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Chesapeake Conservancy is photo-mapping the Baltimore Harbor and Patapsco River
Keep an eye out over the next few weeks for a funny-looking red raft, rigged with a 10-foot pole topped with cameras, cruising the Baltimore Harbor and Patapsco River. The pontoon boat is run by the Chesapeake Conservancy, an Annapolis-based environmental group, and a Virginia technology company,...
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One person killed Thursday night in crash on I-95
One person was killed and a vehicle was burning after a crash Thursday night on southbound I-95 in Harford County, Maryland State Police said. The crash happened near exit 77 and just west of Abingdon. Police were called about 9:45 p.m. to the scene. Traffic continued southbound but several lanes...
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Coastal flooding advisory issued for Annapolis area
The National Weather Service has issued a costal flood advisory for Anne Arundel County until 5 a.m. Thursday. Some streets near Annapolis City Dock may be affected, with several hours of minor flooding expected on either side of Wednesday night's high tide, the advisory states. Dock Street and...
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All Harford Girls swim team
The 2017 Girls All Harford Swim team chosen by The Aegis.
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All Harford Boys swim team
The 2017 All Harford Boys swim team chosen by The Aegis.
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Democrats push Hogan to oppose Chesapeake Bay funding cuts
Democratic leaders in the General Assembly introduced a resolution Thursday that calls on Republican Gov. Larry Hogan to oppose proposed cuts in federal funding for the Chesapeake Bay.President Donald J. Trump's proposed budget would eliminate all of the money for the Environmental Protection Agency's...
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Deputy injured when patrol car hit on Route 1 in Fallston
A Harford County Sheriff's Office deputy was injured in a crash in Fallston Thursday evening. At approximately 5:25 p.m., the deputy was responding to assist with a serious crash on Route 1 in Fallston, according to the sheriff's office. He was struck in the driver's side door of his agency vehicle....
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Port of Baltimore sets new cargo record in 2016
The port of Baltimore handled 10.1 million tons of general cargo — a new record — at its public terminals in 2016, a 5 percent increase from the previous year, officials announced Tuesday. In its first six months of welcoming larger container ships transiting the expanded Panama Canal, the port...
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Hogan scales back Maryland water pollution trading proposal
Gov. Larry Hogan's administration is scaling back his ambitious plan to jumpstart a pollution credit trading program as part of the state's Chesapeake Bay cleanup efforts. The initial program would have allowed farmers, developers or governments who do extra to reduce pollution to sell those reduction...
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Environmentalists propose strict new measures to curb Maryland forest loss
More than 14,450 acres of Maryland's forests have disappeared to development in the past eight years, and conservationists say that's the good news.Before the recession dampened the building industry, roughly 7,000 acres of Maryland's tree canopy vanished every year.Now, as the economy rebounds,...
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Strong winds that toppled trees, trucks to continue this morning in Maryland
High winds are forecast across Maryland for much of Monday after gusts overnight left some residents without power, took down trees and power lines, and toppled tractor trailers on Interstate 95. Severe storms moved through the region late Sunday with gusts above 60 miles per hour in some places,...
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Two trucks fall on sides on I-95 Sunday night

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N.C. trucker dies after fall off Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel
Andrew V. PestanoFeb. 10 (UPI) -- Joseph Chen, a 47-year-old North Carolina truck driver, died after his tractor trailer hauling seafood went over the side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.
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Driver dies after semi is blown off Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel
A tractor-trailer blew off the side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel on Thursday, killing the driver before he could be transported to a ...       
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Driver dies after semi is blown off Chesapeake Bay Bridge
A tractor-trailer blew off the side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel on Thursday, killing the driver before he could be transported to a ...       
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Nancy M. Germanos, condominium manager, dies
Nancy M. Germanos, a former secretary and Ocean City condominium manager who enjoyed painting seascapes, died Feb. 2 of complications from diabetes at Manor Care in Fairfax, Va. The Annapolis resident was 84. The daughter of Claude Giles, co-owner of Giles Food Market, and Mabel Giles, a homemaker,...
