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New York's Long Island Urges Voluntary Evacuations

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As Hurricane Irene makes it way up the East Coast, it is expected to be felt on New York's Long Island. The area is home to three million people, and there aren't many bridges to get them to the mainland. The Nassau County executive says he'll make a decision about mandatory evacuations soon.
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