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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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Top Hurricane Irene (2011) Articles

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  • Orioles notebook: Guthrie asks fans whether he should keep Flanagan's number

    Orioles notebook: Guthrie asks fans whether he should keep Flanagan's number
    Right-hander Jeremy Guthrie is trying to decide whether he should keep the only uniform number he has known as an Oriole, No. 46, or switch to something else to honor the late Mike Flanagan. And Guthrie wants as much feedback as possible. "I really just...
  • Home Depot open 24 hours during Hurricane Irene

    Home Depot open 24 hours during Hurricane Irene
    Home Depot locations in Newport News, Virginia Beach and Chesapeake will stay open until Hurricane Irene passes, says store spokesman Steve Holmes. "It could even continue after the storm passes," Holmes said. Participating locations include: 325...
  • CNU unveils Freeman Center renovations, begins to install football lights

    When Jon Waters played basketball at Christopher Newport from 1988 to 1991, he never imagined anything like what he saw on Thursday. CNU officially unveiled its $26 million renovation of the Freeman Center, showing off 67,000 square feet of shininess,...
  • Baltimore now under Tropical Storm Warning

    From the Maryland Weather blog: Hurricane Irene, packing 110 mph winds, heavy rain and a 4 to 8-foot storm surge, continues to bear down on eastern North Carolina, southeastern Virginia and Maryland this morning. Hurricane Warnings now stretch from North...
  • Report: Students stung by bees whisked by winds from Hurricane Irene

    These students got an unfortunate lesson about their ABC's — especially the Bees. Dozens of schoolchildren on recess at a Catholic school in Cocoa Beach on Thursday were bitten by a frantic swarm of insects, possibly ‘Africanized’...
  • ESPN asks: What if Michael Vick were white?

    ESPN asks: What if Michael Vick were white?
    ESPN posed a question a few hours ago that has created a storm to rival Hurricane Irene: What if Michael Vick were white? In an essay posted just posted online that will appear in the Sept. 5 issue of the magazine, columnist Toure wrote: "Race is an...
  • 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...