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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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Washington Monument Reopening After Earthquake

It took nearly three years and $15 million to do it but Monday, the Washington Monument is once again open to the public.

05/12/2014

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Oyster Populations Booming In South Part Of The Chesapeake Bay

Even good news about the Chesapeake can be overshadowed. In this case, it’s oysters.

05/09/2014

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Carroll County Reverts To Disputed Prayer Policy

Prayer is back on the agenda in Carroll County. The county’s commissioners, buoyed by a Supreme Court ruling in a case from upstate New York, voted to reinstate praying in their meetings.

05/08/2014

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New Treatment Center At GBMC Mending Broken Voices

Mending broken voices. That’s the specialty of a new treatment center opening at GBMC.

05/07/2014

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28 Md. Homes Evacuated After Landslide

Weather and geology don’t always mix. There have been a number of landslides recently throughout Maryland.

05/06/2014

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Survey Shows Drop In Female Blue Crabs In The Bay

Prepare to spend more green for blue crabs. Numbers are out on the annual survey of crabs in the bay, and they are not great.

05/02/2014

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Evacuation Order Lifted After Laurel Flooding

Flooding was widespread throughout Maryland during Wednesday’s downpours.

05/01/2014

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Supreme Court Takes On Warrantless Cell Phone Searches

A challenge is underway now in the Supreme Court to the current practice of police searching the contents of cell phones during an arrest.

04/30/2014

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Cause Of Floating Dead Fish In Maryland Waters Remains A Mystery

As quickly as it started, a fish kill in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor appears to be easing.

04/29/2014

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Maryland High Schools Have Some Of The Highest Graduation Rates In The Country

Look for more caps and gowns this spring. A nationwide survey finds Maryland high schools now have some of the highest graduation rates in the country.

04/28/2014

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FDA Pushing For Regulations Making It Harder To Buy E-Cigarettes

Despite new health warnings, some smokers see more benefits than risks to electronic cigarettes.

04/25/2014

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Underwater Vegetation Is Making A Comeback In The Chesapeake Bay

It was a hard blow to the Chesapeake, and it’s taken years to recover.

04/24/2014

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