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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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Top Hurricane Irene (2011) Articles

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  • Groller's Corner Top 11 stories of 2011: Part II, No. 7 to No. 4

     
    We continue with the Groller's Corner review of the top events/stories/happenings of 2011. On Friday we gave the first four on our list. No. 11 -- Freedom grad Johnny Lahutsky being honored by the New York Yankees during "Hope Week" No. 10 -- Allen boys...
  • Pennsylvania authorities could do the same thing

     
    Kudos to the consumer protection folks in New Jersey for sticking up for distressed homeowners facing flood damage. I wish Pennsylvania would be so proactive. After Hurricane Irene, the N.J. Division of Consumer Affairs set up a sting in a......
  • Dustin Johnson joins Mickelson, Norman at Humana Challenge

     
    Dustin Johnson joins Phil Mickelson, Greg Norman in Humana Challenge field....
  • Martin Luther King Jr. honored across U.S. (and in Google Doodle)

     
    Martin Luther King Jr. Day: The slain civil rights leader is honored with ceremonies -- and, of course, a Google Doodle....
  • Superstitious worrier to hurricane chief Bill Read: Don't leave

     
    Uh-oh. National Hurricance Center Director Bill Read has announced that he'll be retiring in June. Ordinarily, I'd wish him goodbye and good luck, because do most people really care who heads a government agency? But I'm the superstitious type, and......
  • BROWN LATE SCRATCH FROM LINE-UP ...

     
    Dom Brown's return to the lineup will have to wait for the road. The IronPigs left fielder was in Ryne Sandberg's original lineup for Sunday's home-stand finale against Syracuse but Brown was a late scratch. "He just needs another day or so," Sandberg...
  • Airlines and Irene

     
    From a recent study…… Average call hold times of ten largest airlines during Hurricane Irene (hours:minutes:seconds) 1.         U.S. Airways 0:02:38 2.         Southwest Airlines: 0:08:10 3.         Continental: 0:08:15 4.         United ...
  • Goldberg: Seduced by the cult of experts

    When asked what posed the greatest challenge to statesmen, Harold Macmillan, the former British prime minister, responded, "Events, my dear boy, events." That's because events tend to throw everybody off their plan. For example, Hurricane Irene ended...
  • After flood, Berger Cookies back in boxes, on shelves

    After flood, Berger Cookies back in boxes, on shelves
    Hurricane Irene apparently was even worse than anyone thought. Forget about downed power lines — the storm knocked out Baltimore's sweet tooth. For much of the past three weeks, nearly 600 area stores and countless customers have been denied...
  • Dry, breezy and sunny until ...

     
    Sunday's storms marked the passage of the cold front that has brought us this bright, sunny and dry weather for the bulk of this week.The high-pressure system pushing in on north winds will mean very pleasant weather for the mid-Atlantic......
  • Hurricane Irene poised for sweep up the East Coast

     
    The first hurricane of the 2011 Atlantic season was leaving Puerto Rico and moving toward the northern coast of the Dominican Republic and Haiti Monday morning. And if Hurricane Irene follows the forecast storm track, it can be expected to......