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Some Worry Southern Maryland Bridge Not Equipped to Handle Traffic During Evacuation

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State Sen. Roy Dyson hopes for a replacement for the Governor Thomas Johnson Memorial Bridge. (CNS photo by Christopher Carey)

The Governor Thomas Johnson Memorial Bridge, a two-lane stretch that connects Calvert and St. Mary's counties, is the only southern evacuation route for those near the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant.

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Reindeer on a farm on the Maryland-Pennsylvania border help to spread Christmas cheer.

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University of Maryland President Dan Mote and others share their favorite holiday memories. (Newsline video on YouTube)

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The University of Maryland community honors the victims of the Mumbai terrorist attacks.

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