Top of the List: Hurricane Sandy claims the media spotlight
Everyone is talking about Hurricane Sandy and that’s exactly what’s making our list for October 29.
STORMING THE BEACHES: Nature hath no fury like Sandy scorned. The fallout of Hurricane Sandy is affecting 60 million people who could be hit a by powerful punch of outages, offline transit, evacuations and cancellations. The storm is so big that the New York Stock Exchange shut down for the first weather lockout in 27 years.
CAMPAIGN SQUALL: The election is just eight days away, but both campaigns have turned from politics to precipitation. President Obama was in Washington Monday morning monitoring the preparations and response of Hurricane Sandy.
Both candidates were also busy canceling campaign events across the map, but the only long lasting damage may be at the ballot box as the East Coast's has suspended early voting.
FORECASTING THE FURY: Storm watchers say the worst is yet to come. Across TV networks, warning flags have been raised as the National Weather Service has predicted deadly impact.
SWEPT AWAY: Even as 50 mph gusts gave hope to the downtrodden Tigers, the foul weather seemed determined to shut down the World Series and claim the country's full attention. For the second time in three years, San Francisco has become the world champions of baseball.
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