Maryland

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

Georgia gunman charged in '01 mosque shooting

ATLANTA (AP) – The man accused of killing a volunteer at an Atlanta megachurch was previously charged with shooting a man at a Maryland mosque. Police documents say Floyd Palmer was working security at a […]

10/25/2012

Meningitis cases reach 170, 14 people die

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government says 170 people now have been sickened in the meningitis outbreak linked to tainted steroid shots, and 14 of them have died. Idaho becomes the 11th state to report at […]

10/11/2012

Steroid-related meningitis cases rise to 105

NEW YORK (AP) – Health officials say the number of people sickened by a deadly meningitis outbreak has now reached 105 cases. The number of deaths rose by one to eight, with another fatality in […]

10/08/2012

Rare US meningitis outbreak grows, 5 dead

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A fifth person has died in a growing outbreak of a rare form of meningitis that has sickened more than two dozen people in five states. Dr. Robert Latham, chief of […]

10/04/2012

Rare meningitis cases up to 26 in 5 states, 4 die

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Health officials say a rare meningitis outbreak has sickened 26 people in five states who received steroid injections for back pain. Four people have died. Eighteen of the cases – and […]

10/03/2012

Obama: Electoral votes make nice birthday gifts

(AP) – President Barack Obama has a simple wish for his upcoming 51st birthday: Florida‘s 29 electoral votes. Supporters in suburban Orlando sang “Happy Birthday” to Obama during a campaign rally on Thursday, an early […]

08/02/2012

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