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Realities of Real Estate: What to do when it all goes wrong

Whether you’re buying a house or selling a house, signing the contract is only the beginning of what can be a long, and sometimes arduous, journey to the settlement table. In most cases, it all goes off without a hitch, ...

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About 128,000 BGE customers still without electricity

More than 141,000 customers were still without power Wednesday in the mid-Atlantic region, days after Hurricane Irene finished pummeling the area. Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. was reporting the most outages in the region, with approximately 128,000 customers without power ...

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O’Malley visits areas damaged by Irene

HOLLYWOOD — Gov. Martin O’Malley toured Maryland counties Tuesday to assess the damage caused by Hurricane Irene, while hundreds of thousands of utility customers in the Mid-Atlantic region remain without power. O’Malley visited a community in Hollywood in the southern ...

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Virginia Gov. McDonnell, Obama cabinet members meet post-Irene

RICHMOND, Va. — Gov. Bob McDonnell continues his post-Hurricane Irene slate of prominent public appearances Tuesday, appearing alongside two Obama administration cabinet secretaries at a news conference. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack join the Republican ...

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MTA: Expect Penn Line delays for morning commute

The Maryland Transit Administration is warning travelers to expect delays on MARC’s Penn Line train due to Hurricane Irene. The MTA says the Penn Line train is operating on an “S,” or limited schedule Monday. The agency says Amtrak, which ...

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With exceptions, engineers find quake didn’t do much damage

The earthquake shook M&T Bank Stadium just before 2 p.m. Tuesday, and by that night Rafael Sabelli was in the air, on a red eye flight from San Francisco to Baltimore. With a thick stack of schematics under his arm, ...

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Quake felt across Maryland, but little damage reported

Maryland officials say the earthquake was felt across the state, but no injuries or major damage are being reported. Maryland Emergency Management Agency spokesman Ed McDonough says Tuesday’s 5.8 magnitude quake, which was centered in Virginia, was felt from Garrett ...

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Old Otterbein officials worry that Grand Prix could damage church

Inside the Old Otterbein United Methodist Church at Conway and Sharp streets hangs a 114-year-old chandelier with hundreds of crystal prisms. The white walls contain about 20 windows dating from 1785, and each window has 40 individual panes from the ...

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