. More>>

MG&E sends crews to help residents in Connecticut, Rhode Island

Madison Gas & Electric crews are assisting residents in Connecticut following last week's superstorm Sandy. More>>

Many students back to school in NYC

After Superstorm Sandy brought life to a halt on the east coast a week ago, most students went back to class Monday in New York City. More>>

Donations pouring in for Sandy victims

People across the country are stepping up to help out with relief efforts on the east coast. More>>

New Jersey residents can vote by email, fax

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has a plan for his state's residents to vote in the election on Tuesday. More>>

UPDATE: WKOW’s Hurricane Relief: Wisconsin Cares raises $46K for Sandy relief

Your generous donations during the "WKOW's Hurricane Relief: Wisconsin Cares" telethon totaled more than $46,000.

UPDATE: Bloomberg says NYC Marathon is canceled

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Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the New York City Marathon is canceled. More>>

Motorists wait in line for hours for gasoline

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People in New York and New Jersey are waiting in line for hours to fill up their vehicles with gasoline. More>>

Military trucks to serve as polling places in NJ

On election day in New Jersey, military trucks will serve as polling places for those areas that won't have power. More>>

Wisconsin officials warn of superstorm-related scams

Well-meaning Wisconsinites who want to donate to relief efforts following superstorm Sandy should be on the lookout for scam artists. More>>

Sandy threatens to destroy medical research

Researchers at NYU Medical Center try to save years of research into heart disease, cancer and other diseases as well as priceless lab specimens that were put in jeopardy by Hurricane Sandy. More>>

Remembering the victims of Sandy

More than 70 people are confirmed dead after Hurricane Sandy hits the East Coast and we remember the victims killed in the storm. More>>

UPDATE: Sandy death toll now more than 70

Two days after it struck, Superstorm Sandy has killed more than 70 people. More than 6 million households and businesses, most of them in the New York area, still don't have power. More>>

UPDATE: Local volunteers support Sandy relief efforts

Nearly two dozen local volunteers are assisting with relief efforts following Superstorm Sandy. More>>

Mayor says NYC Marathon to go on in wake of Sandy

The NYC Marathon will go on as planned Sunday after Superstorm Sandy devastated the city. More>>

UPDATE: JFK, Newark airports reopen on limited schedule

Two of the biggest airports serving New York -- John F. Kennedy and Newark Liberty International -- have reopened.


Search for tall ship captain goes into 3rd day

The search for the captain of a tall ship that sank in the Atlantic during Sandy is in its third day. More>>

How you can help storm victims

People all over the country, including Madison, are wondering how they can help victims of Hurricane Sandy. There are several organizations providing relief and they all could use donations so they can help the most people. More>>

UPDATE: Sandy's death toll climbs

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More than 8.2 million people across the East are without power and at least 50 people are dead. More>>

UW-Madison students study Sandy

Early prediction is everything when it comes to getting people out of a storm's path. UW-Madison meteorologists are using early models of Superstorm Sandy's path for better education. More>>

UPDATE: Flood advisory issued in Pleasant Prairie

There are no reports of widespread flooding in the lakeshore village of Pleasant Prairie caused by the effects of Superstorm Sandy. More>>

UPDATE: New York Stock Exchange will reopen Wednesday

The New York Stock Exchange will reopen for regular trading Wednesday after being shut down for two days because of Hurricane Sandy. More>>

UPDATE: Sandy kicking up 20-foot waves on Lake Michigan

Superstorm Sandy is kicking up near record-high waves of 20 feet out on Lake Michigan, several hundred miles from the center of the storm that's pounding the East Coast. More>>

UPDATE: At least 80 homes destroyed in NYC blaze

A fire has destroyed at least 80 homes in a flooded neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens. More>>

Atlantic City mayor disputes NJ governor

Atlantic City's mayor says he would love nothing more than to confront New Jersey Governor Chris Christie "mano a mano". More>>

New Jersey levee breaks, stranding hundreds

First responders are trying to rescue people after a levee broke and flooded a small New Jersey town early Tuesday. More>>

Local campaigns refocus after Obama, Romney cancel events

Both Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama canceled respective campaign stops in Milwaukee and Green Bay for Monday and Tuesday. More>>

Wisconsin National Guard ready to assist with Hurricane Sandy

The Wisconsin National Guard has been put on alert to assist in supporting Hurricane Sandy relief efforts if requested. More>>

Port of Milwaukee prepping to avoid damage

With waves expected to reach as high as 33 feet on Lake Michigan, the Port of Milwaukee is taking steps to protect its docks and boats. More>>

UPDATE: Obama says he's confident in storm preparations

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Forecasters say Hurricane Sandy is about 310 miles southeast of New York City, and the center of the storm is expected to be near the mid-Atlantic coast Monday night. More>>

Obama cancels Florida campaign trip, returns to DC

President Barack Obama is canceling a planned campaign appearance in Florida and returning to Washington to oversee the federal government's response to the life-threatening Hurricane Sandy. More>>

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