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  • Demographic shift causes state parks to adapt

    Demographic shift causes state parks to adapt
    When an approaching thunderstorm threatens swimmers at Greenbrier State Park, lifeguards reach for an iPod, scroll through the menu and press play. "La tormenta se aproxima," says the recording amplified by the loud speaker system. "Todo el mundo salga...
  • Ellicott City: Burleigh Manor student wins first place in state contest

    Ellicott City resident Jisoo Choi won top honors in her category at the state level of the Letters About Literature contest — a national contest that encourages young readers to write a letter to an author expressing how the author and book...
  • First tropical storm of NE Pacific pounds Guatemala

     
    It's the beginning of the hurricane season in the north eastern Pacific Ocean, too, and it's off to a tragic start as remnants of Tropical Storm Agatha continue to drench parts of Guatemala, Mexico and El Salvador with up to 20......
  • Little chance Agatha will become Gulf storm

     
    The remnants of the NE Pacific's first tropical storm of the season, Agatha, are given little chance of quick redevelopment over the western Caribbean Sea. Conditions over the Gulf of Mexico are said to be even less conducive to storm......
  • No cream, no sugar

     
    Shallow Thought Wednesdays guru John Lindner reports that his eyes have been opened about coffee. And it's not just the caffeine at work. Here's John. LVDid you know that coffee is the second most traded commodity in the world next......
  • Mexico to monitor satellite images of 'La Bestia' trains used by migrants

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico said on Monday it would use satellite imagery to monitor key railway lines running toward the U.S. border to ensure the safety of the tracks and to help stem the flow of illegal immigrants heading north for the United...
  • Nearly 300 women, children deported from immigration detention centers

    Nearly 300 Central American women and children have been deported from family detention centers that opened in the wake of a recent influx of people illegally crossing the Southwest border. As of Wednesday evening, 280 women and children had been...
  • Jefe de Estado Mayor de Guatemala muere al estrellarse helicóptero

    CIUDAD DE GUATEMALA (Reuters) - El jefe del Estado Mayor de la Defensa Nacional de Guatemala, Rudy Israel Ortiz Ruiz, murió el miércoles cuando el helicóptero en el que viajaba se precipitó a tierra en una zona del noroccidente del país, fronteriza con...
  • Family mourns innocent woman killed by OPD officer's stray bullet at Vixen Bar

    Family mourns innocent woman killed by OPD officer's stray bullet at Vixen Bar
    Like many millennials, Maria loved partying and hanging out with her friends. So she took a weekend girls trip to Orlando, visiting some of the theme parks before ending up at Vixen Bar in downtown Orlando sometime Monday night, family said. The 22-...
  • Top Guatemalan general killed in air crash near Mexico border

    GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - A top Guatemalan general and four other officers were killed on Wednesday when the helicopter they were in crashed near the country's northern border with Mexico, Guatemala's government said. Chief of the Defense Staff...
  • At 77, doctor still helping little ones with broken hearts

    At 77, doctor still helping little ones with broken hearts
    When Dr. Carol Cottrill approaches, you hear her faint, joyful hum before you see her. She's singing, unwittingly, while she propels herself with her feet from exam room to exam room in the wheelchair she uses because of severe rheumatoid arthritis....
  • Little-known legal move may aid young refugees

    AUSTIN, Texas Maria Aracely says she was pushed out of her home by her mother as her small town in western Honduras deteriorated into a place where gang members killed with machetes and charged a tax to live. The 18-year-old fled with her infant daughter...