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Hurricane Isabel Bears Down on East Coast

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Hurricane Isabel Bears Down on East Coast

Hurricane Isabel Bears Down on East Coast

Hurricane Isabel Bears Down on East Coast

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The outer bands of Hurricane Isabel sweep along the coast of North Carolina and Virginia as the storm nears landfall. Tens of thousands of people have evacuated, and tens of thousands of homes are without power. Forecasters says the storm will bring heavy rain, damaging gusts and potential flooding to several mid-Atlantic states. Hear NPR's Adam Hochberg.

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