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Floodwaters reach mid-Atlantic ahead of Sandy

OCEAN CITY — Floodwaters inundated seaboard communities in Maryland and Delaware as Hurricane Sandy raced nearer to the mid-Atlantic coast, and residents feared the worst was yet to come as the huge, violent storm was expected to park itself over ...

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Mid-Atlantic braces for storm amid warm weather

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. — While emergency management officials throughout the mid-Atlantic region braced Friday for an onslaught of wind and rain from Hurricane Sandy, residents and visitors took advantage of the calm before the storm. Sunny skies and unseasonably warm ...

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Md. officials and utilities prep for big storm

HAGERSTOWN — Maryland utility companies and emergency management officials say they’re preparing for large-scale power outages, flooding and other damage from a storm that could arrive as early as Sunday. Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. said Thursday it’s planning for ...

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Utilities: 24-hour power restoration not realistic

Unless utilities fundamentally change how they distribute energy, they won’t be able to restore power to all customers within 24 hours after a hurricane-like storm, officials told Maryland regulators on Thursday. Douglas R.M. Nazarian, chairman of Maryland’s Public Service Commission, ...

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