Joe Sharkey

New York Times

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Travel writer for the New York Times

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Even before  Hurricane Irene  hit the Carolinas, evacuations were underway as far north as New York and New Jersey.

Emergency Preparations Ramp Up as the Northeast Waits for Irene

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