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As the fifth named storm of the season fell apart in the Caribbean Thursday, federal hurricane forecasters rolled out an update their predictions for the rest of what they still say will be an "active" season. The August outlook calls for a slight...
It turns out the Harford County government has met the Federal Emergency Management Agency's threshold of $800,851.02 spent in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Lee to qualify for federal disaster aid. It's an odd number, but no one ever said federal...
The Bel Air Town Commissioners will borrow a little more than $1 million from the town's unreserved fund balance when it goes to settlement on the BB&T site later this month. At Monday's town meeting, the commissioners approved a resolution allowing...
Smiths Detection developed the portable emergency room to treat soldiers on the battlefield. But the tornado that tore through Joplin, Mo., last month, executives at the Edgewood manufacturer say, showed another potential use. The twister, one of the...
Maryland WeatherFrom The Sun's print editions: Baltimore Sun reporter Candus Thomson offers this guest post: If you tune in to radio or TV at 2 p.m. today, you will witness the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System. It will sound......
Maryland WeatherFROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:We’ve all heard those annoying bleats on the radio when stations test the Emergency Alert System. “Had this been an actual alert…” Last week, FEMA announced it will conduct the first nationwide test...
Two GOP presidential candidates appeared on the Sunday morning talk shows yesterday: Newt Gingrich was on "Meet the Press" and Ron Paul appeared on "Fox News Sunday." While NBC's David Gregory basically accused Gingrich of being a racist, Paul...
Maryland WeatherWith a new tropical system (could become Nicole) getting organized in the northwest Caribbean, FEMA has already issued an advisory to residents of the Southeastern U.S. to prepare for heavy rain and other possible disruptions."We are closely watching this...
The tornado devastation in the South is just heartbreaking. So many or our neighbors have lost their lives and are now homeless. This is a time in which we as a nation need to reach out and do all that we can. But where would these neighbors be without...
Tags: National Government, Government
As crews continued to clear roads, train tracks and runways of packed snow and ice from the weekend blizzard, another storm was expected to pummel the region today, causing headaches for those returning to work. Crews have worked overtime to restore some...
Baltimore Sun reporterAs plows dug into neighborhood streets in Annapolis Friday -- most for the first time since two storms dropped 42 inches of snow on the city in a week -- officials began to hunt Friday for places to put it all. "We are literally running out of space to...
Tags: Vehicles, Public Officials, Government, Annapolis
Maryland WeatherThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has issued its August update on the prospects for the 2009 Atlantic hurricane season. Not surprisingly, the feds agree with earlier updates by Colorado State forecasters and others - we can expect at...
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