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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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Top Hurricane Irene (2011) Articles

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  • The King memorial

    The King memorial
    Sunday marks the 48th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic "I have a dream" speech, delivered on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, and if not for Hurricane Irene, the day would have seen another mass gathering on the National Mall and another...
  • Mac users: Get three months online cloud storage for pennies per month, thank Hurricane Irene

    Mac users: Get three months online cloud storage for pennies per month, thank Hurricane Irene
    Fear losing important documents and photos in the wake of damage caused by a major storm striking your home? Storing your personal data electronically may be a solution. Hurricane Irene – which earlier this week threatened to strike South Florida...
  • Should we be panicking about the play of Joe Flacco?

    Should we be panicking about the play of Joe Flacco?
    An earthquake rattled Baltimore on Tuesday and a hurricane is expected to rock us this weekend. So what's got everyone panicking around here? The play of a quarterback who has won 32 games in three seasons. We all want to see development from Joe...
  • O'Malley: 'No complaints' about federal response to Irene

    Gov. Martin O'Malley spoke with President Barack Obama and other governors this morning about the federal response to Hurricane Irene, the mammoth storm churning toward Maryland. O'Malley described the president and his team as "very pro-active" and said...
  • Alonso first-day school tour sets tone for year of academic focus

    Alonso first-day school tour sets tone for year of academic focus
    Breaking from the tradition of beginning the school year with the city's Blue Ribbon recipients and highest performers, Baltimore schools CEO Andrés Alonso personally welcomed back students and staff who will take part in radical transformations at...
  • Teel Time: Will Lamb outduels Stephen Strasburg for Hickory Crawdads

    Will Lamb bested baseball’s most acclaimed young pitcher this week. A first-year pro from York High School and Clemson, Lamb started and pitched five shutout innings Monday for the Hickory (N.C.) Crawdads in their 3-1 victory over Stephen Strasburg...
  • Weekend school activities canceled

    Faced with the threat of Hurricane Irene, county school officials have canceled all weekend events at the schools and planned to inspect the buildings and grounds Sunday to decide whether the schools will open for the year on Monday morning, as scheduled....
  • Hurricane Irene threatens to drown out local weddings

    Planning to get hitched? Irene objects.
  • Residents, businesses scramble to prepare for Hurricane Irene

    First, an earthquake rattled Carol Boehlein in her Southeast Baltimore rowhouse. Now Hurricane Irene is threatening to blow her windows in. That's why Boehlein and her husband, Bernard, were at a Home Depot in Southeast Baltimore on Friday afternoon with...
  • Hurricane Irene: Is your food safe? Tips for after a power outage or flooding

    Hurricane Irene: Is your food safe? Tips for after a power outage or flooding
    Are your leftovers safe in the fridge after a power outage? Here are some flooding and food-safety tips for after a storm: Flooding Do not wade through standing water. If you do, bathe and put on clean clothes as soon as possible. Avoid contact with...
  • Cell phone not working? AT&T outage affects wireless customers in South Florida

    Cell phone not working? AT&T outage affects wireless customers in South Florida
    If your cell phone is not working properly – and you are an AT&T customer – don’t blame your device. The company is reporting a South Florida-area outage that began sometime around 2 p.m. The problem affects those on AT&T’s 3G...