Struggle on East Coast to recover from Irene continues
Published 08/31/2011, Associated Press
Nearly 2 million people remained without power in water-logged homes and businesses from North Carolina through New England, where the storm has been blamed for at least 45 deaths in 13 states. Raging floodwaters continued to ravage parts of northern New Jersey Wednesday, even after the state's rain-swollen rivers crested and slowly receded.Word count: 1117
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