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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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Top Hurricane Irene (2011) Articles

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  • LeBron James among NBA stars set to play in Baltimore Tuesday

    LeBron James among NBA stars set to play in Baltimore Tuesday
    LeBron James is poised to take his talents to Baltimore. Amid the recent flurry of face-offs between leading pro-am leagues during the NBA lockout, the Miami Heat forward has said he will join a group of NBA stars that Tuesday will represent the...
  • How well will your cell phone work during Hurricane Irene or other potential disaster?

    How well will your cell phone work during Hurricane Irene or other potential disaster?
    Among the biggest questions for cell phone users is how well will my cell phone work during a hurricane or other disaster? Will you have a strong signal? Will the cell phone towers in your neighborhood be able to handle increased traffic that will likely...
  • Justin McLeod's Blog

    Justin McLeod's Blog
    August 15 Goodbye They say all good things must come to an end.  With that, I'm leaving WDBJ and the news business.  I've accepted a position as the community relations coordinator for Roanoke City Schools.  There are several reasons why I'm switching...
  • VIMS researchers to study long-term effects of Irene, Lee

    The pounding rains from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee delivered huge sediment plumes into Chesapeake Bay that pose threats to water quality, marine life such as oysters and bay grasses. Researchers from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science...
  • History Matters

    100 Years Ago War related This social note was in the Dorsey section of the paper: "Mr. Thomas A. Kingsbury accompanied by Prof. F. H. Spieker and son Edmond of Baltimore, spent Sunday at the Old Historic Fort McHenry." Next year will be the...
  • September 25, 2011: Can I Get a Witness

    September 25, 2011: Can I Get a Witness
    The state legislature is holding hearings on Connecticut Light & Power's response to Hurricane Irene. Right now they're talking to municipal leaders, but on Monday, citizens will get their shot.   For the first time in history, the state will allow...
  • Grace Potter and the Nocturnals play the Jorgensen Center in Storrs on Sept. 30

    Grace Potter and the Nocturnals play the Jorgensen Center in Storrs on Sept. 30
    With the exception of two early-October Vermont benefit shows, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals' upcoming UConn appearance is the final stop on what seems like an endless, Bob Dylan-esque touring schedule. The band's been on the road without much break at...
  • BGE sticks it to customers

    After leaving Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. customers without power for up to eight days and with a poorly functioning customer service line in the wake of Hurricane Irene, it's appalling that Constellation Energy Group would have the nerve to turn...
  • Irene depletes foodbank's supplies

    Irene depletes foodbank's supplies
    Hurricane Irene put a serious dent in the foodbank's supplies. Now, after stocking its member agencies with 17,500 pounds of food in anticipation of last month's storm, the Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula is look for donations. "Anything will...
  • Park Quest ends with prizes and praise

    For many participants in this year's Park Quest, the summer of 2011 presented its own set of challenges aside from coordinating a family's weekends and vacations. Rain. Heat. Even a hurricane. Yet that didn't deter some 250 families of the 1,000 who...
  • Education briefs

    AACC schedule revision Anne Arundel Community College has revised its fall academic calendar to make up for days lost because of Hurricane Irene. All four of the college's fall sessions will be extended by two or three days, and some exam schedules may...