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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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Top Hurricane Irene (2011) Articles

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  • Unusual weather worsened Chesapeake Bay's health

    Unusual weather worsened Chesapeake Bay's health
    Heavy spring rains, a hot summer and two major storms caused the Chesapeake Bay's overall health to worsen last year, scientists said Tuesday, though there apparently was a slight improvement in the Baltimore area's Patapsco and Back rivers, long...
  • Crab population has rebounded, state says

    Crab population has rebounded, state says
    Rebounding from near-collapse four years ago, the Chesapeake Bay's blue crabs are more plentiful than they've been in nearly two decades, with a record crop of young, Maryland officials announced Thursday. The annual winter survey of Maryland and...
  • Top Story Lines Of The Boys Cross Country

    The weather was weird: it started out fall-like and beautiful for the opening Haddad Windham Invitational, the Hartford Riverfront Festival had to be moved to Keney Park because of flooding from Hurricane Irene, it was 80 degrees and humid for the Wickham...
  • Pop Culture 101: Final Exam 2011

    Pop Culture 101: Final Exam 2011
    Were you paying attention to the pop culture in 2011? It was certainly an eventful year, with pop stars and talk show hosts grabbing headlines and a colorful cast of Republican presidential hopefuls jockeying for position. Here's a little test to make...
  • Helicopter to fly in new Ocean City inlet tower

    Helicopter to fly in new Ocean City inlet tower
    If you're going down to Ocean City on Friday to enjoy a quiet off-season stay, you may notice something overhead. And it's not the steel beams of the Bay Bridge or the beautiful blue skies. Instead, it's likely to be a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter...
  • National Hurricane Center hunting for a new director

    National Hurricane Center hunting for a new director
    The National Hurricane Center is looking for a new director. After four storm seasons, Bill Read is calling quits as head of the hurricane center, prompting a national search for his replacement. “I’ve done pretty much all I set out to do in...
  • VIMS professor to talk earthquakes on Thursday

    A Virginia Institute of Marine Science geology professor will discuss earthquakes on Thursday, placing in its historic and geologic context the August temblor that rumbled beneath Virginia. The 5.8 magnitude earthquake, hitting just days before Hurricane...
  • Christmas gifts for and from Baltimore food-lovers: Berger Cookies

    Christmas gifts for and from Baltimore food-lovers: Berger Cookies
    Remember the municipal panic that set in when flooding from Hurricane Irene put a stall in the delivery of Berger Cookies. It just goes to show you, you can never be too prepared. Berger Cookies are available for ordering online, packed in two-pound...
  • 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...
  • Burying an entire region's power cables simply isn't feasible

    People are angry over the slow pace of restoring power following Hurricane Irene and the snow storms last winter. But BGE employees worked 130-hour weeks, and I'm sure the phone company was just as busy. People were brought in from 12 other states to...
  • See the entire 2011 hurricane season - in 4.5 minutes

    See the entire 2011 hurricane season - in 4.5 minutes
    Want to see the entire 2011 hurricane season - and all 19 of its storms - in 4.5 minutes? Check out the attached video, furnished by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Thanks to satellite imagery, it shows how the clouds seem to boil...