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Driver Saved After Rig Goes Off Wooden Span In Md.

A truck driver was pulled from the Potomac River after his tractor trailer toppled off a wooden bridge in Oldtown.

03/21/2013

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Grant Could Further Potomac River Dam Removal

A river restoration group has announced a $40,000 federal grant toward the proposed removal of a Potomac River dam at Cumberland.

01/14/2013

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Hundreds Jumping In Potomac River For Charity

Hundreds of people are chilling for charity in Williamsport.

01/01/2013

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Body Of Chinese Woman Pulled From Potomac River

Montgomery County police say a Chinese woman visiting relatives in northern Virginia has been found dead in the Potomac River.

11/23/2012

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Flood Spills Wastewater Into Potomac River

The town of Snow Hill says about 2.4 million gallons of wastewater was released into the Pocomoke River due to flooding from Superstorm Sandy.

11/03/2012

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Potomac River Flooding Expected After Storm

The National Weather Service says the Potomac River is likely to experience its worst floods in at least 16 years in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

10/29/2012

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Western Md. Toll Bridge Fees Could Triple

The fee for driving a car across the Potomac River on a private toll bridge in western Maryland would triple under a staff proposal from the state Public Service Commission.

10/16/2012

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Pilot Brothers Propose Aviation Museum At Md. Airport

Two high-flying brothers are proposing an aviation museum at the Greater Cumberland Regional Airport.

10/01/2012

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Cost Of Bay Restoration Could Hinder Growth In Western Md.

Some Allegany County officials say a state proposal for reducing Chesapeake Bay pollution would make it harder to build homes and businesses in the western Maryland mountains.

09/25/2012

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Frederick County Fined Thousands For Wastewater Flap

The Maryland Department of the Environment says Frederick County has agreed to pay a $9,600 penalty for allowing excessive levels of contaminants in wastewater released into the Potomac River in 2010 and 2011.

08/02/2012

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Man’s Body Found In Potomac Near White’s Ferry

Police in Montgomery County are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in the Potomac River near White’s Ferry.

07/28/2012

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Event Recognizes Md.’s C&O Canal Families

The National Park Service is asking the families of Chesapeake and Ohio Canal workers to share their stories at an event in Cumberland.

06/09/2012

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