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September 23, 1989
Jody Swanson of Buffalo, N.Y., was declared winner of the Rolex International Women's Keelboat Championship at Newport, R.I., when fog and the threat of Hurricane Hugo prevented the fleet from finishing the series.
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September 23, 1989
Jody Swanson of Buffalo, N.Y., was declared winner of the Rolex International Women's Keelboat Championship at Newport, R.I., when fog and the threat of Hurricane Hugo prevented the fleet from finishing the series.
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August 20, 1991 | From Associated Press
A 30-year-old hurricane barrier, erected after two killer storms hammered Rhode Island's largest city, passed its first major test with flying colors, an official said Monday. When Hurricane Bob caused a maximum storm surge of 8.6 feet above normal tide in Narragansett Bay, the barrier kept the increased water level on the Providence River in downtown Providence to between 2 and 3 feet, said James Suzman, the city's public works director.
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