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Topic - Bay Bridge
There are several well-known bridges referred to as the Bay Bridge: - Source: Wikipedia
A fast-moving storm system that affected much of the eastern United States buffeted the D.C. area with rain and wind Thursday, leaving behind downed trees, thousands of power outages and unofficial reports of at least three tornadoes touching down in Maryland.
After more than 75 years in the shadow of its glamorous cousin, San Francisco's "other" bridge is getting a chance to shine.
Boston manager Bobby Valentine insisted he wasn't serious Wednesday when he threatened to punch a talk-show host in the mouth.
Sitting along the shore and staring at one of the world's most majestic metropolitan views, Joe Lacob leaned over to hear fellow Golden State Warriors co-owner Peter Guber whisper in his ear.
Outstanding catches of striped bass and occasional hookups with spotted sea trout are possible over many areas of the Chesapeake Bay.
Most motorists will have to pay 60 percent more to cross the Chesapeake Bay Bridge starting Tuesday, when Maryland officials implement toll increases on most of the state's pay roads.
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Maryland officials on Thursday approved toll increases at seven of the state's eight toll facilities, despite complaints from residents and some lawmakers.
The Maryland Transportation Authority board will vote Sept. 22 on a revised set of toll increases after residents and some officials complained that previously proposed hikes were too steep.
Many Washingtonians admire the view of Kent Island and the marinas visible as soon as they cross the Chesapeake Bay Bridge heading toward their beach vacation.
As slightly lower temperatures beckon anglers of all stripes over the coming days, bass fishermen have asked if there's a problem in the upper tidal Potomac River regarding the apparent disappearance of submersed aquatic vegetation (SAVs) — the fish-hiding weed beds that are a necessary part of a bass hunter's day.
Imagine, exotic tarpon swimming about in Virginia waters. One of the best saltwater anglers along the East Coast, the fishing dentist, Dr. Ken Neill, went to the Eastern Shore where during certain hot summers fishermen in the know hook tarpon from Wachapreague down the coast to barrier island cuts and channels near the Chesapeake Bay's mouth.
Whether your dream is to live in a quiet country village with a population of a few dozen people or you want to enjoy the lifestyle of an innkeeper in a charming bed-and-breakfast on Virginia's Eastern Shore, you may want to take a drive to Eastville, Va.
If all is found proper and the applications are approved by Virginia officials and the International Game Fish Association, the Old Dominion can boast of an all-tackle world record freshwater blue catfish of 143 pounds.
Vacationers who drive across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge to Ocean City and elsewhere on the Eastern Shore could pay roughly three times as much under a sweeping toll increase proposed Thursday.