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  • Get used to it: showers and T-storms through Thurs.

     
    If you were planning any gardening, camping, hiking, parties or weddings during the next seven days, the forecast from the National Weather Service will not be a pleasant read for you today.There is no sunshine to be seen in the document, just words like....
  • Warmer, more humid and showery week ahead

     
    Seems like everyone on the block raced to get their grass cut over the weekend, taking advantage of what now looks like a brief break in our rainy weather.The National Weather Service's 7-day forecast keeps thunderstorm chances on the boards......
  • Excessive Heat Warnings posted for Maryland

     
    Downtown Baltimore could see high temperatures of 99 to 102 degrees over the next three days, according to the National Weather Service. Conditions at BWI-Marshall Airport won't be detectably better, with forecast highs of 99 to 101 degrees. High dew...
  • Place to be: Garrett or Allegany counties

     
    Hard to find a pleasant forecast anywhere in Maryland today. There are Excessive Heat and Air Quality alerts up for the entire state on Thursday. Almost, anyway. If you head west, to Garrett or Allegany counties, you'll find the only alert-free......
  • Maryland ranks dead last among states in quick commutes

    Maryland ranks dead last among states in quick commutes
    Enrique Villa can walk from his condominium on Water Street to his job at St. Paul and Baltimore streets in about five minutes. In Maryland, that's rare. Villa and his wife, Kathryn, a physician whose commute by subway to Johns Hopkins Hospital is nearly...
  • Maryland cover crop program sets record

    Maryland has enrolled a record 550,000 acres of farmland in the state's winter cover crop program, the state announced Tuesday. The project pays farmers to plant small grains in the fall to reduce the erosion of soil and harmful nutrients into the...
  • Md. crime rate down 6.3% in 2010, to record low

    Md. crime rate down 6.3% in 2010, to record low
    Maryland's crime rate decreased 6.3 percent last year, reaching a new low in the state's per-capita incidence of violent and property offenses and mirroring a national trend. The figures released by state officials Wednesday and reported to the FBI are...
  • Ten Maryland schools receive National Blue Ribbon Designation

    Ten Maryland schools have received a National Blue Ribbon designation, the U.S. Department of Education announced Thursday, an award bestowed on the highest-performing schools in the nation or those with extraordinary success in closing the achievement...
  • For Allegany, a decline of industry, a rise in crime

    For Allegany, a decline of industry, a rise in crime
    The black metal bars on the front door and window at Kelly's Tavern mark how life has changed in Allegany County these past few years. Antoinette Kelly put those up in the spring, after someone broke in through the door, stole about $200 in cash, a bottle...
  • Bald eagle killed in Western Maryland

    Maryland Natural Resources Police is investigating the shooting death of a bald eagle that was found Friday in Allegany County near the Pennsylvania line. The mature eagle was found by a farm caretaker along the banks of Evitts Creek, just west of...
  • Caesars bids for Baltimore casino rights

    Caesars bids for Baltimore casino rights
    Caesars Entertainment Corp., the world's largest casino operator, applied Friday for the license to run the slot machine parlor proposed for Baltimore, while three developers will compete for the opportunity to run a casino in Western Maryland. Caesars...