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  • Fracking opposition goes too far

    Recently, my colleague from Montgomery County, Del. Heather Mizeur, took to the pages of this newspaper to proclaim her intentions to introduce a ban on hydraulic fracturing ("No studies? No fracking," Sept. 13). Her motivation is simple: Because the...
  • Freeze warning issued for Frostburg

    Freeze warning issued for Frostburg
    Frostburg and the mountains of western Allegany County are under a freeze warning Monday night into Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. It is one of Maryland's first freezes of the season, as the coming winter cold marches east and into...
  • Harford tornado confirmed, with 80 mph winds

    Harford tornado confirmed, with 80 mph winds
    A tornado with 80 mph winds moved across 1.2 miles near Jarrettsville on Friday night, National Weather Service officials confirmed Monday. The tornado ranked as an EF-0 on the Enhanced Fujita scale, according to a report the weather service's Baltimore/...
  • Superstorm Sandy mostly spares Maryland as it moves up coast

    Superstorm Sandy mostly spares Maryland as it moves up coast
    UPDATES: • Baltimore County Police are monitoring the bridge carrying Belair Road over the Gunpowder River, north of Perry Hall and south of Kingsville, as the bridge's culverts have been jammed with large amounts of debris. The Maryland Emergency...
  • Traffic: Mandatory travel restrictions in Baltimore City roads until noon

    As of 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has imposed mandatory travel restrictions on city roads until noon Tuesday. Restrictions do not apply to uniformed personnel, hospital employees, other medical providers and Corporate Emergency...
  • Traffic: Baltimore City travel restrictions lifted

    Traffic: Baltimore City travel restrictions lifted
    Travel restrictions on Baltimore City roads were lifted at noon, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said. Maryland State Police are urging people to stay off roads until highway crews are able to clear away fallen trees and other traffic hazards. They warn...
  • W. Md. gets more than 2 feet of snow in storm

    W. Md. gets more than 2 feet of snow in storm
    More than 2 feet of snow fell in parts of Garrett and Allegany counties as the remnants of Hurricane Sandy collided with a cold front backed by polar air, closing east- and westbound sections of Interstate 68 in Western Maryland until late Tuesday...
  • Frequently asked questions about superstorm Sandy

    Frequently asked questions about superstorm Sandy
    We spoke to Tom Kines, a meteorologist with AccuWeather, and asked him some of Marylanders' most pressing questions about Sandy and its aftermath.  When will it stop raining? The worst of the rain is over. The rain will continue to taper off...
  • Md. mops up, but Garrett Co. is still in midst of the storm

    Md. mops up, but Garrett Co. is still in midst of the storm
    The Baltimore area is getting back to normal after Sandy — government offices are open, trains are running again and the lights are on at 95 percent of the homes and businesses that lost power. But Sandy's dangers linger. A man clearing storm-...
  • Garrett Co. still trying to dig out from Sandy snowstorm

    Garrett Co. still trying to dig out from Sandy snowstorm
    Much of Maryland's westernmost county remained largely inaccessible on Wednesday afternoon, a result of superstorm Sandy's meeting a cold front and dumping more than 2 feet of heavy, wet snow on the region. About 80 percent of Garrett County residents...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday

    WEATHER: Cloudy, with a high near 57. Tonight is expected to start cloudy and become clearer, with a low around 42. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS Halloween night accented by violence in Baltimore: Three men were...
  • Sandy's economic impact on Baltimore area likely modest

    Sandy's economic impact on Baltimore area likely modest
    General Motors' manufacturing plant in White Marsh lost about a day and a half to Cyclone Sandy. But it sustained no damage, missed no shipping deadlines and expected to quickly make up for lost time. Though that's just about the best-case scenario, it's...