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(CNN) – Welcome to CNN Radio News Day.
Here are some of the stories we cover in today's edition:
"We rushed over there and there was black smoke pouring out of the lower floors... Coming out of the building, on the stretcher, we saw the body of a man who'd been severely burned. He was put in the ambulance and taken away. Later we learned that two people were killed in this attack."
By Edgar Treiguts, CNN
(CNN) - The northeastern U.S. continues to deal with the destructive aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, a storm some say was goosed by man-made effects on the environment. Decades ago, there was another event that prompted similar questions.
The Dust Bowl of the 1930s was one of the worst man-made ecological disasters in U.S. history. Its combination of drought, wind and ill-advised farming practices set the table to create vicious dust storms over nearly a decade's time. The fiercest occurred over a region that included the Oklahoma panhandle and four other surrounding states. Homesteaders who lived through the storms called them "black blizzards," or "tornadoes on their sides."
[2:23] "Looking back on it, I think it carried with it a feeling of being unreal but almost being...evil." FULL POST