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Weather service to survey Md., Del. storm damage

The National Weather Service crews will inspect damage around Maryland and Delaware after severe storms blew through the region. Meteorologist Brandon Peloquin says storm survey crews will visit several locations in central and southern Maryland on Tuesday to determine whether ...

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Flight cancellations expected as storm barrels toward Mid-Atlantic

A late-winter storm barreled through the Midwest, snarling air travel in and out of Chicago, and it will soon take aim at busy airports around Washington, D.C. By late morning Tuesday, more than 1,200 flights had been canceled, almost all ...

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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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Public Service Commission orders power utilities to improve

Electric utilities will be ordered to improve their distribution systems to make them more reliable after last summer’s derecho storm when nearly 1 million customers lost power, but the Maryland Public Service Commission said Wednesday that it would not impose ...

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State replacing Garrett County emergency chief

OAKLAND — The administration of Gov. Martin O’Malley says it plans to replace Garrett County’s emergency management chief to correct deficiencies revealed by Superstorm Sandy. Israel Patoka, executive director of the Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives, said Monday that the ...

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Federal regulators criticize Verizon’s response to derecho

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators have issued a sharply critical report on phone problems that followed a severe wind storm in the Washington-metro area last year. The Federal Communications Commission says even now, it remains concerned about the maintenance and repair ...

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