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Annapolis Captains, Lost At Sea, Recount Violent Storm That Nearly Cost Them Their Lives

Drama at sea. Two Annapolis sea captains are caught in a violent storm off the East Coast.

04/25/2013

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Flash In East Coast Sky Has Social Media Buzzing

Social media sites are buzzing with reports of a flash of light streaking across the sky along the East Coast.

03/22/2013

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Spirit Plans New Flights Between Vegas, East Coast

Spirit Airlines has announced new budget flights between Las Vegas and the East Coast.

01/30/2013

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Strike Averted For Now At Port Of Baltimore

There will be no strike at the Port of Baltimore this weekend. Hundreds of workers threatened the action, which would have had a major impact on one of Maryland’s vital economic engines.

12/28/2012

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Strike Looms At East And Gulf Coast Ports

Weeks after a critical West Coast port complex was crippled by a few hundred striking workers, the East Coast is bracing for a possible walkout numbering thousands that could close 15 ports from Massachusetts to Texas.

12/20/2012

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Plea Deal Falls Through In East Coast Rape Case

A plea deal for a Connecticut man accused of a series of rapes along the East Coast fell through Tuesday after the defendant told a judge he wasn’t sure he knew what he was doing.

11/13/2012

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Geologists Find East Coast Quakes Travel Farther

Data from the 2011 earthquake centered in Virginia shows East Coast tremors can travel much farther and cause damage over larger areas than previously thought, the U.S. Geological Survey said Tuesday.

11/06/2012

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Mid-Atlantic Region Shuttered As Storm Bears Down

Government offices, schools, courthouses and transit systems shut down in the mid-Atlantic region Monday as Hurricane Sandy off the coast kicked up a threatening combination of pounding rain, wind and tidal surges.

10/29/2012

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Superstorm Sandy Slams Into New Jersey Coast

Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New Jersey coastline with 80 mph winds Monday night and hurled an unprecedented 13-foot surge of seawater at New York City, threatening its subways and the electrical system that powers Wall Street. At least four deaths were blamed on the storm, and the presidential campaign ground to a halt a week before Election Day.

10/29/2012

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Eastern U.S. Braces For Dangerous Superstorm

From Washington to Boston, big cities and small towns Sunday buttoned up against the onslaught of a superstorm that could endanger 50 million people in the most heavily populated corridor in the nation, with forecasters warning that the New York area could get the worst of it — an 11-foot wall of water.

10/28/2012

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East Coast Braces For Monster ‘Frankenstorm’

The pre-Halloween hybrid weather monster that federal forecasters call “Frankenstorm” is looking more ominous by the hour for the East Coast, and utilities and local governments are getting ready.

10/26/2012

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Sandy Leaves Bahamas After Killing 40 In Caribbean

Hurricane Sandy spun away from the Bahamas late Friday after causing 40 deaths across the Caribbean, churning northward toward the U.S. East Coast, where it threatens to join with winter weather fronts to create a super storm.

10/26/2012

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