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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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Top Hurricane Irene (2011) Articles

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  • Constellation has proven a good neighbor

    The American Red Cross of the Chesapeake Region knows how important it is to stay connected to your home. We have been serving Maryland's disaster victims every day for the past 107 years from our offices in Baltimore. We've changed our physical address a...
  • Kingsville volunteers celebrate record-breaking year

    Kingsville volunteers celebrate record-breaking year
    It was a record-breaking year for Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company in 2011, and members celebrated saving lives and property at their annual banquet Saturday night. Kingsville volunteers responded to more calls in 2011 than ever: 2,345 – 1,105...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for sunny skies with a high near 52 degrees. It is expected to be partly cloudy tonight, with a low temperature around 37 degrees. TRAFFIC Check our updates for this morning's issues as you plan your commute. FROM LAST...
  • MD oyster survival best since '85

    MD oyster survival best since '85
    Fewer oysters died from shellfish diseases in Maryland waters last year than at any time in more than 25 years, state officials report, despite late-summer storms that wiped out bivalves in some upper Chesapeake Bay spots.  A fall survey of oyster bars ...
  • Constellation reports 4Q loss

    Constellation Energy Group, which is selling itself to Exelon Corp., reported a loss Friday in the fourth quarter, what is expected to be the energy giant's last earnings release as a publicly traded Baltimore company. Its earnings came out before the...
  • Study: Trees falling in B'more, most US cities

    Study: Trees falling in B'more, most US cities
    Trees are losing ground to pavement in many U.S. cities, Baltimore included, according to a new federal study. Tree cover in urban areas is declining at a rate of about 4 million trees per year, according to a U.S. Forest Service study published recently...
  • Like/Dislike: Megan Walburn, WJZ executive producer

    Like/Dislike: Megan Walburn, WJZ executive producer
    The summer before Megan Walburn's senior year at Washington College she met someone at a cookout who worked at WJZ. Soon there was a writing test. Then a gig freelancing. She has stayed at WJZ (our media partner) for the last five years producing, and...
  • More sewage spills into lower Patapsco River

    Baltimore County utility crews dealt with yet another sewage spill at the Patapsco Sewage Pumping Station in Baltimore Highlands. About 525,000 gallons of sewage spilled from a 54-inch concrete pipe Saturday into the lower Patapsco River. The county...
  • Category 2 Irene expected over southeastern Bahamas Tuesday

    Category 2 Irene expected over southeastern Bahamas Tuesday
    Hurricane Irene has intensified to a strong Category 2 system, as it continues on a path toward the Bahamas. At 8 a.m. Tuesday, the storm was in the Atlantic about 70 miles south-southeast of Grand Turk Island, moving west-northwest at 10 mph with...
  • Mostly sunny, good chance of storms

    Mostly sunny, good chance of storms
    Expect another typical South Florida day with lots of sun and heat and a good chance of storms. Tuesday's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies, highs in the low 90s with feels-like temperatures of more than 100 degrees. Lows in the upper 70s. There is a...
  • Hurricane Irene nearing Category 3 strength; path remains clear of state

    Hurricane Irene nearing Category 3 strength; path remains clear of state
    Hurricane Irene strengthened overnight into a strong Category 2 storm, just shy of reaching major hurricane status, according to the National Hurricane Center. At 5 a.m. Wednesday, Irene was packing maximum sustained winds of 110 mph, making it a...