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Obama signs order on response to climate change

WASHINGTON — A year after Superstorm Sandy devastated the East Coast, President Barack Obama signed an executive order Friday to make it easier for states and local governments to respond to weather disasters. The executive order establishes a task force ...

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Western Md. trail closed as Sandy’s effects linger

CUMBERLAND — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it’s closing a popular western Maryland hiking trail because of lingering damage from Superstorm Sandy more than nine months ago. Maryland Forest Service Director Steven Koehn told the Cumberland Times-News Monday ...

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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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