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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.

07/06/2014

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Missing Kayaker In Great Falls Found Safe At Home

Rescuers have been searching for a missing kayaker on the Potomac River, but he has been found safe at home in Reston, Va.

06/15/2014

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Rescuers Search For Missing Kayaker At Great Falls

Rescuers from Montgomery County have been searching for a missing kayaker near Great Falls for hours.

06/13/2014

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Man Pleads Guilty To Dumping Waste In D.C. River

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

06/05/2014

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Coast Guard Suspends Search For Missing Kayaker

The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 23-year-old man after his kayak was found overturned on the Potomac River.

05/08/2014

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Boat Ramp Near Sharpsburg Closing For Days

The National Park Service says it’s cutting off vehicle access to a Potomac River boat ramp near Sharpsburg for more than a week to replace a bridge over the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal.

04/21/2014

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New Ferris Wheel To Give Sky-Eye View Of U.S. Capitol & National Mall From Md.

Maryland’s National Harbor plans to add a new 175-foot Ferris wheel with views of the nation’s capital and Potomac River, similar to the London Eye and other large-scale observation wheels around the world, developers announced Thursday.

01/16/2014

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Police Seek Public’s Help In Identifying Body

Metropolitan police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a woman whose body was found in the Potomac River.

11/25/2013

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C&O Canal Support Group Backs Education Program

A group that supports the C&O Canal National Historical Park says it’s donating more money to a program that brings students to the canal.

11/15/2013

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Atlas Details Various Amenities In Washington Co.

A new atlas details the Potomac River and its associated amenities throughout Washington County.

09/14/2013

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Police: Body Of Missing Swimmer Found In Potomac River

Montgomery County authorities say they have recovered the body of a man who was swept away while wading in the Potomac River.

09/06/2013

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Man Still Missing After Potomac River Search

A search for a man who disappeared on the Potomac River has been suspended.

09/04/2013

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