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Tropical Storm Hermine is headed our way and could dump as much as 5 inches of rain on the Delmarva Peninsula.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that Ocean City is clearing life guard stations from the beach.

Rip currents were being reported yesterday at the resort.

In Crisfield officials are waiting to decide if they will go ahead with the annual National Hard Crab Derby.

Also set for Labor Day is the annual Skipjack races and organizers hope the storm will be over by then.

WASHINGTON (AP) - Opponents of a merger between energy companies Exelon and Pepco are calling on District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser to disclose potential conflicts of interest in her handling of the deal.

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CHICAGO (AP/WBOC)- Energy provider Exelon is buying Washington, D.C.-based Pepco Holdings Inc. for $6.83 billion to create a large electric and gas utility in the Mid-Atlantic region.

The deal will combine Exelon Corp.'s electric and gas utilities BGE, ComEd and PECO with Pepco's Atlantic City Electric, Delmarva Power and its namesake utility.

The combined utility businesses will serve approximately 10 million customers and have a rate base of approximately $26 billion.