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Published August 26, 2011, 05:18 PM

VIDEO: 2 Million Ordered to Leave As Irene Takes Aim

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (AP) — Whipping up trouble before ever reaching land, Hurricane Irene zeroed in Friday for a catastrophic run up the Eastern Seaboard. More than 2 million people were told to move to safer places, and New York City ordered its entire network of subways shut down for the first time because of a natural disaster.

By: Jennifer Peltz, Michael Biesecker, Associated Press

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