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  • Irene downgraded to a tropical storm

     
    Hurricane Irene, the first hurricane of the 2011 Atlantic season, the first "major" (Cat.3 or higher) storm of the season, and the first to make landfall on the U.S. mainland since 2008, has been downgraded to a tropical storm.The National......
  • Winter weather advisory in effect for area

     
    A winter weather advisory is in effect for the Baltimore-Washington area Saturday, as the National Weather Service is predicting that a storm could hit the region with as much as four inches of snow. The forecast calls for a mix......
  • NWS: Storm surge no longer a worry

     
    Now that Irene has gone by us, and winds have swung around to the west northwest, the danger of damaging storm surge from Hurricane Irene - to the extent it ever was a real worry - is past, according to......
  • Still at the beaches? You need to leave

     
    I know, it's a beautiful day, and you want to stay in your beach chair. Maybe you'll ride out the storm and snap some pictures of the cool waves.Don't. Pack your stuff, batten the hatches and leave. This is a serious......
  • Is this all there is?

     
    Maybe it doesn't look so bad to you out there. Maybe you're ready to get out on the road and have a look around, or head for Gramma's house with the kids. Here's meteorologist Eric the Red's take on what's......
  • Irene is onshore in NC; top winds now 85

     
    The core winds of Hurriane Irene have come ashore near Cape Lookout, N.C. Top sustained winds are reported at 85 mph, about 10 mph above the tropical storm threshhold. The storm continues to move to the north northeast, across Pamlico Sound,......
  • Irene weakening, but still a threat

     
    The core winds of Hurricane Irene were coming on shore on the eastern portions of North Carolina at daybreak Saturday. Top sustained winds have fallen to 90 mph, but Irene remains a dangerous storm, and is forecast to remain a......
  • Now's not the time to stop cleaning up diesel engines

    Now's not the time to stop cleaning up diesel engines
    This is a story about a problem that we can solve — with a bit of help from Congress. Fifteen years ago, there was no such thing as clean diesel. City transit riders held their breath when the bus pulled away from the curb, and parents worried...
  • Howard County wedding with 'wag': A pooch in the bridal party

    Howard County wedding with 'wag': A pooch in the bridal party
    Kimberly Ashcraft’s wedding day checklist: hair, makeup, portraits ... and ensuring the ring bearer gets a good  long run. Like a growing number of brides and grooms, Ashcraft was determined to include her dog, Bear, a Chesapeake Bay retriever-...
  • Steps must be taken to protect striped bass

    Steps must be taken to protect striped bass
    It shouldn't come as a surprise, I suppose, that the striped bass season began Saturday with uneasy folks focused on the intensity and direction of the wind. Concerns about our own health and well-being on the water aren't much different than the worries...
  • Girls track: First team

    Girls track: First team
    Willie Austin Edgewood, jr. • Versatility showed throughout the championship meets •Won Class 2A 100-meter hurdles, long, triple jumps •Won 100 hurdles, long jump at Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference title meet; took second in...
  • Carroll officials take stand on growth, transit, immigration

    Carroll officials take stand on growth, transit, immigration
    The Carroll County Commissioners open their twice-weekly meetings with heads bowed in prayer. Robin Bartlett Frazier began a recent session with words from Joshua in the Old Testament and her hope that the board would "be strong and of good courage in...