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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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Body Found In Potomac River Near Bridge

Prince George’s County police are investigating the discovery of a man’s body in the Potomac River near the Woodrow Wilson Bridge.

04/18/2012

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Thousands Expected For Potomac Cleanup

Thousands of people are expected to participate in the 24th annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup this weekend.

04/12/2012

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Md. DOT Says New Potomac River Bridge Unlikely

Maryland’s transportation department is throwing cold water on the prospect of a new Potomac River Bridge between Montgomery County and northern Virginia.

04/09/2012

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Maryland Congresswoman To Plunge Into Potomac

Maryland congresswoman Donna Edwards plans to plunge into the chilly waters of the Potomac River to urge the U.S. Congress to take action to deal with climate change.

01/21/2012

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Body Of Md. Man Whose Boat Capsized Recovered

Authorities say they have found the body of a man whose boat capsized in the Potomac River off the coast of Indian Head.

12/16/2011

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Search On For Md. Man Whose Boat Capsized

The U.S. Coast Guard says it is searching for a man whose boat capsized in the Potomac River off the coast of Indian Head.

12/15/2011

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Potomac Conservancy Downgrades River’s Health

The Potomac River is facing dual challenges from its country and city life.

11/10/2011

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Potomac Conservancy To Release River Report

The Potomac Conservancy plans to release its State of the Nation’s River report along with recommendations for the Potomac, which supplies most of the drinking water for the District of Columbia.

11/09/2011

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