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Power still out for 50,000 in Maryland after Sandy

WASHINGTON — Electricity service has been restored for nearly everyone who lost power in Delaware, the District of Columbia and northern Virginia. But thousands of outages still remain in Maryland. By Thursday morning, Baltimore Gas and Electric was still reporting ...

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O’Malley calls snowy Garrett Co. ‘my whole state’

OAKLAND — Gov. Martin O’Malley focused resources Thursday on restoring electricity to Garrett County and checking on snowbound residents suffering their fourth day without power after a blizzard spawned by Superstorm Sandy buried western Maryland’s mountains under more than two ...

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How much is too much for utilities to trim?

As Hurricane Sandy pummels the Atlantic Seaboard, high winds have toppled trees and taken power lines with them. In the wake of previous severe storms, power providers have targeted trees in their efforts to keep the lights on. However, conservation ...

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State politicians, agencies prepare for Hurricane Sandy

There may be nothing that sends government agencies and elected officials to their email lists with greater haste than an impending natural disaster.

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