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WASHINGTON (AP) — The District of Columbia’s emergency management director says Washington appears to have weathered Hurricane Irene with fewer problems than other parts of the mid-Atlantic region.

Millicent West says the biggest problems in the district are power outages and downed trees. She says about 29,000 homes are without power, and there are roughly 200 trees down around the city, with new reports still coming in.

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