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How To Stay Connected During Hurricane Sandy

When disaster strikes, phone and Internet service often takes a hit, right when it’s needed the most.

10/29/2012

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Mid-Atlantic Braces For Extended Power Outages

Mid-Atlantic electric utilities, facing the threat of a direct hit from Hurricane Sandy, reached across North America on Friday to secure extra help in restoring power that they said could be out for more than a week because of prolonged high winds and torrential rain.

10/26/2012

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BGE Urges Customers To Prepare For Possible Outages Ahead Of Hurricane Sandy

Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) has announced that it is preparing for any possible power outages this weekend and into early next week in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

10/24/2012

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Exercise Protects Aging Brains Better

Staying mentally sharp as you age may have more to do with working out than working on crossword puzzles.

10/22/2012

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Washington, D.C. Government 100 Percent Wind Powered

Washington schools, firehouses, police stations and city offices are now 100 percent wind powered.

09/25/2012

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Crews Restoring Power Throughout Region

Crews are making progress in restoring power to those affected by severe storms that blew through the mid-Atlantic region.

09/09/2012

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Severe Weather Knocks Out Power To Thousands; Funnel Cloud Reported In Prince George’s County

Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) said that more than 24,000 of its customers lost power due to Saturday’s storms. Of those, over 14,900 are still without electricity.

09/08/2012

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Offshore Wind Power Line On Assateague Opposed

A group of environmentalists and residents say they oppose bringing a power line carrying electricity from proposed offshore wind turbines on shore at Assateague Island.

09/02/2012

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BGE Seeking Distribution Rate Increases

Baltimore Gas & Electric says it is seeking rate increases for electricity and natural gas distribution.

07/27/2012

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O’Malley Gives Advisers 60 Days To Research Ways To Improve Md. Electrical System

Sixty days. That’s how long Gov. Martin O’Malley is giving state energy advisers to figure out a plan to improve Maryland’s electrical system. It comes following a series of storms that knocked out power to hundreds of thousands.

07/26/2012

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Catonsville Facility For Needy Seniors Seeks To Raise Money For Renovation

The impact of Maryland’s brutal storm on June 29 is still being felt by some, including at St. Martin’s Home in Catonsville that cares for needy seniors.

07/12/2012

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Bills In D.C. Seek Underground Power Lines

Pepco would be required to bury more power lines in the District of Columbia under legislation proposed by members of the D.C. Council.

07/11/2012

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