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BGE Customers Who Don’t Switch To New System Forced To Pay Opt-Out Fee

A major change from BGE–putting its entire grid on a new, “Smart Meter” system. But WJZ has learned people who don’t want the Smart Meters will have to pay to opt-out.

02/28/2014

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More Than 1,700 Marylanders Still In The Dark After Ice Storm

Several days after a winter ice storm, power outages persist throughout Maryland.

02/08/2014

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After Wicked Weather, Power Outages Persist For Some Into The Weekend

Thousands of people in the region remain without power. It’s been almost three full days since a wicked ice storm knocked out power to tens of thousands.

02/07/2014

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2,500 Lose Power In Frigid Western Md.

Potomac Edison is reporting more than 2,500 power outages in Allegany County, where temperatures are in the single digits.

01/28/2014

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More Than 15,000 Without Power In Maryland

More than 15,000 customers are without power in Maryland as winter weather moves through the region. But the number is down from earlier in the day.

12/09/2013

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Electrical Work Means No School At McDaniel

McDaniel College in Westminster says it’s canceling classes for the second time this week because of electrical problems.

11/14/2013

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Power Outage Closes Md.’s McDaniel College

McDaniel College in Westminster says it is closed due to a power outage.

11/11/2013

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Annapolis Council To Consider Stripping Republican Mayor-Elect’s Power

Days after a Republican was elected mayor of Annapolis, City Council members say they will revisit legislation that would strip the mayor’s office of much of its power.

11/10/2013

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Delmarva Power To Replace Ocean City Utility Poles

Delmarva Power will replace 90 wooden utility poles that hold a high-voltage transmission line along Coastal Highway in Ocean City.

10/14/2013

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Lights Out! Power Outage Reported At Bel Air Shopping Center

It’s lights out in Bel Air. A power outage at Festival at Bel Air shopping center has shut down service to 1,800 customers.

09/18/2013

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Attorney General: Part Of Wind Turbine Bill Unconstitutional

Maryland’s attorney general has deemed a portion of a law aimed at putting distance between wind turbines and homes unconstitutional.

09/04/2013

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Small Car, Big Power: Ford’s Fiesta ST Takes Aim At Younger Buyers

“It’s been an absolute runaway sales success, as well as a critical success,” said Jamal Hameedi, Ford’s chief engineer for performance vehicles. “It’s been put up against the cream of the crop in Europe… and it’s come out on top in just about all of its comparison tests.“

08/21/2013

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