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Heat’s costs adding up

Weathering this month’s oppressive heat wave, with day after blistering day of near-record mercury readings, was enough to make one crack. Finally, U.S. Route 50 did. A 50-foot portion of the concrete east-west highway that connects the Washington, D.C., suburbs ...

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Heat-related deaths in Maryland reach 18

Maryland health officials say a total of 18 people have died of heat-related causes in the state. Eight deaths were reported Saturday through Monday. They included two out-of-state residents who died in Harford and Prince George’s counties. A total of ...

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Constellation earns $73.7M in 3rd quarter, but misses estimates

Almost five years to the day from when Constellation Energy Group Inc. and Florida Power and Light Group Inc. officially called it quits on their plans to merge, Constellation is gearing up to face the state regulatory agency that was ...

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Disaster loans available to Eastern Shore counties

ANNAPOLIS — The U.S. Small Business Administration says federal disaster loans are being made available in six Eastern Shore counties. The loans are being made available to small businesses, agriculture cooperatives and non-profit organizations affected by drought and excessive heat ...

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BGE doesn’t expect to use peak response program

Baltimore Gas and Electric says more hot weather is coming, but it doesn’t expect it will need to use a demand response program that prompted complaints from customers and a review by state regulators. The Maryland Public Service Commission is ...

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MARC working to protect against heat wave

The Maryland Transit Administration says it is taking steps to protect MARC trains, equipment and passengers during the heat wave. The MTA says the severe heat, forecast through Saturday, pushes equipment to the limit. The agency says it will aggressively ...

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Maryland police to assist motorists during heat wave

Maryland State Police says troopers will be looking out for stranded motorists as a heat wave blankets the area. Police say troopers are being directed to assist motorists with disabled vehicles, as quickly as possible, on Thursday and Friday. Motorists ...

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