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(Credit: AP) The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

Kennedy Center Changes Plans For River Pavilion In Expansion

The Kennedy Center is backing away from plans to build a floating stage on the Potomac River as part of its $100 million expansion project.


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Kayaker Rescued After Being Stranded In Potomac

A kayaker stranded in freezing water is rescued from the Potomac River.


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Dozens Starting New Year With Potomac Plunge

Dozens of people are starting the new year with a bone-chilling plunge into the Potomac River in the western Maryland town of Williamsport.



Md. City Advised It Owns Dam Some Want Removed

The Maryland attorney general’s office says the city of Cumberland apparently owns a Potomac River dam at the center of a debate about the waterway’s future.


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2 Kayakers Rescued From Potomac River In Maryland

Two kayakers have been rescued from the Potomac River in Washington County.


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Potomac Kayak Plan Advances In Cumberland, Md.

Officials from the city of Cumberland and the National Park Service are making progress toward a Potomac River public access point for kayakers and canoeists.


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Man Gets 10 Months For Dumping Waste In Potomac River

A man who managed a company hired to clean the National Mall storm water sewer system and pleaded guilty to dumping debris and wastewater into the Potomac River has been sentenced to 10 months in prison.


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$2.8M Grant Awarded To Study Bridge Over Potomac River

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $2.8 million to study the long-term replacement of the Long Bridge over the Potomac River.


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Hiker Killed When Boulder Falls On Him On Offutt Island

Montgomery County police say a man hiking on an island in the Potomac River was killed when a boulder fell on him.



Repaired Western Md. Toll Bridge To W.Va. Reopens

A Potomac River toll bridge linking Allegany County to Green Spring, West Virginia, is back in business.



Owner Rebuilding Damaged Toll Bridge Over Potomac

The owner of a private toll bridge over the Potomac River says she’s rebuilding the structure between western Maryland and West Virginia after it was damaged by a June flood.


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Man Rescued After Fall Into Potomac River

Fire officials say a man was seriously injured after falling about 30 feet into a rocky section of the Potomac River.