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  • Md. hospitals stood up to Sandy

    While the headlines about the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy earlier this week seemed to focus on "dodging a bullet," don't tell that to the thousands of hospital teams in Maryland who were prepared to handle the worst and, in some areas, are still...
  • Despite storm, officials say polling places will be ready for Election Day

    While some Marylanders cope with flooding and others wait for the lights to come back on, elections officials said polls everywhere should be ready in time for Election Day. In Somerset County, where 85 percent of homes lost power, dozens of roads were...
  • Sandy recovery well under way for most of Maryland

    Sandy recovery well under way for most of Maryland
    Recovery for the worst-hit areas of Maryland dragged on three days after the remnants of Sandy swept through, while the rest of the state got back to business as usual. In Crisfield, among the hardest-hit areas, some residents faced long-term...
  • Sandy tests Md. emergency preparations

    Sandy tests Md. emergency preparations
    Baltimore emergency officials expected devastation on par with Hurricane Katrina. Expecting Hurricane Sandy to knock out communications, they coordinated with local radio to broadcast public safety information and planned a "carrier pigeon" network that...
  • As nor'easter brews, Marylanders still struggle to dig out from Sandy

    As nor'easter brews, Marylanders still struggle to dig out from Sandy
    A nor'easter appears poised to rumble over Maryland next week, as residents on the state's eastern and western edges are still shoveling out snow and sand from this week's massive storm. The nor'easter could swoop across the state as early as Wednesday,...
  • Coming storm could 'pack a pretty good punch'

    Storm trackers are continuing to refine their predictions for a nor'easter set to strike Maryland later this week, calling for strong rain and wind on Wednesday — most heavily along the Eastern Shore — and possibly snow on Thursday. "We're...
  • Garrett Co. roads cleared, but outages remain

    Most roads were cleared of snow and fallen trees in Garrett County as of late Sunday, and most federal and state emergency officials who'd responded there following superstorm Sandy's damaging blizzard had departed. Still, thousands remained without...
  • Nor'easter could bring season's first wintry mix or snowfall event for Baltimore area

    Nor'easter could bring season's first wintry mix or snowfall event for Baltimore area
    A nor'easter expected to sweep up the Mid-Atlantic coast could bring the season's first wintry precipitation, depending on how closely the storm tracks along the shore, meteorologists said. Forecasters were confident Monday that a storm system would form...
  • Garrett Co. woman at ninth GOP convention

    Garrett Co. woman at ninth GOP convention
    One in a series of profiles of Maryland delegates to the Republican National Convention Ask Brenda Butscher to compare this year's Republican convention to the first one she attended, in 1972, and her answer is unexpected. "One thing is I haven't met...
  • Riding to the rescue: Gentle Giants strives to give draft horses a new lease on life

    Riding to the rescue: Gentle Giants strives to give draft horses a new lease on life
    When the Humane Society of the United States calls, rescue groups listen. So in April, when Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue was asked to assist in the largest horse impoundment ever in Maryland (and one of the largest in the nation), the Mount Airy-...
  • Deep Creek vacation home is dream of a lifetime

    Deep Creek vacation home is dream of a lifetime
    Hanging on the wall of Mike and Jean Tumbarello's new retreat at Deep Creek Lake is an old framed greeting card with a primitive drawing of a brown log cabin nestled among trees aglow with autumn colors. The scene is rendered in crayon with a sentiment...
  • Front raking Midwest due here tonight

     
    The historic band of storms and tornadoes raking the Midwest today (Tuesday) mark a sharp cold front that will reach Baltimore overnight tonight. But forecasters say that by the time it reaches us, its power should be much diminished.The storms,......