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UPDATE: Flood worries and some relief on the East Coast in Irene's wake

Sunday, August 28, 2011 | 9:53 p.m. CDT

NEW YORK — Stripped of hurricane rank, Tropical Storm Irene spent the last of its fury Sunday, leaving treacherous flooding and millions without power — but an unfazed New York and relief that it was nothing like the nightmare authorities feared.

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