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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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Md. Man Found Dead In Car In Potomac River

Maryland State Police say an Oldtown man was found dead inside his car after the vehicle went off a private toll bridge into the Potomac River.

06/05/2012

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4 Rescued After Paddle Boat Hits Rocks

A family of four is back on dry land after a scary accident involving a paddle boat they had rented to use on the Potomac River.

06/02/2012

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50 Swimmers To Attempt 7.5-Mile Potomac Crossing

Swimmers will be crossing the Potomac this weekend to raise money and environmental awareness about the river.

05/31/2012

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NORAD To Conduct Flights Over D.C. Region

The North American Aerospace Defense Command and Federal Aviation Administration will be conducting flights in the Washington area over the next two weeks.

04/30/2012

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