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  • Final wrestling Super Six

    Final wrestling Super Six
    1. Lake Highland: Class 1A champions had four individual titlists and were down a top wrestler at Knockout Classic at Osceola. 1. Winter Springs: Finished with school's highest finish (second) in 3A, outscored Lake Highland by 10.5 points in only...
  • DC Circulator buses to extend service hours until the fall

    The District of Columbia's Circulator buses are extending service hours. Beginning Monday, the Department of Transportation says the Circulator will run two extra hours on weeknights and add Saturday service to two routes. And for every Washington...
  • Let's embrace life-saving personal safety technology the way we embrace photo-sharing apps

    No commuter should die on a smoke-filled train because of inadequate communication between victims and first responders. No office worker should be gunned down by an armed intruder because he or she didn't know how to reach safety in a commercial...
  • All-Metro Girls Indoor Track First Team

    All-Metro Girls Indoor Track First Team
    Yinka Alabi Milford Mill, sprints, senior •Ran the eighth-fastest 300-meter dash time in the state in 40.40 seconds at the Bishop Loughlin Games •Won the 3A Central Region meet in the event and finished fourth at the 3A state meet •...
  • Volunteers needed to clean up Indian Creek in Aurora

    The Kiwanis Club of Aurora is looking for volunteers to join its One Day service project on April 11 for a clean-up of the Indian Creek area. At the last clean-up event in 2010, more than 325 volunteers helped to remove trash from in and around the...
  • Maryland football notes: Brad Craddock taking honors in stride

    Maryland football notes: Brad Craddock taking honors in stride
    Over the course of his Maryland football career, kicker Brad Craddock has accumulated some pretty impressive honors. After winning last season's Lou Groza Award, given to the nation's top collegiate kicker, the rising senior will have plenty of eyes on...
  • Biometrics company to offer fingerprint, iris scans as security clearance option at BWI

    Biometrics company to offer fingerprint, iris scans as security clearance option at BWI
    A company that uses biometric technology to verify travelers' identities through fingerprint and iris scans will launch its security clearance services for enrolled members at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport starting next month. The company, New York-based...
  • Large stick found in DC subway tunnel where officer shot man

    A spokesman for the public transit system in Washington, D.C. says a large wooden stick was found in a subway tunnel where a police officer fatally shot a man. Agency spokesman Dan Stessel declined to say Tuesday whether 35-year-old Bobby Gross was...
  • Wildlife researcher: Ohio bald eagle population is thriving

    Ohio's bald eagle population appears to be thriving, according to a state wildlife researcher. Flight surveys showed a slight increase in the number of nests last year, from an estimated 187 in 2013 to around 200 last year, the (Lorain) Morning Journal...
  • 911 center setup slowed response to deadly DC subway smoke

    A policy of routing calls about emergencies on the Metro subway to a supervisor at the District of Columbia's 911 call center contributed to delays in getting firefighters to a fatal rail malfunction early this year. The supervisor who took the calls...
  • Court rules Seattle did not violate free speech in rejecting anti-Israel ad

    A federal appeals court decided 2-1 Wednesday that a transit agency in the Seattle metropolitan area did not violate free speech rights by refusing to accept an anti-Israel advertisement. The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a district judge&...