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Irene Leaves Hard Times for East Coast Farmers

posted on September 9, 2011 at 2:57 PM

STONEWALL, N.C. (AP) — Far from the beach towns that took Hurricane Irene's first hit, the storm inflicted some of its worst damage on inland farms as crops were pummeled by wind, scalded by salt spray and submerged by floodwaters. Some... Full Story

After Irene, A Look at Recent US Disaster Costs

posted on September 9, 2011 at 2:50 PM

Insurers have paid out claims totaling almost $25 billion in this year's disasters— compared with the typical $30 billion total for a whole year — and peak hurricane season is less than halfway through. Hurricanes often account for... Full Story

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