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A business that hooks up bicyclists with rentals in New York and San Francisco could expand to D.C.
Pepco says it tried new strategies as the June 29 derecho struck Maryland, according to a post-storm assessment the utility filed with the Maryland Public Service Commission Monday.
The term "shelter dogs" can conjure up images of unkempt animals in depressing settings. But that wasn't the case Thursday at Prince George's Animal Management Services.
Tuesday night, a motorist saw something thrown from a moving car. It was a garbage bag and when it landed, out popped the muzzle of an 8-month- old pit bull puppy. The horrified driver stopped and called police. The dog was taken to the Prince George's County Animal Services Facility, assessed, and then handed over to "Mutts Matter," a local rescue group.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has issued an executive order that calls for a study into improving infrastructure and burying power lines. It comes less than a month after a devastating derecho and a week after regulators gave Pepco the approval necessary to raise electric rates.
It's been nearly a month since a violent storm ripped through the region, one Bethesda family is still recovering.
Despite heat advisories and warnings, officials are still responding to reports of animals being left out in the blazing heat and being left in cars, where temperatures can top 120 degrees.
A new study from American Progress says students aren't being challenged in or outside of school, but many are skeptical of the testing methods.
The Maryland Public Service commission wants residents to weigh in on how well they think their electricity companies handled the massive power outages that occurred when the June 29 derecho left hundreds of thousands in the dark.
Pressure is mounting for utilities to bury their power lines and to make sure there are enough people to help bring the lights back on when the power goes out.