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The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments sat down to review the District's response to the myriad of crises in the last month, and some were less than pleased.
Authorities say that a worker trimming trees in Takoma Park, Md., was electrocuted when a ladder he was using got too close to a power line.
Pepco has set a deadline to get service restored to all of its customers following Hurricane Irene.
In the 24 hours after Hurricane Irene passed, PEPCO was able to restore power to two-thirds of the customers who lost it. But one of the utility's harshest critics is still not impressed.
The sound of chain saws and generators have been piercing the air in many parts of Virginia as residents dig out from under the debris left by Hurricane Irene.
Virginia was spared the worst of Hurricane Irene, but the commonwealth's most experienced first responders have been active since before the storm even hit.
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