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President OKs disaster declaration for Maryland snowstorm

Emergency management officials say President Obama has approved Maryland’s request for a disaster declaration after January’s record-breaking snowstorm. The Maryland Emergency Management Agency said in a news release that on Friday, Obama ordered federal aid to supplement state and local ...

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Md.’s Bay bridge is under a wind restriction

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s Bay Bridge is under a wind restriction as a snowstorm moves into the area. The Maryland Transportation Authority said Wednesday at about 9:30 a.m. that house trailers and empty box trailers will not be able to travel ...

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Storm preparations made across Mid-Atlantic

HAGERSTOWN — Road crews coated highways with brine and utility companies secured extra workers Tuesday as a double-barreled winter storm threatened to bring traffic snarls and power outages to Washington and the Middle Atlantic region. A flurry of cancellations and ...

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Shoppers shook off snow, retailers gained in January

NEW YORK — Retailers reported surprisingly solid January revenue gains Thursday that swept away fears that snowstorms in much of the country had chilled sales. The reports, which are being compared with a respectable January 2010, offer encouraging signs that ...

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BGE: Wet snowstorm worse than 2010 blizzards

Baltimore Gas & Electric says it’s will be a slow process getting power restored to tens of thousands of central Maryland customers. Spokesman Rob Gould says the vast majority of customers still in the dark should have their power restored ...

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