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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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Md. Reopens Potomac River Access At Point Of Rocks

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says boaters can once again launch their watercraft on the Potomac River at Point of Rocks.

11/03/2011

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Md. Extends Potomac River Warning

The Maryland Natural Resources Police says people should avoid most recreational activities on the Potomac River and its tributaries through Tuesday.

09/09/2011

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Potomac River Flood Forecasts Eased

The National Weather Service predicts minor to moderate flooding on Potomac River tributaries including Antietam Creek, Seneca Creek and the Monocacy River.

09/07/2011

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Rains Prompt Upper Potomac River Advisory

Maryland Natural Resources Police say boating and other recreational uses of the upper Potomac River and its creeks and stream should be avoided.

09/07/2011

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Lee’s Remnants Prompt Md. Flooding Concerns

The remnants of Tropical Storm Lee are beginning to affect Maryland travelers and businesses.

09/06/2011

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Kayaker Bitten By Copperhead Snake

Volunteer fire officials say a kayaker on the Potomac River was bitten by a copperhead snake.

08/10/2011

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Health Officials Find Toxic Algae Near Indian Head And Potomac River

Maryland health officials are urging residents to avoid swimming and other water contact in the area.

08/06/2011

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Md. Police Increase Rewards For Information On Vandalism

Police in Montgomery County have increased the amount of a reward for information on three hate-related vandalisms.

07/22/2011

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Civil War Weekend Set In Williamsport

Civil War hobbyists are heading for the western Maryland town of Williamsport to recall the Confederate retreat from Gettysburg, Pa., 148 years ago.

07/08/2011

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Crews Use Ropes To Rescue Teen Camper After Fall

Fire officials say rescue crews used a rope system to rescue a 17-year-old girl who fell about 30 feet down a mountain hiking trail in western Maryland near the Potomac River.

06/26/2011

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