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Millions of US East Coast Residents Face Power Outages, Floods After Irene

Posted August 29th, 2011 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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Millions of people on the East Coast of the United States faced power outages and flooding Monday after Hurricane Irene weakened and moved into Canada. Authorities reported at least 21 storm-related deaths in several eastern states, with damage amounts in the billions of dollars. U.S. President Barack Obama said Sunday that recovery efforts will take […]

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Former Hurricane Irene Continues to Weaken Over Eastern Canada

Posted August 29th, 2011 at 5:55 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has declared an emergency for several states hit by Hurricane Irene, including North Carolina, Virginia and New York, in order to make federal resources available to support response efforts. The storm, which is no longer a hurricane, still has winds of 55 kilometers per hour. It moved into Canada early Monday, […]

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Widespread Flooding Expected in Wake of Hurricane Irene

Posted August 29th, 2011 at 4:05 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has declared an emergency for most of the states hit by Hurricane Irene, including North Carolina, Virginia and New York, in order to make federal resources available to support response efforts. The storm, which is no longer a hurricane, still has winds of 85 kilometers per hour. It moved into Canada […]

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Irene Moves Into Canada

Posted August 28th, 2011 at 11:40 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has cautioned Americans that the impact of Hurricane Irene “will be felt for some time.” Mr. Obama said Sunday, “This is not over yet” and that the public is still at risk of flooding and power outages. He said it could take days or weeks for a recovery effort to end […]

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Obama: Irene Impact to be ‘Felt for Sometime’

Posted August 28th, 2011 at 7:40 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has cautioned Americans that the impact of Hurricane Irene “will be felt for some time.” Mr. Obama said Sunday, “This is not over yet” and that the public is still at risk of flooding and power outages. He said it could take days or weeks for a recovery effort to wrap […]

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Obama: Irene Impact to be ‘Felt for Sometime’

Posted August 28th, 2011 at 5:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has cautioned Americans that the impact of Hurricane Irene “will be felt for some time.” Mr. Obama said Sunday that the emergency was not over and it could take days or weeks for a recovery effort to wrap up on the U.S. east coast. He said the region is still at […]

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US Official Warns Dangers Remain After Tropical Storm Passes

Posted August 28th, 2011 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has cautioned people along the path of Tropical Storm Irene that even if the storm has passed their area, danger remains. Napolitano said Sunday that downed power lines, flooding, generator problems and fallen trees are all potential threats once the storm is gone. Even as Irene continues on a […]

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US Official Warns Dangers Remain After Tropical Storm Passes

Posted August 28th, 2011 at 12:15 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has cautioned people along the path of Tropical Storm Irene that even if the storm has passed through their area, danger remains. Napolitano said Sunday that downed power lines, flooding, generator problems and fallen trees are all potential threats once the storm is gone. Even as Irene continues on […]

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Tropical Storm Irene Moves Into Northeastern US

Posted August 28th, 2011 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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Floodwaters are receding in New York City as Tropical Storm Irene moves farther up the eastern U.S. coast, leaving a soaked, battered landscape in its wake. Irene was downgraded to a tropical storm as it approached the city early Sunday, but it still managed to flood some streets and a traffic tunnel in lower Manhattan, […]

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Deadly Hurricane Irene Moves Into Northeastern US

Posted August 28th, 2011 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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Hurricane Irene has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but continues to pound the U.S. east coast with heavy rains and strong winds as it moves over New York City. The storm made landfall in North Carolina Saturday morning. It has killed at least eight people and paralyzed ground and air traffic in its journey […]

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