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Maryland's Highway Administration Wants Small Farm Stand Out

A Maryland farmer is trying to save his small farm after being stuck in a Catch 22 with state highway officials. The dispute comes at a time when the state is promoting local farms.

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Virginia Asking Residents To Dial 811 Before Digging

The State Corporation Commission is using the date 8-11 to urge residents to dial 811 to contact the state's "Miss Utility" line before performing any digging—as required by state law. The SCC says too many incidents arise where an activity as simple as gardening in the backyard has caused major problems within a region.

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Fairfax County Calls On SWAT Team To Thin Deer Population

They may look like Bambi, but deer in urban areas destroy natural habitat, and make roads hazardous.

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Bethesda's New Electric Car Charging Station Was Kids' Idea

This week's installation of Maryland's first solar tracking electric vehicle charger might not have been possible without the encouragement of a group of teen siblings.

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New Targets For Crabs Mean Protections Remain

New federal targets for blue crabs mean crabbing limits in Maryland and Virginia will remain in place.

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DCPS Needs Volunteers To 'Beautify' Schools

D.C. Public Schools is asking volunteers to sign up for Beautification Day on August 20. It's part of an effort to get buildings ready for the first day of school.

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Volunteers To Help Sea Turtles

This is the time of year when endangered sea-turtle nests are hatching, and volunteers in Virginia are trying to make sure hatchlings survive.

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