Mother Nature bears down on Mid-Atlantic

Hurricane Sandy has people scrambling to prepare for a series of events that has the potential to create a devastating mix that could affect the lives of 50 million people from the East Coast to the Great Lakes, forecasters say.

Plywood covers part of the entrance to Bowling Green Station in Battery Park as storm preparation is done in New York. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)

Plywood covers part of the entrance to Bowling Green Station in Battery Park as storm preparation is done in New York. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)

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