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  • Two dozen rescued after Maryland roller coaster malfunctions

    Two dozen rescued after Maryland roller coaster malfunctions
    Two dozen people were rescued on Sunday from a Maryland roller coaster that malfunctioned, leaving a car stuck for hours near a high point of the ride, emergency officials said. The passengers were trapped about 75 feet in the air atop the Joker's Jinx...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Aug. 3 First Sunday Arts Festival Event features crafts, artists, live music, street performers and sidewalk dining from noon to 5 p.m. in the first block of West and Calvert streets in Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-741-3267. Summer...
  • Six Flags America launching new roller coaster this weekend

    Six Flags America launching new roller coaster this weekend
    Maryland’s largest theme park is about to take a new roller coaster for a spin. Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro on Saturday launches Ragin' Cajun, a ride that is billed as the first of its kind at the park. At just over 40 feet, the ride...
  • U.S. considering new Md. sites for immigrant children

    U.S. considering new Md. sites for immigrant children
    Days after the federal government abandoned plans to house immigrant children in a Baltimore office building, the Obama administration has begun to explore other sites in Maryland, including one in Prince George's County, documents obtained by The...
  • Team Maryland wins first Heartland Classic baseball tournament

    Team Maryland wins first Heartland Classic baseball tournament
    The Team Maryland baseball team on Saturday won its first Heartland Classic championship in Norman, Okla. Maryland beat Team Texas, 4-0, after losing to the defending tournament champions, 11-1, on Wednesday.  Right fielder Andy Szamski (Eastern Tech)...
  • William and Mary's Couplin puts in work, eager for shot at NFL

    William and Mary's Couplin puts in work, eager for shot at NFL
    Jerome Couplin III waits, which isn't easy for someone whose athletic career is built upon forcing action and imposing himself on his surroundings. Such is the burden of many NFL prospects, who put in the work to give themselves a chance for a pro...
  • New Hampshire governor to speak at Democratic gala

    New Hampshire governor to speak at Democratic gala
    New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan will be the main speaker at the Maryland Democratic Party's annual gala May 21 in Upper Marlboro, Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Friday. Hassan, the nation's only Democratic female governor, was elected in 2012 with...
  • Tall ships, Blue Angels to return for bicentennial of national anthem

    Tall ships, Blue Angels to return for bicentennial of national anthem
    It's a mere yellowing piece of paper with a few hundred words scrawled on it, a document that once sat forgotten in a drawer for three-quarters of a century. But this summer, the original manuscript of "The Star-Spangled Banner," the poem Francis...
  • In California, Obama wraps up three days of seclusion at Sunnylands

    In California, Obama wraps up three days of seclusion at Sunnylands
    RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. – President Obama squeezed in one last round of golf on Monday before wrapping up his secluded Presidents Day weekend and heading back to Washington. Obama made no public appearances for three full days while hosting his...
  • Obama seeks new fuel efficiency rules to cut truck pollution

    WASHINGTON – President Obama moved ahead Tuesday with plans to further tighten restrictions on carbon emissions from trucks and buses, saying the new fuel efficiency rules will reduce pollution, save consumers money and help cut back on oil imports....
  • Victor Oladipo finally steps onto the Wizards' practice court

    WASHINGTON — Last June, the Washington Wizards asked Victor Oladipo to work out for them at their practice facility at Verizon Center. The Wizards held the third overall pick in the draft. But Oladipo declined. Instead, his camp informed Wizards...