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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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Top Hurricane Irene (2011) Articles

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  • Baltimore Grand Prix forces adjustments downtown

    The Baltimore Grand Prix lurched toward its starting line Thursday as downtown was consumed by the chaos of last-minute preparations for the three-day event. Wide-scale road closings began to take effect, preparing the race course along downtown...
  • Drivers, spectators find ways to deal with Grand Prix delay

    Drivers, spectators find ways to deal with Grand Prix delay
    Race organizer and promoter Jay Davidson said there were two reasons for the delay to the start of Friday's activities for the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix -- last week's weather, and giving Baltimore residents as much access to the roads as possible...
  • Despite a few bumps, new Indy track gets off to smooth start

    Despite a few bumps, new Indy track gets off to smooth start
    Having survived an earthquake and a hurricane last week, Baltimore Grand Prix CEO and president Jay Davidson joked that he was "waiting for the locusts." What descended Friday amid the deafening roar of 180-mph Indy racecars along the 2.03-mile track...
  • Formula One driver Ayrton Senna is the high priest of speed in 'Senna'

    Formula One driver Ayrton Senna is the high priest of speed in 'Senna'
    This weekend, while drivers wheel around the Inner Harbor for the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix, moviegoers a few blocks from downtown will be watching the story of a brave, imaginative man who was the Muhammad Ali or Michael Jordan of auto racing....
  • 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...
  • Category 2 Irene expected over southeastern Bahamas Tuesday

    Category 2 Irene expected over southeastern Bahamas Tuesday
    Hurricane Irene has intensified to a strong Category 2 system, as it continues on a path toward the Bahamas. At 8 a.m. Tuesday, the storm was in the Atlantic about 70 miles south-southeast of Grand Turk Island, moving west-northwest at 10 mph with...
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  • 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...