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Utilities: 24-hour power restoration not realistic

Unless utilities fundamentally change how they distribute energy, they won’t be able to restore power to all customers within 24 hours after a hurricane-like storm, officials told Maryland regulators on Thursday. Douglas R.M. Nazarian, chairman of Maryland’s Public Service Commission, ...

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Eye Opener: Port fears longshoremen will strike (access required)

President Barack Obama accepted the Democratic party's nomination in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, saying he needs more time to fix the fragile national economy. Here's a few state government headlines to go along with that national news.

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BGE: Summer storm outages averaged 37.5 hours

Baltimore Gas & Electric said in a report to state regulators that a summer storm that knocked out power to more than a million people statewide, caused more than 762,000 of its customers to lose power with the average outage ...

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Tens of thousands still lack power in mid-Atlantic

WASHINGTON — Nearly a week after deadly summer storms struck the mid-Atlantic area, tens of thousands of residents still remain without power. At 4 p.m. Friday, Pepco was reporting about 4,948 outages on its website. Most of the outages were ...

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Thousands still without power in mid-Atlantic

WASHINGTON — Thousands of residents are still struggling without power days after severe storms swept through the mid-Atlantic region. Pepco said it has restored power to more than 90 percent of its customers in Washington and Maryland suburbs since the ...

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