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Learning lessons of Isabel, Md. prepares for Irene
Marylanders are familiar with hurricanes, and they are warily eyeing the latest threat, Irene, as she moves up the East Coast. She looks big and fierce, and the hope is that she will be a passing acquaintance, not giving Maryland her full attention. But no one is sure how she is going to comport herself, so preparations are being made on the assumption that Irene could behave badly.
August 25, 2011