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Cruise ships, airlines make way for Hurricane Irene
Cruise ships, airlines make way for Hurricane Irene

If you had Caribbean dreams in your travel plans for this week, they’re fading rapidly into reality with the arrival of Hurricane Irene, a powerful storm that has targeted Puerto RIco, the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas and potentially the entire Eastern seaboard of the U.S. As of this morning, the National Hurricane Center has issued hurricane warnings and watches for several of the Caribbean islands, with the chance for a direct hit over the next 48 to 72 hours on popular tourist areas of the Bahamas like Freeport and Nassau. And we won’t even talk about weekend scenarios that could bring Irene close to the Outer Banks and right up the coast, causing havoc for last-minute...

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