Tag Archives: Washington D.C.

Capital Gains?

Surprise approval of Exelon-Pepco merger In what was a highly unanticipated decision — even to experts and analysts on the subject — District of Columbia regulators approved the precarious Exelon-Pepco Holdings merger on Wednesday afternoon. The $6.8 billion deal creates the largest utility provider in the United States. In limbo for the past two years, the […]

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D.C. Metro Shutdown

Electric cables source of emergency  Hundreds of thousands of commuters shared a collective groan and grimace Wednesday when Washington, D.C.’s Metro rail system was completely shut down for emergency inspections of cable wires. The unprecedented move was ordered Tuesday at midnight as a precautionary measure after an electrical fire broke out Monday, causing smoke to build […]

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