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Ocean City Jetty Lost In Irene Replaced

The iconic Ocean City jetty that was lost in Hurricane Irene last summer has been temporarily replaced, while officials continue to search for the original.
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D.C. Councilman: Quake Response A Failure

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.

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Worker Electrocuted In Takoma Park

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.

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Pepco Finishes Off One Storm While Another Looms

Pepco has set a deadline to get service restored to all of its customers following Hurricane Irene.

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After Irene, Pepco Critic Still Has Strong Words For Utility

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.

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Virginia Works To Pick Up Pieces After Hurricane Irene

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.

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Fairfax Search and Rescue Team Helps With Hurricane Irene Recovery in Conn.

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.