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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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Top Hurricane Irene (2011) Articles

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  • Fells Point bars plan on staying open despite Hurricane Irene; prepare with sandbags, kayaks

    Fells Point bars plan on staying open despite Hurricane Irene; prepare with sandbags, kayaks
    It was around dinnertime September 2003 when Hurricane Isabel wreaked havoc on the Chesapeake Bay, causing some of the worst flooding in 70 years. Waters reached up to eight feet above normal tides. Thousands had to be evacuated. Property damage...
  • Southwest, AirTran issue travel waivers for East Coast cities

    Southwest, AirTran issue travel waivers for East Coast cities
    If Hurricane Irene continues on its current path, air travelers with flights anywhere from Norfolk to New England should probably plan on staying put this weekend. Earlier this afternoon, both AirTran and Southwest Airlines, the largest carrier at...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Midnight Sun's 25 most popular posts of 2011: U2, Natty Boh, All Good Festival, Virgin Mobile FreeFest

    Midnight Sun's 25 most popular posts of 2011: U2, Natty Boh, All Good Festival, Virgin Mobile FreeFest
    We've already looked back at the top 10 concerts of the year. And, later this week, we'll bring you the best singles and albums of the year. For now, here's a look back at the 25 most reads posts on Midnight Sun in 2011. They include breaking news,...
  • Travel insurance might not help if the ship sails without you

     
    Bob Durn of Allentown seemed to have a good argument when he sought the Watchdog's help in a dispute with his travel insurance. He'd missed a cruise that left New York as the city was shutting down for Hurricane Irene......
  • Habitat work underway on Pa. State Game Lands

     
    Jerry Feaser of the Pennsylvanai Game Commission reports the following: As Pennsylvania hunters and trappers begin purchasing their 2011-12 licenses (as of Monday, June 11), Pennsylvania Game Commission teams of land managers, foresters and Food and Cover...
  • Are our electric companies ready for hurricane season?

     
    It's been almost exactly a year since Hurricane Irene tortured 1.3 million Pennsylvanians by knocking out their power. Most people had their lights back on within three or four days, but some waited nearly two weeks. If you were among......
  • Photos: Hurricane cleanup begins on battered East Coast

    Photos: Hurricane cleanup begins on battered East Coast