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  • Tomas perks up; Haiti warned

     
    As predicted, Tomas is a tropical storm again, with top sustained winds of 45 mph. For a time earlier today, its disorganization caused some weakening, and it was demoted to a tropical depression. But the storm has revived this afternoon, and......
  • Haiti facing hurricane conditions, 5-10 inches of rain

     
    Haiti is under a Hurricane Warning today as Tropical Storm Tomas continues its slow turn in the Caribbean toward the vulnerable island nation. The warning means hurricane conditions - winds of 73 mph or more - are expected somewhere in the......
  • New tropical storm heads for Haiti, Dominican Rep.

     
    The fifth named storm of the 2011 Atlantic season has formed in the Caribbean Sea near the island of Dominica. The forecast track would carry the storm south of the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, then across the Dominican Republic and......
  • Biggest threat from Emily may be heavy rain

     
    Tropical Storm Emily was looking a bit disheveled this morning, with no increase in strength and increasing signs of disorganization as the storm approached Hispaniola. Top sustained winds remained at 50 mph.The storm's primary threat to the island's...
  • Emily tracking toward Florida and SE coast

     
    Tropical Storm Emily continues to menace the Caribbean islands of Puerto Rico and Hispaniola today. And looking ahead, the forecast storm track shows the storm moving on toward Florida and the southeast coast of the U.S. by this weekend. For......
  • Emily falls apart over Hispaniola; could recover

     
    The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Emily, which struck the island of Hispaniola Thursday, has degenerated into a tropical low after colliding with the island's mountains. Forecasters said they have not pronounced Emily dead yet:"THERE IS...
  • Hurricane Irene poised for sweep up the East Coast

     
    The first hurricane of the 2011 Atlantic season was leaving Puerto Rico and moving toward the northern coast of the Dominican Republic and Haiti Monday morning. And if Hurricane Irene follows the forecast storm track, it can be expected to......
  • Mission Improbable: Dayton woman sets off on mission trip around the world

    Mission Improbable: Dayton woman sets off on mission trip around the world
    It took some effort, but Katherine Davis was able to pare down her possessions for the coming year so they fit in one backpack. The 2004 Glenelg High School graduate sold most of her furniture and clothes. She gave her television and Prius to her...
  • Pfefferkorn-de Messieres wed

    Candace M. Pfefferkorn and Michel E. de Messieres Joan and Louis Pfefferkorn Jr., of West Friendship, announce the marriage of their daughter, Candace Marie Pfefferkorn, to Michel Escande de Messières, son of Susan and the late Olivier de Messières, of...
  • BWI plans second direct connection to Europe

    BWI plans second direct connection to Europe
    For the first time in more than a decade, air travelers will be able to board a scheduled commercial jet at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport next summer and fly to continental Europe. BWI officials and Condor Airlines...
  • Carroll County relief agency is conduit for survival in Dominican Republic

    Carroll County relief agency is conduit for survival in Dominican Republic
    The Least of These Ministries, a faith-based, nondenominational relief organization founded by Manchester resident Steve Hull and his wife, shipped 200,000 meal packages to undernourished Haitian sugar cane workers this week. On the morning of Oct. 10,...
  • Rainout allows Orioles to skip Tillman's next start

    Rainout allows Orioles to skip Tillman's next start
    The Orioles series opener against the New York Yankees on Friday night was postponed because of rain, allowing the club to skip Chris Tillman's next start. Tillman, who was originally scheduled to start Saturday night, has been dealing with right groin...