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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Melanie Loiselle-Mongeon
As emergency airlift operations brought ready-to-eat meals and water to Vermont residents left isolated and desperate, states along the Eastern Seaboard continued to be battered by the aftereffects of Irene, the destructive hurricane turned tropical storm.
"The majority of the claims are trees down," said Melanie Loiselle-Mongeon. "Trees on houses, on fences, on decks, on cars."