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Irene teen dies in skid-steer loader accident

April 8, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Zavier Larsen was riding in the bucket of a skid-steer loader and somehow ended up underneath the bucket on Saturday.
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OUR VIEW: Hard to overdo it with Irene coverage

August 30, 2011 in The Daily Republic

It’s become trendy to criticize the way weather forecasters and media personalities hype or overhype extreme weather events. Continue Reading

Irene’s death toll jumps to 40

August 29, 2011 in West Central Tribune

MONTPELIER, Vt. The full measure of Hurricane Irene’s fury came into focus Monday as the death toll jumped to 40, New England towns battled epic floods and millions faced the dispiriting prospect of several days without electricity.
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Scientists agree with evacuation decisions

August 29, 2011 in West Central Tribune

NEW YORK They were life and death decisions made by politicians, bureaucrats and everyday people. Hurricane Irene was barreling towards the East Coast. It was big. It was scary. Flooding was certain. The choice: Flee or stay put.
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Irene spares big cities, but Vt. sees huge floods

August 29, 2011 in The Daily Republic

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 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 big city commuters had to make do with slowly reawakening transit systems.
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Flood worries in Irene’s wake

August 28, 2011 in West Central Tribune

NEW YORK Stripped of hurricane rank, Tropical Storm Irene spent the last of its fury Sunday, leaving treacherous flooding and millions without power but an unfazed New York and relief that it was nothing like the nightmare authorities feared.
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AFTER IRENE: Severe Flooding Feared Within Days

August 28, 2011 in WDAZ

KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. (AP) From North Carolina to New Jersey, Hurricane Irene’s winds and storm surge fell short of the doomsday predictions. But the danger is far from over: With rivers still rising, severe flooding is feared across much of the East Coast over the next few days. Continue Reading

2M ordered to leave as Irene takes aim

August 26, 2011 in West Central Tribune

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. Hurricane Irene caused extraordinary disruption Friday as it zeroed in for a catastrophic run up the Eastern Seaboard. More than 2 million people were ordered to move to safer places, and New York City announced plans to shut down its entire network of subways for the first time because of a natural disaster.
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VIDEO: 2 Million Ordered to Leave As Irene Takes Aim

August 26, 2011 in WDAZ

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (AP) Hurricane Irene caused extraordinary disruption Friday as it zeroed in for a catastrophic run up the Eastern Seaboard. More than 2 million people were ordered to move to safer places, and New York City announced plans to shut down its entire network of subways for the first time because of a natural disaster. Continue Reading

Irene’s first rains reach threatened US East Coast

August 26, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Hurricane Irene’s rains began reaching the U.S. East Coast on Friday ahead of a weekend of punishing weather from the Carolinas to as far north as Massachusetts, with at least 65 million people in the storm’s track.

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