1. BLOWN AWAY

    Bloomberg: I Made Right Calls

    Mario Tama

    New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he thinks the city made the right decisions in preparing for Irene. The hurricane is now a tropical storm, and it lost some steam when it hit the city Sunday morning, making landfall in Coney Island. But Bloomberg said it was better to prepare for the worst, justifying his decisions to shut down the subway system and order mandatory evacuations of low-lying areas. He made the comment as reporters were briefly allowed into a city meeting, and the mayor praised city residents, saying they really cooperated.

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