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Oysters die off in Chesapeake Bay due to rainfall

ANNAPOLIS — As oyster growers prepare to harvest their maturing spat in the coming weeks, things are not looking good. An unusually rainy fall lowered salinity levels in Pasadena creeks and rivers, apparently causing massive die-offs among young oysters planted ...

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435,000 customers lack power in Mid-Atlantic

WASHINGTON — For many in the Mid-Atlantic region, Hurricane Irene caused only minor inconveniences. But hundreds of thousands of others remained without power Monday, including some who could wait days for their electricity to return. And for a few, the ...

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