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Driver dies after tractor-trailer blows off bridge

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Second dead whale in a week washes up on Va. beach
A bulldozer and tractor were used to pull the whale from shallow waters near Cape Charles.       
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Harford Community College exhibit, programs celebrate Aberdeen Proving Ground's 100 years
For 100 years, Aberdeen Proving Ground has been a major economic and social force in Harford County and a new exhibit, APG as Catalyst: Harford County's Changing Landscape, opens on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at Harford Community College to commemorate the anniversary with "a scholarly, balanced and humanistic...
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Legislation proposes banning cownose ray hunting tournaments
Groups advocating against the competitive killing of cownose rays in the Chesapeake Bay are asking state legislators to end the practice. Animal rights organizations, including the Humane Society, Animal Welfare Institute and the Save the Rays coalition, on Tuesday testified in favor of Senate...
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Two Harford school buses involved in minor accidents Tuesday
Two Harford County public school buses were involved in separate minor accidents a few minutes apart on Tuesday afternoon, according to police, fire and school officials. The first accident was reported at 3:53 p.m. in the 1500 block of Barrett St., which is just outside the Havre de Grace city...
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Hogan’s State of the State address, as prepared
Gov. Larry Hogan is speaking to both houses of the Maryland General Assembly today in the governor's annual State of the State address. Below is Hogan's speech, as prepared for delivery: Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, members of the General Assembly, distinguished guests, and my fellow Marylanders:...
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$14.1 million Baltimore Harbor dredging to begin in coming days
More than one million cubic yards of mud, silt, sand, shell and other material will be scooped from the bottom of the Baltimore Harbor over the next several months to maintain depth and berth required for the port's shipping channels.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded the $14.1 million contract...
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Harford teams are part of a big sports weekend
The final full weekend of the 2016 fall high school sports season is upon us and Harford County is fairly well represented. Three soccer teams will play for state titles in three different classifications, while a lone football team is up for another region football crown. The state championship...
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Professor Trash Wheel to make her debut in Canton in December
A new googly-eyed trash wheel is coming to town this December. Professor Trash Wheel will begin her trash collecting journey in Harris Creek Park in Canton on Dec. 4 with a kickoff community event, during which she will be introduced by Baltimore Mayor-elect Catherine Pugh.  Professor Trash Wheel...
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Billy Joel throws support behind Oyster Bay documentary
OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (AP) - Singer-songwriter and Long Island native Billy Joel is supporting a crowdfunding campaign for a local documentary examining the plight of Oyster Bay's natural shell fishermen. Newsday reports (http://nwsdy.li/2gj9SFK ) the 67-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer has key roles in "The Bay of Imbalance" ...
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Tom and Audrey's 2015 nesting season is subject of new book
Maryland's favorite osprey couple is the subject of a new book. "Inside an Osprey's Nest: A Photographic Journey through Nesting Season" documents last year's nesting adventures of Tom and Audrey, the osprey duo that lives on Kent Island and is followed by the Chesapeake Conservancy's popular Osprey...
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Chesapeake Bay pollution dropped dramatically in 2015, advocates credit the weather
The amount of pollution that washed into the Chesapeake Bay dropped dramatically in 2015, a trend advocates said is promising but also may have more to do with the weather than with bay cleanup efforts. From 2014 to 2015, the amount of nitrogen that reached the bay fell by 25 percent, while phosphorus...
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Longtime director of University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science stepping down
Donald Boesch, president of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science for the past 27 years, is stepping down from the leadership role to focus on research explaining the science behind Chesapeake Bay restoration.The University System of Maryland's Board of Regents is launching...
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Firefighters battle blaze on Ady Road in Street
Firefighters are on the scene of what was originally called in as a working dwelling fire in the 3300 block of Ady Road in Street. The road has been shut down in both directions and will remain closed for "a couple of hours," according to a Facebook post by the Harford County Fire & EMS Association....
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