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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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Bethesda power outage blamed on squirrel

BETHESDA — Utility officials are blaming a power outage in the Washington suburb of Bethesda on a squirrel. The Washington Post reports that about 1,200 homes and businesses lost power for less than an hour Sunday starting around 11:20 a.m. ...

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Utility reliability bill to be introduced in Md.

After severe weather knocked power out to customers across the state, especially in Pepco’s service area, state legislators are upping the ante to improve reliability. Gov. Martin O’Malley said Wednesday that legislation would be introduced to institute reliability standards for ...

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