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Out-Of-State Crews Aid BGE In Power Restoration

BGE reports that all of their out-of-state crews are now in place.


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Snapshots From Fourth Day Without Power In Eastern U.S.

At Ayd Hardware in Towson, a chalk sidewalk sign said in big letters “YES/DRY ICE.” That was enough to draw in Sheila Williams of the Lochearn area of Baltimore County, who happened to be driving by.


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O’Malley Pushing Utilities To Work Quickly

Gov. Martin O’Malley says he is pushing utilities to do better than their predictions of restoring power to 90 percent of homes by Friday.


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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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Excessive Temperatures Blamed For Violent Thunderstorms Across Md.

The storm hit fast and hit hard. In many communities, it had a devastating impact.


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Crews Cleaning Up In D.C. Area After Overnight Storm

Crews are cleaning up in the Washington area after an overnight storm.


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Md. Regulators Fine Pepco $1M

The Maryland Public Service Commission has fined Pepco $1 million for failing to maintain its system properly over a period of years and subjecting customers to long outages too often.


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Scattered Outages Remain After October Snowstorm

Utilities in Maryland are still reporting scattered outages in the wake of an unusual October snowstorm.



BGE Prepares For Possible Power Outages

BGE is monitoring the weather and is prepared for possible electric service interruptions caused by rain, forecasted snow and high wind gusts.


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4,000 BGE Customers Still Without Power

Under 4,000 customers are still in the dark as BGE passes its deadline to restore power to everyone before midnight Saturday.


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Thousands Of BGE Customers Still Don’t Have Power

It is almost day six without power, and crews are working non-stop to turn the lights back on. Still, almost 50,000 BGE customers are spending another night in the dark.


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141,000 Without Power In Mid-Atlantic After Irene

More than 141,000 customers were still without power Wednesday in the Mid-Atlantic region, days after Hurricane Irene finished pummeling the area.