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Hogan: State of emergency in Md. for storm preparations

This satellite image taken Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 at 8 a.m. EDT, and released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), shows Hurricane Joaquin. The powerful Category 4 hurricane pounded lightly populated islands of the eastern Bahamas on Thursday, and forecasters said it could grow more intense while following a path that would near the U.S. East Coast by the weekend. (NOAA via AP)

REISTERSTOWN — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has declared a state of emergency to allow emergency responders to begin to prepare for flooding from heavy rains and damage from a hurricane. The governor spoke Thursday afternoon from the Maryland Emergency Management ...

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Md. officials brace for possible power outages

Maryland Emergency Management Agency officials say their biggest concern is the possibility of power outages caused by the winter storm moving into the region. Agency spokesman Ed McDonough says no major incidents were reported as of Wednesday morning. There were ...

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2 more Md. counties get disaster aid for Sandy

HAGERSTOWN — The Federal Emergency Management Agency is adding Carroll and Montgomery counties to those designated for disaster aid stemming from Superstorm Sandy. The additions on Monday make Baltimore County the only jurisdiction not eligible for partial reimbursement to state ...

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O’Malley: ‘Unlike any storm we’ve had’

Marylanders should stay off the roads for the next 24 to 36 hours as potentially deadly Hurricane Sandy lurches toward the state, Gov. Martin O’Malley said Monday morning. Speaking from the Maryland Emergency Management Agency in Reisterstown, the governor said ...

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Storms cause scattered outages, road closures

A Maryland Emergency Management Agency spokesman says heavy rains are causing scattered power outages and road closures. MEMA spokesman Ed McDonough says Talbot County has been hit the hardest with heavy rains leading to some road closures on Sunday. The ...

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PSC to keep the heat on Maryland utilities

Maryland’s power companies are restoring electricity more promptly than they expected to, said Maryland Public Service Commission Chairman Douglas R.M. Nazarian, almost a week after an unexpected storm put more than 1 million people in the dark.

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