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ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS Bill Lehr, (above) a federal government scientist, calculates some figures related to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill while testifying on Capitol Hill during a House energy and environment subcommittee hearing.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Brian Matusz delivers to a Texas Rangers batter during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010, in Baltimore.

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Interior Secretary Ken Salazar takes a closer look Thursday in an area that was open water two years ago before a wetlands restoration project in the Delta National Wildlife Refuge off Louisiana. He and other federal officials led an inspection tour of the refuge in the aftermath of the Gulf oil spill.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS Bill Lehr, (above) a federal government scientist, calculates some figures related to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill while testifying on Capitol Hill during a House energy and environment subcommittee hearing.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS A tree fallen by Sunday's storm, blocks a street in Silver Spring, Md., near Washington, Monday, July 26, 2010. It could take days to restore power to hundreds of thousands of people in and around Washington after a storm downed power lines and trees and left four people dead, officials said Monday.

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Dyer Long Road was one of several Putnam County roads destroyed by flood waters near Cookeville, Tenn., Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010. (AP Photo/The Herald-Citizen,Ty Kernea)

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Retired U.S. Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen (right), the national incident commander for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, helps load a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration boat with rehabilitated Kemp's Ridley sea turtles to be released off the coast of Cedar Key, Fla., on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin)

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Rescuers move a victim's body after a landslide in Gongshan county, in southwest China's Yunnan province, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010. Rescuers dug through the debris of China's latest landslide Thursday in a search for at least 90 people thought buried when a wall of mud crashed into their mountain town in southwestern China. (AP Photo)

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People look at a derailed passenger train on a collapsed bridge at the Shiting River in Guanghan in southwest China's Sichuan province, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010. China struggled to cope with widespread storms that left dozens missing and presumed dead Thursday as rescuers cleaned up a mudslide-stricken town, while two passenger train cars plunged into a river after crossing a flood-damaged bridge. (AP Photo)

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In this Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010 photo, residents move a damaged car on a street covered by mud after mudslides in Zhouqu county, in northwest China's Gansu province. More rains are expected to hit all across China over in the coming days, with heavy rains forecast for Sichuan, Yunnan, Gansu, Shandong, Liaoning, Shaanxi, and Henan provinces, the Central Meteorological Station said. (AP Photo)

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A pig stand on the mud while people work on a landslide hit in Gongshan county, in southwest China's Yunnan province, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010. Rescuers dug through the debris of China's latest landslide Thursday in a search for at least 90 people thought buried when a wall of mud crashed into their mountain town in southwestern China. (AP Photo)

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Rescuers pull out a victim out of the mud, following a landslide in Gongshan county in southwest China's Yunnan province, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010. China struggled to cope with widespread storms that left dozens missing and presumed dead Thursday as rescuers cleaned up a mudslide-stricken town, while two passenger train cars plunged into a river after crossing a flood-damaged bridge. (AP Photo)

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Rescuers move a victim's body after a landslide hit Gongshan county in southwest China's Yunnan province, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010. China struggled to cope with widespread storms that left dozens missing and presumed dead Thursday as rescuers cleaned up a mudslide-stricken town, while two passenger train cars plunged into a river after crossing a flood-damaged bridge. (AP Photo)

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A woman grieves for relatives missing at the landslide hit Gongshan county in southwest China's Yunnan province, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010. China struggled to cope with widespread storms that left dozens missing and presumed dead Thursday as rescuers cleaned up a mudslide-stricken town, while two passenger train cars plunged into a river after crossing a flood-damaged bridge. (AP Photo)

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Mid-Atlantic Builders is building 577 single-family homes at the Villages of Savannah in Brandywine. The homes have 2,451 to 3,859 finished square feet, with base prices from $396,990 to $499,990.

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The Somerset model at the Villages of Savannah features a dramatic two-story family room with a wall of windows and an adjacent breakfast area and center-island kitchen wrapped in walls of windows.

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The Astoria model, an end-unit town home at the Park Square Towns at Emerald Ridge in Brambleton, has 2,562 square feet and is priced from $397,490.

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A boy receives relief food at a camp in southern Pakistan. Floods have killed about 1,500 people and affected 20 million more. (Associated Press)

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A United Arab Emirates Chinook carries food supply over Taunsa Sharif in Punjab province flooded areas on it's way to Retra town about 55 kms north west of Multan, Pakistan,Wednesday Aug. 18, 2010. Pakistan senior meteorologist Arif Mahmood said floodwaters won't fully recede until the end of the month, and existing river torrents were still heading to major cities such as Hyderabad and Sukkur in the south.(AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

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Flood survivors carry relief goods along a flooded area in Muzaffargarh, Punjab province, in Pakistan on Wednesday Aug. 18, 2010. Militants exploiting the flooding chaos in Pakistan clashed with police overnight, authorities said, as desperately needed international donations for the millions of victims picked up pace three weeks after the deluge began. (AP Photo / Aaron Favila)