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  • 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......
  • Morning meetings no more for Catonsville Sunrise Rotary Club

    Hoping to halt a decline in membership, the Catonsville Sunrise Rotary Club will forgo weekly morning meetings for bimonthly evening meetings. Rather than meeting at 7:25 a.m. Wednesdays at Café on the Grove, on the campus of Spring Grove State...
  • 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...
  • Despite recent struggles, Uehara says he feels fine

    Despite recent struggles, Uehara says he feels fine
    Orioles reliever Koji Uehara said he feels better than he did at any time last season. It just hasn't shown in his results recently. Uehara started the year with 4 2/3 scoreless innings in his first five games, allowing just one hit and two walks. In his...
  • Bits & Pieces: Fulton ice dancer and partner earn silver medal at Junior Grand Prix in Australia

    Bits & Pieces: Fulton ice dancer and partner earn silver medal at Junior Grand Prix in Australia
    The United States' ice dancing team of Laura Bonacorsi, of St. Louis, Mo., and Travis Mager, of Fulton, took home the silver medal at the International Skating Union Junior Grand Prix (JGP) of Figure Skating Series event last week in Brisbane, Australia....
  • Man sentenced to 20 years for importing heroin aboard cruise ship

    Man sentenced to 20 years for importing heroin aboard cruise ship
    The ringleader of a heroin ring that imported drugs into Baltimore aboard the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Enchantment of the Seas has been sentenced to 20 years in prison, according to federal prosecutors. Loxly Johnson, 49, of Norfolk, Va., was the...
  • Cruise ships, airlines make way for Hurricane Irene

    Cruise ships, airlines make way for Hurricane Irene
    If you had Caribbean dreams in your travel plans for this week, they’re fading rapidly into reality with the arrival of Hurricane Irene, a powerful storm that has targeted Puerto RIco, the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas and potentially the entire...
  • Elkridge: Episcopal church members ready to 'Walk Across the Diocese'

    Elkridge resident Rita Chelton, would like to invite you on a virtual walk across Maryland! Members of Grace Episcopal Church in Elkridge have strapped on pedometers and started counting their steps as of Sunday, June 3rd as part of the Episcopal...
  • For Pitcairn's family, a journey from happiness to grief

    For Pitcairn's family, a journey from happiness to grief
    Gwen Pitcairn drove slowly through the cemetery in Tequesta, the small Florida village where she raised her three children. She stopped in front of her son Stephen's grave. More than a year after his death, it still was marked by a makeshift memorial,...