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Hagerstown (Washington, Maryland)

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  • Friday's heat was indeed record-setting

    Friday's heat was indeed record-setting
    It was so hot on Friday that the high temperature of 103 degrees at BWI Marshall Airport would have set a record on any other June day. But even though it didn't technically surpass the official high mark for Baltimore, it did break records. The record...
  • Sixth hospital-based domestic violence program added

    The state plans to open its sixth hospital-based domestic violence program in Hagerstown, officials said today. Other programs have been opened in Baltimore-area hospitals and this will be the first in Western Maryland, according to Lt. Gov. Anthony G....
  • Delaney airs ad to tout infrastructure bill

    Delaney airs ad to tout infrastructure bill
    WASHINGTON -- He won't face a challenge in next week's primary election, but Rep. John Delaney nevertheless began running television advertisements on Wednesday. The Potomac Democrat is buying airtime to highlight what has been his signature legislative...
  • US Lacrosse announces girls high school All-Americans

    US Lacrosse announces girls high school All-Americans
    Thirty-one local players were honored when US Lacrosse announced its girls All-Americans from the Chesapeake, Greater Baltimore and Western Maryland chapters Monday. Across the country, 400 players from 46 US Lacrosse chapters and 24 states were honored...
  • Edward G. Uhl dies at 92; co-inventor of the bazooka

    Edward G. Uhl dies at 92; co-inventor of the bazooka
    Edward G. Uhl, former president of Fairchild Industries who was co-inventor of the M1 bazooka during World War II, died Sunday of heart failure at an assisted living facility in Easton, Md. He was 92. Uhl, pronounced "Yule," served as a regular officer...
  • George W. Comstock, 92; epidemiologist was influential in the treatment of tuberculosis

    George W. Comstock, 92; epidemiologist was influential in the treatment of tuberculosis
    Dr. George W. Comstock, a pioneering epidemiologist who almost single-handedly blocked the use of the flawed BCG tuberculosis vaccine in the United States and who played a key role in the development of other prevention strategies against the disease,...
  • Opportunity, adjustment in the air for Md. Film Festival

    Opportunity, adjustment in the air for Md. Film Festival
    Kevin Brown knows opportunity when it shows up at his front door. When news broke this year that the annual Maryland Film Festival would be leaving its home at the Charles Theatre for a series of venues, including several near the restaurant he runs...
  • PASSINGS: Zohra Sehgal

    Zohra Sehgal, 102, a revered Indian actress and dancer who charmed audiences with her impish grin and twinkling eyes, died Thursday in New Delhi, her family said. She had been hospitalized with pneumonia and died of heart failure. Sehgal appeared in...
  • PASSINGS: Ken Thorne, Ben Pesta

     PASSINGS: Ken Thorne, Ben Pesta
    Ken Thorne, 90, a television and film composer who won an Oscar for scoring the 1966 musical comedy "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," died of natural causes Wednesday at West Hills Hospital & Medical Center, said his wife, Linda....
  • At Memorial Day ceremony, exhortations to remember the fallen, and those still serving

    At Memorial Day ceremony, exhortations to remember the fallen, and those still serving
    The speakers at the annual Memorial Day ceremony at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens had finished, the rifle team had fired its volleys and the musicians had begun to pack up. Vincent Krepps stood by the stone that bears the name of his twin brother....
  • Md. battens down for Isabel

    Beneath deceptively clear, blue skies, Marylanders pushed their preparations for Hurricane Isabel yesterday, securing homes, businesses and boats, and rushing their harvests to beat the heavy rains and gales expected tomorrow. Isabel, which had packed...