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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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  • 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...
  • City to receive FEMA reimbursements for Hurricane Irene expenses

    The city government will be able to use some reimbursement funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to cover certain costs incurred when the city was hit by Hurricane Irene in August. An emergency declaration put into effect by President...
  • Sewage leaks foul Baltimore streams, harbor

    Sewage leaks foul Baltimore streams, harbor
    Heavy rains routinely trigger big sewage overflows in Baltimore, but there is growing evidence that chronic leaks from the region's aging, cracked sewer lines are a bigger threat to public health. Though storm-fed spills can be dramatic, Baltimore's'...
  • GOP presidential field outdoes itself again and again

    GOP presidential field outdoes itself again and again
    Well, it's about time. At last we have a candidate with the guts to close down our embassy in Iran were she elected president. Thank you, Michele Bachmann. Oh — and thank you Jimmy Carter as well, since he closed down the embassy there in 1980 in...
  • Missing Woman's Jeans, Cell Phone, Found in Serial Killer Case

    Missing Woman's Jeans, Cell Phone, Found in Serial Killer Case
    Suffolk County Police Commissioner, Richard Dormer, confirmed Wednesday that police searching Oak Beach marshes believe they've found the jeans, shoes, cell phone and pocketbook belonging to missing New Jersey prostitute, Shannan Gilbert. Now, Dormer...
  • City of Hampton will take over management of Fort Monroe fishing pier

    News release from the City of Hampton: The Fort Monroe Authority and the City of Hampton are pleased to announce a joint agreement to open the Engineers Fishing Pier at Fort Monroe on December 9. In the agreement, the City of Hampton will assume the day-...
  • Virginia: 64 weather records broken in 2011, report says

    Virginia: 64 weather records broken in 2011, report says
    At least 64 weather records were broken in Virginia in 2011, according to a study released Dec. 8 by the Natural Resources Defense Council. The international nonprofit, which works to protect the environment and public health, counted 32 rainfall...
  • Driven by disaster

    Driven by disaster
    Last Feb. 27, Project: Prom Dress raised $4,000 to benefit the American Red Cross in Howard County. The next day, a fire swept through an apartment complex in Columbia and, just like that, the funds were completely spent on the four families displaced...
  • Newport News homeless shelter offers shelter, aid, hope for 10 years

    The invitation to Sunday dinner twisted her stomach into knots. She knew the doors at Menchville House locked early on Sundays, and she was supposed to cook the house meal that night. But she couldn't turn down her daughter. As the burgers sizzled, Cheryl...
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  • BARCS to lend out pets for the holidays

    BARCS to lend out pets for the holidays
    Mr. and Mrs. Paws were left in a box Wednesday night outside Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter. The black-and-white kittens, just 6 weeks old, aren't ready to be adopted — but through a new program, someone can give the squirmy pair a home...