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Alex DeMetrick

Alex DeMetrick 175x131Alex DeMetrick has been a general assignment reporter with WJZ Eyewitness News since September 1984.

Alex began his journalism career in California.

Alex has received many awards from United Press International and The Associated Press.  He also received a Lincoln University Award for his political reporting.

A native of Michigan, Alex moved to California at the age of seven.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University and pursued graduate studies at San Jose State University.

Alex enjoys sailing, hiking, writing, movies and jazz.

More Stories by Alex DeMetrick

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Hopkins Expert: No Cure, Vaccine For Ebola Contracted By 2 American Volunteers In Africa

The words ebola and uncontrolled is a dangerous combination. But that’s how health experts are characterizing the current outbreak in Africa.

15 hours ago

snakehead

Can’t Beat It? Eat It: Snakehead Fish Becomes State Trophy

The invasive snakehead fish from Asia that’s been thriving in Maryland waters, has been given a makeover into a state trophy fish.

07/25/2014

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Immigration Surge Sends Frederick County Sheriff To Texas For Solutions

America’s own border with Mexico is an immigration flashpoint, one that continues to reverberate right here in Maryland.

07/24/2014

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Board OKs Wetlands License For Cove Point

The Maryland Board of Public Works approved a wetlands license on Wednesday for Dominion Resources to build a pier that is needed to construct a liquefied natural gas export facility in Calvert County.

07/23/2014

gas prices

Gas Prices Going Down As The Summer Rolls On

It may not seem like it, but there is a little less pain at the pump this week.

07/21/2014

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Firefighters Hold Annual Ceremony In Remembrance Of 9/11

Remembering one step at a time. Friday, firefighters from Maryland to New York held their annual stair climb of 110 floors.

07/18/2014

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Inner Harbor’s Water Trash Wheel Becomes Internet Sensation

Alex Demetrick reports, Baltimore’s trash is being productively picked up by new water wheel.

07/17/2014

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New Horizons Spacecraft Is 1 Year Away From Closing In On Pluto

It’s one long road trip, but man’s first voyage to Pluto is almost over.

07/16/2014

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Sen. Cardin Stops In Baltimore On His Made in Maryland Jobs Tour

Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin is scheduled to visit a Baltimore food manufacturer as part of his tour of businesses in the state.

07/14/2014

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K-9s Specially Trained To Sniff Out Bombs Hidden On A Moving Target

Fine-tuning an already fine sense of smell. That’s what Maryland State Police have done with a new group of K-9s.

07/11/2014

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Md. First Responders Urge Water Safety In Wake Of 9 Summer Drownings

There have been nine drownings in Maryland this summer. Now first responders are urging water safety measures.

07/10/2014

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Pa. Residents Believe A Tornado Touched Down Just Across The Md. Line

Severe weather strikes Maryland. Tuesday night’s storm might have generated a tornado just over the Maryland state line.

07/09/2014

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