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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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Top Hurricane Irene (2011) Articles

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  • South Florida gas jumps $1 a gallon from a year ago but electricity cheaper than nation's

    South Florida gas jumps $1 a gallon from a year ago but  electricity cheaper than nation's
    South Florida drivers were paying a buck more for a gallon of gasoline in July than what they were paying a year ago, according to a federal report released Tuesday. South Florida consumers were also paying 40 percent more in July than the U.S. city...
  • How to help sea turtles beached by Hurricane Irene

    How to help sea turtles beached by Hurricane Irene
    Young sea turtles beached by Hurricane Irene may need some help. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says the storm may have tossed them from the mats of seaweed that serve as their home when they first enter the ocean. The commission...
  • 2011 storm season was a breeze - except for Irene

    2011 storm season was a breeze - except for Irene
    So many storms, so few hits. That pretty much sums up the 2011 Atlantic storm season. Except one of those hits was Hurricane Irene, which triggered the worst flooding in decades in 10 states along the East Coast, including New York and New Jersey. The...
  • How to plan for hurricanes when you travel

    How to plan for hurricanes when you travel
    You can't plan for Hurricane Irene any more, but the hurricane season is just beginning and you can plan for the next one. Any time you prepay for any travel service, you have money at risk, and you want to make sure that if a future hurricane threatens...
  • 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...
  • 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...