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BGE: Power restored to most customers after storm

Baltimore Gas and Electric says service has been restored to most of the 37,000 customers who lost power following heavy thunderstorms. The utility says about 1,240 were still without power at about noon Friday. It says it expects to restore ...

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Pepco: Power expected back by midnight in DC

WASHINGTON — Pepco says it expects to return power by midnight to more than 1,500 customers north of Union Station. BGE, meanwhile, says it is preparing for an approaching cold front could that could trigger thunderstorms and cause more outages. ...

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Top 5: ‘We’re going to look at everything’ (access required)

After our investigative series into East Baltimore’s redevelopment ran in The Daily Record last week, the story is still unfolding with City Council approving investigative hearings and other developments. Between January’s revenue numbers from Maryland’s casinos and Baltimore soon getting ...

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State utility executives are grilled over power outages

ANNAPOLIS — As calls grow for new laws that would hold utility companies responsible for sub-standard responses to power outages caused by storms, executives from Pepco, Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. and Allegheny Power were grilled Tuesday by members of ...

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Week in review: 1/28/11 (access required)

Snow packs an icy punch It wasn’t the storm of the century, but a cold, wet mess that packed a one-two punch snarled business in much of the state. If you think your neighborhood was bad, spare a thought for tractor-trailer ...

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Tougher new rules for power companies proposed

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Public Service Commission is seeking authority to fine Pepco and other power companies if they don’t meet tough new standards for reliability and customer service. The commission has proposed rules that would establish how quickly companies ...

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