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Election Day

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Top Election Day Articles

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  • Newspapers sell out of historic editions

    Newsstands from Seattle to New York quickly sold out of yesterday's papers declaring Barack Obama the nation's first black president, as some jubilant customers picked up two, three or even 30 copies as keepsakes. The Baltimore Sun, The New York Times...
  • Hughes' Journey

    The living room of the headmaster's house at the Gunston Day School is tastefully furnished with wingback chairs and a grand piano. But when former Gov. Harry Hughes enters with his lunch on a recent visit, he takes the worst possible seat - a brown...
  • Election Day weather looks sunny, mild

     
    You may find other excuses for not voting next Tuesday, but bad weather likely will not be one of them.National Weather Service forecasters out at Sterling are predicting 'mostly sunny' skies for Tuesday, with high temperatures in the mid-60s in......
  • Election Day now looks gray, rainy

     
    Forecasters out in Sterling have changed their tune on Election Day weather. Where they saw mostly sunny skies in the forecasts issued on Friday, they now see 'likely' rain for our region.The culprit is a coastal storm that's brewing, well,......
  • High stakes

    High stakes
    Gambling opponents are hoping that an alliance with black churches produces an upset defeat of the slots referendum when an expected record number of African-Americans turn up at Maryland polling booths next month. Slots foes hope that black voters...
  • Light rain moves up the bay

     
    Early voters caught a break this morning as today's predicted rainfall held off through much of the morning. But forecasters say wetter weather is approaching central Maryland from the southeast, ahead of a strengthening low off the Carolina coast.The...
  • No safe place

    On her way to get a protective order against her husband, Veronica Williams drove by the home where their marriage had fallen apart - where he had attacked her with scissors and cut off her hair. The District Court was just five blocks from their North...
  • Election Day

  • Anti-gambling group to air TV ad on slots referendum

    A week before Election Day, anti-gambling forces are launching their first television advertisement, hoping that a last-minute media push will help defeat a referendum to bring slot machine gambling to Maryland. The 30-second spot is to start airing today...
  • Pro-slots raised over $7 million

    Slots supporters, led by horse racing and gambling interests in the Mid-Atlantic region, raised eight times as much money as their opponents in their successful campaign to persuade voters to allow slot machines in Maryland, according to campaign...
  • Backup in parking lot

    The problem A traffic signal in Waverly is too brief to let farmers' market patrons leave a clogged parking lot. The backstory Lorraine Tunis Doo had plenty of time to notice the problem. She and her sister-in-law sat in traffic more than 15 minutes...
  • Video: Election Day 2008 in Maryland