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Festival Of Trees Is This Weekend; It Benefits Children & TeensIt's one of the most anticipated holiday events. The Festival of Trees is this weekend at the Maryland State Fairgrounds. It benefits the Children of Kennedy Krieger Institute.
Joe Flacco Faces Long Recovery After Torn ACLQuarterback Joe Flacco joins a long list of Ravens players out for the season because of an injury. Head Coach John Harbaugh says Flacco tore his ACL during Sunday's game.
New Test Determines If Surgeon Is Too Old To OperateAt the age many people retire, there are thousands of surgeons still operating on patients.
Gov. Larry Hogan Discusses His Battle With CancerGovernor Larry Hogan is revealing more about his battle with cancer, just one day after announcing he is 100 percent cancer-free.
Charlie Sheen Says He Has HIV VirusFormer "Two and a Half Men" star Charlie Sheen says he has the HIV virus.
Gov. Larry Hogan Says He's 100 Percent Cancer-FreeGovernor Larry Hogan has news that Marylander have been waiting to hear--the outcome of his cancer treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Nearly 900 Applications Delay Maryland's Med. Marijuana ProgramThe Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission is swamped with applications to grow and dispense marijuana.
New Rules Ban Heading For Youth Soccer PlayersIt affects tens of thousands of kids every year--young soccer players sidelined with dangerous concussions. Now U.S. Soccer is stepping up, enacting stringent new regulations that will change how kids play the game.
Md. Panel To Hold Seminar On Handling Mental Health CrisisA Maryland panel is holding a seminar on how to de-escalate confrontations with people experiencing a mental health crisis.
Michael Phelps Talks Rehabilitation In Sports Illustrated Cover StoryBaltimore's world champion swimmer was in such a dark place, he no longer wanted to be alive. Michael Phelps opens up for the first time about the days following his second DUI arrest last September.
Our "Fabulous You" Story Changed Viewer's LifeTwo months ago, we aired a story about a program called Fabulous You. It's a new approach to helping women with diabetes get their health under control.
Experimental Technique Could Save Lives, But There's An Ethics IssueArmy researchers hope to save lives with a new use for an old technique.
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