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Study: Washington D.C. Is Sinking

Geological survey finds the land in and around the Chesapeake Bay is sinking as ocean levels rise.

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Chesapeake Blue Crabs. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Va. Gov. on ‘Maryland’ Crabs: ‘They Should Be Virginia Crabs’

Va. Gov. McAuliffe has made a statement about Chesapeake Bay blue crabs that is sure to seem very inflammatory to die-hard Marylanders.


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Students Decorate Rain Barrels With Sen. Cardin

Maryland middle school students are getting involved in protecting the Chesapeake Bay from storm water runoff at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.


Lawmakers won't be ready to legalize raw milk until at least 2015 in Maryland. (credit: Sandra Mu/Getty Images)

Chesapeake Bay Lawsuit Aimed at Cows in Streams Rejected

A lawsuit aimed at keeping cattle out of Virginia streams that feed into the Chesapeake Bay has been rejected by a Circuit Court judge in Richmond.



Washington Vulnerable To Hurricanes, Warn Experts

Experts say old infrastructure could be overwhelmed if even a minor hurricane were to strike the Metro area.


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Body of Missing Boater Found Near Rock Hall

The body of a boater missing since a vessel capsized Sunday in the Chesapeake Bay off Kent Island has been found near Rock Hall.


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Chesapeake Bay Foundation Sues Va. Over Livestock Rules

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is suing Virginia water protection officials to require large livestock operations to fence off rivers and streams from their animals.


A police officers, some boaters, and a tale of caution. (credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

1 Boater Missing, 4 Pulled From Water off Kent Island

Authorities are searching for a missing boater after a vessel capsized in the Chesapeake Bay off Kent Island.


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Md. Crabs in Short Supply, Restaurants Still Waiting

Crab season in Maryland is off to a slow start leaving some restaurants still waiting for their local supply.


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Best Places To Go Fishing Near Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. doesn’t scream fishing, but with the wharf and surrounding bodies of water, plenty of people go fishing.