1. Storm Watch

    NC Governor: ‘Please Stay Inside’

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    With Hurricane Irene blowing through the Outer Banks, North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue begged North Carolina residents to “Please stay inside.” The storm has so far washed away two piers in the Outer Banks, blown the roof off a car dealership, and knocked out power at a hospital (in addition to hundreds of thousands of homes in North Carolina and Virginia). Winds are clocking in around 90 miles per hour.

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