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Court takes up question of arrestee DNA sampling

WASHINGTON (AP) — With DNA testing becoming more common in criminal investigations, the Supreme Court will decide whether police can take genetic samples from people they arrest for crimes.

02/25/2013

Cars piled up under damaged boardwalk after superstorm Sandy, Rockaway Beach, Queens, New York

Report: Sandy was USA’s 2nd-costliest hurricane

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Superstorm Sandy was the deadliest hurricane to hit the northeastern U.S. in 40 years and the second-costliest in the nation’s history, according to a report released Tuesday.

02/12/2013

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In letters, children ask Obama to change gun laws

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three days after the shootings in Newtown, Conn., an 8-year-old from Maryland pulled out a sheet of paper and wrote to President Barack Obama.

01/16/2013

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Schools around US mull security after massacre

MIAMI (AP) — Schools around the country are reviewing security plans and in some cases adding extra law enforcement patrols to prepare for the first day of classes since a shooting massacre at an elementary school in Connecticut.

12/16/2012

Senators seek more Sandy relief money

WASHINGTON (AP) – Thirteen senators from seven states damaged by Superstorm Sandy are asking President Obama to boost federal disaster aid to the states. Senators from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, West Virginia, […]

11/13/2012

Md mayor: Pier damaged by storm to be rebuilt

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) – A historic fishing pier in Maryland that was ravaged by Hurricane Sandy will soon be rebuilt. Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan tells The Daily Times of Salisbury the pier has […]

11/13/2012

Sandy socks Md. grower of giant Christmas trees

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) – The World Bank, CIA and other Washington-area customers won’t be getting the giant Christmas trees they ordered after Superstorm Sandy buried a Maryland farm in more than 2 feet of snow […]

11/12/2012

No trick-or-treating at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) – There’s no trick-or-treating at the White House this Halloween. The President and first lady normally hand out goodies to area students and military children in the White House driveway. But the tradition […]

10/31/2012

W.Va. blizzard warning as Appalachia storm blows

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A blizzard warning covers a large part of West Virginia as snow and high winds blow over Appalachia on the edges of superstorm Sandy. The National Weather Service says a foot […]

10/30/2012

Sandy damages pier in downtown Ocean City, Md.

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) – Hurricane Sandy has done significant damage to a large ocean pier in the Maryland beach resort of Ocean City. Police spokesman Mike Levy confirms the damage, which occurred overnight as […]

10/29/2012

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