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Oct 26, 201204:05 PM

Cheat Sheet: October 26, 2012

East Coast Prepares for ‘Frankenstorm’

Dubbed "the perfect storm" or "Frankenstorm," Hurricane Sandy has already killed 21 in the Caribbean and is barreling towards the U.S., where it could bring a mix of high winds, heavy rains, extreme tides, and even snow as early as Sunday. At least $1 billion of damage is anticipated as the storm creeps up the East Coast. The State of Virginia has issued a state of emergency in preparation for landfall. (Source)

$25 million Va. Beach Rec Center Opens

Virginia Beach’s new Williams Farm Recreation Center opens today at 4 p.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The new center includes a water slide that exits the building and then comes back in, as well as an indoor gym and track, fitness classroom, exercise machines with individual touch screen, outdoor courts, a rock climing wall and multimedia center. The grand opening is Saturday. (Source)

Nanny Allegedly Stabs Children in NYC

On Thursday, a mother returned to her apartment and found two of her children fatally stabbed in the bathtub. The nanny lay nearby with an allegedly self-inflicted slash to her throat, holding a bloody knife. The nanny has not been identified, but was arrested and taken to the hospital, where she is not expected to survive. (Source)

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