NYC appears to escape the worst as Irene roars in
Published 08/28/2011, The Jamestown Sun
NEW YORK (AP) — Tropical Storm Irene unleashed furious wind and rain on New York on Sunday and sent seawater surging into the Manhattan streets. But the city appeared to escape the worst fears of urban disaster — vast power outages, hurricane-shattered skyscraper windows and severe flooding.Word count: 1458
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