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Hurricane Irene leads to at least 31 deaths

Hurricane Irene has led to the deaths of at least 31 people in 10 states: CONNECTICUT — In Prospect, 89-year-old Charlotte Levine was killed early Sunday when a falling tree limb pulled power lines onto her house and started a ...

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Irene: Wet, deadly and expensive, but no monster

The storm that had been Hurricane Irene crossed into Canada overnight but wasn’t yet through with the U.S., where flood waters threatened Vermont towns and New Yorkers who returned to work had to make do with a slowly reopening transit ...

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Utilities bracing for widespread power outages

NEW YORK — Hurricane Irene’s strong winds and heavy rains threaten to deliver long-lasting power outages to millions of customers along the East Coast, utility officials and weather forecasters say. An unusually large number of people may be affected by ...

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Irene slightly weaker; warning area extends to N.J.

MIAMI — Hurricane Irene has weakened slightly to a Category 2 storm as it approaches the East Coast, where a hurricane warning has been extended to New Jersey. The new hurricane warning area now extends from North Carolina’s coast, northward ...

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