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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Boats tossed around in the Hudson River around 79th Street. (Kate Hinds/WNYC)

We’ll be bringing you continuing coverage of Hurricane Sandy's aftermath with Andrea Bernstein and Bob Hennelly. Then Michael Shannon and Ed Asner discuss their roles in the new Broadway play “Grace.” Larry Ubell answers questions about staying safe at home during the storm, and how to handle repairs when it’s over. Adam Davidson looks at the possible economic impact of the storm. And Phillip Musegaas, of Riverkeeper, discusses the environmental impact of the storm on the NY Metro Area’s waterways. 

WNYC's Andrea Bernstein on Restoring Power and Transit

Andrea Bernstein fills us in on what Governor Cuomo said this morning about assessing damage and restoring power and transit following the storm. 

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Updates from New Jersey

WNYC’s Bob Hennelly gives us an update on the effects of Hurricane Sandy on New Jersey. We’ll also be taking calls: 646-829-3980!

NJ residents: Let us know how you are faring—leave a comment!

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"Grace" on Broadway

Michael Shannon and Ed Asner talk about their roles in the play “Grace,” on Broadway. It’s a gripping dark comedy, written by Craig Wright, that asks: are we in control of our lives or is there something else at work? The story follows a wide-eyed young couple as they start a new life in sunny Florida, with big plans to open a chain of Gospel-themed motels.

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Larry Ubell on Storm Damage and Home Repairs

Larry Ubell of Accurate Building Inspectors answers questions on how to safely use a generator, handle flooding, leaks, and how to safely clean up. We'll be taking calls: 646-829-3980!

Let us know if you have questions about how to use a generator, how to deal with damage to your home from the wind and rain, and what to do about flooding—leave a comment!

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Sandy's Economic Impact

Adam Davidson, co-founder and co-host of Planet Money, a co-production of NPR and This American Life, and writer of the weekly "It's the Economy" column for the New York Times Magazine, looks at the economic impact of Hurricane Sandy.

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Environmental Impact of Flooding

Phillip Musegaas, Hudson River Program Director for Riverkeeper, discusses the environmental impacts of urban flooding from Hurricane Sandy.

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