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Sunken Ship DeBraak Reveals Its Secrets, Two Centuries Later

Two hundred and fifteen years after a British navy ship sank off the coast of Delaware, the public can now view the ship's remains.

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This Week On Metro Connection: Secrets

This week we'll bring you stories of things you can make, keep, or even carry to the grave: secrets.

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Progress Made In Cutting Pollutants In Chesapeake Bay

States in the Chesapeake Bay watershed are more than a quarter of the way toward meeting goals for cutting the bay's three main pollutants by 2025.

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Maryland Man Gets Probation For Illegal Bay Dumping

A Calvert County man is sentenced to probation for illegally discharging fill material into the Chesapeake Bay.

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U.S. Army Corps Proposes Plan To Restore Bay Oysters

A new plan could soon be underway to restore the native oyster to the Chesapeake Bay.

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As Bay's Health Improves, Fishermen Wait For Easing Of Harvest Limits

Chesapeake Bay experts saw improvement in the bay's health last year. Many fishermen that work the bay saw that same improvement firsthand, leading them to question some of the restrictive fishing limits set by state officials.

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Residents Restore Historic Chesapeake Bay Boat 'Kathryn'

Residents of Maryland's Eastern Shore are raising money to make over a more than 100-year-old oyster dredgeboat, or skipjack.

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2013 Named 'Year Of The Chesapeake Bay'

As part of an effort to continue momentum on Chesapeake Bay cleanup efforts, Maryland's governor has named this the Year Of the Chesapeake Bay.

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Spring Weather Will Determine Chesapeake Bay's Health

The health of the Chesapeake Bay during the coming year depends on the weather over the next several months, according to scientists at the University of Maryland.

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Specialists Monitor Water Quality During And After Sandy

The verdict is out on the effects Hurricane Sandy will have on the area watershed, but water quality experts have been monitoring sediment levels before, during and after the storm.

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