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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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  • Infiniti M56

    The Infiniti M56 was filled with gadgetry. I¿m usually put off by all of the functions and complexity, but here it works, as much of it requires just a simple push or two of a button.
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism" by Edward E. Baptist; Basic (528 pages, $35) The image of the genteel, benevolent Southern slave owner was the...

    Frequent coastal flooding spells disaster for some towns

    Frequent coastal flooding spells disaster for some towns
    WALLOPS ISLAND. Va. — Missions flown from the NASA base here have documented some of the most dramatic evidence of a warming planet over the past 20 years: the melting of polar ice, a force contributing to a global rise in ocean levels. The...

    Edward Hirsch's ode to a lost son

    Edward Hirsch's ode to a lost son
    First, a few facts: Edward Hirsch's son, Gabriel, died on Aug. 27, 2011, at age 22. Hurricane Irene was making landfall in New York. The previous evening, he went to a party in New Jersey, where he took GHB (known in the vernacular as Grievous Bodily...

    Your Place: Get home prepared well before hurricane strikes

    Three years ago, my family and I drove overnight from Maine to New Jersey, trying to get home ahead of Hurricane Irene. That memory from late August 2011 prompts hurricane-preparation thoughts today. Here are some tips from some things to do...