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Irene Underwhelms, But Outages Could Last Days

More than 100,000 customers are without power in northern Virginia, and although some were expecting more damage from Hurricane Irene, those outages could still last for a couple of days.

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Irene Leaves Fallen Trees And Wires, Thousands Without Power In D.C. Area

Hurricane Irene's overnight visit to the Washington, D.C. metro area left fallen trees, blocked roadways, downed wires, and thousands without power. But despite the destruction, local officials say the damage was not as bad as originally predicted.

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Ocean City Open For Business After Irene

Businesses in Ocean City are beginning to reopen to the general public after being sparred by Hurricane Irene.

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Hurricane Irene: The Worst For D.C. Expected Overnight

Hurricane Irene was skirting past the Delmarva Peninsula around 11 p.m Saturday, moving at 16 mph, according to the National Weather Service. The Washington, D.C. area experienced waves of heavy rain Saturday. The brunt of the storm is expected to hit the region overnight.

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Pepco Says It's Ready, But Lengthy Outages Still Likely

Despite it's woeful track record, Pepco says it is ready for Hurricane Irene.

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