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Pepco defends response to massive power outages

Pepco is defending its response to the deadly outbreak of thunderstorms last month that left hundreds of thousands of Baltimore-Washington area customers without electricity for several sweltering days. The Washington Post reports that the utility said in a report that ...

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BGE: More than 1,000 without power in Maryland

Baltimore Gas and Electric says more than 1,000 customers are without power following thunderstorms over the weekend. The utility was reporting on its website that as of 7 a.m. Monday, about 815 customers lacked power in Baltimore city. About another ...

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BGE: Power restored to most customers after storm

Baltimore Gas and Electric says service has been restored to most of the 37,000 customers who lost power following heavy thunderstorms. The utility says about 1,240 were still without power at about noon Friday. It says it expects to restore ...

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Storms knock out power to more than 50,000

Baltimore Gas and Electric says it has restored power to tens of thousands of customers in central Maryland. The utility says more than 50,000 customers lost power as strong thunderstorms moved through the region late Thursday night. The majority were ...

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Protest on Maryland education budget postponed

ANNAPOLIS — Rally organizers have postponed a protest over spending reductions for Maryland schools statewide because of the weather. The rally had been scheduled for Monday evening in front of the Maryland State House. Forecasts are calling for potentially severe ...

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