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Paying For A Superstorm

Our region may have dodged the worst of Superstorm Sandy, but experts say now's the time to check your insurance policy to make sure you're covered when the next storm hits.

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After Sandy, Thousands In Garrett County Still Without Power

The effects of Sandy have mostly abated in the D.C. area, but out in western Maryland, as many as 3,900 homes remain without power after Superstorm Sandy dumped feet of snow on them.

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Assateague Island National Seashore Partially Reopens

A portion of Maryland's Assateague Island National Seashore has partially reopened, after sustaining storm damage last week.

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Coastal Residents Healing After Close Brush With Hurricane Sandy

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Already the physical rebuilding has begun on the Eastern Shore in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. For those who felt the storm's effects most acutely, there comes emotional rebuilding as well.

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Winter Is Coming: D.C. Tests Out New Plow Tracking System

The District is testing out a new program that will give plow drivers a live view of the streets they're covering, instead of relying on the old system of paper maps.

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Reporter's Diary: Living, Breathing, Covering Super Storm Sandy

We'll pull on our slickers and Wellies and hear what it's like to be the reporter whose job is to brave the driving rain and report on a hurricane.

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Hurricane Sandy Debris Pickup Guide

Pickup of storm debris varies in different jurisdictions throughout the D.C. region; here's a roundup of what you can do with all the leaves and branches in your yard. 

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Potomac Flooding Still A Risk Through Wednesday

Officials in and around the District are still watching water levels closely after Hurricane Sandy, as inches of rain and melting snow from the areas around the river's headwaters make their way down to the D.C. area.

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Pepco Enjoys A Bright Moment After Hurricane Sandy

The D.C. area fared rather well during Hurricane Sandy — something that has electric utility Pepco in the unusual position of accepting praise from both local officials and customers alike.

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Treatment Plant Back Online After Dumping Sewage Into Howard Co. River

A Howard County sewage treatment plant dumped millions of gallons of sewage into an area river, and with power back on, officials are continuing to monitor bacteria levels.