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$7.5M gift to fix Washington Monument

WASHINGTON — A billionaire history buff has stepped forward to donate the $7.5 million matching gift that’s needed to start repairing cracks near the top of the Washington Monument caused by last summer’s East Coast earthquake. Businessman David Rubenstein told ...

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Report challenging Chesapeake Bay cleanup plan questioned

A new assessment has found fatal flaws in an agriculture industry report calling for a halt in the new federally-led bay restoration strategy. The report said the strategy should be delayed until differences can be resolved between models developed by ...

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Woodsboro historical group restores town’s train station

WOODSBORO — The Woodsboro Historical Society is seeking the public’s help in completing its restoration of the Frederick County town’s historic train station. The society is in the midst of a fundraising campaign, titled “Driving the Last Spike,” and members ...

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Homebuilders group sues over Chesapeake restoration strategy

The National Association of Homebuilders is challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s strategy for restoring the Chesapeake Bay. The group claims in a lawsuit filed Friday in Scranton, Pa., that the EPA is circumventing the federal Clean Water Act by ...

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Sen. Cardin visits Skimmer Island restoration project

OCEAN CITY — The nesting habitat of two endangered birds is being restored with material dredged from a West Ocean City marina. Sen. Ben Cardin visited Skimmer Island on Monday to view the restoration efforts. The island is used for ...

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