Mikaela Shiffrin heads to Pyeongchang as an overwhelming favorite to be the first to win consecutive slalom golds, and will be a contender to win the giant slalom and combined, too, for a chance to match the Alpine record of three titles at one Olympics.
Special Olympics Maryland will host their annual Winter Games at Ski Whitetail Resort in Mercersburg, Pa. on Monday and Tuesday. More than 250 Special Olympics Maryland athletes from across the state will take to the snow, competing in Alpine Skiing and Snowshoe events over the course of two days, including: Alpine Skiing - Advanced Giant Slalom, Advanced Slalom, Advanced Slalom (Unified), Intermediate Giant Slalom, Intermediate Slalom, Intermediate Slalom (Unified), Novice Giant Slalom, Novice
Transplanted Marylander Scott Parsons of Bethesda finished sixth in his first Olympic competition in Athens in 2004, but after failing to make the final in 2008 in Beijing, he is back for redemption in London.
Industry groups say they are working on reforms to the debt collection process to improve communications with consumers and ensure that debt collectors have all the information they need to pursue claims.