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Poultry Waste Having Negative Impact On Local Waterways

As poultry consumption continues to rise, some worry about the effects of all that chicken waste on the local environment.

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D.C. Metro Area Mourns Victims In Norway Massacre

Roses, sunflowers, candles, even images of orthodox saints are being left in front of the Norwegian Embassy, at the foot of a statue of Crown Princess Martha.

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Delaware Hopes To Ease Holiday Bottleneck With New EZPass Lanes

If you're heading north from the D.C. area for July 4, the state of Delaware may have some good news for you, as far as traffic goes.

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Rehoboth and Dewey Beaches' Waters Get Superstar Ratings

Just in time for the height of summer, Rehoboth and Dewey Beaches in Delaware received superstar ratings. The two are among the top four beaches in the country, according to a national report released on the water quality of America's beaches.

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Police Still Pursuing Suspect In AU Professor's Murder

Authorities have not been able to arrest the suspect they are seeking in the murder of American University Professor Sue Marcum, but he's been in contact with police, according to a Washington Post report.

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Enviro Groups: Bay Cleanup Plan Not Unreasonable

Environmental groups led by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation are trying to join a legal battle over Chesapeake Bay restoration plans.

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AAA Expects More Memorial Day Weekend Travel This Year

The number of travelers to Ocean City and the rest of Maryland's Eastern Shore over Memorial Day weekend is expected to grow this year, in spite of high gas prices.

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Deer Overpopulation Yields Disastrous Results For Forests

As an ever-rising population of white-tailed deer have bumped up against their human neighbors in the D.C. area, the results haven't been pretty. There were an estimated 88,000 deer-vehicle collisions in Virginia, Maryland, D.C., and Delaware last year.

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New Terror Alert System Will Have Just Two Levels

The federal government is replacing the old, color-coded terrorism alert system with a new strategy. Now, local governments will play a large role in determining whether it works.

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Springfest Un-Officially Kicks Off Summer in Ocean City

In Maryland, tens of thousands of people are expected to flock to Ocean City this weekend as it unofficially kicks off the summer season with one of its premiere special events – Springfest.

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