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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.

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Investigation Continues Into Cause Of NASA Rocket Explosion Near Md. Line

Crews searched for scorched wreckage along the Virginia coast Wednesday in hopes of figuring out why an unmanned commercial rocket exploded in a blow to NASA’s strategy of using private companies to fly supplies and, eventually, astronauts to the International Space Station.

10/30/2014

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Autumn Falls On Central Maryland

If you’ve got to go, do it with flair. And right now, millions of Maryland trees are doing just that.

10/28/2014

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Police Look For Suspect In Bald Eagle Shooting

Maryland Natural Resources police need the public’s help finding the person who shot and killed a bald eagle.

10/27/2014

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Birth Of 4 Tiny Turtles At National Aquarium Makes Big History

They may not be ninjas, but turtles born in captivity at the National Aquarium are still pretty rare.

10/23/2014

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Historic USS Constellation Ship Moves Out Of The Inner Harbor For Repairs

History picks up and moves out of the Inner Harbor—at least for the next few months. The USS Constellation needs some work below the waterline.

10/22/2014

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Baltimore’s Restored Washington Monument Comes Out Of Its Cocoon

A major phase is wrapping up in the restoration of Baltimore’s Washington Monument.

10/21/2014

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Baltimore Volunteers Line Up In The Race To Find An Ebola Vaccine

The race to find an Ebola vaccine is now lining up volunteers here in Baltimore.

10/20/2014

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800 Baltimore Students Tune In As Friar Alessandro’s Voice Fills The Basilica

Hundreds of Baltimore students tuned into some very old music, based on a very old story.

10/17/2014

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Damaged National Cathedral Hosts ‘Great ShakeOut’ Earthquake Drill

The earthquake-damaged Washington National Cathedral is the setting for a presentation on preparedness as part of a national earthquake drill.

10/16/2014

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Univ. Of Md. Builds Medical Center Offering Proton Therapy

Cancer tumors doctors couldn’t touch may soon become fair game.

10/15/2014

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$1.7M Little Patuxent River Restoration To Help Trap Pollutants

Often solving a big problem means tackling a lot of smaller ones first.

10/14/2014

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Md. Gubernatorial Candidates Appear In 2nd Debate

The two men running for governor in Maryland met for their second debate, recorded for broadcast at News Channel 8. According to a poll by our media partners, the Baltimore Sun, many voters are undecided but the gap between the candidates appears to be narrowing.

10/13/2014

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