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19 Schools Closed In Prince George's County

More than a dozen schools are still closed in Prince George's County this morning in the wake of Hurricane Irene. The rest will open on time today, but the system has already closed schools twice in a school year only six days old, and that could cause an issue for school administrators.

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After Irene: Ocean City Businesses Try To Recoup Lost Profits

Life is almost back to normal in Ocean City after Hurricane Irene passed by the resort late Saturday night. The town emerged nearly unscathed, but officials are now worried about getting the tourists to come back.

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Maryland Man Dies Due To Indoor Generator Use

Officials in Maryland say one person is dead and six people are hospitalized because they were improperly using generators to power their homes after they lost electric service because of Hurricane Irene.

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Area Red Cross Workers Threaten To Strike

The American Red Cross says about 200 workers who staff blood drives in five states including Virginia and Maryland plan to go on strike on September 16.

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Md. Gov. Tours Irene Damage, Commends Response

In Maryland, the state's top two leaders spent the day inspecting damage from Hurricane Irene and checking on efforts to restore power to those who still don't have it.

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Irene Buys Time for Fire Fighters in Dismal Swamp

Hurricane Irene may have accomplished something positive by helping douse a fire that has been burning in Virginia's Great Dismal Swamp since Aug. 4.

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For Some, Post-Hurricane Irene Sightseeing Is For The Birds

Hurricane Irene provided plenty of sights to see in its aftermath for those who didn't have to worry about storm damage.

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