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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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Vegan Bake Sales Sweep Through D.C.

Three years ago, one local man had an idea for a vegan bake sale. Now, the idea has caught on, and a network of the sales around the world have raised thousands of dollars for animal rights.

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New Smoking Ban Passed In Rehoboth Beach

A new smoking ban has been passed by commissioners in Rehoboth Beach, Del.

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) The governor plans to sign an executive order on Monday to create a group to study pollution from septic systems. The study will examine the extent to which large developments' septic tanks are polluting the Chesapeake Bay.

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Gas Prices Squeeze Consumers

This week the price of a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline hit an average of $3.77. Many analysts say it won't be long until we reach the $4 mark, and some have even predicted $5 gas by late summer.

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A legislative committee has decided to increase a fee that car dealers are allowed to charge for paperwork related to buying a new car.

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A brewing company that was awarded a half-million dollar loan by the state is asking Delaware economic development officials to modify the terms of the agreement.

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