Comments for: Irene: Wet, deadly and expensive, but no monster

Posted Aug. 28, 2011, at 5:48 a.m.
Last modified Aug. 29, 2011, at 5:18 a.m.

NEW YORK — Stripped of hurricane rank, 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. Slowly, the East Coast surveyed the damage — up to $7 …

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