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The Crab Deck on Kent Island. On and off rain. The water looked soft under the tumble of clouds. Three gulls whirled up, only to resettle on the glassy surface. 21 more words

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1917 - KENT ISLAND vs. THE UNITED STATES

Courtesy of Kent Island Heritage Society

It was one hundred years ago.

1917.

The end of summer.

Kent Island, like most of the Chesapeake Bay’s Eastern Shore, was still very rural, its sparse population living in close-to-the-soil agricultural communities based around family farms and country stores, or in rough-and-tumble watermen’s enclaves. 1,184 more words

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CrossFit Community Comes Together To Help Those Impacted By Tornado

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The CrossFit community is helping families who lost everything in the Kent Island tornado.

Last month, the tornado caused extensive damage when it ripped through the Stevensville area. 245 more words

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Cleanup Continues After 'Unusual' Tornadoes Hit Eastern Shore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) —¬†Still reeling from tornadoes, people in two Eastern Shore communities are assessing the damage and beginning to rebuild.

Unusually strong summer storms over the past two weeks spawned powerful twisters that destroyed homes, but spared lives. 413 more words

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Cleanup Continues After EF-2 Tornado Ravages Md. County

Stevensville, Md. (WJZ)–¬†Queen Anne’s County is trying to get back to a sense of normalcy after an EF-2 tornado barreled through the area, leaving a trail of destruction. 690 more words

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911 Calls Released After An EF-2 Tornado Ravages Maryland County

BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Dozens of frightened people called 911 in the early morning hours Monday, moments after an EF-2 tornado slammed into several Queen Anne’s County communities. 241 more words

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Emergency Services Director: Kent Island Tornado Looks 'Like Somebody Steered It... Away From Homes'

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Damages are expected to run into the millions as authorities say 14 homes and one business were destroyed by an E-F2 tornado that struck Kent Island early Monday morning. 742 more words

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