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Horse Racing Scratched As Superstorm Nears

YONKERS, N.Y. (AP)– With a fierce superstorm bearing down on the East Coast, Suffolk Downs in Boston and Yonkers Raceway in New York have called off horse racing. Suffolk Downs scratched its card of thoroughbred racing […]


New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks with the media at a press conference announcing the New York Islanders' move to Brooklyn in 2015 at the Barclays Center on Oct. 24, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: ‘I Don’t Think Anyone Should Panic’ Over ‘Frankenstorm’

The pre-Halloween hybrid weather monster that federal forecasters call “Frankenstorm” is looking more ominous by the hour for the East Coast, and utilities and local governments are getting ready.


Hurricane Sandy, Oct. 24, 2012 (NOAA/ Getty Images)

“Frankenstorm” Could Be A Billion-Dollar Storm

Government forecasters say a big storm that they’re calling “Frankenstorm” is likely to blast most of the U.S. East Coast next week.