Hurricane Sandy expected to hit East Coast Monday

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Hyped up to be the largest hurricane to hit American soil, Hurricane Sandy has caused schools and business to close today, evacuations of locals, as well as changing the route for both President Obama’s campaign trail and Governor Romney’s visits on the East Coast.

The Wall Street Journal is reporting on the latest updates of the storm:

Hurricane Sandy strengthened early Monday, packing 90-mile-an-hour winds as it churned up the Atlantic coast and was expected to make landfall late Monday, unleashing life-threatening storm surges along the Eastern Seaboard.

Sandy triggered evacuation orders for hundreds of thousands of residents, the cancellation of nearly 9,000 airline flights, the mass closure of schools and public-transit systems and the closure of U.S. stock and options markets.

Read more at The Wall Street Journal

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