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Howard County Executive: Restoration Effort Could Continue Into Weekend

As we brace for possible severe weather, the cleanup from Friday’s storm is far from over in Howard County.


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HOV Lifted, Traffic Signals Out In Mid-Atlantic

Authorities in Maryland and Virginia are lifting HOV restrictions and say many intersections are still in the dark days after severe storms hit the area.


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Pepco: Week-Long Restoration Effort In D.C. Region

It could be a week before power is restored in the Washington region.


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BGE Working To Restore Power

BGE is working to restore power to about 418,000 customers in central Maryland after the violent thunderstorm that blew through the area, but the utility says “a large number” of customers should expect to be without power for several days — and some people will be without power until late next week.


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Pepco Will Not Appeal $1 Million Outage Fine

Pepco says a $1 million fine imposed by The Maryland Public Service Commission for long outages in 2010 was harsh, but the company will not appeal the decision.



Water Pumping Station Outage Restored In Towson

The outage at a Towson water pumping station has been restored.


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6 Percent Of Md. Residents Still Without Power

A week of darkness. Days after Hurricane Irene, thousands of Marylanders are still waiting for their power to return.



Electricity Restored To Most Of UMBC

It’s back to class for some students. Electricity is restored to most of UMBC after a power outage closed campus for four days.


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Bethesda Power Outage Blamed On Squirrel

Utility officials are blaming a power outage in the Washington suburb of Bethesda, Md., on a squirrel.


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Pepco: Power Expected Back By Midnight In D.C.

Pepco says it expects to return power by midnight to more than 1,500 customers north of Union Station. The utility says the outage was caused by failures in underground cables.


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Pepco Blames Snake For Easter Morning Outage

Pepco says a large snake is to blame for an Easter morning power outage that affected about 7,000 customers in Prince George’s County.