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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.

07/01/2012

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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.

05/20/2012

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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.

05/14/2012

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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.

04/14/2012

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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.

03/18/2012

gas prices

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.

02/26/2012

Stink Bugs

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.

02/05/2012

wind power

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.

02/02/2012

Natural gas, gas drilling

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.

11/07/2011

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Salazar: Second Offshore Wind Lease Could Be Soon

The nation’s second offshore wind power lease could be weeks away, and more could follow, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Tuesday at the opening of a wind power conference.

10/11/2011

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BLOG: Pleasant Day

Another decent day is in store across the Northeast thanks to high pressure over New England, but for us in the Mid-Atlantic this high will mean a moist easterly flow and an abundance of low cloudiness to start the day.

09/18/2011

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Hurricane Katia Gets Stronger Over Open Atlantic

Hurricane Katia has weakened slightly as it moves northwestward across the Atlantic but is still a Category 2 storm.

09/05/2011

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