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Survey shows ups, downs for crabs in Chesapeake Bay

The number of blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay this winter plummeted to the fourth lowest on record, according to new data, driven largely by the worst-ever showing of juvenile crabs since an annual Baywide survey began in 1990.

Report: Crab population in Bay is in good shape

While seeing a not insignificant year-over-year decline, the population of adult crabs in the Chesapeake Bay remains at sustainable levels and the crab population is not being overfished, according to new data. Between 2019 and 2020, the abundance of adult...
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New book looks at integration of N.Va. libraries

Patrons of Northern Virginia’s libraries take access to them for granted, but many of the facilities were for whites...
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