Early projections estimate economic losses from the storm could reach up to $20 billion, according to one insurance industry firm's analysis. This takes into account the shutting down of New York's financial district, major oil refineries in New Jersey, and thousands of stores and businesses across the Eastern Seaboard.
In California, John Sach grew a pumpkin weighing just under 1,000 pounds. He calls it "Sally," and it won Orange County's annual Pumpkinmania contest. Sach's pumpkin outgrew the runner-up, "Gourdita," which was downright skinny at 795 pounds.
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