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Lyme Disease Group Warns Of Rising Tick Population

The D.C. metro region is experiencing a spike in its tick population, and that could mean an increase in cases of a very troublesome disease.

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Department Of Natural Resources Asks Crabbers to Install Turtle Excluder Devices?

Remember the terrapin when you set out crab pots this year.

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Maryland Approves The Use of Deer Birth Control

Maryland has become the first state to approve the use of Gonacon, a birth control product for deer.

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Alexandria Waterfront Hearing Saturday

In Virginia, members of the Alexandria City Council will be meeting Saturday to consider a plan that could dramatically change the waterfront.

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Gas Company Cutting Down Rockville Residents' Trees

Some residents in Rockville, Md. say living with an easement can be hard.

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Uranium Mining In Virginia Faces Oppposition From Enviro Groups

Several companies in Virginia are lobbying state lawmakers to lift a statewide ban on uranium mining to allow access to a large deposit in Pittsylvania County.

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Rockville Neighbors Lament Loss Of Trees

Update: An earlier version of this story stated Columbia Gas Transmission did not respond to a request for comment. In fact, the company returned the call later in the day.

A shaded neighborhood in Rockville, Md., is getting a lot less leafy, as a gas company chops down dozens of trees above a gas line that runs under residents' properties.

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