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Sandy’s death toll climbs; millions without power

NEW YORK — Millions of people from Maine to the Carolinas awoke Tuesday without electricity, and an eerily quiet New York City was all but closed off by car, train and air as superstorm Sandy steamed inland, still delivering punishing ...

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Storm grinds region to a halt

As a slow-moving superstorm advanced on Maryland on Monday, the region’s transportation systems and infrastructure were paralyzed, well before the worst effects of Hurricane Sandy’s looming collision with an easterly cold front were expected to rain upon the region.

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Pepco defends response to massive power outages

Pepco is defending its response to the deadly outbreak of thunderstorms last month that left hundreds of thousands of Baltimore-Washington area customers without electricity for several sweltering days. The Washington Post reports that the utility said in a report that ...

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AG loses fight against Allstate

Maryland’s top court Wednesday upheld Allstate Insurance Co.’s decision to stop offering new homeowners’ policies in Southern Maryland, the Lower Eastern Shore and parts of Anne Arundel County due to the company’s potential for catastrophic financial losses if a hurricane ...

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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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O’Malley not satisfied with power restoration in Maryland

Four days after Hurricane Irene blew through Maryland, Gov. Martin O’Malley said there remains much work to be done to clean up in the aftermath of the storm. “Some of those streets looked like the Jolly Green Giant came by ...

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Power outages continue to disrupt 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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