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Gas Prices Up In D.C. Region For Third Week In A Row

Motorists in the Mid-Atlantic region are seeing higher prices at the pump for the third week in a row.


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Heat Wave Claims 13 Lives; Marylanders Look Forward To Cooler Temperatures

The heat wave that hit the Mid-Atlantic is showing some signs of letting up with relatively cooler temperatures this week. But the region is still seeing the cumulative effects of the extreme heat. Thirteen people have now died of heat-related illnesses during this stretch of brutally hot days, many of them in Baltimore City.


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Tens Of Thousands Still Lack Power In Mid-Atlantic

Nearly a week after deadly summer storms struck the mid-Atlantic area, tens of thousands of residents still remain without power.


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Mid-Atlantic Power Outages Could Last Days

A day after seeking refuge at shopping malls and movie theaters, hoping the lights would be back on when they returned, 3 million residents faced a grim reality Sunday: stifling homes, spoiled food and a looming commute filled with knocked-out stoplights.


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Tropical Storm Alberto Weakens Off Carolina Coast

Tropical Storm Alberto weakened slightly off the South Carolina coast on Sunday, canceling tourist cruises, producing showers along the coast and serving as a reminder that the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season is just around the corner.


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Mid-Atlantic Wind Transmission Line Clears Hurdle

A huge underwater power line to serve wind farms planned off the East Coast cleared a regulatory hurdle Monday, although construction is still years away.


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WEATHER BLOG: Warm Saturday, Even Warmer Sunday

A big time warm started around the Mid-Atlantic today. Highs jumped into the 70s. However, a warm front moving through tonight will bring even warmer air our way for Sunday and Monday.


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Md. Farmers Sweating Early Spring

While the Mid-Atlantic has been enjoying an early spring, it’s not much fun for fruit farmers in the region.


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Gas Prices Continue To Swell In The Mid-Atlantic Region

Gas prices are surging and quickly inching to $4 per gallon. This February is the earliest gas prices have ever topped the $3.50 mark.


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Stink Bug Numbers Down, Wet Fall Eyed As Reason

Stink bug numbers are down, and researchers say they suspect the wet fall weather across the mid-Atlantic may be the reason.


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Mid-Atlantic Wind Farms Take Step Forward

Maryland gets the environmental all-clear to pursue wind farm development off the coast of Ocean City. Governor O’Malley is making wind power his energy priority this session.


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U.S. Panel Holding Meeting On Md. Gas Compressor

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is inviting citizens to a meeting in Myersville about a proposed natural-gas compressor station.