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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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Top Hurricane Irene (2011) Articles

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  • Seven deaths tallied so far from heat, storms

    Seven deaths tallied so far from heat, storms
    A summer heat wave expected to last through the weekend is now blamed for seven deaths across Maryland, and public officials called Monday for Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. to act quickly to repair power outages or risk more deaths. Four people died...
  • Four more heat-related deaths reported

    Four more heat-related deaths reported
    Four heat-related deaths were reported to state health officials on Independence Day, three of them in Baltimore, bringing the death toll from the recent stretch of heat and storms to 11. Two men over age 65 and one man between the ages of 45 and 65 died...
  • Ten @ 10: Eating through a power outage

    Ten @ 10: Eating through a power outage
    Hurricane Irene’s stomp up the Eastern Seaboard has left millions of people without power. They’re the lucky ones – they still have homes to hunker down in. As always after one of Mother Nature’s rages, this weekend’s storm...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Irene giving local kite surfers a ride for their money

    Irene giving local kite surfers a ride for their money
    For a kite surfer, this time of year is regarded as the off season in south Florida. "No wind whatsoever" said Kate Jonson of Hallandale Beach,  "unless there's another storm we might have absolutely no good kite surfing conditions for months." At the...
  • Photos: Hurricane cleanup begins on battered East Coast

    Photos: Hurricane cleanup begins on battered East Coast